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 »

Artist Reveals Essence of Taber Statue

            Marion residents are excited about the arrival of the life-sized bronze statute of its beloved beneficiary Elizabeth Taber next year, and artist Erik Durant who was commissioned to create the sculpture is just as excited to share in the creative process as he transforms an idea into the physical form of the woman who literally […] Read more »

Rosemary Leach See

Rosemary Leach See “Posy” 88 of Marion died Wednesday June 26, 2019. Posy was a shining star giving grace and love to all with whom she came in contact.             Rosemary See was born in Providence, Rhode Island, February 28, 1931. She was the daughter of the late Malcolm and Eleanor D. Leach. She was raised […] Read more »

Marion 4th of July Parade

The Annual Marion Fourth of July Parade 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 onsite to check participants in and to line […] Read more »

SLT “Helen A. Arthur Scholarship” Award

Jackson St. Don from Marion is the 2019 recipient of Sippican Lands Trust’s “Helen A. Arthur” Scholarship. St. Don, a 2019 graduate of Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School (UCT) in Bourne, MA, will receive a $1,000 scholarship from the Sippican Lands Trust to pursue studies in Conservation Law Enforcement at Unity College in Unity, […] Read more »

Upgrades Coming to Old Marina

            On June 24 during the meeting of the Mattapoisett Conservation Commission, the public, along with the commissioners, heard about developing plans for improvements and repairs to the former Leisure Shore Marina on Brandt Island.  The marina is now called Brandt Island Marina and is currently owned by David Kaiser who also owns the Mattapoisett Boat Yard […] Read more »

ORRHS Term 3 Honor Roll

The following students have achieved honors for the third term at Old Rochester Regional High School:             Highest Honors, Grade 9:Signe Gierhart, Edward Gonet, John Kassabian, Amaya McLeod, Victoria Perry, Marc Pothier, Emma Thorell, Autumn Tilley, Allison Ward, Cameran Weaver, Klara Whalley. Grade 10:Stephen Arne, Benjamin Austin, Curtis Briggi, Shelby Carmichael, Alexander Craig, Mariana Ditata, Rachael Fantoni, […] Read more »

Reading and Writing Programs at MPL

Some children love to read and write – and so do we! We’ve created some wonderful, fun programs just for older children who love to read and write at the Mattapoisett Public Library.              Starting Wednesday, June 26at 3:00 pm, join us for our Imagination Nation Writer’s Workshop. If you are 8-12 years old with an ability […] Read more »

Community Sailing Program in Marion

Marion Recreation Department is launching a Community sailing program this July. Come join MRCS racing one design Bullseye class sail boats on Saturdays! Registration on-line is required and we welcome people with their own boats in our BYOB program (bring your own boat).             Racing is weather permitting beginning on July 13 – each Saturday from […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Land Trust Receives MVP Grant

            The Mattapoisett Land Trust (MLT) scored when they applied for and received a Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness grant. The $960,000 grant is one of the largest distributed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs.              The department’s website notes that, “The Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness grant program (MVP) provides support for cities and […] Read more »