Tabor Furthers Women in Leadership

Tabor Academy has undergone a number of changes throughout the school year. Perhaps the most important of these changes is the ongoing transformation to encourage more young women to take part in student leadership. John Quirk is finishing up his second year as the head of school at Tabor Academy. Although he already finds Tabor […] Read more »

Fate of Solar Farm Remains Undecided

The Marion Zoning Board of Appeals discussed a proposed County Road solar farm installation on April 17, meeting for a remand hearing for Dale and Laura Briggs regarding the project. The Planning Board and the ZBA have grappled over how to classify the proposed solar installation under the town by-laws. The Briggses appealed the ZBA’s […] Read more »

Cool Science Art Competition

Two students from the graphic arts department at Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School were among winners of the Cool Science Art Competition, sponsored by the University of Massachusetts Lowell and the University of Massachusetts Boston. The June 2014 winner is Melissa Peets, a junior in graphic arts from Acushnet, whose artwork will be […] Read more »

BBAHFH Home & Garden Show

Buzzards Bay Area Habitat for Humanity (BBAHFH) will host a Home & Garden Show at Old Rochester Regional School on Saturday, April 26, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. The show will be held inside the cafeteria at Old Rochester Regional School, located at 135 Marion Road in Mattapoisett, Massachusetts. Admission into the Habitat Home […] Read more »

A Friendly Reminder to Marion Drivers

A Friendly Reminder to Marion Drivers We live in the center of Marion and I spend hours in my little garden right near Front Street. Most people driving through town are going too fast. Did you know that the speed limit in Marion  village is 25 MPH ? As summer approaches and pedestrians and kids […] Read more »

Town Benefits from Nextel Agreement

Upon the termination of its lease, Nextel has agreed to leave its antenna and cables behind at the Mill Street water tower so the Police Department can use the cables for its own benefit, saving the Town thousands of dollars. During a quick special mid-day meeting of the selectmen April 25, Town Administrator Paul Dawson […] Read more »

Mary S. (Dexter) Costa

Mary S. (Dexter) Costa, 71, of New Bedford passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford after a long illness. She was the wife of 54 years, of Gerald A. Costa, Sr. Born and raised in Mattapoisett, the daughter of the late Gordon J. and Leather (West) Dexter, she settled […] Read more »

Joyce L. Bennett

Joyce L. Bennett, 64, of Mattapoisett passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014. Joyce was a woman of many creative talents. One of her passions was cooking for which she attended courses at the Johnson & Wales College, School of Culinary Arts. She was the former wife of the late David S. Bennett of Westport. Together […] Read more »

Dance Party Fundraiser

The Friends of the Mattapoisett Council on Aging (formerly the Friends of the Elderly) is sponsoring a fundraiser on Saturday, May 3 from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 57 Fairhaven Road (Route 6) Mattapoisett, MA. We will be featuring Ballroom and Line Dancing with music provided by Dave Valerio. […] Read more »

Elks Student of the Year

The Elks of Wareham Lodge No. 1548 sponsors the Elks Student of the Month and Student of the Year Awards for students enrolled in local area high schools. The criteria used in nominating a student includes a student who excels in scholarship, citizenship, performing arts, fine arts, hobbies, athletics, church, school, club and community service, […] Read more »