Blessing of the Animals

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People of all faiths are invited to a special Blessing of the Animals Saturday Service at 5:00 pm on May 7. The service will be held at The First Congregational Church of Marion Community Center, 144 Front Street (rear of parking lot). Friendly and well-behaved animals are welcome to attend the service officiated by Rev. […] Read more »

Sippican School Receives Funding for Greenhouse

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The Sippican School Garden Club has been awarded a $2,000 grant from the Whole Kids Foundation to fund installation of a greenhouse on the school campus. This grant was supplemented by a $2,000 matching contribution from the Marion Garden Group, $1,000 from a donated discretionary fund, and $500 from another anonymous donor to fully fund […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Woman’s Club Documentary Showing

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The public is invited to attend the showing of a 25-minute documentary video about the history and accomplishments of the Mattapoisett Woman’s Club. The video is the first in a series of events celebrating the club’s 75th anniversary and diamond jubilee. The showing will be at 1:30 pm on Sunday, May 15 in the meeting […] Read more »

Seahorse Explorer Summer Camp Experience

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Join us for a fun-filled summer! Each week, Explorers will enjoy fun-filled days of games, crafting, sports, tennis lessons, swimming lessons, visits to the library and free swim time. Each week has a different theme for games, crafts and activities. Sign up for a full week, three full days or three half days. Program runs […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Cultural Council Grants

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State Representative William M. Straus and Kathleen Damaskos, chair of the Mattapoisett Cultural Council, have announced the award of 11 grants totaling $5,009 for cultural programs in and around Mattapoisett. Grant recipients include Mattapoisett Free Public Library, Friends of Old Rochester Drama, and Showstoppers Performing Arts, Inc. A complete list of recipients and grant amounts […] Read more »

Rochester Tree City USA Event

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A locally-based chain home improvement store is donating five Leland Cypress to the Town of Rochester for planting at the Rochester Police Station. This donation is in part the continuation of a project started at the Rochester Senior Center in October. Rochester Town Administrator Mike McCue plans to coordinate the planting of the trees with […] Read more »

Arbor Day Clean-up

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As spring is reaching its full bloom, the litter along our roads is deplorable. Why is this so? We as citizens must make every effort to educate our kids and our neighbors to become proactive. If we each take the lead in picking up debris wherever we go, all year long, we might make a […] Read more »

Tour de Crème

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Enthusiasm is building for the Tour de Crème. Riders from six states and 35 Massachusetts towns will join Mattapoisett residents on Sunday, May 22 to ride bikes, sample ice cream and fundraise for Friends of the Bike Path and Mattapoisett Land Trust. While the two shorter rides have already sold out, slots are still available […] Read more »

Marion Art Center Open Auditions

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The Marion Art Center announces that it will hold open auditions for a production of the 2013 Tony Winner for Best Play by Christopher Durang, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, a comedy seeking two males and four females. The character of Spike (male) must be young, fit and not afraid to wear a […] Read more »

Sippican Woman’s Club Annual Meeting

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The Sippican Woman’s Club will hold its Annual Meeting and Luncheon on Friday, April 29 at The Kittansett Club. A cash bar will be available at 11:00 am, followed by the Annual Meeting at 11:45 am. Luncheon will be served at 12:30 pm. During and following dessert, Donna and Ron Lasko will present their entertaining […] Read more »