Cardboard Boat Race

ORRJHS held the 6th annual Cardboard Boat Race on June 15 during S.C.O.P.E. week for 7th grade students. S.C.O.P.E. – Student Centered Opportunities for Personal Enrichment – is a week-long program that offers activities that challenge students while having fun! In addition to the cardboard boat race at the Mattapoisett YMCA, the week was filled […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Recreation

Mattapoisett Recreation’s Seahorse Summer Explorer Camp Program starts next week. The program will run June 27 through August 11. Seahorse Explorers is a Monday-Friday program run out of Center School. Drop off is 9:00 am – 4:00 pm with early drop off and late pick up available if needed. Each day, campers will have a […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Lions Club’s Harbor Days

Get ready for the event that everyone looks forward to each summer – the Mattapoisett Lions Club’s Harbor Days Festival at Shipyard Park! Events begin this year on July 9 with the Triathlon at Town Beach and “run” through the week, ending with crafters at Shipyard Park on July 15 and 16. In between, we […] Read more »

The Garden Groomers Are Back

Do you enjoy sunshine, salt air and harbor views? If so, please join the Mattapoisett Land Trust’s Garden Groomers! We meet at Munro Preserve (just west of the Town Wharves) at 8:00 am each Tuesday morning to pull weeds and do light garden maintenance, while enjoying the sunshine and a cup of coffee. Join us […] Read more »

Ned’s Point Lighthouse Opening

Flotilla 6-3 of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will open Ned’s Point Lighthouse to the public free of charge on Thursday, July 13, Thursday, July 20, and Thursday, July 27 (weather permitting) from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. Children must be at least 10 years old. There are 32 steps and a seven-rung ladder lead […] Read more »

Community Service Award

Jillian Zucco will be among those honored at the 49th Annual John S. Brayton Jr. Memorial Community Service Awards Banquet on Thursday, June 22 at White’s of Westport. The Outstanding Community Service Award, presented by the Bristol County Chamber of Commerce, recognizes volunteer participation of extraordinary nature by an individual or a company. The Mattapoisett […] Read more »

Learn How to Fish at Mary’s Pond

Have you ever wanted to learn how to fish? Now’s your chance! Let the MassWildlife Angler Education Program be your guide, in partnership with the Buzzards Bay Coalition, on Thursday, June 15 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at Mary’s Pond (end of Perry’s Lane, Rochester) At this free event, you’ll learn the basics of freshwater […] Read more »

Bucks for Buck Chuck

Ok, what’s Buck Chuck up to now? That shadow behind you, the strange movement behind the bushes or that bump in the dark of night, is probably not Buck Chuck, more than likely it’s just a burglar. Unlike a burglar, Buck Chuck, The Rochester Country Fair’s Mascot, has been spotted everywhere lately. Buck Chuck has […] Read more »

MAC Landscape Painting Workshop

The Marion Art Center is pleased to announce a summer workshop, Painting the Landscape, to be held Friday, August 4 and Saturday, August 5 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. In this workshop, award-winning artist Eli Cedrone will cover all key elements needed for a successful landscape painting: design, value, color and brushwork. Students will […] Read more »

Miss Massachusetts Hopeful Is Out For Blood

Miss Bristol County, Jillian Zucco, will host a community blood drive with the American Red Cross on World Blood Donor Day, Wednesday June 14, from 1:00 to 6:00 pm at St. Anthony’s Church hall at 22 Barstow Street in Mattapoisett. As a 2016 graduate of UMass Dartmouth’s Nursing program, now working full-time as a registered […] Read more »