Big Year for Mattapoisett Real Estate

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Across the nation, housing markets are still stifled from the collapse in 2008.  Growth remains slow but prices were up 3.6% in the third quarter from one year ago, according to Standard & Poor. In the last few months, Mattapoisett has seen a significant increase in local residential real estate development.  The number of qualified […] Read more »

Basketball Gets First Win in Home-Opener

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After a disappointing 0-2 start, the boys’ basketball team was desperately seeking a win. They found it at their home court last Friday, where they defeated the Seekonk Warriors 87-74. The first quarter set the tone for the rest of the game. After one quarter of play, Seekonk was up by 2 points. The lead […] Read more »

Help Send ORR Cheerleaders to Florida

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The Old Rochester Regional High School Cheerleaders worked hard all season to earn a spot in the National Championships in Florida, but they need your help to get there!  They have until February to raise $12,000 in order to afford the trip to Orlando. In order to reach their goal, the ladies have coordinated several […] Read more »

Gerard O. Gallant

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Gerard O. Gallant, 91, of Mattapoisett died December 24, 2012 at the Oaks Nursing Home after a period of declining health. He was the husband of Irene M. (Bibeau) Gallant. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late William and Eva (Ethier) Gallant, he lived in New Bedford before moving to Mattapoisett in 1979. […] Read more »

Animal Friendly Exhibit

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Oil Painter Margot Wizansky knows how important animals are to people. That’s why she has dedicated a good portion of her time for her latest exhibit painting animals and doing pet portraits. Now, Tri-Town residents will have a chance to see the artist’s latest exhibit as it makes its way to the Mattapoisett Library. “It’s […] Read more »

Gateway Youth Hockey Weekend Recap

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•Mites 1: The Mite 1 team came from behind to beat the SC Panthers in Falmouth. After a slow start, the team picked it up a notch and finished strong.  Matthew Quinlan lead the charge with multiple goals and clean, physical play that resulted in good positioning. Matthew Paling had a sweet shot that scored […] Read more »

Elizabeth Taber Library Adult Classes

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All classes are free and limited in registration.  Please call the library 508-748-1252 or email Judie jkleven@sailsinc.org. •Estate Planning Basics:  Wills, Power of Attorney and Health Care Proxies, by Jenessa Gerard-Pateakos and Danielle Poulin. Saturday, January 12, 1:00 to 2:00 pm at the Elizabeth Taber Library.   With over 25 years experience between them, the all-female […] Read more »

Russian History Lecture Series

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The Mattapoisett Historical Society, in partnership with the Mattapoisett Free Public Library presents a Lecture Series on Russia The History of Russia Under the Tsars and Transition and Reality Check in Post-Soviet Russia.  Seth Mendell, President of the Historical Society and former teacher of Russian history at Avon Old Farms School, will trace the development […] Read more »

Ham and Bean Supper

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The Florence Eastman Post 280 will hold a Ham & Bean Supper at the Legion Hall, 3 Depot Street in Mattapoisett on January 12.  Supper will be served from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. Tickets will be available at the door: $ 10 for adults, $ 25 for family (parents or grandparents and young children). […] Read more »

Rochester Women’s Club Meeting

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The first meeting of the Rochester Women’s Club in 2013 will be held on January 3 and will feature a program on Chakra Clearing and Balancing presented by Rochester resident Sally Hamer. Hamer is founder and owner of My Private Practice Holistic Center (established 1998). She is a retired 20-year critical care nurse, a Reiki […] Read more »