Second Hearing for Mattapoisett Zoning Bylaws

The Mattapoisett Planning Board held a special public hearing on the evening of Monday, April 30 to address questions about the new zoning bylaws for the floodplain district. The meeting marked the second and final hearing to be held on the matter before it is addressed at the Mattapoisett Annual Town Meeting on Monday, May […] Read more »

Matt. Selectmen Sign Town Meeting Warrant

The Mattapoisett Board of Selectmen voted unanimously Monday evening to sign the warrant for the 2012 Town Meeting. Selectmen Paul Silva, Jordan Collyer and Tyler Macallister met with Town Administrator Michael Gagne very briefly to discuss any opposition to the articles on this year’s warrant.  Seeing none, Collyer made a motion to both sign the […] Read more »

Students Attend Media Production Conference

Recently, members of Bulldog TV, Intro to TV Production and Video Journalism attended the Lights! Camera! Action! Media Production Conference for high school students at Millis High School.  The conference is sponsored by the New England Chapter of the National Academy of TV Arts and Sciences. The event offered students an opportunity to meet their […] Read more »

ORR Term 3 Honor Roll

The following students have archived honor roll status for the Third Term at Old Rochester Regional High School.             Highest Honors: Grade 9; Stephen Burke, Brett Dineen, Michael Kassabian, Julia Nojeim, Austin Salkind, Grade 10; Emily Audet, Jessica Belliveau, Morgan DaSilva, Madison Durr, John Hewitt, Ruhi Raje, Renae Reints, Paige Santos, Kaitlyn Sethares, Leah Thomas, […] Read more »

Girls Softball Opening Day

On Saturday, April 28th, Marion Recreation held its Girls Softball Opening Day at Washburn Park in Marion. There were 130 Softball players from Marion, Mattapoisett and Rochester. A Marion Fire Engine led the girls and their coaches in parade. All of the teams were introduced, including the Kindergarten to Second Grade T-ball players. The Old Rochester Booster […] Read more »

Fire Escape Plan

If a fire occurred in your home tonight, would your family get out safely?  When a fire occurs and smoke begins to fill your home, everyone must know what to do and where to go when the smoke alarm sounds. Too often, people panic in this situation because they do not know what to do. […] Read more »

National Drug Take Back Day a Success

The Mattapoisett Police Department participated in their first National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 28. The event was organized so that local residents could turn in old and unused prescription medications and syringes.  The program has been running across the US for the last four years. According to the police, the program is […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Library Events

Meet the Author -Not sure what to give Mom for Mother’s Day? Former Mattapoisett resident and author Jennifer  Trainer Thompson will be speaking at the Mattapoisett Library on Saturday, May 12th at 2 pm about her new cookbooks.  Both “Fresh Egg Recipes” and “Hot Sauce!” will be available for purchase and signing. In addition, her […] Read more »

MAC Opens Pastel Exhibit

On Friday, April 27, 2012, the Marion Art Center opened its doors for a new exhibit featuring pastel artwork by local and regional artists.  Three years ago, the Art Center put out a call for artists who would be interested in featuring some of their pastel work. “We chose 18 superb pastel artists, who were […] Read more »

Lee G. Cobb

Lee G. Cobb, 54, of Marion died April 22, 2012 unexpectedly at Tobey Hospital. Born in New Bedford, the beloved son of Grace E. (Madeiros) Cobb of Marion and Sherman F. Cobb of New Bedford, he was raised in Marion and lived in Fairhaven before returning to Marion in 2002. He was formerly employed by […] Read more »