Marion Republican Town Committee


The Marion Republican Town Committee will conduct its next monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 5 at 7:00 pm at the Marion Music Hall, 164 Front Street, Marion. The public and new members are welcome. Read more »

Mattapoisett Friends Yard Sale

Mattapoisett Friends Meeting will hold a yard sale on Saturday, May 9 from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm in the social hall behind the meetinghouse at 103 Marion Road, Route 6. For anybody who has done some spring-cleaning and would like to join the sale, please contact the Friends by May 6. An inside table […] Read more »

Open Table


You are invited for supper on Friday, May 8 at the Mattapoisett Congregational Church. Everyone is welcome. Open Table offers a delicious meal prepared by volunteers on the second Friday of every month, September through May, so this will be the last meal for the season. There is no charge, although donations are gratefully accepted. […] Read more »

Marion Town-Wide Cleanup & SpringFest


Marion Town-Wide Cleanup & SpringFest will be held on Saturday, May 9. The Cleanup is from 9:00 am to noon at the Music Hall; SpringFest is from noon to 4:00 pm at Washburn Park. Litter and clutter beware! Streets will be cleaned and closets will be cleared as the Marion Tree & Parks Committee and […] Read more »

Rochester Memorial Day Boat Race


The Rochester Memorial Day Boat Race on the Mattapoisett River, sponsored by the Rochester Fire Department, will take place on Monday, May 25 starting at 8:30 am at Grandma Hartley’s Reservoir, Snipatuit Road, in Rochester and finishing at the Herring Weir, River Road at Route 6, in Mattapoisett. The race is open to persons of […] Read more »

MNHM Summer Program


The Marion Natural History Museum’s Summer Program is one of the most well known and well regarded in the South Coast area. Children from across the country visit us each summer and participate in the program. The programs are designed to be small groups, and registration is limited to 15 children per session. Our Life […] Read more »

3rd Annual Ballroom & Line Dancing Party


There will be a Ballroom & Line Dancing Party on Saturday, May 2 from 7:00 to 11:00 pm at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 57 Fairhaven Road, Route 6, in Mattapoisett. Music is provided by Dave Valerio; all proceeds benefit the Mattapoisett Council on Aging. Free parking and light refreshments are included. Tickets at the […] Read more »

Ukraine’s Revolution of Dignity

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The Sippican Historical Society and Elizabeth Taber Library will join together on Thursday, May 7 to co-sponsor Ukraine’s Revolution of Dignity: Its History, Progress & Future, a lecture by Myron O. Stachiw. A glance at the TV news or any newspaper will quickly reveal that the past decade in Ukraine has witnessed a series of […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Road Race


It’s time to dust off your running shoes and start training for the 45th annual Mattapoisett Road Race, which will start at Shipyard Park at 9:00 am on July 4. The 5-mile course is mostly shaded and winds through the village of Mattapoisett, around Ned’s Point lighthouse and back to Shipyard Park. There are cheering […] Read more »

The Hope Factory


On Sunday, May 3, Tabor Academy, through the efforts of senior Samantha Davis, will stage an event, called The Hope Factory, to help make the lives of hospitalized children a bit brighter. The community is invited to join the Message of Hope Foundation and Tabor Academy and enjoy an afternoon of food, fun activities for […] Read more »