Civic Duty in the Trash?

To the Editor;             Civic Duty in the Trash?             First of all, thank you for your time.             Over a year ago now, a handful of parents, led by our young students, took on the overdue task of implementing recycling and composting in the lunch room of Sippican Elementary School.  (Yes, it is 2019 and this is not […] Read more »

Safe Driving

To the Editor;             DANGER! Rt. 6 MATTAPOISETT SPEEDWAY! I survived a high-speed rear end collision 50 feet west from Turk’s parking lot on September 23, 7:20 am. Thanks to seat belts and air bags and a strong Nissan Rogue, I and my dog survived!             The driver of the high speed vehicle was distracted by her […] Read more »

Sippican Historical Society

To the Editor:             In March of 1819 Congress appropriated money to establish a lighthouse on Bird Island. On Saturday, September 14, 2019 the Marion Harbormaster’s Department hosted at the Music Hall a Bicentennial Celebration of the Bird Island Light and Signal.              It was a grand event and all responsible should be congratulated for a job […] Read more »

North Street North

To the Editor:             I would like to address my fellow Mattapoisett residents who share with me what I would affectionately refer to as the “North Street North” neighborhood which I consider to be both North Street itself, as well as its many adjoining streets that are situated north of Route 195 which house almost one […] Read more »

Bird Island Lighthouse Bicentennial Celebration

To the Editor:             On behalf of the Marion Harbormaster’s Department I would like to thank all of those that attended our Bird Island Lighthouse Bicentennial Celebration on Saturday, September 14, 2019. A great time was had by all. We would like to thank Donna Hemphill, Karen Perry, the Marion Cultural Council, Tom Guard, Stephen Gonsalves, […] Read more »

Abigail Field

To the Editor:             I would first like to say how happy I am that The Wandererso enjoyed my talk at the Mattapoisett Museum. It’s always such a treat to be given a platform to talk about what I love. I would, however, like to clarify a point that I think I, perhaps, did not effectively convey […] Read more »

Marion Waste Treatment Plant

To the Editor:             The EPA is making the people of Marion pay tens of millions of dollars for changes to the Waste Treatment Plant, even though historical data collected by Buzzards Bay Coalition show that the Waste Treatment Plant does not harm the water quality of Aucoot Cove and Buzzards Bay.             The forced changes give […] Read more »

Annual Elizabeth Taber Library Book Sale

To the Editor:             The Elizabeth Taber Library Board of Trustees and all those involved in Marion’s Elizabeth Taber Library would like to thank Nita Howland and her crew who unselfishly and tirelessly took on the work of administrating the 2019 Annual Elizabeth Taber Library Book Sale.             There are many shades of volunteers but few like […] Read more »

Thank You

To the Editor:             I wish to thank the Mattapoisett police and EMT’s for their quick response to my call on August 21st. Their calming and professional treatment of me was greatly appreciated. John Chase The views expressed in the “Letters to the Editor” column are not necessarily those of The Wanderer, its staff or advertisers. The Wandererwill […] Read more »

Street Painting Festival

To the Editor:             Thank You For Supporting the Street Painting Festival. Another summer season is drawing to a close and the Onset Bay Association and Friends of Onset Street Painting Festival have many supporters and collaborators to thank for the success of the Chalk-Full-O-Fun Festival.  First, a huge thank you to our generous grantors and sponsors: […] Read more »