Marion Halloween Parade 2014

The annual parade officially kicked off the trick or treating in Marion this afternoon. Costumes of every shape and kind delighted the spectators in the village. Read more »

WPI Athlete of the Week

Mary-Lee Barboza of Rochester from the field hockey team has been selected as the WPI Women’s Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, October 26. Barboza made her senior day a memorable one on Saturday as she netted a pair of second-half goals to help WPI defeat Wheaton 4-1 and take a big […] Read more »

Upper Cape Tech Craft Fair

Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School will hold their 20th annual American Made Professional Arts and Craft Fair on Saturday, November 22 and Sunday, November 23 from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm each day. The Craft Fair is sponsored by Upper Cape Tech’s Parent Teacher Organization, which funds student activities, scholarships, and other school events. […] Read more »

Are Fireworks Contaminating Rochester Water?

They only gather once a year to discuss inter-town water interests, voice their concerns, and share their visions for their respective towns, so members of the Rochester, Marion, and Wareham Water Boards sat and chatted like old friends on October 23 and updated each other on the status and progress of their towns – water-wise. […] Read more »

Halloween at the Mattapoisett YMCA

It was an adventurous evening at the Mattapoisett YMCA on October 24 for families looking for some Halloween fun. A family hayride, Halloween party, and the spooky zipline, along with a costume contest gave local children a heaping dose of early Halloween excitement. Photos by Jean Perry Read more »

Wicked Scary Haunted Forest Walk

This Halloween, The Trustees of Reservations will host our own Wicked Scary Haunted Forest Walk. Join us at The Lyman Reserve – located at 1009 Head of the Bay Rd. in Buzzards Bay – on October 31 from 7:30 to 9:00 pm. Dare to see what lives in the woods once the sun goes down! […] Read more »

Hockey Unlimited Prepares for 50th Season

Hockey Unlimited is entering its 50th year teaching boys and girls the fundamentals of ice hockey. The program also offers certain parents and grandparents the opportunity to coach and play alongside offspring. For most of those 50 years, the organization has had one person at the helm. This year marks the 44th season Tim Dyer […] Read more »

Salty’s Silvery Moon Soiree

Dunseith Gardens in Mattapoisett was lit up the night of October 25 with fire and imagination at the 8th annual Salty’s Silvery Moon Soiree, hosted by the Mattapoisett Land Trust. Photos by Felix Perez   Read more »

Cottage Street Application Withdrawn

As the Town House conference room filled with families and residents from the neighborhood of 16 Cottage Street, no one noticed a significant absence: No one from Sippican Preservation LLC was present. Marion Zoning Board of Appeals Chairman Eric Pierce opened the meeting with the full room quietly waiting for the hearing for the proposed […] Read more »

Steven D. Robbins

Steven D. Robbins, 74, of Marion, died Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at his home after a long illness. He was the husband of the late Elaine P. (Morss) Robbins. Born in Wareham, the son of the late Emery & Delia (Bourgault) Robbins, he was a longtime resident of Marion. Mr. Robbins was a member of […] Read more »