2018 Keel Award Recipients

The communities of the Tri-Town are special: the landscapes, the historic buildings, the history. But what really makes our three towns stand out are the people who live in them, the people who work in them, and especially the ones who give of their time and energy, volunteering for the highest good of their town […] Read more »

2nd Annual Jeeps & Peeps for HOPE Cancer Fundraiser

Relay for Life Team Courageous 8 is hosting our 2ndannual Jeeps & Peeps for Hope Jeep meet fundraiser on Saturday, August 4from 11 am – 3 pm at Ned’s Point Lighthouse in Mattapoisett. This is a fundraising event with all proceeds to benefit the American Cancer Society Relay for Life, while bringing Jeep people, family, […] Read more »

Sippican Historical Society

In 1998, the Sippican Historical Society commissioned an architectural survey of Marion’s historic homes and buildings. The survey was funded one-half by the Sippican Historical Society and one-half by the Massachusetts Historical Commission. Due to the limits of funding, not all of the historic buildings were surveyed, but over 100 were catalogued and photographed. The […] Read more »

Judy S. Golten

Judy S. Golten peacefully passed away on the evening of July 26, 2018 surrounded by loved ones. Born in 1944 in Burbank, CA, Judy was the daughter of Earl and Rebecca (née Maderia) Scott and sister to Gary and Craig. She put herself through Seton Hall University and graduated with the class of 1968. She […] Read more »

ZBA Takes up Open Meeting Law Complaint

At the top of their agenda on July 19, the Marion Zoning Board of Appeals took up an Open Meeting Law complaint filed by Jean Perry on behalf of The Wandererduring an executive session. The complaint stemmed from a June 28 public hearing regarding 324 Front Street during which Perry witnessed and called attention to […] Read more »

Local Author Takes Readers on a Deep Dive

Michelle Cusolito is much more then an author of children’s stories; she is a piped piper, a master of ceremony, an educator, and storyteller with an ability to transport her readers. On July 23, Cusolito did all of that and more as she read aloud from her recently published book Flying Deep, the story of […] Read more »

Morris Wolff to Speak at Mattapoisett Library

Attorney Morris Wolff, author of Whatever Happened to Raoul Wallenberg, will speak at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library on Tuesday, August 7, at 6:30 pm. Attorney Wolff’s book, subtitled “The True Story of Holocaust Hero Raoul Wallenberg and the author’s efforts to rescue him from Soviet Union imprisonment” was published in 2012. It is the […] Read more »

What If…? BOH Discusses Disaster Prep

Did you know that if you signed up as a volunteer to assist the Town of Marion during a catastrophic disaster such as bioterrorism, a deadly viral outbreak, or perhaps, let’s say, even a zombie apocalypse, in return for your commitment your family would be medically treated before the general population? According to Marion’s Public […] Read more »

MOSAC Makes Great Swamp Greater

Almost half the land in Marion is protected land, and in and around that protected land are miles of trails that traverse some of the prettiest and most peaceful corners of the town. The Marion Open Space Acquisition Commission sent two of its own over to the Great Swamp loop trail, also known as Mecke […] Read more »

Rochester Council on Aging

For the complete newsletter please visit us at 67 Dexter lane Rochester Ma, or visit us on our website at www.rochestermaseniorcenter.com. Also please don’t forget to follow us on Facebook by liking our page “Rochester Council on Aging” for weekly updates! Friday’s Movie for August 3: “Where is Kira? – 2018; Rated R; Drama; Starring […] Read more »