Eunice A. (Kimball) Eaton

Eunice A. (Kimball) Eaton, 85 of Marion died February 24, 2020 peacefully at Tobey Hospital after a brief illness.              She was the wife of Everett F. Eaton with whom she shared 64 years of marriage.              Born and raised in Haverhill on the Kimball family farm, she lived in Topsfield before moving to Marion in 1959.  […] Read more »

Walter J. Wordell

Walter J. Wordell, 88 of Mattapoisett passed away at home on Saturday, February 22, 2020. He was the husband of the late Mary (McKay) Wordell, with whom he shared 48 years of marriage.             He was born and raised in Westport, MA, the son of the late Harold O. and Dorris E. (Macomber) Wordell.             Walter was […] Read more »

Assessors Impose Abutters-List Fee on ZBA

            Technicalities regarding the application of a special permit in addition to a variance highlighted one of two continued cases before the Marion Zoning Board of Appeals at its February 13 meeting, but the stickiest subject was the letter that the ZBA received from the Assessor’s office regarding a new $50 fee being charged the ZBA […] Read more »

Tabor Academy to Host Blood Drive

Please participate in Tabor Academy’s winter blood drive on February 27 from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm 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 256 Front Street in Marion. Drop in or by appointment by emailing              Just […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Cultural Council

Are you interested in supporting community-based projects in the arts, humanities, and sciences in Mattapoisett that enhance our quality of life? Each year, Mattapoisett Cultural Council awards funds for public cultural events such as plays and concerts, arts in the schools, community organizations, field trips for students to museums and performances, and more. These programs […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Woman’s Club Scholarship

Mattapoisett Woman’s Club is pleased to offer three $2,500 scholarship awards to Mattapoisett residents who are high school seniors, graduating June 2020.              In addition, there will be a $1,000 scholarship granted to a Mattapoisett resident who is reentering the academic world after graduation and is in pursuit of a post secondary degree. Please go to […] Read more »

Madison J. Snow

Madison J. Snow, 32, of Buzzards Bay was welcomed into Angels arms unexpectedly on Friday, February 14, 2020 at Tobey Hospital. She was the daughter of Dale and Susan M. (Santos) Snow. Madison was born in New Bedford and grew up in Marion, graduating from Old Rochester Regional High School before moving to New Bedford […] Read more »

Vincente (DeSimone) Garofalo

Vincente (DeSimone) Garofalo, 86, of Marion, MA and Bayonne, NJ passed peacefully at home on Tuesday February 18, 2020 in the loving embrace of her devoted family.  Vincente held a deep and abiding faith in God. She will forever remain a graceful presence in the hearts of all those who loved her.  She is survived […] Read more »

Surety Discussed for Age-Related Development

            For over a year, an age-related residential subdivision has been wending its way through the permitting process in Rochester. Long hearings with both the Conservation Commission and the Planning Board, site visits, engineering modifications, peer reviews, and continuances have been required by town officials to satisfy their questions and concerns in what will be a […] Read more »

Centennial Celebration – The Road To The Vote

            In softly spoken tones, Katherine Dibble, former director of Public Service at the Boston Public Library, gave a presentation at the Mattapoisett Public Library on February 15 on the struggles of the suffragettes who fought the battle for women’s right to vote and won.              While the world may know Susan B. Anthony as the most […] Read more »