Marion Concert Band

On Friday, August 2, the Marion Concert Band will continue its Friday evening concert series with a program of music from the Broadway stage. The program, which includes highlights from some of Broadway’s most memorable shows, is as follows: The Purple Carnival March – H. Alford; Broadway Show-Stoppers Overture – arr. W. Barker; O Mio […] Read more »

Stop Harassing Local Dog Owners

To the Editor: About two weeks ago, you ran a letter from a reader complaining about dog feces on Ned’s Point Road. I walk on that road every day with my dog and rarely ever see any dog droppings. However, I do see miscellaneous paper cups, napkins, wrappers, etc., from local fast-food restaurants. Perhaps town […] Read more »

Open Space Survey

To the Editor: It’s time to wake up. The survey that is available on the Mattapoisett town website needs to be addressed by the people who live here. As of the last Conservation Committee meeting, only 49 responses had been received. Don’t start complaining when things are happening to your town that you don’t like. […] Read more »

Old Colony Teacher Attends Camp

Old Colony’s Metal Fabrication and Joining teacher, Kris Garcia, attended the first-ever ASM Materials Science camp at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston during the second week of July. Twenty-two teachers, mainly science teachers or technical-education teachers, attended the 5-day workshop. They learned the basics of Materials Science and its applications, and conducted many labs […] Read more »

ORR Revue Celebrates Irving Berlin

In planning Old Rochester Regional High School’s 2013 Alumni Summer Production, Director Paul Sardinha was forced to drop the contemporary in favor of the classic just four days before auditions were set to start. Because a Broadway touring company was presenting “Legally Blonde” within a certain geographical radius and time frame, rights issues dictated that […] Read more »

Life Along the Shore

The Marion Natural History Museum’s Life Along the Shore program enjoyed learning a little something about the crabs that inhabit the Marion shoreline during the July 2013 session. Photos courtesy of Elizabeth Leidhold Read more »

House to Be Moved on Delano Road

A house dating to 1690 at 370 Delano Road will be moved to another location on the same property. Owners Thomas and Susan Dexter presented their plans to the Commission and said that the dwelling would be moved from 370 Delano Road to 366 Delano Road onto a new foundation south of the old dwelling. […] Read more »

Large Turnout for Dexter Road Rebuild

The seats were filled with abutters and neighbors of Kathleen Mahoney of 40 Dexter Road, who proposed to demolish and reconstruct a four-bedroom home on the lot at the Marion Zoning Board of Appeals meeting on Thursday night. Several abutters sent letters of support for the project, while the majority of those attending the meeting […] Read more »

Permits Top To-Do List

With nine members gathered, the Marine Advisory Committee discussed a wide range of items that impact the lawful and peaceful enjoyment of Mattapoisett’s waterways. Also in attendance for the first time was Jill Simmons, the town’s new harbormaster, along with her predecessor, Horace Field. George Beringer of Groton, who has had a mooring in the […] Read more »

Marion COA News

The annual Senior Citizens Chicken BBQ & Raffle by the Marion Social Club will be held on August 18. Doors open at 12:00 pm, with dinner served at 1:00 pm. Registration deadline is Monday, August 12, at 12:00 pm. Tickets are 50 cents and may be purchased at the COA office. Marion seniors may register […] Read more »