Mattapoisett Lions Easter Egg Hunt


Come one, come all! Bring your Easter baskets for a hopping good time! The Mattapoisett Lions Club is organizing another Easter Egg Hunt to be held on Saturday, April 12 at Veterans Park, Ned’s Point in Mattapoisett. The fun begins when the Easter Bunny arrives at 10:30 am and the hunt gets underway at 11:00 […] Read more »

Friends of the Mattapoisett Bike Path


April just started and a few brave bikers are out. Can May – and National Bicycle Month – be far behind? This year we hope May be will the start of two new traditions in bike path support: 1) Counting of users on the bike path on May 6, 7, and 8; and 2) The […] Read more »

MPD National Drug Take Back Day


The Mattapoisett Police Department will be participating in a prescription drug disposal day. This event is part of a nationwide initiative by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, (DEA). It will be held Saturday, April 26 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. The purpose of such programs is to allow for safe, legal, and environmentally-friendly disposal […] Read more »

Metal Recycling Fundraiser & Tractor Show


Winter is finally over! The Rochester Country Fair will hold its 2nd Annual Metal Recycling Fundraiser on Saturday, April 26. Get ready for spring and help support the Rochester Country Fair by donating your unwanted ferrous and non-ferrous metals to the Rochester Country Fair! Donations of scrap metal items can be dropped off at the […] Read more »

Mission Trip – The Craddock Center


Volunteers are getting closer to their June departure! About two-dozen people continue to prepare for a Mission Trip to the Craddock Center in Cherry Log, GA. Participants are doing special reading programs, taking part in very rich discussions, and chipping away at the fundraising goal of $15,000. Everyone needs to be involved! Attend as many […] Read more »

Marion Recreation


Marion Recreation Summer Guide 2014 is now available! Pick one up at the Marion Recreation Department, Elizabeth Taber Library and Marion Town House. Back for the 4th summer, the Silvershell Summer Program will run for a total of eight weeks. Each week the children will go on a different field trip. The Silvershell Summer Program […] Read more »

Tabor Day of Service


In what has become a twice-a-year tradition, the Tabor Academy community will participate in a day of service on Wednesday, April 9. Before heading off to dramatics practice, the rowing tanks, or the turf field, each advisory group will provide service to a local organization. Mathematics teacher Will Becker’s advisory will head to New Bedford […] Read more »

SouthCoast Children’s Chorus


The SouthCoast Children’s Chorus, under the direction of Leslie Piper, will take part in the Concert Series of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in New Bedford on Sunday afternoon, April 6. They will be joined by the South Hadley Children’s Chorus directed by Cathy Melhorn, singing music of Bach and Handel, in addition to […] Read more »

Troop 32 Marion Boy Scouts


  Troop 32 Marion Boy Scouts had a campout/backpacking weekend at Camp Cachalot in Carver starting on Friday, March 21, 2014 and finishing up on Sunday, March 23, 2014. On Saturday, the Scouts woke to 21 degrees air temperature, made a good breakfast and headed out on a five-mile hike. The hike took the Scouts […] Read more »