Marion Natural History Summer Programs

Our program Life Along the Shore is for Grades entering 1 – 2. This program will find us seining the shore and exploring the plants and animals that live in our area’s many coastal habitats. With the use of games, journals and introductory science techniques, this will be a wonderful first look at life in […] Read more »

Sippican Historical Society Film Fridays

On Friday, May 4, the public is invited to enjoy another installment of the Sippican Historical Society’s popular program, Classic Film Fridays. One Friday each month, the Society presents a classic movie and offers a discussion on its historical context or significance. May will feature the acclaimed 1937 film Maytime, starring America’s Singing Sweethearts, Jeanette […] Read more »

Tri-Town CPR Training

The American Heart Association will conduct “Heart Saver” CPR Training on Wednesday, May 2 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at the Center School in Mattapoisett. The course costs $40 and is free for emergency preparedness volunteers.  To register or for more information, call 508-758-4118. Read more »

2012 Rochester Country Fair Award

Thanks to the generosity and support of those who attended last year’s Ponderosa Open Golf Tournament to benefit the Rochester Country Fair Awards, we are happy to announce that we will be able to award $500 for educational expenses, to a graduating senior from both Old Rochester Regional High School and Old Colony Regional Vocational […] Read more »

Rochester Women’s Club Veterans Event

The Rochester Women’s Club is sponsoring a Meet and Greet social event for our local veterans. All Veterans from local towns are invited to gather at The Rochester Women’s Club located at 37 Marion Road in Rochester on Armed Forces Day, Saturday May 19 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. A continental breakfast will be […] Read more »

Buzzards Bay Coalition Golf Tournament

On  Tuesday, May 22, South Coast golfers have a unique opportunity to play a round of golf and clean up New Bedford Harbor at the same time. That is because the Buzzards Bay Coalition and the Bay Club at Mattapoisett are partnering to host a Golf Tournament specifically designed to fund nitrogen pollution cleanup in […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Community Planting Volunteers

The town of Mattapoisett supports the volunteers who plant and maintain several focal areas of our community. The public spaces of the Logo at the Town Wharf, the Beach House window boxes, planters at Shipyard Park, and the Veterans Memorial Park next to the Library. Are all planned, planted, weeded and watered by a group […] Read more »

Marion COA Health Fair

The Marion Council on Aging will be holding a Health Fair on Tuesday, May 8 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Marion VFW located at 465 Mill St. in Marion. The South Coast Mobile Van will be on site for health screenings. Nurses will be available for blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol […] Read more »

No Injuries for Two Coast Guard Rescuees

The two people that were rescued by a Coast Guard helicopter late Sunday evening near Brandt Island, sustained no injuries and refused medical treatment, according to Fairhaven Harbormaster David Darmofal. Darmofal said he received a call around 7:00 pm Sunday evening of a possible sinking of a 20-foot boat carrying two people near West Island. […] Read more »

Coats Guard Intercepts Sinking Boat

Just after 9pm the US Coast Guard received a distress call from a 20-foot cruise craft with two people on board taking on water in Nascatucket Bay just south of Brandt Island, Mattapoisett.  After a quick search the Coast Guard airlifted the two people from the vessel and flew them to the Coast Guard air […] Read more »