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 »

Board Wrestles with Bylaw Questions

The Marion Planning Board tackled two tough topics on November 19, which was reflected in the late hour of the meeting’s adjournment. The board first met with Sherman Briggs to continue the discussion about the Residence E project Briggs has proposed for his Spring Street property. At issue is the ability of the board to […] Read more »

ORRJH Students of the Month

Kevin T. Brogioli, Principal of Old Rochester Regional Junior High School, announces the following Students of the Month for October 2018: Green Team: Rosemary Lally & Liam Houck Orange Team: Emma Welter & Tyler Cardinal Blue Team: Hanna Whalley & Chace Guinen Red Team: Laney Cooper & Maxwell Michaelis Special Areas: Alia Cusolito & Theodore […] Read more »

Voters Adopt Green Community Articles

The three Green Communities Act zoning articles on Rochester’s Special Town Meeting warrant all passed on November 19, which means Rochester is now ready to proceed towards Green Community designation. Board of Selectmen Chairman Greenwood “Woody” Hartley was sure he had a presentation that would eliminate any doubt that Rochester should meet the requirements of […] Read more »

Marion’s Annual Turkey Trot

Here I am at the finish line of Marion’s Annual Turkey Trot. So far, I haven’t seen any turkeys but maybe they already finished. However, if you have ever waited for turkeys to cross the road you know how slow they are. They are probably at the end of the other runners. Oh, wait! Jody […] Read more »

Small Works at the MAC

The Marion Art Center (MAC) is pleased to present Small Works on the Wall and two days of our Holiday Shop. Small Works features work from over 25 artists selected by our exhibitions committee. Works on the wall are available for sale and may be collected immediately upon purchase. All works are 144 square inches […] Read more »

ZBA Denies Setback Variance for Solar Project

Developers of a proposed solar energy project on Sarah Sherman Road will have to abide by the 100-foot property setbacks of the solar bylaw and reconfigure its placement of solar arrays after the Rochester Zoning Board of Appeals on November 8 denied Clean Energy Collective’s request for setback relief. According to Greg Carey from CEC, […] Read more »

Garden Group Holiday Boutique

The Annual Garden Group Holiday Boutique will be held December 8at Marion Music Hall. From seasonally designed window boxes, urns, and planters around the Village to wreathes, greens, garlands, topiaries, and ornaments, the Marion Garden Group works hard to beautify the Village, town, and private homes of the local area in and around Marion. What […] Read more »

Daniel J. Rodenbush, Sr.

Daniel J. Rodenbush, Sr., age 90, of South Easton, formerly of Brockton, died peacefully on November 10, 2018, surrounded by his family at Life Care Center of West Bridgewater. Dan was the loving husband of the late Claire M. (Doucette) Rodenbush. Born and raised in Brockton, he was the son of the late Charles C. […] Read more »

David M. dos Santos

David M. dos Santos, 39, of Stephen St, Dartmouth passed away early Tuesday morning on November 13, 2018 in a tragic motor vehicle accident. David is survived by his two daughters, Briana and Sophia dos Santos, his parents Victor and Maria Filomena dos Santos, his sister Jennifer dos Santos and brother in-law Jeff Clement. David […] Read more »