Charles A. Mead

Charles A. Mead, 86, of Marion, died Thursday, December 21, 2017 at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, RI. Born in Lancaster, NH, he was the son of the late Alden and Emma Mae (Hessenthaler) Mead. A previous resident of Norwell, Mr. Mead moved to Marion in 1953. During the Korean war, he served in the […] Read more »

Holiday Fun Wraps Up at ORR

During the last week of school in 2017 at ORRHS, students had many events that allowed them to explore and enjoy the festive season. Teachers used the celebratory spirit to have more interactive events in their classes relating to subjects currently being studied by students. For instance, the freshman students in Michael Beson’s English classes […] Read more »

SLT New Year’s Day Walk

Kick off the New Year right and join the Sippican Lands Trust (SLT) on Monday, January 1 at 1:00 pm at SLT’s White Eagle property for its first of many walks in 2018. Alan Harris, Sippican Lands Trust’s walk leader and board member, will showcase the various features of the White Eagle property at Aucoot […] Read more »

Verizon Strikes A Conciliatory Tone

As hot as it was last July 20 when Verizon’s construction manager, John Dement, and architect, Dan Ollila of Jones Architecture, came seeking a Special Permit for equipment upgrades to property located at 32 Mechanic Street, on December 21 it was equally as cool. As winter’s grip began to take hold on the area, members […] Read more »

Storm Puts the ‘Polar’ in Polar Plunge

It wasn’t just a white Christmas on Monday. It was also a wild Christmas with sudden winds picking up mid-morning that progressed into horizontal snow and sleet, downing trees and power lines throughout Tri-Town. Still, the weather left those at the Mattapoisett Town Beach for the annual Christmas Day Swim sponsored by Helping Hands and […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

Isabella King of Marion qualified for the Fall 2017 Dean’s List at Belmont University. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C. The Williston Northampton School announces that Jacob Durocher of Rochester, a Grade 12 student, made the […] Read more »

Paul Revere Pearle

Paul Revere Pearle, 90, of Marion, formerly of Wareham and Marshfield, died Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at Royal of Fairhaven Nursing Center after a long illness. He was the husband of Geraldine L. (Vallier) Pearle. Born in Woburn, he was the son of the late Frederick C. and Margaret (Cunning) Pearl. He moved to Marshfield […] Read more »

Junior High Receives Tech Grant

Back in 2015, the state awarded the schools in the Tri-Town district a cumulative total of $60,000 in technology grant money – all the schools except for the junior high, that is. “What we couldn’t understand was … what happened with our junior high?” said Assistant Superintendent Elise Frangos. “It was somehow an omission.” Frangos […] Read more »

Sippican Choral Society Rehearsals

The Sippican Choral Society resumes rehearsals on Monday, January 8 at 7:15 pm at Wickenden Chapel on the Tabor Academy campus in Marion. New members are welcome to join the chorus simply by coming to the first rehearsal. The chorus will be rehearsing for its spring concert to be held on Saturday, April 28 at […] Read more »

Tabor Girls’ Hockey Continues to Dominate

After an impressive 19-4-3 campaign in the 2016-2017 season, Tabor Academy girls’ hockey was faced with a change – moving into the Independent Schools League after going without a league affiliation for years. Bringing new teams on the schedule might create a few problems for most teams, but not the Seawolves who are 7-1 heading […] Read more »