Dan Shaughnessy to Speak at the Mattapoisett Library

Author and Boston Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy will speak on “The State of Boston Pro Sports Teams” at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library on Saturday, November 24at 4:00 pm. A reception will follow his talk, part of the Purrington Lecture Series sponsored by the Mattapoisett Library Trust. Shaughnessy, the author of 12 books, including the […] Read more »

Bells of Remembrance

This year is the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice of World War 1.  There were ceremonies throughout the United States to commemorate this event. The Mattapoisett Woman’s Club has a project, Bells of Remembrance, where members of the Club contacted organizations throughout the South Coast (for example, Mattapoisett, Wareham, Marion, Fairhaven, Dartmouth), the Cape, Boston, […] Read more »

FMCOA Members Make it Happen

At the recent Annual Meeting of the Friends of the Marion Council on Aging (FMCOA) held at the Cushing Center, the first six years of the organization’s community efforts were celebrated. Retiring members, Sue Wood, Chrissie Bascom, Priscilla Ditchfield, Jerry Garcia, and John Turner were acknowledged for their vision and hard work in bringing the […] Read more »

A New England Nutcracker

New Bedford Ballet will perform its annual production of A New England Nutcracker December 1 through 9 at the NBB Community Theatre, located at 2343 Purchase Street in New Bedford. Journey back to the 1850s, as this favorite holiday story is reimagined through New Bedford’s historic whaling era, and prepare for the “City That Lit […] Read more »

Tri-Town Observes Veterans Day 2018

The bells of churches and halls and the sirens of police and fire vehicles will sound on Sunday, November 11, at 11:00 am – the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month – in recognition of the 100thanniversary of the end to World War I. In addition to this solemn remembrance, Marion […] Read more »

Join MLT’s Kent Harlow for Trail Chores

Mattapoisett Land Trust (MLT) welcomes Kent Harlow, an Americorps service member, who will lead efforts over the coming year to improve MLT’s trail system. Harlow hails from upstate New York and is a 2013 graduate of the University of New Hampshire, with previous work experience leading Youth Conservation Corps crews and teaching environmental education. Harlow […] Read more »

Marion Cultural Council Members Needed

Are you interested in supporting local cultural events in Marion? Have you considered serving on a board and helping to determine how to disperse funds for cultural events? The Marion Cultural Council is looking for two volunteers interested in serving as voting members who can help share ideas and knowledge when making determinations of how […] Read more »

Town of Rochester Tax Bills

FY 2019 Real Estate & Personal Property Tax Bills were mailed November 2, 2018 and are due December 10, 2018. If paying by personal online banking, allow sufficient time for the bank to generate a check and mail it to the Town. Please supply sufficient information on the check identifying which bill should be credited. […] 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. Due to the limits of funding, not all of the historic buildings were surveyed, but over 100 were catalogued and photographed. The […] Read more »

Scouting for Food

Marion Cub and Boy Scouts are Scouting for Food until November 11. Kids in town will be approaching your doors again soon. But this time, they won’t be ringing doorbells or looking for Halloween candy. Marion Cub Scout Pack 32 and Boy Scout Troop 32 with the generous support of their charter organization St Gabriel’s […] Read more »