“Illuminate to Educate” Returns

For a second year, The Sippican Woman’s Club will have a Marion student scholarship fundraiser celebrating our country’s birthday and our student scholars. Marion residents are encouraged to purchase Luminaria kits (containing nine red, white, and blue luminaria w/star cut-outs & battery-operated tea lights) to be displayed throughout the Town of Marion during the 4th […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Road Race

The Mattapoisett Road Race is happening for real, in person and on the Fourth of July.  Join us as we celebrate the 50th running of this delightful, summer tradition. The 5-mile road race will start at 9:00 am at Shipyard Park and wend through our scenic coastal town. Register before June 1 to have your […] Read more »

Solar Array Permitted with Conditions

            On May 19, the Mattapoisett Zoning Board of Appeals heard an application filed by Dennis Mahoney and Sons seeking a Special Permit.             Representing Mahoney and Sons, Rich Riccio of Field Engineering described the project as a small solar array of half a megawatt capability on 2.9 acres of land adjacent to 115 North […] Read more »

ORR Solidifies SCC Supremacy

            After clinching the South Coast Conference large championship, the Old Rochester Regional High School boys and girls track-and-field teams solidified themselves as the top dogs in the South Coast Conference with victories in the SCC Championship meet on May 19.             On the girls’ side, Julia Sheridan was a double winner in the javelin […] Read more »

Killdeer Plover Chatty, Courageous

The Killdeer Plover is well known for its piping conversational call while running alongside you after you suddenly come upon the location of its nest. The Killdeer is always highly startled to be discovered and identified by a human being such a short distance away and usually runs alongside until stopping to raise its head, […] Read more »

Upcoming Events at the Elizabeth Taber Library

Lego Club Thursday. 4pm May-September – Lego club is back. Join us Thursdays at 4 pm in the library courtyard for child-led play, open to all ages. This is a drop-in activity, we provide the Legos, you provide the creativity. Oversized-Legos available for young children. Lego club will be held indoors in case of bad […] Read more »

Machacam Club Meeting

The next meeting of the Machacam Club is scheduled for Wednesday, June 1. We meet at the Legion Hall on Depot Street with social time beginning at 5 pm followed by dinner at 6 pm. Chef Colby will again be preparing a full, satisfying meal. Callers please communicate the results of your calls by 5 […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

It is with great pleasure that Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) congratulates Brittany Lojko of Marion, Joseph Reardon of Marion, Samuel Austin of Rochester, Jodi Richards-Auld of Marion and Lilian Frank of Mattapoisett on being named to the Winter 2022 President’s List.             Tucker Hrasky of Marion graduated with a bachelor of arts in business […] Read more »

Wastewater Poses Many Questions

            In presenting to the Marion Select Board and the public on Monday night at the Music Hall, Kent Nichols Jr. of Weston & Sampson, Inc. took a deeper dive into Marion’s 20-year, Comprehensive Wastewater Management Plan (CWMP), engaged questions, and left the town’s leadership with a lot to think about.             Whether or not […] Read more »

Tracking Great White Sharks

With summer fast approaching, the migration of the Atlantic Great White Shark increases daily. How do we know this? Just ask marine biologist, author, professor and reality TV shark expert, the now-famous Dr. Greg Skomal.             On May 20, Skomal gave his annual update on not only the migration of the seas’ great hunter but […] Read more »