Sippican Choral Society


The Sippican Choral Society is looking for quite a few new members to help us ring in the Christmas 2016 season. Rehearsals are starting soon, and we’d love to see you there. We are a group of local singers who love to lend our voices to this large and inviting group. The rehearsals are a […] Read more »

Mariner Youth Soccer Scholarships


Mariner Youth Soccer is pleased to announce the winners of its first annual scholarship program. Scholarships were awarded to Elexus Afonso and Kyle Rood from Rochester. Samantha Kirkham and Serena Jaskolka received the scholarship from Mattapoisett and Hannah Dawicki was the recipient from Fairhaven. We wish these student athletes who had played at Mariner the […] Read more »

Friends of the Mattapoisett Library


The Friends of the Mattapoisett Library held its annual book sale during the Harbor Days week. The Aardvark popped in on Thursday, July 14, to buy some books and pass out squeaky aardvarks to the kids. Photos by Jean Perry Read more »

Rochester Country Fair Pig Roast BBQ


The Rochester Country Fair is happy to announce the addition of a Pig Roast BBQ to this summer’s Rochester Country Fair. The 17th Annual Rochester Country Fair is scheduled to take place Thursday, August 18 through Sunday, August 21 at 65 Pine Street. The four-day event provides old-fashioned and agricultural minded entertainment for both the […] Read more »

Annual Marion Town Party


The Annual Marion Town Party will be held on Saturday, August 27 (rain date is Sunday, August 28) on the grounds of the Marion Town House, 2 Spring Street. Festivities begin at 4:00 pm. Proceeds will be distributed between the Marion Firefighters Association and Marion Recreation to benefit local community needs. Free inflatable fun for […] Read more »

Town of Marion Water Restriction


The following mandatory water restriction will be in effect from June 15 through September 15. The use of any outside watering is prohibited except between the hours of 6:00 am and 8:00 am, and between the hours of 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday for even street-numbered homes, and Tuesday, Thursday and […] Read more »

The Great Community Picnic


The Mattapoisett Historical Society and the Mattapoisett Land Trust will host The Great Community Picnic at Munro Preserve, west of Shipyard Park, on Thursday, August 4 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. All are invited to purchase tickets for this fundraiser and watch the sunset over the harbor with their own picnic fare. There will also […] Read more »

Pony Rides at Harbor Days


Munro Preserve is going to be a busy location on Saturday, July 16, at Harbor Days. Pony rides for children of all ages will be available from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. Munro Preserve is next to Shipyard Park. The ponies will accommodate anyone less than 125 pounds. Pony rides are $5 each. Wear your […] Read more »

MHS Walking Tours


Walking Tours of historic Mattapoisett Village start at the Mattapoisett Historical Society at 5 Church Street at 2:00 pm on July 16, July 30, and August 13. Learn from Seth Mendell about historic buildings, the electric rail, the saltworks on Goodspeed’s Island, the Charles King Mansion at the mouth of the river, and “The Dude […] Read more »

Marion Natural History Museum


The Marion Natural History Museum, located at 8 Spring Street, will be open on Saturdays from July 9 to July 30 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Along with an impressive Lego collection and puppet theater, we will have a fun project scheduled for each Saturday. Stop in on July 9 to see “who can […] Read more »