Young Players Lead OC Girls Basketball

Old Colony girls basketball is once again leaning on its youth.             Three players. That’s all Old Colony varsity girls basketball has leftover from its 2018-19 team: Savanna Halle, Isabel Souza, and senior captain Kat Kirby. Lauren McGowan, Hannah L’Heureux, Lauren Patnaude, and Mackenzie Vieiraare all gone, leaving Old Colony coach Craig Lincoln to look to players from last year’s junior varsity team, as […] Read more »

NBSO Presents All John Williams

On Saturday, January 11, the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Yaniv Dinur present All John Williams, a pops concert featuring the iconic music of one of the greatest film composers of our time. For over 60 years, the legendary John Williams has been writing unforgettable music for films such as Star Wars, E.T., Harry […] Read more »

Roseanne Pittsley

Roseanne Pittsley, 57 of Bourne formerly of Marion passed away on Monday December 16, 2019. Roseanne was born in Wareham the daughter of the late Robert and Rose Marie (Masterson), Pittsley, Sr. She was the loving companion of Stephen Lussier of Bourne.             She attended the Old Rochester Regional School District. She also enjoyed music, cats, […] Read more »

Ray Edwin Pickles

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of Ray Edwin Pickles, 86, of Marion, MA. Ray passed away on December 20, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Providence, Rhode Island December 18, 1933, son of the late Frank Pickles and Mildred Ray.             Ray is survived by his loving […] Read more »

Disney Princesses Perform Perfectly

Who doesn’t have a childhood memory that includes Cinderella and Snow White, two cornerstone characters from Walt Disney’s studios? The joy of watching as Prince Charming places the glass slipper on Cinderella’s tiny foot, or kissing the ruby lips of Snow White awakening her to live happily ever after – sigh – magical.             And magical […] Read more »

ConCom’s Christmas Wish Granted

Mattapoisett Conservation Commission Chairman Mike King got his wish on December 23: a short meeting.             Stepping off at 6:30 pm, the three cases that were heard or reviewed sped along, allowing King to say what he claims are his favorite words: “I’ll take a motion to adjourn.”             After a year that saw many meetings lasting […] Read more »

Call for Entries

The Marion Art Center announces a call for entries for its Winter Members’ Show. Any current MAC member is invited to participate and can submit up to three works for the exhibition. All art must be original – of the artist’s own design and creation – and prepared for installation. Drop off date for works […] Read more »

The Christmas Closet

            Once upon a time, I used one of the tiny circa 1960 bedroom closets as a repository for Christmas gifts, gifts in waiting for that special day. I took such pleasure in shopping year-round for our five granddaughters. Sale hunting was my sport of choice. Capturing a prized possession: earrings, Barbie dolls, Legos, books on […] Read more »

ZBA Approves ‘Dirt Road’ Dwelling

The Mattapoisett Zoning Board of Appeals approved a special permit for the new construction of a single-family house that lacks public way frontage during a 10-minute pre-holiday meeting on December 19.             Nicholas Christy sought a special permit to construct a single-family house in conformance with FEMA regulations at 20 Howard Beach, a 7.5-acre parcel that […] 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 half by the Sippican Historical Society and half by the Massachusetts Historical Commission. Due to the limits of funding, not all of the historic buildings were surveyed, but over 100 were cataloged and photographed. The […] Read more »