Free Movie: Last Tuesday of the Month


Belle (PG, 104 minutes) is being shown at the Mattapoisett Senior Center, Center School, 17 Barstow St., on Tuesday, October 28 at 12:00 noon. Sponsored by the Friends of the Mattapoisett Council on Aging (formally known as the Friends of the Elderly), the movie is free. Belle is a period piece based on the true […] Read more »

Alexander Hamilton and the Art of Democratic Politics


The public is invited to the Marion Music Hall on Thursday, October 23 at 7:00 pm for a special lecture, Alexander Hamilton and the Art of Democratic Politics, with featured speaker David M. Prentiss. Co-sponsored by the Sippican Historical Society and Elizabeth Taber Library, the lecture will explore some of the fundamental challenges of democratic […] Read more »

MAC to Present Farce “Drinking Habits”

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Under the direction of Dr. Rex T. McGraw, the Marion Art Center Players will present “Drinking Habits” a laugh out loud farce in two acts by Tom Smith on November 7, 8, 14 and 15 at 7:30 pm and a matinee at 2:00 pm on Sunday, November 9. Accusations, mistaken identities, and romances run wild […] Read more »

SouthCoast Toastmaster’s Club


The SouthCoast Toastmaster’s Club, a public speaking, communications and leadership organization meets the first and third Thursday of each month from noon to 1:00 pm at the Marion Recreation Center at 13 Atlantis Avenue in Marion. The building is located near the Sippican Healthcare campus and Marconi Village. Come and experience what happens at our […] Read more »

Halloween Drop-in Crafts and Activities

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Elizabeth Taber Library invites you to celebrate Halloween with drop-in crafts and activities the week of October 24 through October 31. Create Halloween masks, Jack-o-lantern puppets, and spooky goblins and witches and more! Read more »

Rochester Historical Museum Open Sundays


The Rochester Historical Society Museum at 355 County Road will be open on Sundays from 1:00 to 3:00 pm through October 26. The new display, titled Rochester Remembered, is an interesting visit into life in an earlier Rochester. The Gift Shop will be open featuring new town seal sweatshirts, handmade curio boxes, T-shirts, hats and […] Read more »

Operation Shoebox

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This time every year, Operation Shoebox collects, assembles, and packages all kinds of travel-size items for distribution to our military members both here and abroad. To show appreciation to our service men and women for their continued efforts on our behalf, the Mattapoisett Lions Club is supporting this project with collection boxes placed at the […] Read more »

Senior Citizen Property Tax Work-Off Program


Applications for the Senior Citizen Property Tax Work-Off Program are now available. This program allows Mattapoisett seniors, older than 60, to perform services for the Town in exchange for a maximum $750 reduction on the taxes for Mattapoisett property that they own and occupy. Applications are available online at the city’s website,, under the […] Read more »

Rochester Women’s Club


The Rochester Women’s Club is excited to announce that we are sponsoring a Pumpkin carving/decorating contest as part of the Halloween Celebration to be held at Plumb Corner Mall on Saturday, October 25 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Please bring your own decorated pumpkin and join in the fun!! Women’s Club members will be in […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Fire Station Open House


The Mattapoisett Fire Station was packed with hundreds of children and their grown-ups for the October 9 Open House during Fire Prevention Week, enjoying the balloons, face painting, plastic firefighter hats, and free Chinese food. Kids got the chance to climb over the fire trucks and stop, drop, and roll inside the Kids’ Fire Safety […] Read more »