First Congregational Church of Marion

The First Congregational Church of Marion is pleased to welcome The Rev. MaryAnn Purtill as our new Designated-Term Pastor effective February 4. She is a graduate of Andover Newton Theological School in Newton, MA and previously served as an Associate Pastor of the Marlborough Congregational Church in Connecticut. Rev. MaryAnn is originally from Flanders, New […] Read more »

Sippican Historical Society

In 1998, the Sippican Historical Society commissioned an architectural survey of Marion’s historic homes and buildings. The survey was funded one-half by the Sippican Historical Society and one-half by the Massachusetts Historical Commission. Because of the limits of funding, not all of the historic buildings were surveyed, but over 100 were catalogued and photographed. The […] Read more »

Local Grants Awarded For Mattapoisett

State Representative William M. Straus and Kathleen Damaskos, chair of the Mattapoisett Cultural Council, have announced the award of 13 grants totaling $5,600, for cultural programs in and around Mattapoisett. Grant recipients include Mattapoisett Free Public Library, Friends of Old Rochester Drama, and Old Hammondtown School Robotics Club. A complete list of recipients and grant […] Read more »

Marion Recreation Department CPR Training

The Marion Recreation Department will be offering two CPR Training Courses to the public on Saturday, March 24 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm and on Saturday, April 21 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. The cost of the course is $75. Space is limited. Registration ends Monday, March 19 for the March course and […] Read more »

Suddenly in Command

What would you do if you suddenly found yourself responsible for the safe operation of a watercraft? A new 4-hour course may make all the difference. This short boating safety course is designed for those who are not normally at the helm, but who may be “Suddenly in Command” if the skipper becomes ill, gets […] Read more »

MAC Dance Academy

The Marion Art Center is pleased to announce that Miss Teah Keogh has returned as Director and Instructor of MAC Dance Academy and is now registering children ages 3-6 for a spring 2018 session of classes. Classes are being offered on Mondays starting on March 12 and will run a total of 8 weeks (but […] Read more »

Rochester Council on Aging

Friday, February 9, the Rochester Council on Aging will present a “Years of Remembrance” Program at 1:30 pm. Monday, February 12, South Coastal County Legal Services Appointments are available from 11:30 am – 2:30 pm. Tuesday, February 13, the Happy Hookers meet at 10:00 am. Wednesday, February 14, the FRIENDS Board Meeting is scheduled for […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Special Town Meeting Rides

Do you need a ride to the Mattapoisett Special Town Meeting on February 12? If so, the Mattapoisett Council on Aging will provide transportation to the February 12 Special Town Meeting being held at Old Rochester Regional High School at 6:30 pm. The Special Town Meeting will have two warrant articles that seek to impose […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Library News

Bruins and Libraries Team Up with Pajama Drive. Patrons of the Mattapoisett Free Public Library are encouraged to donate new pajamas for babies, children, and teens through March 15 as part of a Boston Bruins and Massachusetts Libraries partnership to help youth in need. This year’s state-wide goal is 10,000 pairs of pajamas, and when […] Read more »

Sippican Historical Society

In 1998, the Sippican Historical Society commissioned an architectural survey of Marion’s historic homes and buildings. The survey was funded one-half by the Sippican Historical Society and one-half by the Massachusetts Historical Commission. Because of the limits of funding, not all of the historic buildings were surveyed, but over 100 were catalogued and photographed. The […] Read more »