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Guest Opinion: Want to contain covid? Don’t let your guard down
Massachusetts remains among a handful of states that have contained the spread of the Covid-19 outbreak, sickening more than 3 million Americans. But continued vigilance will be essential for a year or longer until a successful vaccine and effective...
To the Editor: Thanks and update from Tri-Town Against Racism
To the Editor: The leadership team of Tri-Town Against Racism is grateful to the residents of Marion, Mattapoisett, and Rochester who have shown us such overwhelming love and support by trusting us with their stories, donating funds, and the many,...
ORR district proposes hybrid learning, awaiting approval
Rochester church to sell some of its land
Marion may again look to exit waste district
Marion starts serious preparations for Hurricane Isaias
Tabor Academy releases reopening plan
Selectmen discuss how to hold events safely at Ned’s Point
Old Colony to use hybrid learning for reopening
Elisabeth Anne "Betty" Pennington, 78
Reduced budget to go before Mattapoisett Town Meeting
Roofing helps Habitat for Humanity home project roll on
Letter to the Editor: Sewer changes are unnecessary and secretive
To the Editor: Why is the Marion Board of Health considering mandatory unnecessary private nitrogen reduction sewer treatment plants for all property owners not served by town sewer? The same group who are pushing this agenda failed to prove the...
Letter to the Editor: Claims about Marion’s sewer should be backed by evidence
To the Editor: In the June 18, 2020, Sippican Week pg. 6, “Marion residents weigh in on proposed sewer change,” Mr. Sherman Briggs states that he has installed several nitrogen-reducing systems and is “concerned about cost and ongoing maintenance.”...
Letter to the Editor: Norm Hills for Selectman
To the editor: We the undersigned strongly urge Marion voters to support Norm Hills for Selectman in Marion. Our town leadership team is extremely strong and effective now, and it deserves to remain at the helm and to stay its course. Experience,...
Letter to the Editor: Response on Mattapoisett election information
To the Editor: I am writing in response to the letter to the editor that appeared first in the online edition of Sippican Week on Friday, June 19, 2020. First, I want to make clear the fact that every effort is made to keep the public informed about...
Letter to the editor: A timeline adjustment on bobolinks
To the Editor: As one of the trail stewards and bird box monitors for The Trustees Of Reservations (TTOR) at East Over Farm, we're very happy to see an article mentioning the Bobolinks. They may be threatened bird here in the Western Hemisphere, but...
Letter to the Editor: A pressing question on Marion’s police chief
To the Editor: This is a response to the ongoing conversation about the hiring process for the next Town of Marion police chief. I have a pressing question during this time of change and transparency that any Marion town official can feel free to...
Letter to the Editor: Mattapoisett election misinformation troubling
To the Editor: I have recently become a resident of Mattapoisett from a neighboring town, and I found it highly troubling that there was misinformation regarding the date of the 2020 Mattapoisett Town Election on the website managed by the town of...
Letter to the Editor: Best practices absent in police chief hire
To the Editor: Re: “Lt. Nighelli deserved his promotion” (page 13, June 18 edition): The lesson I draw from Police Chief John B. Garcia’s letter is that taxpayers should not question how their money is spent. Chief Garcia talked mostly of the...
Letter to the Editor: Another candidate running for Marion School Committee
To the Editor: My name is Jody Dickerson and I am running for one of two vacant seas on the Marion School Committee. I am running as a write-in candidate. I believe that public education is intimately tied to the vitality of our community. Investing...
To the Editor: Proposing a Public Safety Partnership
Letter to the Editor, My parents moved away from New England in the mid 70’s and eventually settled in Maryland. They missed all things New England, but my Dad told me with frank honesty that he loved the "county system approach.” The school system...
Letter to the Editor: On police accreditation and Lt. Nighelli’s promotion
Letter to the Editor, I am writing in response to the letter submitted by Eileen Marum dated May 18. My initial thought after reading the letter was to not respond at all. In light of recent events, I realize that I made a mistake. There is some...
To the Editor: Think critically, listen more when it comes to race
To the Editor: First, I sympathize with your position to be an impartial forum for community discussion, particularly in your opinion/editorial section. However, I was relieved to see the response letter from MaryGrace Brogioli, who is incensed, as...
Letter to the Editor: Perpetuating systemic racism
To the Editor, The revision of the letter to the editor that you published, titled “ORR school district should not abuse its public platform,” is abhorrent. It is about an issue that is not controversial. As the editor of the paper, you suggested...
To the Editor: Racism is real, and it is here
Letter to the Editor: In light of a recent post, I decided I simply could not hold my tongue. In our community, ignorance towards how severe racism is here is a very large part of the culture. So, I hope you choose to continue reading and hopefully...
To the Editor: ORR school district should not abuse its public platform
To the Editor: I want to start off first by saying I whole heartedly denounce racism. Of course black lives matter, as all lives do. Racism is very real, but seeing the ORR School District claim it is a “systemic” issue is controversial and quite...
Letter to the Editor: Rules for wearing masks
To the Editor: Enclosed/attached is a copy of the official order # COVID -19 Order. 31, dated 1 May,2020, with an effective date of Wednesday 6 May, 2020, signed by Governor Charles D. Baker. I think this memo will clear any doubt about the issue of...
Sign removal in Mattapoisett – is it censorship?
To the Editor: This pandemic has affected all of our lives, but none more than African Americans. As of May 11, African Americans made up 13% of the population, but account for 27% of the deaths! You take these alarming statistics as a backdrop to...
A Memorial Day ‘thank you’
To the Editor: On behalf of the Marion veterans, I wanted to thank Mr. Steven Gonsalves for grooming the grounds and preparing the beds at Old Landing for the Memorial Day planting of flowers and laying of wreaths. Joe Napoli Marion
Old Rochester educators recognize parents as 2020 Friends of Education
To the Editor: Each year, the Old Rochester Professional Educators’ Association recognizes members of the community who positively contribute to the education and lives of our students. In this most unusual and unprecedented time in history,...
Some questions on Marion’s new police chief
To the Editor: I have been approached by many residents since it was reported that Marion hired a new police chief within its ranks via an "internal posting." Many residents are questioning, if indeed,
police officer truly had an equal...
Marion solar dump is another sad day for taxpayers
To the Editor: It looks like the town of Marion has signed up for a solar array at the old dump. On first glance, this seems like a good idea. But it looks like the town has given away a valuable resource for nearly nothing. $125,000/year in lease...
ONSET: Voted the 2nd best harbor in the country
Amgee Domain: Publish Date:
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Charming Downtown Middleboro Beauty- SOLD!!
Newly renovated 4 bedroom 1 and 1/2 bath Colonial with pride of craftsmanship around every corner...
Waterfront Estate with Dock
Welcome to paradise - On Buttermilk Bay. A true retreat complete with in ground pool, cabana &...
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Well Maintained 3 bed 3 bath w In Law! SOLD!
This nicely maintained one owner home is set on nearly 1 acre and is only 3 miles to the T or I-495...
Sold! 42 Ships Way, Bourne
42 Ships Way, Bourne, MA = SOLD Congratulations on the new address, the new townhouse, and all of...
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Under Agreement! Charming Ranch Bungalow
Onset Waterview. Just steps away from quiet sandy Riverside Beach, this charming ranch bungalow is...
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Serene Riverfront Bungalow in Rose Point
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Upper Cape Realty
Prime General Commerical/Industrial Acreage
2.92 acres with 407 + feet of frontage on busy Route 28, near the intersection of County Rd and...
JUST LISTED IN MARION
Bullivant Farm custom colonial with whimsical details, gorgeous wrap-around mahogany porch, and...
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