Elks Student of the Month

The Elks of Wareham Lodge No. 1548 sponsors the Elks Student of the Month and Student of the Year Awards for students enrolled in local area high schools. The criteria used in nominating a student includes a student who excels in scholarship, citizenship, performing arts, fine arts, hobbies, athletics, church, school and community service, industry, […] Read more »

Board Gets Tough on Town’s Engineers

            The Marion Board of Selectmen on February 19 signed a letter ordering its contracted engineering firm to suspend its ongoing work for the Town after a recent miscalculation of the cost estimate for the wastewater treatment plant upgrades project.             CDM Smith had estimated that the wastewater facility project, which includes the lining of one of […] Read more »

Rebecca Correia Live in Mattapoisett

Come enjoy an intimate performance on Saturday, March 2at 7:00 pm by this talented local singer/songwriter! The concert will be held at the Mattapoisett Museum at 5 Church Street, Mattapoisett.              Growing up on a rural horse farm in the little town of Rochester, Massachusetts, Rebecca savored her natural surroundings and began writing songs at age nine. […] Read more »

Sippican Historical Society

In 1998, the Sippican Historical Society commissioned an architectural survey of Marion’s historic homes and buildings. The survey was funded one-half by the Sippican Historical Society and one-half by the Massachusetts Historical Commission. Due to the limits of funding, not all of the historic buildings were surveyed, but over 100 were catalogued and photographed. The […] Read more »

Smiling Through the Storm

            Everyone knows that life is jam packed with heartbreak, laughter, joy, devastating sadness, shining victories, and life challenges that can make even the strongest lose faith and the weakest trudge through. For Rochester and for all of the Tri-Town, we were taught how to smile through the toughest of storms by our own Chloe Harding […] Read more »

Chloe O. Harding

            Chloe O. Harding, a young and very brave little 8 year old girl died at home on February 17, 2019 after a long courageous battle with cancer surrounded by her loving family.  Chloe was born in Wareham, daughter of Lindsay F. (Moore) Harding and Harrison A. Harding, Jr. She lived in Rochester all of her […] Read more »

Maribeth (Walsh) White

Maribeth (Walsh) White, 55, of Acushnet, passed away on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at home. She was the wife of Raymond A. White, III with whom she shared 36 years of marriage.             Born in New Bedford, a daughter of the late Donald Walsh and Jacqueline (O’Bomsawin) Walsh, she was a lifelong resident of Acushnet.             She […] Read more »

ConCom Approves Construction in Wetlands

            Not that anyone was complaining, but February 11 found the Mattapoisett Conservation Commission looking at an agenda populated by two pages of text that amounted to a meeting wrapped up in about 30 minutes.             Steve Gioiosa of SITEC, representing Vermette Development, LLC with its Notice of Intent filing for property located off Mattapoisett Neck Road […] Read more »

Marion Fireworks Committee

Join the Marion Fireworks Committee for the last skate day this season on Sunday, February 24from 12:00 pm to 1:45 pm at the Tabor Academy ice rink. Cost is $5.00 per person. Mittens or gloves and a hat must be worn. Skate rentals available for additional $5.00. Proceeds help to reach goal needed to have fireworks […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Woman’s Club Scholarship

Mattapoisett Woman’s Club is pleased to offer two $2,500.00 scholarship awards to Mattapoisett residents who are high school seniors, graduating June 2019.              In addition there will be a $1,000.00 scholarship granted to a Mattapoisett resident who is reentering the academic world after graduation and is in pursuit of a post-secondary degree. Contact information below.             The […] Read more »