New Music Director Appointed


As it continues the celebration of its 50th year of singing, the Sippican Choral Society is very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Tianxu Zhou as its 8th Music Director. Making the announcement, chorus president Bruce Breamer said, “After a careful search and interviews with several very qualified candidates, our Search Committee was unanimous […] Read more »

Friends of the Mattapoisett Rail Trail


The bike path project team is anticipating hitting another milestone next month: review of our proposed boardwalks should be complete leading almost directly to 75% construction and the beginning of permitting phase. The project is on schedule for construction to begin in 2016, and all construction funding is in place. Please come to our Harbor […] Read more »

The Marion Pathway Committee


Thanks to the Marion voters for supporting construction of the pathway connecting the South Coast Bikeway. Show your continuing support and enthusiasm by making miles count! Join the Bikeway Challenge at – Register with your zip code – Edit your profile and be added to the South Coast Bikeway team – Log any miles […] Read more »

Tax Relief Grants Available in Marion

Marion Town House

Applications are now available to help qualified Marion residents with their 2015-2016 property taxes through the Marion Community Fund of the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts (CFSEMA). All applications must be received in the Community Foundation’s offices by 3:00 pm on Friday, August 28, 2015. Applications are available at the Town Hall in Marion, the […] Read more »

Tabor Boy at Vineyard Haven


On Wednesday, July 8, Tabor Academy will bring their flagship 92’ schooner, SSV Tabor Boy to Tisbury Wharf in Vineyard Haven. Tabor invites the public for an Open Ship, including tours of the 100-year old sail-training vessel from 5:00 – 6:00 pm at Tisbury Wharf in Vineyard Haven. Tabor’s Dean of Multicultural Education will be […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Historical Society Opens for the Season

Photo by Anne Kakley

Come visit the Mattapoisett Historical Society’s Museum and Carriage House this summer and enjoy our exhibit “From Scrimshaw to Survival: Sophia Means’ Descendants and the Town of Mattapoisett.” This exhibit takes a look into how one family has contributed to the cultural fabric of our town over a century of time. The exhibit also features […] Read more »

Yoga at Silvershell Beach


Marion Recreation is offering Yoga at Silvershell Beach beginning July 1 and running through August; join us Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:00 – 9:00 am. Class is suitable for all ages and levels. Registration is not required. Bring your yoga mat or a towel or blanket. Drop-in fee is $10 and is paid at the […] Read more »

Marion Recreation Basketball Clinic


Marion Recreation is offering several Basketball Clinics at Silvershell Beach, for both boys and girls, this summer. Coach Kyle Erha (Varsity Coach Sturgis West High School Boys, coach of the Marion Recreation Boys Travel Team) will be running drills, competitions and games to get players ready for next season. After an incredibly positive reception in […] Read more »

MPD is Awarded “Accreditation” Status


On June 4, the Marion Police Department received state Accreditation from the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission. Accreditation is a self-initiated evaluation process by which police departments strive to meet and maintain standards that have been established for the profession, by the profession. These carefully selected standards reflect critical areas of police management, operations, and technical […] Read more »

Jillian Zucco to Compete for Miss Massachusetts


The 76th annual Miss Massachusetts Scholarship Pageant is Friday, June 26 at 7:00 pm and Sunday, June 28 at 3:00 pm at the beautifully restored Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts in Worcester. This is the seventh year that the pageant has taken place in Worcester, having previously been held in Fall River and New […] Read more »