Mattapoisett Cultural Council

Are you interested in supporting community-based projects in the arts, humanities, and sciences in Mattapoisett? Each year, Mattapoisett Cultural Council awards funds for public cultural events such as plays and concerts, arts in the schools, community arts and cultural organizations, field trips for students to museums and performances, and more. These programs promote the availability […] Read more »

Cushing Cemetery

Cushing Cemetery will be holding a spring cleanup in early April. The superintendent is advising everyone to remove all Christmas decorations, wreaths, boxes, etc. before April 1, 2018. When he starts the cleanup, anything not removed will go to the landfill. Your help will be most appreciated. Read more »

A Saildrone for Science: Probing Alaskan Ocean Waters

Join Heather McRae Tabisola for an evening lecture on February 20 at 6:30 pm for the next Science@Work Lecture Series at Tabor Academy as she shares information about the testing of an innovative research tool in the Arctic to advance ocean observation: the Saildrone. Learn more about the innovative technology of unmanned surface vehicles and […] Read more »

First Congregational Church of Marion

The First Congregational Church of Marion is pleased to welcome The Rev. MaryAnn Purtill as our new Designated-Term Pastor effective February 4. She is a graduate of Andover Newton Theological School in Newton, MA and previously served as an Associate Pastor of the Marlborough Congregational Church in Connecticut. Rev. MaryAnn is originally from Flanders, New […] Read more »

Sippican Historical Society

In 1998, the Sippican Historical Society commissioned an architectural survey of Marion’s historic homes and buildings. The survey was funded one-half by the Sippican Historical Society and one-half by the Massachusetts Historical Commission. Because of the limits of funding, not all of the historic buildings were surveyed, but over 100 were catalogued and photographed. The […] Read more »

Local Grants Awarded For Mattapoisett

State Representative William M. Straus and Kathleen Damaskos, chair of the Mattapoisett Cultural Council, have announced the award of 13 grants totaling $5,600, for cultural programs in and around Mattapoisett. Grant recipients include Mattapoisett Free Public Library, Friends of Old Rochester Drama, and Old Hammondtown School Robotics Club. A complete list of recipients and grant […] Read more »

Marion Recreation Department CPR Training

The Marion Recreation Department will be offering two CPR Training Courses to the public on Saturday, March 24 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm and on Saturday, April 21 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. The cost of the course is $75. Space is limited. Registration ends Monday, March 19 for the March course and […] Read more »

Suddenly in Command

What would you do if you suddenly found yourself responsible for the safe operation of a watercraft? A new 4-hour course may make all the difference. This short boating safety course is designed for those who are not normally at the helm, but who may be “Suddenly in Command” if the skipper becomes ill, gets […] Read more »

MAC Dance Academy

The Marion Art Center is pleased to announce that Miss Teah Keogh has returned as Director and Instructor of MAC Dance Academy and is now registering children ages 3-6 for a spring 2018 session of classes. Classes are being offered on Mondays starting on March 12 and will run a total of 8 weeks (but […] Read more »

Rochester Council on Aging

Friday, February 9, the Rochester Council on Aging will present a “Years of Remembrance” Program at 1:30 pm. Monday, February 12, South Coastal County Legal Services Appointments are available from 11:30 am – 2:30 pm. Tuesday, February 13, the Happy Hookers meet at 10:00 am. Wednesday, February 14, the FRIENDS Board Meeting is scheduled for […] Read more »