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 »

Susan Bishop Drumm

Susan Bishop Drumm “Sue”, a resident of Barboursville, Albemarle County, Virginia, died on July 5, 2019, at the age of 63 years. Born on February 2, 1956, in Wareham, Massachusetts, Sue is survived by her husband of 26 years, Richard Baldwin Drumm, also of Barboursville, Virginia and by two daughters, Victoria Drumm of Mystic, Connecticut […] Read more »

Charlotte L. Purrington

Charlotte L. Purrington, 82, of Mattapoisett, passed away Monday, June 24, 2019, in her childhood home. She was born in New Bedford, daughter of the late Philip F. and Margarete (Becker) Purrington, and grew up in Mattapoisett. In her life, she traveled around the country and the world, living in several US states, as well […] Read more »

Road Race Kicks Summer Into High Gear

            By 8:00 am on July 4, the streets leading south from Route 6 to Shipyard Park in Mattapoisett were beginning to show signs that something big was about to take place. By 8:30 am, nearly every available parking space was filled and the sidewalks and streets were swarming with people in a festive mood. Adrenaline […] Read more »

Wareham Garden Tour

The Wareham Garden Club presents their 2019 garden tour – “A Summer Garden Sampler”. On Saturday, July 13from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, you’ll be able to view a variety of beautiful gardens in Wareham.              View large and small gardens, moss gardens, herb gardens, organic vegetable gardens, vista gardens, and gardens by the sea. Enjoy a […] Read more »

What’s Happening at the Elizabeth Taber Library

Books at the Beach! Join the library at Silvershell Beach to buy or borrow some summer reading materials every Tuesday from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm.              Docu-Tuesdays. Beat the heat and learn something new with Docu-Tuesdays. Each Docu-Tuesday will feature a documentary film screening through IndieFlix and light refreshments. Tuesdays: July 9 & 23, August 6 […] Read more »

St. Philip’s Episcopal Church

For 135 years, St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in Mattapoisett has held summer only services for parishioners.             Each Sunday through Labor Day, visiting clergy from Massachusetts and beyond conduct services, using the 1928 Book of Common Prayer, at 8:00 am and 10:00 am.             On Sunday, July 14, services will be officiated by the Reverend Marc Eames, Rector, […] Read more »

Donald “Rip” Perry

Donald “Rip” Perry, 91 of North Falmouth died peacefully on July 10, 2019 at Royal Megansett Nursing Home, North Falmouth after a long illness. He and his wife Dee (Dastous) Perry of 63 years lived a full and adventurous life.             Born in Marion on May 10, 1928 he was the son of the late Manuel […] Read more »

Alan B. Harwood

Alan B. Harwood, 71, of West Wareham, passed away peacefully Monday, July 8, 2019, at home surrounded by his family, after a long illness. He was the husband of 54 years to Merilyn L. (Radu) Harwood.             Born in New Bedford, son of the late Arthur E. and Edith M. (Robbins) Harwood, he grew up in […] Read more »

Arts In the Park, Indeed

            The Marion Art Center’s 11th Annual Arts In the Park juried art festival is an opportunity for the public to witness the glory of human artistic expression. From pottery to painting, from photography to wearable art, the offerings were, in a word, magnificent.             The brutal heat on July 6 did nothing to hamper the overall […] Read more »