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On the danger of software upgrades
To the Editor: Every time there's an upgrade, it is a sales pitch from people trying to model how you think. If you depend on the program they are designing, the closer they get, and the more they tell you how good the upgrade is, and why you should...
(Re)introducing the Marion Historical Commission
To the Editor: Many people are asking what the newly reconstituted Marion Historical Commission is all about. How are we different from the Sippican Historical Society? Why does Marion need two separate historical organizations? In reality, the two...
Mattapoisett provides number of coronavirus cases
Old Colony to move to a credit/non-credit system for the rest of the year
For Tastebuds, a temporary closure was the best safety mechanism
Marion native helps with ‘Transitions’ through grief
Mattapoisett Selectman candidate drops out
Marion closes parking lots at three beaches
Local ministers take Holy Week to the web
Rochester appoints policeman, makes quarantine life easier
Old Colony donates, makes personal protective equipment
Rochester announces first coronavirus case
Marion needs new regulations of septic systems
To the Editor: Sippican Harbor, Aucoot Cove, and the Wewantic River in Marion are not improving in health. More and more nitrogen is finding its way into our waters. When nitrogen pollutes the water, our waters become cloudy and murky and algae...
Church helps the homeless with socks of love
To the editor: Mattapoisett Congregational Church thanks the community for its generosity and help in preparing Socks of Love for the homeless on Sunday Feb. 9. We joined forces to deliver 60 pairs of socks to adults and 24 pairs to children in New...
Wanted! Candidates for Marion elected offices
To the Editor: No question, we live in an extraordinary town. How did it get that way, and how will it stay that way? By caring, dedicated residents like you stepping up to serve on boards! In three months, the town will hold its annual elections...
New users’ manual for the digital age
To the Editor: Very close to a sense of defeat in trying to engage in an intentional activity. It feels as though I am in a jabbering madhouse of self-important people trying to get my attention. The computer is a big part of this chaotic...
Former student weighs in on Tabor decision
To the Editor: My name is Taylor Hatch. I wanted to take a moment to say how much I appreciated the opinion piece you posted . As a student who was kicked out of Tabor Academy after just one strike, it sickens me to learn that while students are...
Tabor head of school decision is shameful
To the Editor: We are deeply disappointed to hear of the Board’s decision to keep John Quirk in his role as Head of School of Tabor. After sending our 3 boys to Tabor and supporting the school each and every year through the Giving campaign, we are...
In support of the Tabor trustees’ decision
To the Editor: I support the decision of Tabor's Board of Trustees to keep John Quirk as Head of School after his unfortunate incident. I believe that he has not only done a wonderful job at Tabor, but also with his attempts to bridge town-gown...
Thank you to Tri-Town Motors
To The Editor: On behalf of the Marion Council on Aging, Board of Directors and the older adult population of Marion, I wish to express our appreciation to Tri-Town Motors. On Saturday, Feb. 8 they sponsored a Valentine’s Celebration at the...
Seniors say thanks for Valentine’s Social
To the Editor: On behalf of seniors attending the “Valentine Social” held at the COA Saturday, Feb. 8, I send out a warm thank you to everyone who contributed to make the event a stunning success: the inspiring and exciting DJ Rick Ferreira with...
Silvershell Inn owners thank Tom Figueiredo
To the editor: Thank you for your thoughtful and informative article in last week’s edition about how we as innkeepers of the Silvershell Inn, a three-suite residential bed and breakfast in Marion, are working to restore the Cobb family residence at...
Thanks from the Sippican Woman’s Club
To the Editor: The Sippican Woman’s Club of Marion celebrated another exciting Holiday House Tour on Dec. 14. This year’s annual event, titled
A Simple Christmas in Marion
, raised more than $13,000. These funds will be awarded as 2020...
Proposed redesign for Marion’s Gateway
To the Editor: Marion Village is accessed primarily by Front St. South of I-195 at Exit 20, crossing US Route 6 (also called MA Rt. 105). The main intersection region of Front St. and Rt. 6 with surrounding streets is known as the “Gateway” to...
Ten years is long enough
To the editor: Jan. 21, 2020 is the 10th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s 5-4 Citizens United v. FEC ruling. The Justices declared government restrictions on “independent” political spending by corporations, unions and billionaires to be...
Thank you letter from Marion transfer station workers
To the Editor: To all the people who come to the transfer station in Marion during the holiday weeks, over Christmas and New Year’s: We can’t thank all of the residents who come here during those times enough. We can’t thank you enough for all the...
On planned obsolescence in electronics
To the Editor: One of the fundamental dynamics of the robotic takeover is that the computer hardware and software industry has got to change things at increasingly short intervals, in order to be economically competitive. Back in the 1950's the idea...
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