Young Artist Wins National Award

When Kyra Lorden was younger and drawing pictures as a child in Marion, she did not give much thought to growing up to become a ‘real artist’ and making art her career path. But she enjoyed drawing and, encouraged by her artistic dad, she continued to create and eventually took art lessons. Now a senior […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Residents Running for Cancer Research

On April 20, Pamela Ciffolillo and Amy Wiggin from Mattapoisett, MA, will run to conquer cancer as members of the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team in the 119th Boston Marathon. Ciffolillo and Wiggin, along with nearly 575 Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge teammates from across the United States and around the world, will run Massachusetts’ historic marathon route […] Read more »

Baked Fish Dinner

On Good Friday, April 3, a baked fish dinner will be held at The Knights of Columbus Hall (lower level), 57 Fairhaven Road in Mattapoisett. The time is 5:00 to 7:00 pm for $12 per person and can be paid for at the door.   Read more »

Mary (Perry) Montelli

Mary (Perry) Montelli, 90, of Fairhaven passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Our Lady’s Lady’s Haven, in Fairhaven. She was the wife of the late Charles Montelli. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Joaquim Pereira and the late Adeline (Barros) Perry, she grew up in Mattapoisett and lived in New York […] Read more »

Margaret A. (Bumpus) Jackson

Margaret A. (Bumpus) Jackson, 89, of Mattapoisett passed away at home Sunday, March 22, 1015, after a period of declining health. She was the wife of 47 years, of the late Frank S. Jackson. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late William A. and Lillian M. (Ravenhill) Bumpus, she grew up in Fairhaven […] Read more »

Hockey Unlimited Honors Three

During the final week of the season at Tabor Academy, Hockey Unlimited bestowed awards upon three of its young players. Goalies Zachary Pateakos of Marion and Jake DeMoranville of Rochester received Most Improved Player awards. Tim Dyer, Managing Director and Head Coach of Hockey Unlimited said, “Zack and Jake each have shown that hard work […] Read more »

Chapter Land Program Saves Landowners Money

“Money is fast, wisdom is slow,” USDA Certified Farm Planner Linda Rinta said on the pressures of selling land to new developments. Rinta has over 40 years of farming experience, from cranberry bogs to beach grass, blueberries, Christmas trees, and more. Although cranberry bog land isn’t suitable for building, “seductive offers” are always asking farmers […] Read more »

Free Movie: Last Tuesday of the Month

The Theory of Everything (PG-13, 123 min) is being shown at the Mattapoisett CoA Senior Center, Center School, 17 Barstow St, on Tuesday, March 31 at 12:00 noon. The free movie is sponsored by the Friends of the Mattapoisett CoA. The Theory of Everything is a 2014 British biographical romantic drama film about Jane and […] Read more »

Budget Season Close to Closing

Despite a $14,000 shortfall, Marion Finance Committee Chairman Alan Minard is confidant in the Marion Fiscal Year 2016 budget. The March 19 meeting was brief, with only three FinCom members present to meet with Norman Hills on behalf of the Planning Board and the Capital Improvement Planning Committee. With NPDES (National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System) […] Read more »

Donald Scott Cutler

Donald Scott Cutler, age 73, died peacefully at Charlton Memorial Hospital, after a long illness. He was the husband of Rosemary E. (Picknell) Cutler to whom he had been married for 49 years. Born in Quincy, MA, son of the late Charles S. and Dorothy E. (Knapp) Cutler, he was a graduate of Abington High […] Read more »