Eight Continuances Makes for a Short Meeting

On January 28, as three members of the Mattapoisett Conservation Commission prepared to hear two cases, it was clear from the agenda that it could have been a long meeting. But with eight cases on the agenda being continued until February 11, those two remaining cases were quickly dispatched. The two cases in question had […] Read more »

Tabor Hosts Neuroscientist for next Science@Work Lecture

Learn more about the causes of depression, the functioning of the teenage brain, and positive steps to prevent the onset of depression at a young age during Tabor Academy’s third Science@Work lecture of the season. Sage Aronson is a PhD candidate in the department of Neurosciences at the University of California, San Diego, where he […] 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 »

Comfort in Candlemas

We made it. February 2 marks the halfway mark of winter and here we stand, relatively unscathed by the ghastly torrents that winters past have rained (and snowed) down upon us and winds that knocked us down along with everything else around us. On the seasonal front, I dare say we have fared well thus […] Read more »

Tri-Town Kindergarten Registration

Sippican School – Marion – Registration and Orientation: February 12at 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Multi-purpose room Center School – Mattapoisett – Parent Orientation: Wednesday,January 30at 6:30 pm – Center School cafeteria Parent Registration: Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm or Thursday, February 7at 8:45 am – 11:00 am – […] Read more »

SLT Leads Superb-Owl Walk

Join Sippican Lands Trust (SLT) for a winter “Superb-Owl” Walk in honor of Super Bowl Sunday on February 3. This crepuscular walk in the woods will start at 4:00 pm and end by 5:30 pm back in time to leisurely head off for the Patriots-Rams’ kick-off. The walk will start behind the Marion Institute and […] Read more »

ORR & Fairhaven Alumni Hockey

All hockey alumni from Old Rochester High School, Fairhaven High School, & the current ORFH Co-op hockey program are invited to participate in this alumni game to benefit the current ORFH ice hockey program.  The minimum donation to participate is $35.00, although anyone can donate to help support the program regardlesss. The event will take […] Read more »

Jane K. Ellis

Jane K. Ellis, 93, of Rochester, died Thursday, January 24, 2019 at Alden Court in Fairhaven. Born in New Bedford, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Mildred (Fearing) Kirby.  A lifelong resident of Rochester, Jane served the town working in many different capacities. She was the first clerk of the town hall in […] Read more »

Harriet E. (Dugas) Gray

Harriet E. (Dugas) Gray, 91, of Fairhaven died peacefully on January 24, 2019 at Alden Court Nursing Care and Rehabilitation Center surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Robert J. Gray. Harriet was born in Pawtucket, RI, daughter of the late Theodore F. and Harriet (Burns) Dugas. Harriet graduated from St. […] Read more »

Florence R. (Rose) Monterio

Florence R. (Rose) Monterio, 96, of Marion, died January 28, 2019 at home. She was the widow of the late Antone E. Monterio and the daughter of the late Aurelio and Caroline (Renney) Rose. She was born in Marion and lived there all of her life. She graduated from New Bedford Vocational School. Mrs. Monterio […] Read more »