Robert F. Demers

Robert F. Demers, 84, of Mattapoisett passed away peacefully May 27, 2023 at home surrounded by his loved ones.             He was the husband of the late Mary F. (Keeler) Demers.             Born in Central Falls, RI, son of the late Albert and Germaine (Faubert) Demers, and brother of the late Albert Demers. Bob was […] Read more »

Another Burr Takes a Chair

            Tucker Burr was elected chairman by a 3-2 margin during the Marion Planning Board’s May 15 public meeting. It was the first meeting since former Chairman Norm Hills retired from the board, along with Chris Collings, whose term also expired this year.             Burr’s support came from Andrew Daniel and new member Ryan Burke. […] Read more »

Seven Town Trees Were Planted Today

Seven Town trees were planted today Two Maples   a London Plane   a Linden a Sweet Gum   a Tupelo a Hornbeam Replacing trees many decades old Planted by people just like us Never to see them fully grown Seven more trees to grow and grow Seven this fall, five in the spring Will they still stand […] Read more »

More Yoga at the Marion Art Center

The Marion Art Center will run a new session of Yoga at the MAC in June with instructor Deb Fraine. Classes will meet Monday mornings the first three weeks in June in the MAC’s Patsy Francis Gallery (upstairs). Deb has been a local yoga instructor since 2015 and an Occupational Therapist since 1987.             Enjoy […] Read more »

More Tap Dancing at the Marion Art Center

The Marion Art Center will offer another Tap Dancing Workshop for adults (ages 15+ also welcome) with MAC Dance Academy’s program leader Teah Keogh on Saturday, May 27 from 11:00 am-12:00 pm. A three-week tap class will be offered on Tuesdays in June: June 13, 20, and 27, from 6-7 pm each day. The cost […] Read more »

Family Sensory Walk

Let’s turn up our senses. We’ll use them to explore woods, wetlands and waterfront up-close on a Family Sensory Walk with Mattapoisett Land Trust at the Munn Preserve. The walk is open to all ages and abilities, so bring the whole family down on Saturday June 3 at 10:00 am.             Along the half-mile trail […] Read more »

Grackles Bully Your Birdfeeder

            The best way to tell if the unwanted Grackles are invading your backyard is to check on flocks of blackbirds and starlings already there making a nuisance of themselves.             The tallest with the longest tails among them will turn out to be Grackles, with their purple, shiny heads in sharp contrast with bronze, […] Read more »

Sippican a Happy Land

            Attending the May 10 Marion School Committee meeting remotely from Camp Burgess in Sandwich where she was with a Grade 6 field trip, Sippican Elementary School Principal Marla Sirois reported the kids were “having a fantastic time,” noting the noise in the background of her call.             May brought that time of year when […] Read more »

June Pride Workshop for Teens and Tweens

The Marion Art Center will host a June Pride Workshop for Teens and Tweens on Saturday, June 10 from 12:00-2:00 pm in the MAC Studio. The MAC’s All Things Art program director and artist Kate Frazer Rego will lead the course. The cost to register is $35 for MAC members and $40 for nonmembers. Join […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Woman’s Club Scholarship

The Mattapoisett Woman’s Club Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the winners of two $2,500 scholarships for Mattapoisett residents who are graduating from a local high school this year.             The winners are Corinne Robert and Isabella Bianca Russo.             Corinne Robert will be graduating from ORR High School. She plans to matriculate as part […] Read more »