We Did It!

The Marion Fireworks Committee is pleased to report that the fireworks are returning to Silvershell Beach this summer! The fireworks will be held on Saturday, July 4. All costs associated with the fireworks are paid for with the money raised through the fundraising efforts of the Marion Fireworks Committee. Thank you to all of the […] Read more »

Team Sole Survivors

To the Editor: Team Sole Survivors would like to publicly acknowledge and thank the Marion VFW and all their workers for making our recent delicious Chicken BBQ dinner a huge success. They went way above and beyond in giving and helping this event. Simple ”thank you” words cannot express our deep gratitude. Sole Survivors Team […] Read more »

Fields Are Fine, Employees Oppose TM Article

“I’d like to put any rumors to rest about the ball fields,” said David Hughes of the Rochester Parks Commission. “These ball fields right now are running top notch.” Hughes attended the Rochester Board of Selectmen meeting May 18 to dispel the previously discussed notion that the ball fields of Rochester are overcrowded this season […] Read more »

Elks Student of the Month

The Elks of Wareham Lodge No. 1548 sponsors the Elks Student of the Month and Student of the Year Awards for students enrolled in local area high schools. The criteria used in nominating a student includes a student who excels in scholarship, citizenship, performing arts, fine arts, hobbies, athletics, church, school, club and community service, […] Read more »

Honoring Local Environmental Leaders

The Buzzards Bay Coalition invites its members and the public to learn about the organization’s past year of accomplishments to improve and protect the health of Buzzards Bay during its 27th annual meeting on Thursday, May 21 at Shining Tides at Camp Massasoit in Mattapoisett. The meeting, which will run from 5:30 – 7:30 pm, […] Read more »

Award-winning Children’s Author

Children’s author Loree Griffin Burns will visit Old Hammondtown School, Rochester Memorial School, and Old Rochester Regional Junior High School May 27, 28, 29 and June 1 to speak to students in Grades 5 through 7. Old Hammondtown School students will enjoy a program based on Ms. Burns’ book, Tracking Trash, Rochester Memorial School will […] Read more »

Boat Race Ham & Bean Supper

The Rochester Memorial Day Boat Race (RMDBR) Ham & Bean Supper will be held Saturday, May 23 at the Rochester Memorial School, 16 Pine Street in Rochester. The supper will be served from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, and tickets can be purchased at the door. Adults cost $10 and children under 12 are only $5. […] Read more »

Two Fatalities in Mattapoisett Crash

Monday May 25, at 10:34pm Mattapoisett Police responded to a reported car crash on Fairhaven Road (Route 6) in Mattapoisett.   On arrival officers found a vehicle with severe damage. It appears that a 2002 Saturn owned and operated by Brooklyn Cody Rodrigues age 21, of 85 Middle Street Fairhaven, was traveling westbound on Route 6 […] Read more »

The Flora Foundation

On Sunday, May 17, Rachel McCoog’s senior project came to an exciting close as she planned and hosted a variety of events to raise money for her recently established Flora Foundation. After attending a Learning Through Service trip with Tabor Academy classmates, McCoog was inspired to create her own foundation. The goal of the Flora […] Read more »

Town Optimistic about NPDES Progress

Town Administrator Paul Dawson told the Marion Board of Selectmen on May 19 that after a recent meeting with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, he felt that the Town’s concerns over the EPA’s draft National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit were “truly listened to” by DEP staff. “All of the agencies represented at […] Read more »