Mattapoisett Congregational Church

To the Editor: On behalf of the missions committee of the Mattapoisett Congregational Church, I wish to thank all those who made our fundraising concert last Saturday, March 28, such a success. Thanks to the almost 100 folks who attended to enjoy an evening of terrific music, we raised just over $1400 for the New […] Read more »

Good Friday

To the Editor: It is unfortunate that for the first time in recent memory, students, teachers, and other employees in our local school district will be working this year on Good Friday. But it doesn’t have to be this way. We can all stay home on Good Friday and show the ORR school committee that […] Read more »

Marion Energy Management Committee

To the Editor: After a two-year journey through the potholes and pitfalls of applying for a building permit, the Sippican Community Solar Garden® Cooperative cleared its final hurdle on February 26, 2015. Construction actually began in late December when the permit was originally approved by the Building Inspector, but a cloud shaded the project when […] Read more »

Corporate Personhood

To the Editor: In the early 1970s, as the deleterious effects of unbridled corporate power became more and more visible, a movement was initiated to invoke social responsibility by corporations via stockholder initiatives. While it had some impact on corporate policies, it was not effective enough to countermand the legal requirement that corporations were to […] Read more »

Thank You

To the Editor: A great big “THANK YOU” goes out to the Rochester Highway Department and all who helped to keep our roads clear throughout this winter. As a long-time resident of Rochester, I can remember the days that you knew you were back in town because you crossed over the town line from clear […] Read more »

Good Sportmanship

To the Editor: My name is Jennifer Buckley and my son Jack Buckley plays on the Hanover High School Varsity Basketball team. Hanover played your Bulldogs in the playoffs, and Jack scored his 1,000th point during the game. I wanted to thank the coach and his staff for helping to make it a day we […] Read more »

Thank You Barry Denham

To the Editor, I want to thank Barry Denham in his plow for personally escorting the funeral director to my home on a Sunday during a snow storm. I love the caring of a small town. Gail Lockwood, Mattapoisett Read more »

Thank You First Responders

To the Editor, We wish to thank the first responders from the Tri-Town area and Fairhaven who responded to a house fire at our home and business on February 18. Their quick response and professionalism despite the bitter cold conditions and frozen hydrants allowed us to salvage at least a portion of our personal belongings […] Read more »

Public Hearing Information

To the Editor: I write to clarify the purpose of the Public Hearing being held in Mattapoisett on Thursday, March 5 at 7:00 pm at Old Hammondtown School. This hearing will be chaired by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), at the request of the Board of Selectmen, to allow the public to learn […] Read more »

Thanks for Quality Plowing

To the Editor: It was too dark to see who it was, but I would like to give a shout out to the Rochester plow driver in the red pick-up truck plowing the short end of Snipatuit Road around 6:00 – 6:15 pm Monday evening. I had just gotten home from work and finished snow […] Read more »