It Happened on Fifth Avenue

On Friday, December 5 at 7:00 pm, the public is invited to the Marion Music Hall for the month’s Classic Film Friday Presentation: It Happened on Fifth Avenue. The event is co-sponsored by the Sippican Historical Society and the Marion Council on Aging, and is offered to the public, free of charge. Directed by Roy […] Read more »

Influential ORR Science Teacher Retires

When students return from Thanksgiving break, the Old Rochester Regional High School Science Department will look and feel a little different. Longtime science teacher Mary Cabral will be retiring after teaching at Old Rochester for over 15 years. Her last day is Tuesday, November 25, and she recently described her time spent as a teacher […] Read more »

Gateway Youth Hockey

Mites: The Gateway Mites C team tied the South Coast Panthers 9-9 in a nail biter on Saturday. The Panthers got on the board in the opening minute. Gateway then turned the jets on and began peppering their goalie with several shots and was able to take the lead by the end of the first […] Read more »

Plumb Library Food for Fines

From December 1-26, Plumb Library patrons can donate nonperishable food items for Damien’s Pantry, or pet food items for local animal shelters, and their fines will be cleared. Clean out your overdues for the New Year. This does not cover lost book or card fees, or copying or faxing fees. For more information, call the […] Read more »

Beanie Baby Fundraiser for Pets

Please join us for our annual Beanie Baby fundraiser to benefit pets in need. A Helping Paw has been collecting Beanies all year long, and thanks to generous donors we have hundreds from which to choose! All have been gently loved and are now in need of loving new homes. The fundraiser will be held […] Read more »

I’m a Wanderer

Michael & Anne Bartnowski brought The Wanderer to the Lake George New York Adirondack Balloon Festival in September.    From August 9 to 24, Russ and Joanie Dill sailed on a Baltic Cruise aboard the Cunard’s Queen Victoria. Starting in Southampton, England, we visited Stockholm, Sweden,Tallinn, Estonia, St. Petersburg, Russia, Copenhagen, Denmark, Kristiansand and Lillisand, […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Library News

It’s Game On! Students are invited to stop in on Saturday, November 29 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm to play X-Box Kinect on the big screen in the library meeting room. All ages welcome for snacks and fun. New England Irish Harp Orchestra Concert: Celebrate the holiday season with traditional and modern music performed by […] Read more »

New England Irish Harp Orchestra

Everyone is welcome to the reading rooms at the Mattapoisett Library for a holiday concert by the New England Irish Harp Orchestra on Sunday, December 14 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Traditional and popular Christmas tunes as well as holiday music from other traditions will be performed. In addition to the harps, Claudia Altimus of […] Read more »

High School Quiz Show

   Bishop Stang High School was one of 100 schools that participated in the qualifying round for the WGBH’s High School Quiz Show. The show will include questions to the students on topics such as science, literature, history and other academic topics. Bishop Stang Math Teacher Tom Copps of Mattapoisett led the team from Bishop […] Read more »

Board Reaching Out for Residents’ Input

Whether you are concerned about zoning bylaws, preserving the character of the town, open space, or natural and historical resources, the Marion Planning Board Master Plan Subcommittee needs your input on what to prioritize for the next ten years. It wants to know how you envision the Town of Marion so it can develop a […] Read more »