Machacam Club Meeting

The Machacam Club will hold its March meeting on Wednesday, March 6. The meeting will be held at the 3 Depot Street Legion Hall. Social time begins at 5:30 pm with dinner beginning at 6:00 pm. Our own Chef Colby is preparing a meal with a focus on St. Patrick’s Day. Our guest speakers will provide […] Read more »

Marion Seeking Candidate

Help Make Marion Even Greater – Run for Office! No question, Marion is a charming town. How did it get that way and how is it staying that way? Because caring, dedicated residents have stepped up to serve on boards, committees, and commissions.              Marion elections are coming up on Friday, May 17 and there are […] Read more »

School Committee Concerned About Cut in Staff

            Some members of the Marion School Committee voiced their concerns on February 13 about the current third grade class as it moves into fourth grade next year.             The third grade currently enjoys four sections for students, but next year when they advance to fourth grade, those four sections will be reduced to three as one […] Read more »

Rochester Council on Aging

Special Luncheons: Monday, February 25 at 12:00 pm. Mike & Ann are preparing lunch at the Rochester Senior Center. Please RSVP so that we are sure to have plenty to eat.              Greater Boston Food Bank Free Commodity Foods: The Greater Boston Food Bank provides free food items (roughly 30 lbs) monthly to financially eligible seniors. […] Read more »

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

The Mattapoisett Congregational Church will be serving pancakes for the 17th year! Please join us for a night of fellowship, pancakes, sausage, syrup, and fixings on Tuesday, March 5, also known as Shrove Tuesday, from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm in Reynard Hall, 27 Church Street, Mattapoisett. All are welcome! There will be a free will […] Read more »

Albert A. Theriault

Albert A. Theriault, 90, of Mattapoisett, MA passed away on February 23, 2019 in the presence of members of his loving family. He was the devoted husband of Elizabeth (Daly) for 61 years, and lived as a year-round resident in Mattapoisett. Previously, he was a summer resident of Mattapoisett and lived in Holden, MA.  Born […] Read more »

Shirley E. Chase

Shirley E. Chase of New Bedford passed away on Saturday, February 16, 2019. Born in Acushnet, Massachusetts to John and Grace (Kinney) Chase on April 21, 1944, she lived in the Greater New Bedford and Rochester areas her entire life. Shirley loved helping people and generously gave of her time, talent and treasure. Professionally, she […] Read more »

Carisa J. (Bradbury) Lynch

Carisa J. (Bradbury) Lynch, 39, of Marion, peacefully passed away on Sunday, February 24, 2019 at Charlton Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. She was the wife of Raymond Lynch.             Mrs. Lynch was born in Brockton, the daughter of Russell F. Bradbury, Jr. of Chesterfield, VA and Pamela J. Wild of Bourne, MA. She was […] Read more »

New Front Street Restaurant Talks Continue

            Discussion over the proposed Mary Celeste Bar/Restaurant planned for the former Book Stall at 151 Front Street continued during the public hearing with the Marion Planning Board on February 19, and will keep continuing, at least until the board’s next meeting.             The meeting had to be kept short due to time constraints for multiple meetings […] Read more »

Rochester Girl Forging a Future in Welding

It might be February vacation for Tri-Town kids, but the learning doesn’t stop when you visit the Plumb Library in Rochester this week.             On Tuesday, February 19, Rochester resident and Junior Friend of the Plumb Library Emma Makuch impressed a sizable group of youngsters as she shared her knowledge about metal and welding skills as […] Read more »