‘Little Marion’ Presents Restoration Plan

            There is end in sight for the Enforcement Order issued to the Marion Golf Club, 10 South Drive, for unpermitted tree and brush-cutting activity. Three members of the Marion Conservation Commission walked the site on August 20 and during their August 24 public meeting interacted with Brian Madden from LEC Environmental Consultants.             Representing […] Read more »

Sippican Woman’s Club

Sippican Woman’s Club will hold our first Fall meeting on Friday, September 9 at 12:30 pm at our clubhouse “Handy’s Tavern”, 152 Front Street, Marion.  Weather permitting, we will meet in the backyard. This will be a welcome back gathering for members and guests.  If you are not a member and would like to find […] Read more »

Local Bagpipe Brings Home Honors

Old Colony Highlanders (OCH) Bagpipe Band, that practices in Lakeville, travelled to Brunswick, Maine on August 20 for a bagpipe band competition and came home with a second place overall out of 7 bands, including a first place in drumming and ensemble.             Bagpipe band competitions in the eastern United States are overseen by the […] Read more »

To the Mattapoisett Community

To the Mattapoisett community and its supportive neighbors,             Friday, August 19th will be a day that the residents of Mattapoisett will never forget. Though it was a very challenging day for the Town, it was also a moment in which the entire community can be proud of because of the acts of heroism displayed […] Read more »

Christopher Jaskolka

Christopher Jaskolka, 65, of Mattapoisett died August 29, 2022 at Beth Israel Hospital, surrounded by family after a courageous battle with cancer.             He was the husband of Cheryl A. McGuire.             Born and raised in New Bedford, son of the late Sandra J. (Linhares) Nichols and Raymond Jaskolka, he lived in Mattapoisett most of […] Read more »

Malcolm R. Hathaway Jr.

Malcolm R. Hathaway Jr., 89, formerly of Fairhaven, MA, died on Aug. 24, 2022. He was the husband of Patricia (Racette) Hathaway. They were married 68 years.             He was born in the “little red house” on Sconticut Neck, Fairhaven, son of the late Helen (Stevens) and Malcolm Reed Hathaway Sr. During his teens he […] Read more »

M. Elise Fatula

M. Elise Fatula, 95, of Rochester died peacefully on Saturday, August 27, 2022. She was the widow of the late Joseph Fatula.             Born in Gardner, Massachusetts and raised in New Bedford, she was the daughter of the late Joseph A. and Florence (Breault) Leger.             Elise spent many summers in Nantucket where she met […] Read more »

RHS Yard Sale Drop Off

Only two more drop-off days for the Rochester Society Yard Sale on September 10. We’ll be accepting clean, working items on August 30, 1:00-3:00 and September 1, 10:30-12:00. Remember, no clothes or large electronics. Read more »

Mattapoisett FCOA Fall Luncheon

The Friends of the Council on Aging will be holding their Fall Luncheon on September 8 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Mattapoisett Knights of Columbus located at 57 Fairhaven Road, Mattapoisett. The menu includes: Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, French Fries, Chips, Coleslaw and Ice Cream for dessert. Hoping to see you there. Read more »

Nitrogen Loading Regulation Changing

The August 18 meeting of the Mattapoisett Board of Health found the board hearing firsthand from members of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection agency regarding new nitrogen-level regulations and other aspects of watershed protections to be implemented by the state within five years.             Members of the DEP responsible for various moving parts of […] Read more »