Growing Garlic Workshop


The Elizabeth Taber Library will hold a Growing Garlic Workshop on Tuesday, September 27 at 4:00 pm. Interest in growing garlic has been on the rise for several years. If it is something you’ve wanted to try, this is your chance to pick up some tips from local resident and grower Kristi Marshall. Kristi will […] Read more »

2nd Annual Octopurr Fest Open House


It’s All About the Animals is hosting a fun-filled afternoon for pet lovers of all ages on October 2 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at the shelter grounds located at 103 Marion Road, Rochester. “Autumn is a beautiful time of year on the South Coast and offers the ‘purrfect’ opportunity for shelter friends both […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Free Public Library Program


Learn about Community Archaeology in Southeastern Massachusetts at the Mattapoisett Library. All ages are welcome. October is Massachusetts Archaeology Month! Celebrate by coming to the Mattapoisett Free Public Library on Wednesday, October 5 from 6:30 – 7:30 pm to hear Craig Chartier, Director & Principal Archaeologist of the Plymouth Archaeological Rediscovery Project, speak about regional […] Read more »

Marion & Rochester Flu Clinics


The Marion & Rochester Boards of Health will sponsor 2016 seasonal flu clinics for all residents. The flu vaccine will be available in the injectable form for all over the age of 6 months and the high dose vaccine for ages 65 years and over. Those attending the flu clinics are reminded to wear a […] Read more »

Kick the Ticks


Ticks carry a host of diseases and are active in spring, summer and fall. Come learn effective and safe methods to protect yourself from tick-borne illness. Following last year’s well-received winter moth workshop, Deborah Smiley, Publications Managing Editor at Harvard’s Museum of Comparative Zoology, will demonstrate practical tools to repel and eliminate ticks. This workshop […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Historical Society’s Annual Meeting

Photo by Anne Kakley

Please join us for the Mattapoisett Historical Society’s Annual Meeting on Sunday, September 25 at 2:00 pm at 5 Church Street, Mattapoisett. After we attend to business including some important strategic thinking, Seth Mendell, President Emeritus, will share some tales about fires in Mattapoisett. If you have questions, please call 508-758-2844, email or check […] Read more »

Free Mahjong Lessons


A Marion Council on Aging volunteer will offer free Mahjong lessons on Friday, September 23 beginning at 11:00 am in the Great Room at Tabor Academy, 188 Front Street, Marion. Participants are asked to register in advance by calling 508-748-3570. If you have a Mahjong set, please feel free to bring it with you. Read more »

Machacam Club Meeting


The Machacam Club will hold the first meeting of the new year on October 5 at the Legion Hall at 3 Depot Street. Social time is 5:30 pm; dinner is at 6:00pm. The meal will be lasagna, tossed salad, garlic bread and pie for dessert. Our speaker for the evening will be Catherine Heuberger. Catherine […] Read more »

Medicare And Medication


From $0 to $48 a month, just like that. This is what someone just realized they would have had to pay with the changes to their stand-alone drug plan. Luckily, that person was able to find a better plan to keep their costs down. How? They met with a S.H.I.N.E. Counselor at the Council on […] Read more »

Rochester Historical Society


The next meeting of the Rochester Historical Society will be on Wednesday, September 21 at 7:00 pm at the East Rochester Church/Museum. The program for the meeting is The Haskell Family and their Historic Homes in Rochester presented by Betty Beaulieu. All are welcome and refreshments will be served following the program. Read more »