YMCA Halloween Hayride 2013


Lions, tigers, bears, mummies, ninjas, pilots, princesses, football players, fairies, superheroes, and more all came together at the YMCA’s annual Halloween Hayride in Mattapoisett on Friday night. Photos by Felix Perez.   Read more »

Tri-County Symphonic 52nd Season


The Tri-County Symphonic Band kicked off their 52nd season on Sunday at the Fireman Performing Arts Center with “An Afternoon at the Opera,” featuring renowned bass vocalist Tianxu Zhou. Photos by Felix Perez.  Read more »

Town House, Fin Com Come to EMS Deal


With the Fall Town Meeting just hours away, the Marion Board of Selectmen and Finance Committee have agreed on a recommendation for Article 4, an appropriation of hundreds of thousands of dollars to bolster EMS staff and resources. But it’s not the Article 4 officials started with, and the funds will not be in the […] Read more »

Chowder and Kale Soup Cook Off


The First Congregational Church of Marion will host their annual Chowder and Kale Soup Cook Off on Saturday, November 2, in the Community Center starting with hors d’oeuvres at 6:00 pm. In addition to chowder and kale soup, crackers, wine, dessert, and coffee will be served. Tickets are $12.50 for attendees, but free for those […] Read more »

Plumb Library Event Roundup


On Thursday, November 7, at 6:30 pm at the Joseph H. Plumb Memorial Library, 17 Constitution Way, Rochester, William Geasey of New York Life will present a free workshop on “Plan and Pay for College (Without Going Crazy or Broke).” This workshop is specifically for parents of children ages 4-17. Participants will learn how to […] Read more »

Think Pink Day


Fourth graders at Sippican School under the guidance of teachers, Nicole Radke, Kim Souza, MJ Menezes and Courtney Sheehan, organized the school’s first ever ‘Think Pink Day’ on Friday, October 25th. The purpose of this spirit-wear fundraiser was to build community support and recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Students created posters, shared announcements over […] Read more »

Last Tuesday of the Month Free Movie


On Tuesday, October 29, at noon, the Mattapoisett Friends of the Elderly will host  a free showing of The Great Gatsby (PG-13, 2 hr., 22 min.) at the Council on Aging. Pizza is available for $2. Pizza requests must be pre-paid by Monday, October 28, at 3:00 pm. Even if you’re not having pizza, please […] Read more »

Politics and Prose at the Mattapoisett Library


The Mattapoisett Free Public Library will host author Lawrence DiCara, former Boston City Council President and Marion summer resident, for a book reading, discussion, and signing on Tuesday, November 19, at 6:30 pm in the Library Community Room, 7 Barstow St. The event is co-sponsored by the Elizabeth Taber Library in Marion, and the Joseph […] Read more »

CSL Spurs Charitable Halloween Spirit


Old Rochester Regional High School’s Community Service Learning club (CSL) completed their Halloween costume drive last week. The drive was a success, collecting 44 costumes from the high school location alone. Each of the elementary schools in the ORR district were also collecting gently used costumes for infants to age 12. All costumes will be […] Read more »

Gateway Youth Hockey Update


Mite Bobcats: The Mite Bobcats poured on the energy from the first drop of the puck. Defeating Barnstable 29-8. Trendyn Mederios, Derek Gauvin, Krystian Pothell, Thomas Ledger, Jarrod Frates, and Patrick Tripp had multiple goals. Christian Fiore, Brayden Hathon, Bradon Cannon, and Brady Kidney showed great effort on defense and made assists. Charles Carroll had […] Read more »