Marion Pathway Committee


An important informational meeting presenting the proposed Marion bike path route and the process required to obtain funding for its construction will be held on Monday, September 29 at 7:00 pm in the Marion Music Hall. The public is invited to view slides and maps of this rail trail to and through Marion, which will […] Read more »

100th Anniversary of Marion’s Marconi Installation


Few today realize that Marion was once home to the world’s largest and most powerful wireless telegraph station. Built in 1914 by the pioneering Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company, the Marion installation boasted 14 towers, each standing more than 400 feet tall. The station was designed to handle all trans-Atlantic radio traffic, communicating directly with another […] Read more »

EEE Virus Confirmed in Mosquitos from Marion


The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) announced that EEE virus has been detected in mosquitoes collected from Marion, MA. More specifically, one bird-biting mosquito, culiseta melanura, was found in samples. EEE is a rare but serious illness spread by the bite of an infected mosquito. While EEE can infect people of all ages, people […] Read more »

Rochester Historical Commission


On Saturday, September 27 there will be an Open House at the East Rochester Museum Church/Museum from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm featuring a new display of Rochester’s past activities from newspaper stories in the Georgia Chamberlain collection, and photos and stories from the Historical Society collection as well as a Bake Sale with some […] Read more »

Marion Pathway Public Information Meeting


Calling all walkers, bikers and Marion residents! Find out about the proposed Marion pathway connecting the Fairhaven/Mattapoisett Rail Trail to and through Marion. Attend a public information meeting at 7:00 pm sponsored by the Marion Pathway Committee on September 29 in the Music Hall. View slides and maps of this rail trail, which will ultimately […] Read more »

Tabor Academy Board of Trustees

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The Tabor Academy Board of Trustees unanimously elected Carmine Martignetti (’71), a valued trustee at Tabor since 2006, as our next Chairman at their summer meeting. “I am delighted to serve Tabor, which has been such a significant part of my life, as well as to work with our dedicated trustees and our outstanding Head […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Bike Path Public Hearing


A Public Hearing for the Mattapoisett Bike Path with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation is scheduled for September 25 at 7:00 pm at Old Hammondtown School. This is an important and a long-awaited milestone for the project. The hearing is an opportunity for people to learn about the project and provide input or show support. […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Historical Society Annual Meeting

Photo by Anne Kakley

The public is invited to join the Mattapoisett Historical Society at its Annual Meeting on Sunday, September 21 at 2:00 pm at 5 Church Street. At this meeting, treasury and curatorial reports will be given, and Officers and Board Members will be elected. Seth Mendell will provide the entertainment with tales of Mattapoisett during the […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Free Public Library Announcements


Sunday Hours at the Library: The Mattapoisett Library is now open Sundays from 1:00 to 4:00 pm until Memorial Day. Stop in to read the Sunday newspapers, use the computers, or browse the collection. Students: Get some extra help with homework or finding the material you need for your upcoming school project. Food Sensitivity and […] Read more »

2014 Mattapoisett Road Race Award Winners


The Mattapoisett 4th of July Road Race Committee, chaired by Bill Tilden, ORRHS Athletic Director, is pleased to announce award winners for 2014. Throughout the history of the race, the Committee has given over $200,000 in awards to Tri-Town students who have been involved in running. This year, a record $19,000 was dispersed to the […] Read more »