Jacqueline Marie Stoddard Foster

Jacqueline Marie Stoddard Foster, 64 of Fairhaven, MA, passed away peacefully on May 28, 2021.             Jacqueline, mother to 7 children, was a freelance writer and an accomplished author, publishing three novels. Jacque was passionate about her country and was by every definition of the word a true patriot. Jacque loved the ocean, crafting, writing […] Read more »

Idealized Spaces – Willoughby Elliott Retrospective

            “I’m inspired by the complex and varied atmospheric effects that occur when a moisture-laden sky is affected by light. The coastal environment can seem at times primordial because of how the basic elements of land, sea, sky, and light interact with one another.” That was Willoughby Elliott’s statement leading up to an exhibit of […] Read more »

Summer Acting and Puppetry Workshop at Mattapoisett Library

Mattapoisett Public Library invites you to an Acting and Puppetry Workshop for people 10 years and older. The project will take place during one-hour-long sessions on six consecutive Tuesdays in July and August, partially online (Zoom), partially live (at the library).             Participants will receive the activity kit with basic materials, the short description of […] Read more »

Gerrior Aims to Close Generation Gap

            The Marion Council on Aging’s “Vet Together” luncheon held Monday at the Cushing Community Center was a festive occasion in which veterans from the town heard from Christopher Gerrior, a recently retired Naval officer and the Tri-Town’s new veterans services officer.             The meet-and-greet, a first step in the wake of Barry Denham’s retirement […] Read more »

ConCom to Visit 119 Converse

            In a public hearing continued from May 26, a Notice of Intent filed by John and Cynthia Paliotta for a Land Management Plan involving the eradication of invasive plants and other activities at 119 Converse Road will see a site visit from the Marion Conservation Commission on Friday, June 18, at 9:00 am. The […] Read more »

MYC “Round-the-Bay” Race

The Marion Yacht Club hosted its annual Spring “Round-the-Bay” Race on Saturday, June 12. The festivities began Friday evening with a cocktail party for members, guests, and visiting crews. Participating boats came from around the shores of Buzzards Bay. One skipper ventured into the Bay from the Hyannis Yacht Club to enjoy the competition. The […] Read more »

2021 Buzzards Bay Musicfest Jazz Concert

The Buzzards Bay Musicfest is pleased to announce that an outdoor Jazz Concert will be performed on Wednesday, July 7, at the Robert O. Broomhead Bandstand located at Island Wharf, Marion. Rain date: Thursday, July 8, at 7:30 pm.             Under the direction of Marion’s own “Music Man,” Phil Sanborn, the BBMF Swing Band will […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

Emil Assing of Marion graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Sciences during commencement ceremonies in May.             Mattapoisett resident Olivia Ann Pellegrino has been named to Husson University’s Dean’s List for the Spring 2021 semester. During the spring semester, Pellegrino was enrolled in Husson’s Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration and Public […] Read more »

Masks Still Up for Debate in 2021-22

            The Rochester Memorial School Committee was the last of the Tri-Towns’ individual school committees to meet, holding its final gathering of the academic year on Monday, June 14.             While Superintendent of Schools Mike Nelson told the RMS Committee members, “We’re excited to get back to a new normal” and thanked the committee for […] Read more »

ORR Boys, Girls Run to SCC Titles

            Old Rochester track and field continues to reign supreme. Both the Bulldogs’ boys and girls teams are once again South Coast Conference champions, each winning this year’s conference championship meet on June 12. The boys squad finished with 84 points, defeating runner-up Dighton-Rehoboth by eight points. ORR’s girls team posted a whopping 150 points, […] Read more »