Tabor Baseball Battles through 2019 Season

            Tabor Academy baseball currently sits at 5-9 with only four games remaining in the regular season. Although it isn’t the record the Seawolves would’ve wanted at this point in the year, before the season began, their sub-.500 run hasn’t impacted their efforts. That’s primarily because Tabor only has a handful of seniors on the 2019 […] Read more »

New Exhibition and Art in Bloom

The Marion Art Center (MAC) is pleased to present its next exhibition, featuring works by Janet Gendreau & Peter Hussey.  The show runs May 24 to July 6, with an opening reception on Friday, May 24, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Janet Gendreau’s pastel paintings reflect the beautiful South Coast region.  She is especially drawn to the effects of […] 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 »

Marion Local Scholarship

Thirteen high school seniors from Marion recently applied for the Marion Local Scholarship. They are an impressive group of scholars, athletes, and leaders both in their school communities and in our region.             This year’s recipient is Mia Quinlan who will be attending Texas A&M Maritime Academy.             Funds for this scholarship are raised by donations from […] Read more »

Rochester Farms Coverts to Rochester Solar Farm

            On May 14, the Rochester Planning Board and the community learned more about the proposed solar array planned for property located on Marion Road, owned by Craig Canning and known as Rochester Farms, LLC.             An abutter sued Canning to stop his original project, and that failed effort to turn the property into a farmer’s market […] Read more »

Keeping History Alive: Celebration for One and All

The Sippican Historical Society invites one and all to join them in a joyous celebration of “keeping history alive” on Sunday, June 9from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm.             Along with the generous support of private donors, the two entities have worked diligently together to enable the recent renovation and reopening of the historic Marion General Store.  The […] Read more »

Barbara Shapiro to Speak at the Mattapoisett Library

The One Book, Tri-Town series will wrap up on Sunday, May 19at 2:00 pm when “The Muralist” author Barbara Shapiro will be featured in conversation with Standard Times Booklovers editor Lauren Daley. Books will be available for purchase and signing following the talk, courtesy of Haley Booksellers.             Since February, the three communities of Marion, Mattapoisett, and […] Read more »

40R Study Shows Financial Benefit for Rochester

            The financial impact analysis of the proposed ‘40R’ affordable housing residential development in Rochester shows a net positive annual income for the town, news that developer Ken Steen happily shared during a public forum held May 8 to discuss the study’s findings.             According to consultant Judy Barrett, the conservative estimate for the steady annual revenue […] Read more »

Kim E. (Sterling) Anthony

Kim E. (Sterling) Anthony, 61, of Mattapoisett died May 15, 2019 at Massachusetts General Hospital after a long courageous battle with cancer.             She was the loving wife of Thomas R. Anthony, with whom she shared 39 years of marriage.             Born in Acushnet, daughter of the late Arthur E. and Barbara E. (Hathaway) Sterling, she was […] Read more »

Voters Accept ORR Project, Appointed Town Clerk

            The Old Rochester Regional High School athletic field, track, and auditorium project article was adopted by Marion Town Meeting voters on May 14, the second night of the Annual Town Meeting, allowing the project’s future to be determined by voters on May 17 during the Annual Election.             ORR School Committee member Heather Burke of Marion […] Read more »