Mattapoisett Harbor Bills & Special Town Meeting

Mattapoisett Harbor Bills Due – The Mattapoisett Harbor Permit Renewal bills were mailed out on December 4, 2017. If you provided an email address, a notification was sent to you on December 1. The due date for the 2018 harbor bills is January 30, 2018. Please note this is a change in the billing schedule […] Read more »

Marion Natural History Museum After-School Programs

The Marion Natural History Museum will offer the following programs through the winter and spring: January 24: Rain Gutter Regatta with engineer Mark Whalen. Participants will be developing a model sailing vessel to “race the clock” as well as each other. The program includes pre-event discussion and demonstration of sailboat engineering and design: buoyancy, stability, […] Read more »

FORM Brunch Fundraiser

The Friends of Old Rochester Music (F.O.R.M.) Brunch will take place on Sunday, January 28 from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm at The Inn on Shipyard Park. The brunch will include a full buffet menu and live music performed by ORR high school and junior high school students. All are welcome and tickets are available […] Read more »

Sippican School Kindergarten Parent Orientation

A Parent Orientation Meeting for parents of all children eligible to enter Kindergarten has been scheduled on Tuesday, February 6, from 6:00 – 7:00 pm in the community room of Sippican School. All parents of children eligible to attend Kindergarten are asked to attend this special informational meeting. Any child born before September 1, 2013, […] Read more »

Exploring the Natural World through Art

Come in from the cold and explore the natural world through art. This four-week session will meet on Saturday afternoons at the Marion Natural History Museum from 2:00 – 4:00 pm in February (February 3, 10, 17 and 24). The first two Saturdays we will be learning how to sketch and observe specimens from the […] Read more »

Photography Basics: The Thoughtful Approach

Everyone is welcome to a free two-part photographer presentation at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library on Sundays, January 29 and February 4. Think before shooting. Often the difference between a snapshot and a photograph is the amount of pre-thought that goes into shooting. This will be a short basic photography course to discuss how pre-shot […] Read more »

Rochester Annual Town Election

Positions to appear on ballot: – Selectman, three years, elect one – Board of Assessors, three years, elect one – Moderator, three years, elect one – Tree Warden, three years, elect one – Board of Health, three years, elect one – Planning Board, five years, elect two – Library Trustees, three years, elect two – […] Read more »

The Greg Abate Quartet at Tabor Academy

The Greg Abate Quartet will be in concert at 7:00 pm on Friday, January 19 at the Lyndon South Auditorium in the Jay S. Stroud Academic Center on the campus of Tabor Academy, 85 Spring Street, Marion. The concert is open to the public and admission is free. Greg Abate – jazz saxophonist, flutist, and […] Read more »

Rochester Council On Aging

The Rochester Council on Aging announces the following upcoming meetings: Bonjour! Conversational French I & II will meet Friday, January 19 from 9:30 – 11:30 am. The following events will occur on Wednesday, January 24: FRIENDS meeting at 10:00 am; Blood pressure clinic at 10:30 am; Tax appointments from 9:00 am – noon; and Senator’s […] Read more »

Buzzards Bay Swim

Twenty-five years ago, a visionary group of local residents had a big idea: to swim 1.2 miles across outer New Bedford Harbor to raise awareness and funds for clean water in Buzzards Bay. That year, 17 swimmers raised $2,000 at the very first Buzzards Bay Swim, hosted by the Buzzards Bay Coalition. Pembroke resident and […] Read more »