Property Tax Relief Grants Available

Applications are now available to help qualified Marion residents with their 2018-2019 property taxes through the Marion Community Fund of the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts. All applications must be received in the Community Foundation’s offices by 5 pm on Tuesday, October 2, 2018, and decisions will be made by December 15. Applications are available […] Read more »

A Boston Pops Season Finale

On Friday, August 31, the Marion Concert Band will conclude its 2018 season with a concert in the style of the Boston Pops Orchestra. The program, which includes pieces by former Pops arranger Leroy Anderson and former Pops conductor John Williams, is as follows: Montmartre March – H. Wood Morning, Noon and Night in Vienna […] Read more »

Elizabeth Taber Library

Bike Lending Program at the Elizabeth Taber Library: The Elizabeth Taber Library is continuing our bike lending program for adults through the Fall!  Library patrons (18 and over) can check out a bicycle and helmet for three days with your Marion library card.  Patrons will need to provide their library card and license, as well […] Read more »

Rochester Council on Aging

For the complete newsletter please visit us at 67 Dexter Lane, Rochester, MA to pick up a newsletter or visit us on our website to download the newsletter on to your computer. For weekly updates please don’t forget to follow us on our Facebook page: In September there are a lot of upcoming […] Read more »

Mattapoisett REC Fall Programs

Mattapoisett Recreation Fall program registration is open. Sign up online at Flag Football is open to Ages 6-13 years. Practice and Games are on Sundays from 8:00 am – 9:30 am and runs 9/16-11/4 at Tabor Academy Football Field. Through a partnership with NFL Play60, your child will learn the fundamentals of football in […] Read more »

South Coast Children’s Chorus

Come and join the South Coast Children’s Chorus for our upcoming season! The group is open to all students from grades 1-12. We have two groups, a preparatory chorus and an advanced chorus, that perform throughout the community. This chorus provides students with an outlet for expressing themselves in an artistic way through choral singing. […] Read more »

Commission Supports Foster Street Paving

On August 27, the residents and property owners of Foster Street lobbied the Mattapoisett Conservation Commission one more time to halt plans for the paving of Foster Street, a portion of which is private property. The issue of who owns the roadway was debated during the July 9 Notice of Intent hearing filed by John […] Read more »

A Lecture by Seth Mendell: The Elizabeth Islands

Bartholomew Gosnold, sailing for the Queen of England in 1602, named the string of islands separating Buzzard’s Bay from Vineyard Sound for his Queen. Seth Mendell, in his previous lectures, traced in detail the colorful history of Cuttyhunk and Naushon Islands. On Sunday, September 2, Seth will talk about the remaining three islands of the […] Read more »

Mass DEP to Award Recycling Dividend

Rep. Straus (D-Mattapoisett) is pleased to announce that the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection has awarded recycling program grants to the towns of Fairhaven ($12,100), Marion ($750), Mattapoisett ($5,400) and New Bedford ($84,500). The monies awarded will provide the municipalities funds for designated activities and equipment that facilitate best practices in their respective waste reduction […] Read more »

Board of Health Questions Farm Activities

Coming before the Mattapoisett Board of Health on August 21 was Attorney James Marsh representing local farmer, Michael King. Before the meeting began Chairman Carmelo Nicolosi explained to Marsh and King that a letter submitted by Marsh dated August 20 had to be submitted to town counsel before the BOH could discuss the matter. Further, […] Read more »