Bennett B. Schneider IV

Bennett B. Schneider IV, 88, of Mattapoisett died Saturday January 24, 2015 after a long illness. Son of the late Bennett B. Schneider III and Elinore (Brackett) Schneider, he is survived by his cherished wife Sharon Martin Schneider, and by his three beloved children, Debra Adams and her husband Kurt of Spencer, MA, Robin Osipova […] Read more »

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The Tabor community celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day in a different way this year. On Friday, January 16, the remembrance began with a presentation in the Wickenden Chapel by Dr. Peniel Joseph, who spoke about Martin Luther King and his legacy. Dr. Joseph is the Director of the Center for the Study of Race […] Read more »

Sippican School Kindergarten Registration

Children who will be five years of age by August 31, 2015 and reside in Marion are eligible to enroll in Kindergarten. Kindergarten Registration will be held at Sippican School on Wednesday, February 11 from 9:30 – 10:30 am and from 6:30 – 7:30 pm. During these times, registration forms will be processed, and new […] Read more »

Rochester Kindergarten Information Night

On Wednesday evening, January 28, a Parent Information Night for new Kindergarten families will begin at 5:45 pm with a question and answer period in the RMS cafetorium and then continue from 6:00 to 7:00 pm in our Kindergarten classrooms. Enrollment packets will be available for you to take and complete at home. Kindergarten registration […] Read more »

Tri-Town School Closed on Tuesday

Superintendent Douglas R. White has sent out a notice that, “Due to the impending winter storm all schools in Marion, Mattapoisett and Rochester will be closed on Tuesday, January 27th, 2015.” As the storm progresses we will post updates on other closings as we receive them. Read more »

Richard M. Dubowik, Sr.

Richard M. Dubowik, Sr., 65, of Mattapoisett died January 23, 2015 at home after a brief illness. He was the husband of Darlene (Scott) Dubowik. Born in Portland, ME, the son of the late Kathleen (Manchester) Vinjerud and step-son of Lars Vinjerud, he lived in Mattapoisett for the last 25 years. Mr. Dubowik was the […] Read more »

MNHM Adult and Family Programs

Saturday, January 31, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm: Tracking with the Marion Natural History Museum We will meet at Washburn Park to do some tracking and search for other evidence of wild animals with naturalist and experienced tracker, Jennifer Carlino. Jennifer has volunteered with the state Department of Fish and Wildlife Department for many years […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Lions Club Award

The Mattapoisett Lions Club, a member of Lions International consisting of 45,000 clubs and more than 1.3 million members worldwide making this the world’s largest service club organization, is pleased to announce a $5,000 scholarship to be awarded this year to a graduating high school or home-schooled student residing in Mattapoisett, Marion or Rochester. The […] Read more »

Seniors Share Tips on College Applications

Senior year is generally a busy time for students, with challenging classes, graduation looming, and events like Prom and field trips designed to celebrate seniors’ time at the school. However, perhaps nothing is more time-consuming than college applications. Although most deadlines for colleges occur between November 1 and February 15, they still affect a large […] Read more »

Juno, What? Winter Storm on its Way

A blizzard watch is in effect for our area effective Monday evening until late Tuesday night, with an urgent warning from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of the potential for a historic winter storm to bury the region with snow and blow through with winds that could gust up to 60 miles per […] Read more »