Marion’s New Master Plan

To the Editor; The next public outreach forum on Marion’s new Master Plan will be held on Saturday, October 14, at 9:00 am in the Sippican School multi-purpose room. Marionites will have an opportunity to learn and ask questions about this vision for our town. Three years in the making, the Master Plan is the […] Read more »

Better Streetlights, Big Savings for Marion

Over 40 Massachusetts towns are in the process of converting their streetlights to LEDs (energy-sipping light-emitting diodes), and Marion aims to join the list. Our state offers grants to help towns convert old fixtures, which will save us over $18,000 per year in electricity and maintenance costs. In only about 4.3 years, these savings will […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Council on Aging

To the Editor: As President of the Friends of the Mattapoisett Council on Aging, I would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who contributed plantings to the Plant Sale held this month on the Library lawn. The success of the sale is the result of many hours preparing and nurturing the plants […] Read more »

It’s All About the Animals

To the Editor: It’s All About the Animals, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit no-kill animal shelter located at 103 Marion Road, Rochester, MA, is pleased to announce that our doors will once again be open after the completion of our shelter addition! Please come join us at our OPEN HOUSE on Saturday, September 9 and Sunday, […] Read more »

Marion’s New Master Plan

To the Editor; Three years in the making, Marion’s new official Master Plan is finally ready for prime time. Its colorful, concise, easy-to-read format presents the community’s vision of our town for the next decade and beyond. Incorporating ideas drawn from five public workshops, hundreds of comments by advisory groups and residents, as well as […] Read more »

Build a Better World

To the Editor: Plumb’s SLP (Sign-Up, Log, Participate!) Summer Program, “Build a Better World,” began on June 21 and ended on August 21. All “loggers” enjoyed a Bash at Bonney’s ice cream party to celebrate summer accomplishments and to wish our reading dog, Amos, a happy 8th birthday! Special thanks to vocalist/guitarist Scott Bissonnette for […] Read more »

Elizabeth Taber Library

To the Editor: The Elizabeth Taber Library wrapped up this summer’s program for children, “Build a Better World” with an End-of-the-Summer-Program Ice Cream Sundae Social. Over the course of six weeks, many children ages two to twelve enjoyed story times, reading games, a magic show, as well as activities such as: creating a solar cooker […] Read more »

Elizabeth Taber Library

Dear Editor: On behalf of the Elizabeth Taber Library and the Library’s Bridge Event Planning Committee, we would like to thank all of the participants in last week’s highly successful Bridge Tournament. Held at the Marion Music Hall on Friday, August 4, a crowd of 60 avid bridge players turned out to play bridge, socialize […] Read more »

Elizabeth Taber Library Board of Trustees

To the Editor: The Elizabeth Taber Library Board of Trustees would like to thank Nita Howland, Susan Schwager and Nancy Rolli, who unselfishly and tirelessly took on the work of administrating the 2017 Annual Elizabeth Taber Library Book Sale in late July. There are many shades of volunteers but few like Howland, Schwager or Rolli, […] Read more »

Thank You

Dear Marion Harbormaster(s), all Fire Department Personnel, and a big shout out to Gary from Aucoot Cove: We thank you from the bottom of our hearts! On Monday, July 31, 2017 we four adults decided to take advantage of a beautiful summer day and head to the Vineyard. After topping off the gas tank, we […] Read more »