Marion COA Information

Tax Help: Income tax preparation for simple returns will be available by appointment only on Wednesday afternoons. Drug Disposal: Drop off at the police station. No liquids. Emergency Fund: For Marion residents in need of life sustaining services. Transportation: Call as soon as you have an appointment. Medical Appointments: – Wareham area – Monday am […] Read more »

Classic Film Friday

On Friday, February 6 at 7:00 pm, the public is invited to the Marion Music Hall for the month’s Classic Film Friday Presentation: It Happened One Night. 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 (and co-written) by […] Read more »

ZBA: ‘Common Sense Over Bureaucracy’

The Marion Planning Board majority wanted the building permit for the Briggs’ solar farm on County Road revoked so the board could conduct a site plan review of the project it claims it is entitled to. But on January 22, the Marion Zoning Board of Appeals decided it would uphold the building permit, citing “common […] Read more »

Bill Harley to Visit Sippican

We would like to remind you that next week, Sippican School is proud to host Grammy award winning singer/songwriter/storyteller, Bill Harley, for a special engagement. Bill will conduct three days of workshops and assemblies of storytelling and song with students and teachers. As part of his visit, we invite families and all members of the […] Read more »

Marion COA Trips

The Marion Council on Aging has the following trips scheduled for 2015. Call to reserve your spot on the van. These trips fill up quickly. February 23 – IKEA March 23 – Outdoor World April 20 – JFK Memorial, Hyannis May 18 – Wrentham Mall June 15 – Glass Museum in Sandwich July 20 – […] Read more »

Curb Your Dog

To the Editor: To whoever let their dog deposit the mini mountain of poop in the middle of the sidewalk on Water Street in Marion on Sunday morning, pick up your dog’s “pinch” for Pete’s sake!!!! Alexandra Heavey, Marion   The views expressed in the “Letters to the Editor” column are not necessarily those of […] Read more »

Winter Sports Tournaments

Over winter break, many Tabor athletes were still busy working hard while competing in holiday tournaments. The Boys’ and Girls’ Varsity Basketball Teams and the Boys’ and Girls’ Varsity Hockey Teams had great results in their tournaments overall. The Girls’ Varsity Basketball Team won the Nickerson Tournament over break, beating three impressive teams and most […] Read more »

Snow Daze

Dateline: Midnight, January 27 – wind is howling, the flying snow frosts windows and collects in the sills and exterior doorways. No one is out on the roadways. Earlier in the evening, as I headed to Town Hall to cover a Conservation Commission meeting, the eeriness of closed businesses and people-less sidewalks caused me to […] Read more »

Water Street Home Spared Demolition

An old cottage sitting by the sea was viewed by many as a knock-down-start-over property, given its age and condition. But then it found a savior, whose love of old homes and talent in seeing the beauty within, came along and bought 91 Water Street in Marion. Jon Delli Priscoli, who has a background in […] Read more »

Thomas E. Zipoli

Thomas E. Zipoli, M.D., 84, of Rochester passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday January 25, 2015. He was born on April 20, 1930, in New Haven, CT, to Mary and Thomas A. Zipoli. Dr. Zipoli received his undergraduate degree from Boston College in 1952 and his medical degree from the Georgetown University School […] Read more »