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 »

Vacancies for Upcoming Town Election in Mattapoisett

Have you ever thought about getting more involved in your community? There are three vacancies in the upcoming Mattapoisett Annual Town Election. There is one opening on the Old Rochester Regional School Committee and two openings on the Mattapoisett School Committee. Interested candidates can either call 508-758-4100 x 2 or stop by the Town Clerk’s […] Read more »

Cushing Cemetery

Cushing Cemetery is starting their spring cleanup this month. It would help us immensely if last year’s Christmas decorations were removed. Come March 31we will be picking up all of the tree debris and Christmas decorations. There will be a trailer by the barn with trashcans. Please put biodegradable products only in the trailer. Plastics, glass, […] 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 »

Rochester Council on Aging

The Rochester Senior Center has just received word from the National Council on Aging/National Institute of Senior Centers that we have achieved full senior center accreditation for another five years! The Rochester Senior Center passed the recent accreditation process with flying colors once again! This is the third time the Rochester Senior Center has gone […] Read more »

SLT “Helen A. Arthur” Scholarship

The Sippican Lands Trust is seeking applicants for its “Helen A. Arthur” Scholarship. A monetary award of up to $1,000 is available to a Marion resident who is a graduating senior from any secondary school by June 2019 and is preferably pursuing an education in environmental studies or a related field. Please postmark a completed […] Read more »

ArtWeek Returns to the MAC

ArtWeek returns to the Marion Art Center with 12 unique events over 10 days. Witness a poetry knockout between Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson, join an authentic New Orleans-style jam session, bring the kids to make instruments and costumes out of recycled materials, or paint your own coastal scene while tasting some great wines for […] Read more »

Upcoming Marion Art Center Classes

The MAC is offering a second date for its one-day workshop, Expressive Landscape Painting with Acrylics, with instructor John Irwin. The workshop is scheduled for Saturday, March 23, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm in the MAC studio. Students must supply their own brushes and acrylic paints: red, yellow, blue, white, and black. The instructor will provide […] Read more »

Tabor Academy Students Hit the Road

Tabor students were released for Spring Break on Thursday, March 7, and many of them were off to adventures near and far.             Four groups of students are heading abroad – three are on cultural exchanges, while one is on a research trip. The cultural exchanges include a group in Beijing, China, and another in Copenhagen, […] Read more »

Rochester Council on Aging

Movies are shown every Friday at 1:30 pm. All are welcome and there is no charge. Join us. Movies are posted on our Facebook page. You can also give us a call to find out what’s playing. We usually know by Wednesday afternoon.             Small Home Repair Financial Assistance Program: Financial assistance is available for Rochester […] Read more »