Mattapoisett Road Race

It’s time to dust off your running shoes and start training for the 45th annual Mattapoisett Road Race, which will start at Shipyard Park at 9:00 am on July 4. The 5-mile course is mostly shaded and winds through the village of Mattapoisett, around Ned’s Point lighthouse and back to Shipyard Park. There are cheering […] Read more »

Tennis Teams Remain Undefeated in SCC

Here is a look at the third week of scheduled games for Old Rochester Regional High School spring athletics. Baseball: The Bulldogs continued their perfect season this week with two big wins over tough SCC competitors. ORR first defeated Fairhaven 11-4 thanks to an overall strong offensive effort. Hunter Parker, Austin Salkind, John Breault, Sam […] Read more »

Goodspeed Island Pier

To the Editor: Having had the privilege of attending the hearing on Goodspeed Island pier last Thursday evening, April 16, and yes, I do feel that attending any town hearing is a privilege to be exercised by all concerned, I’ve had some time to gather my thoughts on the matter. I was very touched by […] Read more »

Saltworks Continued, Contention over Minutes

The Marion Planning Board met April 21 to discuss the housing Production Plan from the Marion Affordable Housing Trust, and continued the public hearing for Saltworks Marine’s new facility located at 291 Wareham Street. The April 6 meeting with the Planning Board left Dan Crete, owner of Saltworks Marine, and Dave Davignon of N. Douglas […] Read more »

SRPEDD Community Electricity Aggregation

The Marion Selectmen are interested in saving money and providing stability for residential and small business electric bills. Pending an affirmative vote by residents at the May 11 Annual Town Meeting, Marion will join the SRPEDD Community Electricity Aggregation (CEA) program. To date, 14 cities and towns with over 150,000 households in the SRPEDD region […] Read more »

Nancy (Oliveira) Weaver

Nancy (Oliveira) Weaver of Rochester, died Tuesday, March 24, 2015. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. at the Great Hill Dairy, 140 Delano Road, Marion, MA. For information or directions please call Barbara Cronin at (508) 748-2531. Read more »

The Hope Factory

On Sunday, May 3, Tabor Academy, through the efforts of senior Samantha Davis, will stage an event, called The Hope Factory, to help make the lives of hospitalized children a bit brighter. The community is invited to join the Message of Hope Foundation and Tabor Academy and enjoy an afternoon of food, fun activities for […] Read more »

Healthy Kids Day

On Saturday, April 25, YMCA Southcoast is holding a free community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active at the Fall River YMCA, Gleason Family YMCA in Wareham, and the New Bedford YMCA. YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day®, the Y’s national initiative to improve health and well-being for kids and families, […] Read more »

Students vs. Staff Basketball Game

Last Wednesday April 15,2015 Sippican held its annual 6th grade students vs. staff basketball game. We also had a special visit from a few of our ORR bulldog state champs! Thank you boys for joining us for a good time had by all. Photos by Jean Roseman and Meg Taylor Read more »

Word World

Sippican School on April 16 celebrated its annual Vocabulary Day, with students dressed as their chosen vocabulary word and presenting its definition before the entire school at the all school meeting that afternoon. Photos by Jean Perry Read more »