Post 280 Monthly Meeting


The Post will hold a special membership meeting at the Post Hall at 7:00 pm on September 21. This meeting is needed because of a vacation conflict on the normal October date. Two important reports need to be discussed: A report from the House Committee on the busy summer and the Veterans Day Ceremonies preparations. […] Read more »

Teen Dance


The next Knights Teen Dance at The Knights, 57 Fairhaven Road in Mattapoisett, is Friday, September 16 from 7:00 to 10:00 pm for $8. Teen Dances provide a safe place for 6th, 7th and 8th graders to have a good time socializing, dancing and listening to their favorite music on a Friday night. Knights of […] Read more »

Lobster Dinner


A Lobster Dinner hosted by The Knights of Columbus, 57 Fairhaven Road in Mattapoisett, will be held on Sunday, October 2 at 1:30 pm for $30 per person. The proceeds go to The Knights, Damien Council of Mattapoisett Scholarship Fund. The dinner includes a lobster, fish, linguiça, hot dogs, sausage, white potatoes, sweet potatoes, onions, […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Lions Club

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Mattapoisett Lions Club will hold a dinner meeting at the Pythagorean Lodge Hall, 13 Spring Street, Marion on Wednesday, September 14 at 7:00 pm. This meeting is open to men, women and couples from Mattapoisett and Marion area. Reservations required by email to or call 508 758 2345. Read more »

Value of the Book Program


Book Collectors: Do you have a 1st Edition? Signed Copy? One-of-a-kind book? Do you know its worth? Attend a free workshop to learn the value of your books. Come to a fun and informative workshop on Sunday, September 18 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library to learn if your books […] Read more »

Salvation Army’s Serve-A-Thon

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The Salvation Army’s Serve-A-Thon will be in full swing this Saturday, September 10 at the following locations and times: – Cooke Park in Fairhaven: 9:00 am – 12:00 noon (Beautification Project) – Hazelwood Park in New Bedford: 9:00 am – 12:00 noon; 1:00 – 4:00 pm (Fence Painting) – Gifts to Give in Acushnet: 9:00 […] Read more »

Naushon: Largest of the Elizabeth Islands


The Mattapoisett Historical Society presents “Naushon: Largest of the Elizabeth Islands.” Seth Mendell will give a lecture on Sunday, September 4 at 5:30 pm at Shipyard Park. Following Bartholomew Gosnold’s arrival on Cuttyhunk in 1602, the center of activity shifted to Naushon Island. Seth Mendell will trace the colorful history of the island including the […] Read more »

Second Saturday Book Sale


The Friends of the Mattapoisett Library’s Second Saturday Book Sale will be September 10 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm downstairs at the library, 7 Barstow Street. As always, there’s a great selection of fiction and non-fiction for all ages, CDs and DVDs. Upstairs, the Gently-Used shelf has been restocked and refreshed. Stop by to […] Read more »

Rochester Grammar School Reunion


Rochester Grammar School Reunion will be held on Saturday, September 17 at the Rochester Senior Center from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. The cost, which is $20 per person, includes lunch and music from the past by The Snowbirds, Sandy Gayoski Hardy and Rene. Please send payment by September 10 to Rochester Historical Society, P.O. […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Area Artists


The Mattapoisett Area Artists will open their gallery exhibit in Tinkhamtown Hall starting September 10 and continuing through the end of the month. The gallery is located at 188 Acushnet Road, Mattapoisett. There will an Open House on September 9 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Local artists will present their paintings, photographs and sculptures for […] Read more »