Pickles Appears in Court

A real estate attachment to the civil action against Ray Pickles and his wife Diane Bondi-Pickles will remain for now until the judge issues his decision in the next few days after the preliminary injunction hearing on Tuesday, July 17, at the Plymouth District Court. The Carver, Marion, Wareham Regional Refuse Disposal District’s motion for […] Read more »

Pony Rides at Harbor Days

Mattapoisett Land Trust (MLT) will sponsor pony rides and face painting at Harbor Days on Saturday, July 21from noon to 4 pm. Bowen Stables from Rochester will bring two ponies and offer rides for children of all ages. The ponies will carry riders up to 125 pounds. Rides will cost $8 each or two rides […] Read more »

Marion Art Center’s Summer Members’ Show

The Marion Art Center’s Summer Members’ Show will open on Friday, July 20, with a reception honoring participating artists from 6 pm to 8 pm. All are welcome. Come join us and find out directly from the artists how they do what they do and where they get their inspiration. The Summer Members’ Show will […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

A number of Tri-Town students have been named to the Spring 2018 dean’s list at Stonehill College. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must have a semester grade point average of 3.50 or better and must have successfully completed all courses for which they were registered. The list included: Rachael Chandler of Marion, Sarah […] Read more »

The Water Dance of the Loon

As a birdwatcher, one sight to remember is one of a common loon in the backwaters of our freshwater lakes or ponds. And there is good news of a gradual increase in the New England population as reported by The Loon Preservation Committee of Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire. As an independent conservation organization with an […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Road Race

Thank you to all the individuals and groups who made the 2018 Mattapoisett Road Race such a huge success, including the road race committee, the sponsors, the highway department, the police department, the student volunteers, the volunteers from the community, and the runners and walkers who braved the heat and humidity. The Kassabian Family has […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Recreation Bake Sale

Mattapoisett Recreation’s Seahorse Explorer Program will be hosting a bake sale on Thursday,July 19from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm in Shipyard Park to benefit the Wounded Warriors Project. The sale will be put on by the Counselor’s-in-Training as part of the Seahorse Gives Back week. Campers spend the week learning about public servants and volunteers […] Read more »

Jane D. Roderick

Jane D. Roderick, 51, of Marion, died Friday, July 13, 2018 at the Tobey Hospital in Wareham. Visiting hours will be Thursday, July 19, 2018 at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Highway (Rt. 28), Wareham from 5 – 8 pm. Funeral service will be Friday, July 20, 2018 at 10 am […] Read more »

Sippican Hotel Lecture By David Pierce

Back by popular demand, David Pierce, vice president of the Sippican Historical Society, will give a PowerPoint lecture on the history of the Sippican Hotel onJuly 26at 7:00 pm at the Marion Music Hall. This elegant, turn-of-the-century hotel and casino catered to visiting clientele who wanted to rest, relax, and enjoy the waterside activities in […] Read more »

Alewives Anonymous Herring Counts

This year’s count of herring in the Mattapoisett River was 5,241, approximately 65% less than 2017. 2018 was the fourth year of declines since the recovery of the herring population in 2014 to 55,429 from the low of 5,000 in 2004. Few herring were observed at the Mattapoisett ladder area, nor were they seen during […] Read more »