Soap Box Derby Ignites Passion for Scouting

The weather cooperated for the dedicated scouts who had put their all into the cars they raced down the Holmes Street hill in Marion on Saturday morning. The Marion Cub Scout Pack 32 bi-annual Soap Box Derby drew a crowd of scouts, scoutmasters, and parents to cheer on the racers as they whizzed down the […] Read more »

Holiday Fun Night

Mattapoisett Congregational Church is hosting a Holiday Fun Night – crafts, food, and fellowship – on Friday, December 1 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. All ages are invited to participate. Get ready for the Christmas season by making an advent wreath and ornaments for your home! The event is free, but we ask that you […] Read more »

Holiday House Tour and Tea

The Sippican Woman’s Club presents the 31st Annual House Tour and Tea from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday, December 9. Proceeds from the Holiday House Tour are used for annual scholarship awards to local students – both graduating seniors and college students. The theme this year is “Festival of Trees” with over 60 […] Read more »

Drama Club Makes Noise in Noises Off!

Contrary to its name, the ORRHS drama production Noises Off! was certainly not quiet. Each night, the audience found themselves in stitches as they laughed at the on-stage antics of the cast. Although the show revolved around a dysfunctional theater company and their doomed play, the scale and talent involved in the high school production […] Read more »

Festival of Lessons and Carols

The 2017 Festival of Lessons and Carols, Tabor Academy’s annual celebration of the return to light following the solstice, will take place on Sunday, December 10 at 7:30 pm in Wickenden Chapel (81 Spring Street, Marion). Inaugurated in 1980 by recently retired faculty member, Bruce Cobbold, the festival occupies a special place in the life […] Read more »

Gateway Youth Hockey

Mite C Team: The Gladiators Mite C team took on a very tough Martha’s Vineyard team this weekend, skating away with a loss. They definitely made improvements from the first time they faced them. Scoring for the Gladiators were Tomas doCanto, assisted by Jake Lovendale and an unassisted goal scored by Kaden Silva. Having another […] Read more »

Neighborhood Supports Wareham Street Proposal

The small crowd that gathered at the Marion Planning Board meeting on November 20 spoke in favor of a redevelopment proposal for a property on Wareham Street that has been an eyesore for the neighborhood for years.             The proponents were represented by David Davignon of N. Douglas Schneider & Associates, who methodically went through […] Read more »

Science@Work Lecture Series

Dr. Gregory Skomal, an accomplished marine biologist, underwater explorer, photographer, and author, will kick off the Tabor Academy Science@Work Lecture Series for this year on December 11 at 6:30 pm. For more than 30 years, Skomal has been actively involved in the study of life history, ecology, and physiology of sharks. Much of his current […] Read more »

Annual Turkey Trot

Sunday was the morning of the annual Turkey Trot 5K in the center of Marion. Yes, it was rainy and windy, but the 80 turkeys (we mean participants) that showed up anyway still enjoyed the scenic village trot. Photos by Glenn C. Silva Read more »

UCCRTS Honor Roll

The following students were named to the 1st Quarter Honor Roll at Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School: – Grade 11 High Honors: Delaney Gosse of Marion – Grade 11 Honors: Christopher Rogers of Marion – Grade 12 Honors: Christopher Parisi of Marion Read more »