Arthur Moniz

Artist Arthur Moniz, 72, son of the late Arthur F. and Mary (Morris) Moniz and beloved husband of Cheryl (Germano) Moniz passed on from this life on Wednesday February 21st at home, with his family at his side, after a courageous year long battle with Cancer. He attended school in New Bedford and then went […] Read more »

NBSO’s South Coast Chamber Series Presents “Chiaroscuro”

On March 10 & 11 the New Bedford Symphony’s South Coast Chamber Series continues its season with “Chiaroscuro,” a concert featuring harmonies light, dark, and dazzling. Chamber musicians will offer three great works, each a stunningly different canvas of sound and emotion. Haydn’s elegant Piano Trio in F-sharp Minor is aural champagne, while Bartók’s last […] Read more »

Ulrich F. W. Ernst

Ulrich F. W. Ernst, age 73, of Mattapoisett, MA, died on February 21, 2018, with his family and friends by his side. He was born in Bückow, Germany, and grew up in (West) Berlin. He studied economics at the Freie Universität, Berlin and at the Christian-Albrechts Universität Institute for World Economy, Kiel, Germany. He came […] Read more »

In the Present Moment

We hadn’t been good about keeping close tabs on each other of late. It’s hard to say exactly why. There hadn’t been a disagreement or parting of the ways. But moving to the local area and returning to a part of the globe where her small family lived had meant she’d be physically closer to […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Historical Society Yard Sale

Mattapoisett Historical Society is now accepting items for our 2018 Charity Yard Sale. Clearing out your closet? Downsizing your house? Kids heading off to college? Want to get organized? Whatever your reason may be, consider donating to the Mattapoisett Historical Society’s Yard Sale. All proceeds from the sale (Saturday, May 12, 8:00 – 11:00 am) […] Read more »

Marion Town House

To the Editor: Citizens of Marion will be asked in a public hearing at the Music Hall on March 1, 2018 to support the renovation of the existing Town House. Short on maintenance, and not originally designed to serve as a town administration building, it needs a lot of work. I agreed to serve on […] Read more »

Marion Voters Pass Marijuana Moratorium

There was one collective ‘aye’ and one lonely ‘nay’ during Thursday night’s Special Town Meeting vote to adopt a moratorium on so-called ‘Adult-Use Marijuana’ commercial establishments. The moratorium will temporary halt any recreational marijuana dispensaries from moving into Marion as the Commonwealth poises to release its own final legislation regulating statewide marijuana sales on March […] Read more »

ORR Hockey Preps for MIAA Division 2 Tournament

Coming into the 2017-2018 season, Old Rochester/Fairhaven boys’ hockey wasn’t sure how its season would end up after graduating Noah Strawn, Sam Henrie and Landon Goguen, some of the state’s top players. While they still had Tayber Labonte, who was 13th in the state last year with 54 points, the majority of this season’s roster […] Read more »

February Events for the Rochester Council on Aging

Bon Jour! Conversational French I and II will be held on Friday, February 23 in the conference room of the Rochester Police Station from 9:30 – 11:30 am. On Sunday, February 25, our day trip takes us to Mayflower Brewing Company Micro-Brewery Tour. Lunch will be at Isaac’s, Plymouth MA. We leave at 11:00 am […] Read more »

Gonsalves Resigns as Selectmen

Marion Selectman Steve Gonsalves submitted a letter of resignation from the Board of Selectmen on Thursday, February 22, a sudden move that Board of Selectmen Chairman Jody Dickerson said took him by surprise. In his letter of resignation dated February 21, Gonsalves wrote only one sentence: “I hereby tender my resignation as Selectman for the […] Read more »