Daniel Armand Charron

Daniel Armand Charron, age 74, passed away Saturday, September 29, 2018 at Tobey Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Sandra (Blanchette) Charron with whom he shared 49 years of marriage. Born in Wareham, he was the son of the late Leon and Cecile (Bourbeau) Charron. Daniel graduated from Rochester Regional […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Man in Custody After Search

Saturday September 29, 2018, at approximately 8:20pm, the Mattapoisett Police received a telephone call from a third party, not at the home, reporting a domestic disturbance at a home on Fairhaven Road.  Officers from the Mattapoisett Police Department, along with officers from the Fairhaven Police Department responded to area.  The Acushnet and Marion Police Departments […] Read more »

Town is Hopeful BBC Lawsuit Will Settle

Marion Selectman Jon Waterman is optimistic that the Town will soon come to an agreement with the Buzzards Bay Coalition on its lawsuit against the Town. On September 25, Waterman said to Finance Committee members that progress has been made during private negotiations and, according to Waterman, the Coalition is close to dropping its demand […] Read more »

Stretch Code Within Reach for Town Residents

The presenters at the September 24 program hosted by the Marion Energy Management Committee assured the audience that the stretch code wasn’t much of a stretch for the Town of Marion. The committee has an article on the Fall Town Meeting warrant to approve the Stretch Building Code. Green Communities Division Southeast Regional Coordinator Seth […] Read more »

The Improbable Players Pay a Visit to ORR

The Improbable Players, a group of reformed addicts and alcoholics, visited Old Rochester Regional High School on Tuesday, September 18, for a presentation addressing the perils of addiction, alcoholism, and the opioid epidemic. Many of the members were once students who abused drugs and other substances, but have since then become sober and have made […] Read more »

Reading the Forested Landscape

Tom Wessels, author of “Reading the Forested Landscape” and “Forest Forensics,” will give a special talk titled “Reading the Forested Landscape” on Saturday, October 6at 10:00 am at the Marion Natural History Museum in Marion followed by a walk at Noon at Sippican Lands Trust’s White Eagle property. This special event is co-sponsored by the […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

Bryant Universityis pleased to recognize Christopher Carando, class of 2018, of Mattapoisett and Alex Aruri, class of 2019, also of Mattapoisett, who have been named to the Spring 2018 deans’ list. Read more »

Mattapoisett Manhunt on Saturday Night

Just after 8pm on Saturday the Mattapoisett Police Department was called to a domestic disturbance on Fairhaven Road, Route 6, near the Fairhaven Line. One of the parties in the dispute was reported as striking the other and then fleeing the scene on foot with a loaded pistol.  On arrival the Mattapoisett Police Department was […] Read more »

Marijuana Bylaw Language Nears Completion

During the September 25 meeting of the Mattapoisett Board of Selectmen, Planning Board Administrator Mary Crain presented draft language intended to regulate the sale of medical marijuana in the event a permit is granted by the town’s governing bodies. Crain said that meetings were held with a committee comprised of municipal safety departments, two residents […] Read more »

The Great Blue Heron: Statuesque, Stately, Serpentine

The great blue heron is probably the most majestic figurehead of shore birds, easily recognized and identified by bird watchers along the coastline of Buzzards Bay. It is usually sighted while standing or wading in the shallows of the water’s edge of the coastline shore. It may appear almost motionless while cautiously leaning over the […] Read more »