Marion Selectmen Mull Public Transportation

The Marion Rochester United U12 travel soccer team, faces proud and cheerful, sat on one side of the Marion Town House’s conference room as the Board of Selectmen began their meeting on the night of June 21. They had been called for recognition of their win in the girls’ under-12 division of the Cape Cod […] Read more »

Selectmen Introduce Early Voting

The Rochester Board of Selectmen meeting quickly started around 7:00 pm, even though the observers and the selectmen still wanted to enjoy the sunny day and the car show across the street at Plumb Corner. Rochester Chief Dispatcher Tracey Eldridge opened the meeting on June 20. “The State 911 Department is awarding grants for up […] Read more »

Calling All 12-14 Year Old Rochester Kids

Growing up in Rochester in the 1950s was quite different than it is today. Back in the day, there were no iPhones, iPads or iTunes. The Rochester Historical Society is sponsoring a writing contest for Rochester’s youth between the ages of 12-14 years old. The essay, which should be a minimum of one page, should […] Read more »

Entertainment License Rules and Regulations

To The Editor: We are Maureen and George Butler, the couple who have lived next to the Inn at Shipyard Park for many years. We have read that we are trying to close down the Inn at Shipyard Park. Nothing could be further from the truth. When the Inn was purchased by the current owners […] Read more »

NBSO Announces Exciting 2016-2017 Season

The New Bedford Symphony Orchestra has an ambitious season planned for 2016-2017 as the search for the new Music Director unfolds. Four classical concerts are planned, presenting each of the incredibly talented finalists with an opportunity to showcase his talents. Each classical concert will also present a piano concerto with a prominent guest artist. The […] Read more »

Elizabeth Taber Library’s Annual Meeting

The Marion Library’s Board of Trustees welcomes all to attend our Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 30 at 6:30 pm at the Elizabeth Taber Library. Libby O’Neill, the Library Director, will give a brief overview of the library’s services and programs and then highlight some of our accomplishments over the past year. During this meeting, […] Read more »

New in Mattapoisett

Editor’s note: George Emmons is a gentleman who recently moved to Mattapoisett and is sharing his experiences as he gets to know the area.   My wife, Jan, and I have just moved in at Crescent Beach after 20 wonderful years in the beautiful Berkshire Mountains of western Massachusetts. We both were very involved in […] Read more »

Residents Hope To Meet With Developer

On June 20, Mattapoisett Planning Board Chairman Tom Tucker was in the mood to see compromises between the latest team developing Brandt Point Village and the residents of the sub-division’s Phase 1. At the June 6 meeting, however, Tucker’s mood had been notably one of exasperation, saying that “lip service” by the development team had […] Read more »

FORM Celebrates the Contributions of ORR Music Students

The Friends of Old Rochester Music (FORM) is pleased to announce that 19 graduating seniors received scholarships and awards for their contributions to the ORR Music Program. Their commitment to the program and the impact that music has made in their lives was eloquently detailed in their impressive applications. Thanks, in part, to the generous […] Read more »

New Summer Programs at the MNHM

Join us on Wednesday afternoons from 1:00 – 4:00 pm this summer for nature programs with the Marion Natural History Museum. The cost for each program is $24 for members, $30 for non-members. July 20: Exploring Fresh Water Ecosystems at Washburn Park. We’ll be exploring vernal pools, woods and bogs. We’ll spend the afternoon looking […] Read more »