Marion Conservation Commission

The Marion Conservation Commission currently has an opening for an Associate Member and is accepting letters of interest from Marion registered voters who have an interest in wetlands, environmental protection, and natural resources conservation. Conservation Commissions are the official municipal boards charged with protecting natural resources and administering the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, MGL Chapter […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Council on Aging

On April 4, 2018, the Mattapoisett Council on Aging Board of Directors conducted their Annual Meeting. At this meeting, the election of officers for 2018 took place. Elected for the coming year were Deb Dahill, Chairperson; Rachel McGourthy, Vice Chairperson; Ken Watts, Secretary; and Susan Roylance, Treasurer. The Board also adopted the following Goals for […] Read more »

Keeping Marion Clean

To the Editor: Marion Cub Scout Pack 32 and Marion Boy Scout Troop 32 would like to thank Bob Collins from Gifts to Give, The Charles R. Washburn Memorial Trust, Marion Rec, Marion DPW (especially Chris Washburn who was beyond helpful), Tabor Academy, and all the individual volunteers who helped clean our roadways, parks, and […] Read more »

Marion Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness

The Town of Marion has received a State grant to develop a Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Plan. We have contracted with the Southeastern Regional Planning and Economic Development District (SRPEDD) for support in completing a comprehensive, baseline climate change and natural hazard vulnerability assessment. The goal of the process is to develop a prioritized list […] 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. Because of the limits of funding, not all of the historic buildings were surveyed, but over 100 were catalogued and photographed. The […] Read more »

Marion Arbor Day Trees

The Marion Tree and Parks Committee will once again celebrate Arbor Day by giving away seedlings at the polls on May 18. This year’s tree is a Rose of Sharon. Please plan to vote and pick up your seedling. This will be Marion’s 20th year as a Tree City USA. We are proud to take […] Read more »

A Century of Tabor Rowing

In 2017, Tabor Academy’s rowing team competed for its 100thseason, an anniversary matched only by a handful of high school programs in the United States. In that time, the team has had unprecedented success on an international scale. The story of this historic rowing program is told in the new feature documentary “A Century of […] Read more »

Tabor Students Take Steps Toward Action

In response to the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, and in memory of those lost in past school shootings, Tabor students organized a walk out on Friday, April 20, in solidarity with students across the country recognizing the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre. After placing 18 empty chairs in the Stroud Academic […] Read more »

Rochester Council on Aging

Volunteers are needed to help in the Breakfast Program one morning a week in several capacities, or to help with special monthly meals (set-up, serving, or clean-up, etc.). Call Sharon or Lorraine if interested. May 2018 Day Trips: – Sunday,May 6: Tower Hill Botanical Gardens, Boylston, MA & Lunch – Monday,May 14: The Butterfly Place, […] Read more »

Make Some Art

Visit the Mattapoisett Free Public Library anytime between April 27 – May 6to participate in a special Spring ArtWeek Program. Use a variety of supplies in a special Makerspace in the Children’s Department to create your own one-of-a-kind masterpiece. Share your work of art in our gallery and be entered to win a raffle prize. Read more »