Thank You Police and EMTs

To the Editor: The friends and family of Ethel Wall would like to thank our Police and EMTs of Mattapoisett for their quick and professional response to her call for help in her home emergency. It is because of them that our Ethel is alive and doing well. A heart-felt thanks to you all. Joyce […] Read more »

Marion Planning Board

Dear Editor: I am writing to correct a misimpression that may have arisen as a result of the comments I addressed to the Planning Board on April 2 (“Resident Critical of Town, Developer” – The Wanderer, April 5, 2018) concerning the condominium project at 324 Front Street in Marion. All Town personnel with whom I […] Read more »

Town House Renovation

To the Editor: A few facts about the Marion Town House Renovation… The Town House Building Committee has refined the plan and costs again and again over the past six years. The reconstruction will take the building down to the studs. The projected estimates are all inclusive and there is a generous contingency amount included […] Read more »

Marion Town House Building Committee

To the Voters of Marion: We urge you to support the Town House Renovation Plan, which will come before the voters at Town Meeting on May 14. After six years of planning and revisions, the current proposal is finely tuned to the needs of the community and to concerns about wise and economically-prudent public expenditures. […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Conservation Commission

To the Editor: I am writing in response to comments expressed in a recent Letter to the Editor wherein libelous statements were made against me personally and my statements have been taken out of the context within which they were made; which have then been interpreted to mean something nefarious and illegal, suggesting the need […] Read more »

Marion Town House

Dear Editor: I have received numerous phone calls from Marion residents about keeping and restoring the present Town House and not building a new one at the Council on Aging property, where heavy and fast-moving traffic on Route 6 causes dangerous distractions and creates major safety concerns for pedestrians, bike riders and drivers. Anyone who […] Read more »

Marion Town House

Dear Editor: As a resident of 42 Main Street, I walk past the Town House frequently, admire it as a fine piece of Victorian architecture, and appreciate the way it functions as a nerve center for town life. Therefore, I would recommend that it be restored and that the town turn down the proposal to […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Conservation Commission

To the Editor: I found Ms. Newell’s account of the recent Mattapoisett Conservation Commission’s March 12 meeting alarming. I also find that when a local official says something is in the “town’s interest,” they don’t usually mean “in the interest of most town residents” but rather that it is in the interest of a tiny […] Read more »

Help Make Marion Even Greater!

Help Make Marion Even Greater! No question, we live in an extraordinary town. How did it get that way, and how is it staying that way? We can thank many caring, dedicated residents before us who stepped up to serve on our boards, committees, and commissions. Our elections are coming up on Friday, May 18, […] Read more »


To the Editor: I am appalled and disgusted by the amount of trash that is destroying our beautiful town! I have never seen so much of it and am astounded that it is being obviously discarded carelessly by uncaring people! I started to put a trash bag in my trunk and stop as often as […] Read more »