Thomas A. Nye, Sr.

Thomas A. Nye, Sr., 72, of Marion died unexpectedly Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at Tobey Hospital. He was the husband of Patricia M. (Westgate) Nye, with whom he shared 53 years of marriage.             Born in New Bedford, son of the late Ichabod and Florence (Parker) Nye, he lived in Marion for all of his life. […] Read more »

John J. “Jack” Reydel

A beloved husband, father, and grandfather, John J. “Jack” Reydel died on December 20, 2018, at the age of 89. He is survived by his wife Jill, daughter Amy Reydel Fuchs, son JJ Reydel, and grandchildren Jackson Reydel, Bradley Fuchs, and Maddy Fuchs. Ethel Bradley Reydel pre-deceased Jack in April of 2005. He was most […] Read more »

Marion Firefighter Dies after Returning Home from Battling House Fire

            It is with heavy hearts that Town Manager Paul Dawson and Fire Chief Brian Jackvony announce the line of duty death of Marion Firefighter Thomas Nye.             Firefighter Nye, age 72, served as a call firefighter with the Marion Fire Department for 45 years, appointed on Jan. 14, 1974. He responded to and helped extinguish a […] Read more »

FinCom Envisions Sale of Atlantis Drive Site

During fiscal year 2020 talks with Facilities Department Director Shaun Cormier, the  Marion Finance Committee on February 26 wondered if a “for sale” sign might be appropriate for the Town-owned building and venue for most Finance Committee meetings, 13 Atlantis Drive.             The maintenance line item of Cormier’s budget needs an increase this year, Cormier told […] Read more »

Bartley B. Nourse, Jr.

Having lived the fullest of lives, characterized by an unbridled passion for learning and teaching, Bartley B. Nourse, Jr., 65, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on February 25, 2019. His enduring gift to his family, friends and the South Coast was that of a vibrant and generous man who had a passion for […] Read more »

Winter Shirt Sale

Friends of Mattapoisett Council on Aging, 17 Barstow Street, is having a Winter Sale on long-sleeved tee shirts and sweatshirts as our innovatory lasts. Winter is still here for another few weeks. Shirts were $18, now on sale for $14. Your purchase helps the Friends of the Mattapoisett Council on Aging. Read more »

Pinewood Derby

Mattapoisett Cub Scout Pack 53 is excited to announce our annual Pinewood Derby competition on Saturday, March 9at the Mattapoisett Congregational Church. On-site registration begins at 9:30 am, racing begins at 10:00 am. We are running two divisions – one just for the Cub Scouts and one for Pinewood Derby Enthusiasts. If you are an Enthusiast […] 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 January 2019: Green Team: Emma Van Ness& Drew MacGregor  Orange Team: Alexander Harrigan & Anna Murray Blue Team: Lily Johnson & Liam Yurof Red Team: Reese Souza & Cole Goldie Special Areas: Gage Beauchemin & Steven […] Read more »

Gagne Announces Retirement

Mattapoisett Town Administrator Michael Gagne announced his retirement during the February 26 meeting of the Mattapoisett Board of Selectmen. This decision has not been a secret within the walls of Town Hall – it was just a matter of when.             “I’m retiring effective October 15,” Gagne announced with a smile.             Chairman Jordan Collyer said that […] Read more »

Rochester Council on Aging

Special Luncheons: Monday, March 4 at 11:30 am. Pampered Chef, Linda Medeiros will share a cooking demonstration followed by lunch! Please give us a call to let us know that you are coming! Suggested donation of $5.00.             Monday, March 18 at 12:00 pm. Hanna’s Special Luncheon! Hanna & friends are preparing lunch at the Rochester […] Read more »