Academic Achievements

Kiernan M. Reynolds, son of Dr. and Mrs. Jason Reynolds of Marion, was named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2014 semester at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Kiernan is a junior majoring in Political Science. Megan Psyhojos, a member of the class of 2016 from Marion, has been named to the fall 2014 […] Read more »

Fire Fighters Clam Boil

The Marion Fire Fighters Association will hold its annual Winter Clam Boil on Saturday, March 28 at the Marion VFW Pavilion on Route 6. The Veterans will run a cash bar and there will be raffle prizes and a 50/50 raffle. Doors will open at 5:00 pm with dinner service beginning at 6:00 pm. Tickets […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Friends Make ‘Amigos’ in Cuba

The bridge between the Mattapoisett Friends Meeting and their Cuban Quaker counterparts has been strengthened by a first-time visit to Cuba by Deena Kinsky, the delegate for the Mattapoisett Friends, along with six other Quakers from other parts of the United States. The Mattapoisett Friends have hosted Cuban delegates in the past as part of […] Read more »

Board Content with Zoning Bylaw Progress

Just one night after discussing its limited commercial zoning bylaw amendment with selectmen, the Rochester Planning Board on February 24 made some finishing touches to the language and now looks toward presenting it to residents living in or near the affected zones. Based on issues brought up the night before, the board reviewed some notes […] Read more »

Blood Drive at Tabor Academy

In October 2013, two days before she turned one, Pippa Larsen, child of a faculty member at Tabor Academy, was unexpectedly diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (A.L.L.). She immediately began a two-year chemotherapy treatment at Boston Children’s Hospital and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Her treatment involved many blood and platelet transfusions, more than the […] Read more »

Marion Snow Budget in the Red

This snowy and icy February has drained the Town’s snow and ice removal budget, prompting the Marion Board of Selectmen on February 20 to vote to allow deficit spending to cover the expenses from the last storm and any further storms to come. The snow and ice removal budget was set at $50,000 and is […] Read more »

Model United Nations

On Thursday, February 18, twelve Tabor Academy students headed to Durham, North Carolina to participate in the Duke University Model United Nations Conference. These students have spent their winter together in the Model United Nations (MUN) group and have been preparing for this conference for a while. The students who attended the conference with Faculty […] Read more »

Likely Cause Found in 40B Housing Fire

Investigators have not yet officially named the source of the fire that destroyed two apartments and damaged two others at Marion Village Estates off Front Street the night of February 19, but Fire Chief Thomas Joyce said Tuesday, February 24 that a propane construction heater in use was likely the cause. “It appears to be […] Read more »

Elaine G. Silva

Elaine G. Silva, age 71 of New Bedford, passed away on Monday, February 23, 2015 at St. Luke’s Hospital. She was the loving wife of Michael Silva whom she married in 1991 and resided in New Bedford. She was the daughter of the late Marie (DePina) and Peter G. Rezendes. Elaine was born and raised […] Read more »

Beethoven Concerts

Music from Land’s End Wareham is pleased to announce three outstanding concerts that you will not want to miss, no matter whether you are in Boston, Marion or Wareham! Violinist Ariadne Daskalakis and pianist Miri Yampolsky perform Beethoven’s ten sonatas for violin and piano, an artistic feat for two talented and professional musicians. Schedule: Thursday, […] Read more »