Tabor Students Recognized at Ceramic Exhibition

Tabor Academy students Vyper LaTulippe ’19 (Onset, MA) and Eric Paliotta ’19 (Warwick, RI) were recently recognized on the national stage for their outstanding work in ceramics. Their work was included in the National K-12 Ceramic Exhibition held recently in Pittsburgh, PA as a part of the multi-day, annual conference of the National Council on […] Read more »

Rochester Voters Meet Candidates

Rochester voters have a few choices in front of them for this year’s April 11 Annual Election. There are two contested races – Board of Selectmen and Planning Board – and on March 27, the people had a chance to hear from the candidates themselves during a candidates’ forum at the Council on Aging. Current […] Read more »

Charles “Charlie” Prefontaine

Charles “Charlie” Prefontaine of Mattapoisett died on Sunday March 25, 2018 at home. He was born in New Bedford and was the son of the late Louis “Fred” and Natalie (Park) Prefontaine. He resided in Mattapoisett for forty years. Charlie became a registered pharmacist in 1974 after completing five years at the University of Rhode […] Read more »

Rex Tracy McGraw, Jr.

Rex Tracy McGraw, Jr., 87, of Wareham passed away on March 23, 2018, at Tobey Hospital in Wareham. Born in Hornell, NY in 1930, he was the son of the late Rex T. and Marie A. (Berg) McGraw. Rex was raised in Arkport, NY and graduated from Arkport Central High School. He was drafted into […] Read more »

Beryl M. (DeCosta) Sullivan

Beryl M. (DeCosta) Sullivan, 89, of Mattapoisett died March 26, 2018 at Tobey Hospital. She was the wife of the late Joseph J. Sullivan. Born in Mattapoisett, daughter of the late Anthony and Grace (Napier) DeCosta, she lived in Mattapoisett all of her life. She was a communicant of St. Anthony’s Church in Mattapoisett where […] Read more »

Marion Art Center Brings ArtWeek to Town

Sit in on an authentic New-Orleans-style jam session, learn how to take better photos with your smartphone, create your own hand-dyed silk scarf, polish your acting skills, go on a musical journey with a trio of creative musicians, or see an original play about Marion’s Golden Age: that’s ArtWeek at the Marion Art Center (MAC), […] Read more »

MAC Meet the Found Objects Artists

The Marion Art Center has announced that it will host a Meet the Artists night for its Found Objects Show on Friday, March 30 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Shelly Richins, Marion Art Center’s President of the Board, commented, “Since the original opening for this exhibit was on the night of the first nor’easter, and […] Read more »

Marion Town House

Dear Editor: As a resident of 42 Main Street, I walk past the Town House frequently, admire it as a fine piece of Victorian architecture, and appreciate the way it functions as a nerve center for town life. Therefore, I would recommend that it be restored and that the town turn down the proposal to […] Read more »

Winter Woes Top ZBA’s Short Agenda

As they gathered on March 15 to hear what should have been two cases but turned out to be only one, the members of the Mattapoisett Zoning Board of Appeals shared storm stories and the need for warm sunshine. Yes, on the heels of what turned out to be a very difficult two weeks of […] Read more »

Saving Money in the New England Garden

Please join the Elizabeth Taber Library on Tuesday evening, April 3, at 6:00 pm as Ian Penman, a seasoned botanist, leads a talk on how to make one of the most expensive hobbies a little more affordable and how to avoid making costly mistakes in New England’s unforgiving climate. Mr. Penman is a passionate Massachusetts […] Read more »