Szyndlar Appointed to Assessors

Rochester’s three Select Board members overrode the wishes of the two-member Board of Assessors and appointed Finance Director Suzanne Szyndlar as a new member of the Assessors’ panel on Monday.             Board of Assessors Chairperson Jana Cavanaugh and member Diana Knapp had wanted recently retired assessor Debra Lalli to return to the position as an […] Read more »

Marion Community EMS Program Receives State Approval

             Chief Brian Jackvony and EMS Director Lt. Lyle McKay are pleased to announce that Marion Fire EMS was recently approved by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the Office of Emergency Medical Services to conduct Community EMS programs.             Community EMS is a collaborative system that addresses illness or injury prevention through public […] Read more »

Purrington Lecture Series

Purrington Lecture Series presents author Eric Jay Dolin at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library. There is still time to register for the Purrington Lecture Series featuring Eric Jay Dolin, author of Rebels at Sea and Leviathan, on Wednesday, August 17 at 6:30 p.m. This presentation is cosponsored with the Mattapoisett Museum and will be held […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Yacht Club Results

Tuesday night Ensign racing was a bit breezy and spinnaker flying was limited, but one thing was for sure: Odyssey was cranking on all cylinders as they won both races with plenty to spare. One Love followed with two seconds, and Black Ice finished third for the night with a third and a fourth.             […] Read more »

FY22 Transfers Approved

The Rochester Finance Committee took care of some housecleaning items for Fiscal Year 2022 with Finance Director Suzanne Szyndlar during its public meeting on Monday night.             Two year-end transfers were unanimously approved by vote, one for $96,872.80 and another for $30,632.             The latter was handled first and was relatively simple, as $30,632 was […] Read more »

Pulling CWMP Together

The next phase of implementation of Marion’s 20-year, Comprehensive Wastewater Management Plan (CWMP) will be financially focused.             For several months, the town has been sharing information and consulting with Kent Nichols Jr. of Weston & Sampson, Inc. with an eye on developing a plan that can guide Marion through its many infrastructural challenges and […] Read more »

Phase 2 of Marion Village Historic Inventory

            The Marion Historical Commission is pleased to announce that Phase 2 of the Marion Historic Survey Update has recently been completed. Work on this project included updating and expanding the Historic Inventory in much of the Marion Village area in order to make it more accessible, more easily usable and fully compliant with current […] Read more »

A Senior Citizens Thank You for Random Acts of Kindness.

To the Editor;             A Senior Citizens Thank You for Random Acts of Kindness. Our annual family visit in Marion was interrupted this summer by my knee replacement surgery which took place in early June. Recovery and Rehab began with short walks, bandaged and with crutches along the street near the town beach. My wife […] Read more »

2022 Pan-Mass Challenge

On August 6 and 7, more than 6,000 riders, including four riders from Marion, four from Mattapoisett and six from Rochester, pedaled in the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC), a bike-a-thon with one and two-day routes from 25 to 210 miles with the goal of topping last year’s record-breaking gift and raising $66 million for cancer research […] Read more »

St. Philip’s Episcopal Church

On Sunday, August 14, The Rev. Marc Eames, Priest-in-Charge, St. John’s Church, Vernon, CT will conduct services at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, 34 Water Street next to the Town Beach in Mattapoisett.             The 138th summer season services with visiting clergy each Sunday are at 8:00 am and 10:00 am, using the 1928 Book of […] Read more »