Fate of Solar Farm Still Cloudy

The Rochester Planning Board closed the public hearing for large-scale solar developer Borrego Solar Systems for its proposed solar project at 453 Rounseville Road at the corner of Mendell Road, and although the project is nearing the finish line and is poised for approval, Planning Board Chairman Arnold Johnson reminded everyone on February 13 that […] Read more »

Tabor to Host New England Wrestling Championship

Tabor Academy is honored and excited to host the 71st annual New England Independent School Wrestling Championship. On Friday, February 16 and Saturday, February 17 approximately 280 wrestlers, representing fifty New England independent schools, will compete for All New England status and a chance to qualify for the Prep National Tournament held annually at Lehigh […] Read more »

Boating Skills And Seamanship Course

Have you asked your self questions like: Why should I take a Boating Safety & Seamanship class? Why do I need a Safety Check List before getting underway? I want to buy a boat … what is the best boat for me? How much safety equipment must I have on my boat? I have a […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Cultural Council

Are you interested in supporting community-based projects in the arts, humanities, and sciences in Mattapoisett? Each year, Mattapoisett Cultural Council awards funds for public cultural events such as plays and concerts, arts in the schools, community arts and cultural organizations, field trips for students to museums and performances, and more. These programs promote the availability […] Read more »

Durwood G Parker

Durwood G Parker, 84, of Taunton passed away peacefully, Sunday, February 18, 2018 at Marion Manor. Durwood was born and raised and lived his whole life in Taunton, Massachusetts and was the son of the late Durwood and Delia Parker. He is survived by his brother Gary Parker and sister in law Marcia Parker of […] Read more »

The World According to Chocolate

Once upon a time in the dense jungles and forests of Central America, early inhabitants discovered the cocoa pod. It became more precious than gold to those early native peoples. With amazing ingenuity, they developed a method for extracting the beans, roasting them, and then brewing the ebony gems into a drink enjoyed only by […] Read more »

Board Returns to Routine Business

After months of interesting topics like menthol cigarette bans and marijuana on the agenda, the Marion Board of Health on February 13 returned to more mundane issues with three public hearings for septic system variances. David Davignon representing 12 North Drive was requesting relief from a second mandatory percolation test in the form of a […] Read more »

OC Girls’ Basketball Looks Toward Mayflower Small Title

With one more conference game on the schedule, Old Colony girls’ basketball has one game left to win in order to win back-to-back Mayflower Small Vocational titles. Having only lost one game all season, the Cougars continue to show why they’re the force within the league and have the firepower to make a run in […] Read more »

Cushing Cemetery

Cushing Cemetery will be holding a spring cleanup in early April. The superintendent is advising everyone to remove all Christmas decorations, wreaths, boxes, etc. before April 1, 2018. When he starts the cleanup, anything not removed will go to the landfill. Your help will be most appreciated. Read more »

Tour de Crème Bicycle Event is Back

Is your bike gathering dust in your garage, shed or basement during these long winter months? Well, dust it off, tune it up, and get ready for bike riding and ice cream, all in one great family-oriented event. The 3rd annual Tour de Crème will take place on Sunday, May 20. Organized by the Mattapoisett […] Read more »