Herman R. “Joe” Morse, Jr. and Lillian A. “Tuddie” Morse

The family of Herman R. “Joe” Morse, Jr. and Lillian A. “Tuddie” Morse announce their cremation interment at Rochester Center Cemetery. “Joe” passed away peacefully on July 26, 2018 and “Tuddie” passed away peacefully on August 12, 2012. “Joe” was well-known for his wonderful furniture restoration, repair, and chair caning. Before his retirement, he was […] Read more »

Friends of the Plumb Library

To the Editor:             We, the board of the Friends of the Plumb Library in Rochester, would like to thank all our volunteers who were so instrumental in the success of our first summer Tent & Book Preview Sale on Saturday, August 18. We could not have had such a positive outcome without you, our […] Read more »

Registration Open for MAC Dance Academy

MAC Dance Academy is a classically taught dance studio that fosters individuality and fun for little dancers. We are a low-key academy providing extraordinary dance instruction in the areas of ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, hip-hop, and gymnastics in a safe learning environment. MAC is thrilled to announce that Teah Keogh (“Miss Teah”) has returned to […] Read more »

The Succulence of Summer

Biting into the soft ripened flesh of a locally grown peach is a summertime pleasure I look forward to each year. A quick rinse, a bit of rubbing to remove the downy coat peaches wear so proudly before the moment of truth – will it be sweet and succulent or mealy and dry. And what […] Read more »

Community Members Sought for Search Committee

The Rochester Board of Selectmen discussed Monday night the impending retirement of Council on Aging Director Sharon Lally who is expected to leave the Council effective the end of August 2019. Chairman Greenwood “Woody” Hartley stated that the Board of Selectmen created a selection committee to seek applicants for the position of director of the […] 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 »

Practical 3D Printing for Adults

Curious about 3D printing? Want to learn how to create unique gifts or works or art? Join librarian and 3D printing enthusiast Elizabeth Sherry at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library to learn the practical applications of 3D printing for crafting and art projects, fashion, household repairs, gardening, gaming, homework help, and more. Learn about the […] Read more »

St. Philip’s Episcopal Church

St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, next to the Town Beach in Mattapoisett, continues their 134 year tradition of visiting clergy from Massachusetts and beyond. Services using the 1928 Book of Common Prayer are conducted at 8:00 am and 10:00 am each Sunday through Labor Day weekend. The Rev. Jeffrey Cave, Honorary Assistant, Church of Our Saviour, […] Read more »

Meet Us at the Beach

Where did Jesus find his first disciples … at the beach! So, that’s where we will be too. Outdoor Worship, Picnic, and Games on Sunday, August 26at 10:00 am. The First Congregational Church of Marion and St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church will co-worship at Silvershell Beach in Marion. Come join in a fun and faith-filled summer […] Read more »

Marion Awarded $93K Grant

A study proposed by the Town of Marion to assess the vulnerability of its wastewater infrastructure was one of nineteen projects to have been awarded a Coastal Resilience Grant from the Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM). The Town received $93,660 to assess the risks from coastal flooding and storm surge to its pumping stations, […] Read more »