Cheryl A. (Dunn) Francis

Cheryl A. (Dunn) Francis, 64, of Marion died Tuesday, June 28, 2016 after a long illness. Born in Beverly, MA, the daughter of the late Harold MacDonald and Norma Dunn, she was a graduate of Beverly High School class of 1970. Cheryl had been a resident of Marion, MA for over twenty years and enjoyed […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Bike Path

To the Editor: Mattapoisett Selectmen made a big splash when they expressed their frustration about bicyclists who don’t stop at stop signs. Some of the conversation was about whose responsibility it is to slow down or stop, though the consensus is that everyone wants to avert a tragic collision. The intersections of Mattapoisett Neck Road […] Read more »

2016 Lions Club Raffle

This year’s Mattapoisett Lions Club Harbor Days Raffle includes a chance to win one of two awesome seven-night all-inclusive vacation packages. Drawing will be held at the conclusion of Harbor Days weekend at 4:00 pm on Sunday, July 17 at Shipyard Park, Mattapoisett. Winners need not be present. The Grand Prize is a seven night […] Read more »

Summer Season at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church

Clergy from nearby and around the country visit the “Church at the Town Beach” in Mattapoisett from July 3 to September 4. Services using the 1928 Book of Common Prayer are at 8:00 am and 10:00 am. On Sunday, July 3, The Rev. Jacob C. Philip III, Rector, Trinity Church, Canton, MA will be officiating. […] Read more »

Short Guide to Tri-Town’s July 4th Events

We shall forego the ‘sad trombone’ sound as we lament the cancelation of this year’s fireworks display in Marion, again, due to a shortcoming in fundraising … but what the heck. We should do it anyway. (Sad trombone.) However, we still have options for celebrating the independence of our nation with bangs and oohs and […] Read more »

“Tempest In A Teapot”

The June 22 meeting of the Marion Conservation Commission was moving along smoothly until a discussion with Jay Myrto of Clean Energy Collective got off to a rocky start. Chairman Norman Hills inquired why Myrto hadn’t considered an alternate screening plan for the Tucker Lane solar array versus the one the Planning Board had put […] Read more »

Marion Concert Band

On Friday, July 1, the Marion Concert Band will open its 2016 season with a program of patriotic music in celebration of Independence Day. The program is as follows: National Emblem March – E. E. Bagley American Pageant – T. Knox American Anthem – G. Scheer Our Glorious Land – J. Olivadoti American Civil War […] Read more »

Inn on Shipyard Park

To the Editor: We are Kathryn and Leo LaMontagne who have lived on the north side of 11 Water Street for some twenty-three years. Now senior citizens, we remain excited about living next to The Inn on Shipyard Park and communicating with so many different people who frequent the Inn for food, camaraderie and entertainment. […] Read more »

Marion Mattapoisett Rochester Youth Soccer

Marion Mattapoisett Rochester Youth Soccer (formerly MRYS), run by the Marion Recreation Department, welcomes Eric Parada of the Boston Bolts as the new Director of Soccer Operations. Coach Parada is a professional development coach with experience coaching soccer players and parents in soccer ranging from U4 to Open Men’s divisions. MMRYS will benefit not only […] Read more »

Sippican Woman’s Club Scholarships Awarded

Since 1947, the Sippican Woman’s Club has awarded scholarships to Marion students. The scholarships are funded by proceeds from the club’s Annual Holiday House Tour held in December. Any Marion resident who is currently a high school senior and who will attend an accredited college or university to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in the coming […] Read more »