A Visual History of Tabor Academy

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On Thursday, July 24 at 7:00 pm at the Marion Music Hall, you can see Tabor and Marion as they were in the late 1800s as David Pierce presents “A Visual History of Tabor Academy.” Mr. Pierce, a faculty member at Tabor, will share a series of photographs – taken from yearbooks and other school […] Read more »

FISH – Friends In Service Helping

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Friends In Service Helping has been in operation in Mattapoisett since 1969. We provide rides to medical appointments for elderly residents who cannot drive anymore. We service Mattapoisett residents with transportation from their homes to Wareham, Marion, Fairhaven, New Bedford, and Dartmouth, as well as right here in Mattapoisett. Last year alone, we transported 301 […] Read more »

Come Meet “Buck Chuck” this Summer!

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After a very long winter, “Buck Chuck,” the Rochester Country Fair Mascot, has scheduled an appearance at Lloyd’s Market, located at 4 Hartley Road in Rochester, on Sunday, July 20 between the hours of 8:00 am and 1:00 pm (weather permitting). While Buck Chuck makes himself available to shake your hand, sign autographs and take […] Read more »

The Book is Mightier than the Sword

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“Cold Steel” was one of the educating and exciting free programs the Mattapoisett Free Library offers during the summer. Visitors learned all about the history of swords and the origins of sword fighting, while Jeff Lord and Jeff Goodkind from the Association for Renaissance and Medieval Swordsmanship gave live demonstrations before a crowd of enthusiastic […] Read more »

Minecraft Club at Plumb Library

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The Junior Friends will hold a Minecraft Club for children aged 10+ on Tuesdays in July from 4:30 to 5:30 pm at the Plumb Library, 17 Constitution Way, Rochester. An older teen will be on hand to supervise. All skill levels will be welcome. The group will be playing Minecraft and doing Mine “Crafts.” Bring […] Read more »

Marion Police Brotherhood Concert

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The Marion Police Brotherhood is proud to bring an evening of music to the community with our annual Summer Concert on Saturday, July 12 with “BonJourney,” a Bon Jovi/Journey Tribute Concert, at Silvershell Beach on Front Street in Marion. Show starts at 6:00 pm with local youth guitar master Aaron Norcross Jr, followed by Patrick […] Read more »

Friends of the Mattapoisett Bike Path

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Please come to the Friends of the Mattapoisett Bike Path Harbor Days booth July 19 and 20. This year we have the “Bike-Friendly Mattapoisett Map” and the Bike-Friendly Rewards Card. Both are sponsored by local businesses that know that biking is good for our health and the local economy. The map, available for a $5 […] Read more »

Ice Cream Social

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The Rochester Historical Society will hold an Ice Cream Social on Wednesday, July 16 at 7:00 pm at the East Rochester Church/Museum, 555 County Road. The highlight of the evening will be music by the gospel group, Know Greater Love, featuring Sheila and Tom Perry and Carol Ann Silvia. All are welcome. Read more »

SLT to Offer Painting Class

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The Sippican Lands Trust (SLT) is excited to offer our first ever, outdoor painting workshop! Come join renowned artist, Kim Barry, on Saturday, July 12 (with a rain date of Sunday, July 13) from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm and enjoy instruction and painting on one of SLT’s beautiful and inspiring properties. Kim has an […] Read more »

From the Mattapoisett Town Clerk

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Residents are notified that the $10 late fee for dog licenses is now in effect. If you haven’t already done so, please stop by our office to renew your pet’s license today. An updated rabies certificate must be on file. Also, our annual street listing book is available for purchase. The cost is $10. Stop […] Read more »