Medical Reserve Corps

Dear Editor/Readers: The Marion-Rochester unit of the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is actively working to further develop our unit so that it is run by members of our community and able to respond to situations that impact the health and wellness of our community members. We need everyone’s help as we reorganize to both bring […] Read more »

Driver Safety

An Open Letter to the Woman in the Powder-Buff Blue VW Convertible Leaving the Parking Lot of the Marion General Store around 11:00 am Thursday, November 13 Dear Madam: Perhaps, as you were pulling out of the parking lot of the Marion General Store, you were too distracted talking on your cellphone (held in your […] Read more »

Friends of the Bike Path

To the Editor: Friends of the Bike Path would like to thank the Mattapoisett Friends’ Meeting as well as participants and shoppers for the success of the 2nd annual Alternative Gift Fair held on November 8. Bike Friendly Mattapoisett maps will continue to be sold at Town Wharf General Store, How on Earth, No Kidding, […] Read more »

Marion’s Landfill

To the Editor: No picnicking, birding, walking or solar farms allowed on the Marion’s Landfill by order of the DEP. The Marion Energy Management Committee takes great umbrage over my position that the Town’s Landfill should be sacred and hallowed ground left to decompose in peaceful repose. The landfill is no place for their quixotic […] Read more »

Solar Garden

To the Editor: Marion’s Selectmen need to redirect the Energy Management Committee’s proposed community solar garden from the Landfill to County Road. It’s now time for the Selectmen to announce the environmentally sensitive capped landfill is sacred and hallowed ground and cannot be touched by the Energy Management Committee for a community solar garden. The […] Read more »

Thank You

To the Editor: A sincere thank you from the family of Colleen P. (Gauvin) Calise. Whether you called, sent a card, sent a meal, prayed for us, stopped by, planned or helped with the reception, gave to the memorial fund, or celebrated Mass with us, it was all greatly appreciated. The outpouring of love and […] Read more »

Planning Board Public Hearing

Dear Board of Selectmen: As a result of viewing of the September 29th Planning Board Public Hearing video and participating in October 20th Special Town Meeting, I have spent significant time this past week trying to understand relationships among items discussed at Town Meeting: namely, the content and reporting of the public hearing, the bylaw […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Halloween Parade

Dear Friends: It’s that time of year again. Thanks to the generosity of business owners like you, we have been able to continue presenting The Mattapoisett Police Halloween Parade for over 50 years! This year, the parade will be held at Center School on Friday, October 31, 2014 at 6:00 pm. Your continued support enables […] Read more »

Sippican School Cedars

To the Editor: When an extraordinary event takes place, I feel impelled to share the news! Last week saw the culmination of a lot of planning and above and beyond effort by numerous individuals and organizations from town and beyond. This collaboration resulted in an exciting and successful out-of-the-classroom experience for Marion 5th and 6th […] Read more »

Charity Golf Tournament

To the Editor: On behalf of the Mattapoisett Police Officer’s Association, I would like to thank all the participants, sponsors, and volunteers of this year’s Mattapoisett Police Officer’s Association Charity Golf Tournament held on Oct 6th at Allendale Country Club in Dartmouth. Without your support and contributions, this year’s tournament wouldn’t have been the huge […] Read more »