Old Colony Data Security Incident

Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School District (Old Colony) recently experienced a data security incident that is partially affecting its internal operations.             On February 10, Old Colony became aware of a data security incident that rendered certain data on its network inaccessible. While Old Colony continues to operate without issue, access to certain systems […] Read more »

Sippican Historical Society

Marion (Old Rochester) is one of the oldest towns in the United States, and the Sippican Historical Society maintains an extensive collection of documentation on its historic buildings. In 1998, the Sippican Historical Society commissioned an architectural survey of Marion’s historic homes and buildings. Over 100 were cataloged and photographed. SHS will feature one building […] Read more »

Rochester Council on Aging

The Rochester Council on Aging’s full monthly newsletter and calendar are available at www.rochestermaseniorcenter.com. Special events (listed in the “Events” category), regularly scheduled activities/services (listed in the “Services” category), pictures and posts are available on our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/rochesterma.com.             On Wednesday, February 19 from 12:00 to 2:00 pm, Senator Michael Rodriques will hold office hours at the […] Read more »

Sippican Historical Society

Marion (Old Rochester) is one of the oldest towns in the United States, and the Sippican Historical Society maintains an extensive collection of documentation on its historic buildings. In 1998, the Sippican Historical Society commissioned an architectural survey of Marion’s historic homes and buildings. Over 100 were cataloged and photographed. SHS will feature one building […] Read more »

Marion Art Center

Open Poetry at the MAC – The next meeting of the MAC Open Poetry Club will be on Thursday, February 6 from 4:30 to 6:00 pm at the Marion Art Center. The MAC Open Poetry Club meets on the first Thursday of each month. Laurie Knight, B. A., M. Ed., and former English teacher, leads the poetry group […] Read more »

Marion Election and Voter Information

Nomination papers are available in the Town Clerk’s office for the May 15, 2020 Annual Town Election. There are several positions available and we encourage you to get involved! The nomination papers must be signed by at least 20 voters registered in Marion (which will be certified by the Registrars) and must be turned in […] Read more »

Rochester Council on Aging

The full monthly newsletter and calendar are available on our website www.rochestermaseniorcenter.com.  Like us on Facebook, www.facebook.com/rochesterma.com             On Friday, February 14 at 1:30 pm, the Rochester Senior Center will hold the annual Year of Remembrance event.  This event is for friends and families who have lost a loved one in the past year. It is open to the community.   […] Read more »

Woodcutting to Begin for Wildlife Habitat Improvement

In 2018 and 2019 Mattapoisett Land Trust (MLT) hired foresters Phil Benjamin and Tom Farrell to create Forest Management Plans for 360 acres of woods in our Old Aucoot and Brandt Island Cove Districts. To improve habitat for wildlife, particularly birds, the foresters recommend selective thinning and limited tree harvest in certain forest areas to […] Read more »

Cub Scouts Learn Campfire Skills

Mattapoisett Land Trust (MLT) welcomed scouts, siblings, and parents from Cub Scout Pack 53 to Dunseith Gardens on Saturday, February 1 for a campfire and winter hike. MLT’s Gary Johnson demonstrated how to build a “log cabin” style campfire with all-natural tinder, kindling, fire logs, and a single match! Once the fire was lit, MLT’s […] 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 half by the Sippican Historical Society and half by the Massachusetts Historical Commission. Due to the limits of funding, not all of the historic buildings were surveyed, but over 100 were cataloged and photographed. The […] Read more »