We All Scream for …

What melts in your mouth and also your hand, is the number one dessert consumed by New Englanders over all other choices, and is a must-have for any birthday party? Okay, so it was an easy question – ice cream, of course. The Northeast buys more ice cream from retail outlets than any other part […] Read more »

Library Hosts Benefactor for Open House

The Elizabeth Taber Library threw a birthday party, and the guest of honor was able to cut the cake even though she’s 222 years old. Or would be, at least. Fairhaven resident Natalie Hemingway reprised her role as the most important resident in Marion history, Elizabeth Taber, donning period dress and presenting an illuminating speech […] Read more »

Ethics Training for Mattapoisett Employees

“The basis of effective government is public confidence, and that confidence is endangered when ethical standards falter or appear to falter,” said then-Sen. John F. Kennedy in an April 27, 1957, address to Congress With that guiding light as the beginning of his presentation, David Giannotti, Chief, Public Education and Communication Division, State Ethics Commission, […] Read more »

Ghost Hunt at Mattapoisett Library

Have you ever wanted to be like the professional ghost hunters on TV’s “Ghost Adventures”? The Mattapoisett Free Public Library will be offering a fun new program on August 24 from 8:00 to 11:00 pm where you can do just that. The program will give teenagers ages 13-18 the opportunity to learn the art of […] Read more »

Local Pan Massers Pedal Against Cancer

When first-time rider Zach Smith of Rochester prepared for the 197-mile Pan Mass bike ride across most of the state of Massachusetts in support of the Jimmy Fund and Dana Farber, he didn’t really know what to expect. “The weekend started off with mixed emotions,” said Smith, who joined the locally based Team oN A […] Read more »

Doug Crabbe

Doug Crabbe formerly of Mattapoisett, passed away August 10, 2013 in an accident in Montreal, Canada, where he had been living for the last 30 years. He is survived by his daughter Sophia Crabbe-Field and her mother, Arlene Field of Montreal, his sister, Alicia Crabbe of Rochester, and his brother Robert Crabbe Jr. of Fairhaven. […] Read more »

Updated 40B Plan Gets Approval

After a false start, officials on Thursday night gave Bay Watch Realty Trust the go-ahead on a modified site plan for its Chapter 40B development off of Front Street. Though the Zoning Board of Appeals initially expressed reluctance at signing off on the modification – which moves an access road to land acquired from the […] Read more »

Last Tuesday of the Month Free Movie

On Tuesday, August 27 at 12:00 pm, the Mattapoisett Friends of the Elderly hosts a free showing of Quartet at the Council on Aging. Pizza is available for $2. Pizza requests must be pre-paid by Monday, August 26 at 3:00 pm. Please RVSP the Mattapoisett Council on Aging at the Center School, 17 Barstow Street, […] Read more »

Tri-Town Student Honors and Awards

Aidan St. James of Rochester was recently recognized for achieving academic distinction at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell. St. James, majoring in plastics engineering, was named to the dean’s list at UMass Lowell for the spring 2013 semester. To qualify for the dean’s list at UMass Lowell, a student must have completed no fewer than 12 […] Read more »

Marion Town Party Promises Fun

Steve Gonsalves can hardly contain himself. As an organizer of the Marion Town Party and one of Marion’s leading public servants, Gonsalves is brimming with enthusiasm during a conversation about the 2013 edition of the event, taking place on Saturday, August 24, from 4:00 to 10:00 pm on Spring Street in front of the Town […] Read more »