Eloise Hiller

Eloise Hiller, of Marion, passed away on May 29, 2019 at Sippican Healthcare at the age of 87. She was born and grew up in Wareham, the youngest of eight children. She graduated from Wareham High School and was always proud of the fact that she grew up in Wareham. She was the daughter of […] Read more »

Marion Art Center’s Newest Exhibit

            Once again the Marion Art Center (MAC) sparkled with creative genius as its latest exhibit opened on May 24. The gallery walls now display works from two very different painters; works that surprisingly balance each other without sharing a common theme or even painting style.             From now until July 6, art lovers will enjoy the […] Read more »

ZBA Seeks to Increase Fees

            The cost to file an application with the Rochester Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) might soon increase slightly.             The ZBA discussed its desire to increase fees, with Chairman David Arancio stating on May 23 that research shows Rochester’s fees are amongst some of the lowest in the area.             The current fee to file for a […] Read more »

Elizabeth Taber Library Annual Meeting

The Marion Library’s Board of Trustees welcomes all to attend our Annual Meeting on Monday June 3, 5:30pm at the Elizabeth Taber Library.  Elizabeth Sherry, the Library Director, will give a brief overview of the library’s services and programs, then highlight some of our accomplishments over the past year.  During this meeting, you’ll have the opportunity to ask […] Read more »

ORR Athletic Hall of Fame

The Old Rochester Regional Athletic Hall of Fame welcomes five deserving individuals and a team for induction this June. The 2019 Induction Banquet, catered by On the Go, will be held on Saturday, June 8at the Knights of Columbus Hall at 57 Fairhaven Road (Rte. 6) in Mattapoisett. Doors open at 5:00 pm for a “Meet […] Read more »

Historical Talk: Henry Huttleston Rogers

The public is welcome to a historical presentation on Henry Huttleston Rogers, the benefactor of the original Mattapoisett Center School and many other buildings throughout the area. Learn about his origins and how this local man secured his legacy. Huttleston’s gifts to Mattapoisett and Fairhaven continue to serve the community. Historian Bob Foster will begin […] Read more »

Nickie B. (Kalife) Pelczar

Nickie B. (Kalife) Pelczar, 74, of Fairhaven died May 28, 2019 after a long illness.             Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late John J. and Sophie (Chudzik) Kalife, she lived in Mattapoisett and Fairhaven most of her life.             She was formerly employed as a special needs teacher in Mattapoisett, was head of financial aid […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Remembers

            The May 27 Memorial Day Observance held at Center School in Mattapoisett once again brought out a crowd. For decades, the Florence Eastman Post 280 of the American Legion has hosted this event. And while the local organization struggles to stay vital, the Legion has been supporting returning military personnel since 1919. It remains a […] Read more »

Tabor Academy to Graduate 140 Students

On May 31at 10:00 am, Tabor Academy will graduate 140 students from around the country and around the world. The Class of 2019 has enjoyed many accomplishments this year which will be celebrated with prizes for graduates from scholarship awards to book prizes. Each of the graduates is on their way to exciting plans in college […] Read more »

Machacam Club Meeting

The Machacam Club will hold its June meeting on Wednesday, June 5. This will be the final meeting of the season. Our 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. Member Ken Dawicki will oversee a steak bake with side dishes. […] Read more »