Gary L. Cox

Gary L. Cox, 84, of Stuart, FL and Mattapoisett, MA, and beloved husband of Marie, died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on July 16, 2024. Born in Havre, MT, on May 9, 1940, Gary was the son of the late Glenn Logan Cox and Virginia Rosila (Merklin) Cox.             A graduate of […] Read more »

Satoot K. (Yasbeck) Gurney

Satoot K. (Yasbeck) Gurney, 71, of New Bedford, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 2, 2024 at home surrounded by her loving husband and family following a long illness. She was the wife of James M. Gurney with whom she shared 47 years of marriage.             Born in New Bedford and a lifelong resident, she […] Read more »

Summer Fun Continues in the Mattapoisett Library Children’s Room

            Join us for two more Chess Club sessions on Tuesday, July 23, and Tuesday, July 30, from 1 pm to 3 pm. Whether you’re a seasoned player or just starting out, we welcome all experience levels. Play with our boards or bring your own. Light refreshments will be served, and no registration is required. […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

Lauryn Pallatroni of Marion, was among 433 students awarded a degree at St. Lawrence University’s Commencement ceremony, held May 19 at Newell Field House in Canton, New York. Pallatroni was awarded a degree in geology.             Vermont State University is proud to congratulate Noah Lapointe of Rochester for being named to the Dean’s List for […] Read more »

JSC Extends Superintendent’s Contract

Respective Joint School Committee chairpersons Sharon Hartley (union) and Michelle Smith (ORR) issued an End of Cycle report on Superintendent Mike Nelson’s Summative Evaluation that was unanimously accepted by vote on both sides of the Joint School Committee during its June 20 public meeting.             The committees followed that with a vote approving the superintendent’s […] Read more »

Housing Project Gains Steam

            The name has changed from The Cottages to Mirabelle Bay, but not much else on the 30 acres off Route 6 where developer Matt Zuker (aka 78 Wareham Road, LLC) will be constructing a townhouse-style village, according to his presentation during Monday’s continued public hearing before the Marion Planning Board.             “The plan hasn’t […] Read more »

Sights and Sounds of Summer Soothe the Soul

            There is a famous painting in the Art Institute of Chicago called “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte”by Georges Seurat, a French artist. You may know it from the 1984 Broadway musical”Sunday in the Park with George.” It depicts a variety of people enjoying the sun and cool breezes on an […] Read more »

News from the Rochester Historical Society

Our upcoming yard sale is a rain or shine event from 9-3, August 3 and 10-2, August 4. Last week I neglected to remind everyone that we don’t take clothing, shoes or large electronics (TVs, humidifiers, etc.). The drop off dates are: July 19 11-1, July 20 9:30-11:30, July 23 1-3 and July 30 10:30-1 […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Yacht Club Results

July 9 & 10             Ensign Tues Night – After a week off, racing resumed and Odyssey once again took the night with two first place finishes. Black Ice followed up with two second places and Hambuglar took third place for the night in a tie breaker with Brou Ha Ha. Brass Monkey was fifth […] Read more »

Safety Rules for Kayak Use

Kayaking in Sippican Harbor and Buzzards Bay can be a thrilling and delightful experience that combines the serenity of nature with the excitement of adventure on the water. The harbors calm, clear waters and picturesque coastline create an ideal setting for both novice and experienced kayakers to explore. The numerous coves, inlets and islands provide […] Read more »