Benson Brook Solar Coming into View

            The long-standing solar project at Benson Brook landfill is finally achieving a timeline, reported member Alanna Nelson at Monday night’s Marion Energy Management Committee meeting.             Nelson said that the Eversource connection is complete, and the connection to the grid has been approved.             Committee members agreed that while revenue is now projected at […] Read more »

MATTREC Home Alone and Babysitting Workshops

Mattapoisett Recreation is pleased to offer Home Alone and Babysitting Workshops this November. Our Babysitting class introduces participants to all aspects of babysitting along with first aid and choke-saving techniques. Class held at Old Hammondtown School on Thursday, November 3 from 3:30-5:30 pm. Home Alone Workshop is designed for children who are unattended at home […] Read more »

Joseph H. Plumb Memorial Library

The Joseph H. Plumb Memorial Library’s Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the hiring of Kristen Cardoso as Library Director, effective September 26.             Kristen has more than 17 years of library experience. She holds a Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) degree from McGill University’s ALA-accredited School of Information Studies, as well […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Woman’s Club

There’s a Pop-Up coming your way. Happening when, you ask, and where is it going to be held? On Saturday, October 1, from 11 am to 3 pm, at the Mattapoisett Museum at 5 Church Street in Mattapoisett. There you will find members of the Mattapoisett Woman’s Club selling notecards and postcards of various  scenes […] Read more »

Johnson Offers Experience to Board of Health

            Albin R. Johnson III was endorsed for the vacancy on the Marion Board of Health by his competition, Tina McMichael, during Tuesday’s joint session of the Select Board and the Board of Health at the Police Station.             The two were separately interviewed by the three Select Board members and Board of Health Chairman […] Read more »

Saltonstall Prioritizes Engineering for DPW

            Following a series of site visits to different kinds of construction, the Marion Department of Public Works Building Committee decided to move forward with Will Saltonstall as its lead architect and manager of procurement.             While stating on his presentation outline a preference for wood construction provided the budget could be met, Saltonstall presented […] Read more »

Old Rochester Field Hockey

Each season, our program prides itself in demonstrating positive impacts on our community. In past years, we have worked at Share the Harvest in Dartmouth, donated time to the epilepsy foundation, as well as run field hockey clinics for junior high students and beach cleanups.             This year, our coaching staff (Kate Souza, Kayla Hartley, […] Read more »

SHS Speaker Series Continues

The SHS and the Marion Art Center present author Carol Wallace discussing her latest book, Our Kind of People, October 5 at 7:00 pm, to be held at the Marion Art Center Theater.             Carol Wallace has written more than 20 books, including the New York Times bestseller To Marry an English Lord, which was […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Friends Yard Sale

            The Mattapoisett Friends Meeting has one more donation collection date before their October 8 yard sale. The Friends are accepting clean, saleable items on Saturday, October 1 between 10:00 and 12:00. Please, no clothing, books (except collectables), or electronics (TVs, computers, or anything that requires special disposal.) They are not accepting large furniture items, […] Read more »

Enforcement Orders Can Become State Decisions

            “Mattapoisett doesn’t have a wetlands bylaw,” stated Brandon Faneuf, acting environmental agent for the town.             Faneuf’s comment during the September 26 public meeting of the Mattapoisett Conservation Commission came on the heels of the discussion of several outstanding Enforcement Orders that the commission has issued in the hope that complaints would be rectified […] Read more »