Holiday Cheer Comes Full Circle

            She had ordered two pies from the Cushman Bakery, a home delivery service that came once a week bringing pastries and breads I can still vividly remember. Pulling up to Ma’s kitchen door, the uniformed driver didn’t want to hand two pies to a little squirt.             “Go get you mommy, little girl,” he […] Read more »

Featherbed Solar Project Extended to 2027

            Some solar projects take a lot longer to complete than others. Rochester’s Conservation Commission on November 21 approved a request to extend the Order of Conditions for the Featherbed Lane South Solar project at 0 Featherbed Lane for three years, until February of 2027.             Appearing before the board on Zoom, the petitioner’s engineering […] Read more »

Sippican Choral Society Holiday Concert

Join us as we bring the brass to Wickenden Chapel, Tabor Academy, for our annual Holiday Concert on Saturday, December 9 at 7:00 pm, featuring the majesty of John Rutter’s musical setting of the “Gloria” with full brass orchestra. Come marvel at the ethereal beauty of Felix Mendelssohn’s “Behold a Star from Jacob Shining” and […] Read more »

Rochester Historical Society

The Rochester Historical Society will be at the Library Christmas Sale selling all things Rochester. We hope to see you there on December 9.             December 10 at 2:00, we’ll be showing off our organ with a Holiday Organ Sing. This will be followed by refreshments. Please bring an unwrapped gift for a child or […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Congregational Church Celebrates Advent

The Mattapoisett Congregational Church would like to invite the community to several special events to kick off the Advent season. On December 2 from 9 am-1 pm, the Christmas on Church Street Holiday Fair will be held in Reynard Hall with baked goods, handmade craft items, including knitted hats and sweaters as well as handcrafted […] Read more »

Trees and the Main Street to Marion Road

To the Editor,             The November 14th meeting of the Mattapoisett Select Board concerning Trees and the Main Street to Marion Road project is not a consensus. The public should be made aware that the Select Board’s vote to approve Proposal 4, with sidewalks added to the south side, will require the removal of many […] Read more »

Robert A. Grome

Robert A. Grome, 84, of Mattapoisett, formerly of Wellesley passed away peacefully on Monday, November 27, 2023, surrounded by the love of his family. Born in Newton on February 11, 1939, he was the son of the late Andrew and Mabel Grome. Bob grew up in Wellesley and graduated from Wellesley High School. He was […] Read more »

Tough Break on Sewer Bill

            The Marion Select Board denied two requests for sewer abatements, one of those cases especially painful given its five-figure, bottom line.             Frederick Mock will have to pay his $11,133.56 sewer bill, despite not being present when approximately 30,000 gallons of water went through his sprinkler system at 5 Moorings Road while he was […] Read more »

Upcoming Events at the Elizabeth Taber Library

Indoor Holiday Book Sale December 2 to December 23. Find great gifts for the whole family at our annual holiday book sale at the Elizabeth Taber Library. Get books, puzzles, DVDS, games, library T-shirts and raffle tickets to an array of prize baskets.             We are now accepting donations for our holiday book sale. Please […] Read more »

Old Hammondtown School Ranked Among Best

Superintendent Michael S. Nelson and Principal Kevin Tavares are very proud to announce that Old Hammondtown School has been ranked in the top 5 percent of all elementary schools in Massachusetts.             “I am extraordinarily proud of the hard work and results being achieved by our students, faculty and staff,” Superintendent Nelson said. “In the […] Read more »