Autumn Story Times at the ETL

library story

Autumn Storytime, for children between the ages of 3 and 5, begins October 5 in the Children’s Room at the Elizabeth Taber Library. Children are invited to enjoy stories, finger plays and crafts on Monday mornings at 10:30 am. Autumn Storytime continues through November 30. Sign-up is required. It is never too soon to share […] Read more »

Senior 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. Anyone interested must complete an application, even if you have served […] Read more »

Countdown to Elizabeth Taber Gala


As we approach the Gala weekend to celebrate our Fairy Godmother, Elizabeth Pitcher Taber, and the 125th birthday of the Music Hall, time is running out for you to buy your tickets for the show, Our Fair Lady. They are selling fast and Friday and Saturday nights are almost sold out. Rehearsals are in their […] Read more »

Planning Board Workshop


The Rochester Planning Board will hold a public workshop to discuss and solicit public feedback on the proposed amendments to the Zoning Bylaw to create a new Sign Bylaw. The workshop will be held on Saturday, October 3 at 9:00 am at the Rochester Town Hall meeting room, 1 Constitution Way, Rochester. Read more »

Showstoppers Audition Notice


Showstoppers Musical Entertainment is seeking talented youth for its 14th annual public audition to be held on Sunday, September 27 at 3:00 pm at the Zeiterion Theatre Annex on the corner of Spring and Purchase Streets in New Bedford. Talented boys and girls in grades 2 to 12 are encouraged to try out to participate […] Read more »

South Coast Chamber Music Series


The 2015-16 season of the South Coast Chamber Music Series will once again present Saturday and Sunday performances in Marion and New Bedford. According to Artistic Director Janice Weber, the new season promises to “reprise timeless masterworks, collaborate with new musical talent, and add splashes of exotica for the delectation of our loyal friends.” Concerts […] Read more »

Connecting for Change Conference


The Marion Institute is proud to announce that registration for the 11th Annual Connecting for Change Conference is now open. Held in beautiful downtown New Bedford, MA, Connecting for Change is an eclectic gathering of leaders, students, business professionals, educators, and community members, coming together to find solutions to the issues that all of our […] Read more »

Remembering Elizabeth Pitcher Taber


How did the small seaside town of Marion attract the attention of this remarkable philanthropist, educator, and visionary long ago in the 1870s and 1880s so that she virtually built it into the community it still is today? First, let’s go back to the beginning of the story. She was born in Marion in 1791 […] Read more »

Marc R. Pacheco Office Hours

Marion Town House

Senate President Pro Tempore Marc R. Pacheco (D-Taunton) will hold office hours for his constituents every Friday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the district office located at 8 Trescott Street, Suite 1, Taunton. A meeting will also be held on Wednesday, September 16 at the Marion Town Hall, 2 Spring Street from 11:00 […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Bike Path Crowdfunding


Friends of Mattapoisett Bike Path have launched a crowdfunding effort to raise $33,000 toward final permitting and design costs. If permitting and fundraising stay on schedule, construction can begin in fall or winter 2016. We are hoping that bicycling enthusiasts everywhere and people in communities around Mattapoisett will support the Town in its long effort […] Read more »