Evelyn Carolyn Salley Jenkson

There will be a celebration of life memorial service for Evelyn Carolyn Salley Jenkson on Thursday, June 13th, at 10 am at the Mattapoisett Congregational Church. Her family would love to share memories of their Mom with those from the town she loved so much. She was a summer resident on Mattapoisett Neck in her […] Read more »

ZBA Approves Elevated Home in Flood Zone

On May 16, the Mattapoisett Zoning Board of Appeals was ready for business. Chairman Susan Akin welcomed the public by introducing the panel for the evening, which included acting clerk Tony Tranfaglia, and ZBA members Ken Pacheco, Colby Rottler, Norman Lyonnaise, as well as secretary Robin Shufelt and Director of Inspectional Services Andy Bobola.             Whether […] Read more »

The Quiet Intense Lives of Bivalves and Bees

            Along a stretch of inter-coastal waters that move to the beating heart of nature, the ebb and flow of tides, and surrounded by marshlands that support the health of those waters, lives a family who for the last decade have been cultivating oysters.             At the same time, in a quiet pasture or backyard garden where […] Read more »

Hannah L’Heureux Dominant for OC Softball

            On a team that features Te’Lynn Laytonhitting .582 with 34 RBIs and four doubles, and Taylor Haskellhitting .639 with five doubles and 21 RBI, Hannah L’Heureuxhas been Old Colony softball’s most dominant hitter. In fact, she’s been the Mayflower Small Vocational Division’s best batter from the very beginning of 2019 – and it’s not even close.             The senior […] Read more »

Rochester Council on Aging

The Rochester Memorial School Jazz Band is performing at the Rochester Senior Center on Friday, May 24from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. There will be a BBQ luncheon after the concert. This is the first BBQ of the season and a sure sign of spring. All are welcome to attend the concert and BBQ lunch. Please […] Read more »

Tabor Hosts Blood Drive

Please participate in Tabor Academy’s spring blood drive for the Kraft Family Blood Donor Center benefitting Dana Farber and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. You will find the Blood Mobile in the parking lot at 242 Front Street in Marion on May 28from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. Drop in or by appointment by emailing cmoore@taboracademy.org.             There […] Read more »

Town of Mattapoisett Scholarship

The Town of Mattapoisett Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2019 Town of Mattapoisett Scholarship is Rosemary Loer. Loer is a 2019 graduate from Old Rochester Regional Senior High School and is planning on Tufts University to study Mechanical Engineering. She has balanced success in academics, athletics, student government, and community […] Read more »

Marion 4th of July Parade

The Town of Marion is presently organizing the Annual Marion Fourth of July Parade which is scheduled for Thursday, July 4at 9:00 am sharp.             The Parade will form beginning at 8:00 am on the Fourth of July in the ball field behind the Marion Town House and adjacent to the Sippican School. Parade organizers will be […] Read more »

Town Restructures Water/Sewer Tiers, Raises Rates

Water and sewer rates will go up, which, in light of the circumstances facing Marion, is no surprise, at least to the Marion Board of Selectmen. But for water and sewer ratepayers, the surprise might not come from the rates, but more from the restructuring of the three tiers.             On May 21, Finance Director Judy […] Read more »

Tri-Town Memorial Day Happenings

            It’s considered the unofficial start of the summer, but it’s also the day the nation honors the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. armed military.             Tri-Town’s traditional activities will continue again this year, so let’s hope for great weather and an even greater turnout to some of our favorite events of […] Read more »