Marine Mammals with Dr. Michael Moore

The Marion Natural History Museum presents Marine Mammals with Dr. Michael Moore, Marine Mammal Biologist from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution on Wednesday, February 26 from 3:30 – 4:30 pm. The cost is $6/each and will be held at the Marion Natural History Museum, 8 Spring Street. Registration information is available at or by picking […] Read more »

The Science of Scent

One of the strongest memories I can recall is the delicate scent of my newborn baby – 42.5 years ago. I’m trusting that many of you will recall a similar sensory reaction when you held your babies. That mixture of just washed soft newborn baby, sweet milk, and Johnson’s powder seems to mix into a […] Read more »

Town of Mattapoisett Auction

The Town of Mattapoisett will hold an auction of twelve (12) town-owned properties on Friday, March 7, at 11:00 am at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library on 7 Barstow St. For more information, visit the town’s website,, and click on the link. Read more »

Women’s Fund Tiara 5K Mother’s Day Race

Registration is now open for the 8th Annual Women’s Fund Tiara 5K Mother’s Day Race, Walk and Fun Run. The Women’s Fund Tiara Race Team is in full training mode as they prepare for the 8th Annual Women’s Fund Tiara 5K, walk and fun run, to take place on Mother’s Day, Sunday May 11. As […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Lions Club Award

The Mattapoisett Lions Club, a member of Lions International that consists of 45,000 clubs and more than 1.3 million members worldwide – making it the world’s largest service club organization – is pleased to announce a $5,000 scholarship to be awarded this year to a graduating high school student residing in Mattapoisett, Marion or Rochester. […] Read more »

Gateway Youth Hockey

Mite Bobcats: The Mite Bobcats defeated the SC Panthers, 28-8. Matt Paling opened the scoring off the face off and ended with five goals. Juni Suarez, Krystian Pothel and Derek Gauvin all had hat tricks. Patrick Tripp and Jared Frates had two goals apiece and goaltender Charlie Carroll made 40 saves in the win. Read more »

Walk at Olde Field Farm

On Sunday, February 23, at 2:00 pm, the public is invited to join the Mattapoisett Land Trust (MLT) and the Rochester Land Trust (RLT)as they hold a joint walk on MLT’s Olde Field Farm property located just west of 232 New Bedford Road. Edith and Elliott Shoolman donated this property to MLT prior to RLT’s […] Read more »

Blind Date with a Book!

Tired of looking for book love in all the wrong places? The staff at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library is playing matchmaker beginning on Valentine’s Day and for the next month. Stop by the library and see the Blind Date with a Book display upstairs in the Reading Room. It’s easy and it’s fun! Blind […] Read more »

Board Reviews Medicinal Marijuana Bylaw

Planning Board members decided that they needed to do a little more investigating before advertising for a public hearing to present the Registered Marijuana Dispensary (RMD) draft bylaw slated for the Annual Town Meeting warrant in May. Town Counsel Jon Witten presented the first draft of the bylaw on February 18, asking board members to […] Read more »