Peer Review Gives Heron Cove Technical Approval

            The Heron Cove Estates, LLC 40B housing project proposed for Wareham Road took a significant step forward during a continued public hearing with the Marion Zoning Board of Appeals on July 14 at the Marion Police station. A Local Initiative Program (LIP) 670CMR negotiated with and approved by the Select Board, the proposal has […] Read more »

‘Community Conversations’ Continue on Thursday

            When Tri-Town Against Racism started in April 2020, there were only three members. When asked about the most significant change they had seen since then, Executive Director Jason Chisholm answered simply, “growth.”             TTAR has been busy in the two-and-a-half years since its founding and certainly growing. The grassroots organization’s projects, past, present and […] Read more »

Lots to explore at the Mattapoisett Library

Summer events are still happening at the library as we head into August. Check out some of the great programming we have for all ages.             On Tuesday, August 2, stop in to craft a Llama from a paper plate for Craft Tuesday. Later on, join us at 6:30 pm for Pajama Story Time. Get […] Read more »

Sippican Historical Society

Marion (Old Rochester) is one of the oldest towns in the United States, and the Sippican Historical Society maintains an extensive collection of documentation on its historic buildings. In 1998, the Sippican Historical Society commissioned an architectural survey of Marion’s historic homes and buildings. Over 100 were cataloged and photographed. SHS will feature one building […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

Rochester Institute of Technology conferred more than 4,300 degrees at all of its campuses in the 2021-2022 academic year. Daniel Bailey of Rochester received a BS in business administration-finance. Bendrix Bailey of Rochester received a BS in software engineering.             In recognition of their outstanding academic achievement, Emmanuel College in Boston has named nearly 800 […] Read more »

Parcel May be Conveyed

The July 21 meeting of the Mattapoisett Zoning Board of Appeals zipped right along on this night, metering out approvals and other requests in quick succession.             David Davignon of Schneider, Davignon & Leone, Inc. represented John Penta of Watertown with his Variance request to convey an 807-square-foot triangular piece to an abutting neighbor. Davignon […] Read more »

Tato Overcomes Covid, Humidity

Just being out on the course for Sunday morning’s Mattapoisett Lions Club Triathlon was a victory for Emily Tato, and the 32-year-old from Somerville via northern New Jersey was openly grateful to 17-year-old Spanish exchange student Aner Larreategi for staying with her and pushing her on route to a first-place finish among women and second […] Read more »

Call for Entries to the MAC’s Summer Members’ Show

The Marion Art Center is seeking entries for its upcoming Summer Members’ Show. The show runs August 12 – September 16, with an opening reception scheduled on Friday, Aug. 12 from 5-7 pm. All MAC members are invited to participate with up to two pieces each. Any artist who would like to participate can become […] Read more »

St. Philip’s Episcopal Church

The Rev. Robert Malm, Interim, St. Peter’s on the Canal, Buzzards Bay will visit St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, 34 Water Street., Mattapoisett, next to the Town Beach on Sunday July 31. This is the 138th Summer Season of St. Philip’s, with visiting clergy each Sunday from near and far. Services using the 1928 Book of […] Read more »

Kenneth L. Hanson

Kenneth L. Hanson, 86, of Marion, formerly of Brockton and North Easton, lost his battle with dementia on Wednesday July 27, 2022.             Born in Brockton, he was the son of the late Henry G. and Arveda M. (Eklund) Hanson.             A devoted husband, father and grandfather, Ken leaves behind his wife Beverly A. (Rowley […] Read more »