Tabor Academy to Construct Bleachers


Tabor Academy will begin construction shortly on a set of concrete bleachers to be installed on the hillside above the school’s football field. The bleachers will step down from the Spring Street parking area, and span across the 35-yard lines. Will Saltonstall, the architect on the project shared, “The bleachers will provide fans with easy […] Read more »

The 2015-16 Blue Books Have Arrived!


The latest edition of the Blue Book – the popular Tri-Town telephone directory – has recently been mailed to 8400 postal addresses in Marion, Mattapoisett and Rochester. Check your post box for your book. If you haven’t yet received one, contact your local post office for your free copy. The directory, published by the League […] Read more »

Shaw Farm Trail Ribbon Cutting


The Buzzards Bay Coalition and partners from the federal government, state government, and the towns of Fairhaven and Mattapoisett will celebrate the protection of more than 400 acres of beaches, salt marshes, forests, fields and coastal farmland in Fairhaven and Mattapoisett and the opening of a new public trail connecting the bike path with Nasketucket […] Read more »

MHS Has Games and Candy


Children are invited to the Mattapoisett Historical Society Museum for some fun! On Thursday, July 23 at 3:00 pm, children ages 4-6 will explore what life was like for Mattapoisett children 150 years ago through activities, games and a craft during our Little Explorers program. On Thursday, July 30 at 3:00 pm, children of all […] Read more »

Marion Art Center Celebrates 58 Years

The Marion Art Center celebrates 58 years of serving the area as a unique community center for the arts. This year, classes and lessons in music, art, dance and theater were offered throughout the year. ArtStart, a summer program for children is running its 29th year. The theater has recently produced Dixie Swim Club, Anton […] Read more »

Swordfish Stories and Walking Tours


Join John Clark and Tom Brownell for Swordfish Stories at the Mattapoisett Historical Society Museum on Thursday, July 23 at 6:00 pm. Learn about the art of swordfishing through their personal experiences. Guests will also be able to explore our summer exhibit “From Scrimshaw to Survival: Sophia Means’ Descendants and the Town of Mattapoisett” featuring […] Read more »

Marion Natural History Museum’s Coastal Explorations


The Marion Natural History Museum’s Coastal Explorations group wishes to thank wildlife tracker Jennifer Carlino for showing us a little about different types of wildlife sign. Burrows, tracks, pellets, and scat were all inspected to determine what types of wildlife use Washburn park as their habitat.  Photo courtesy Elizabeth Leidhold   Read more »

Thank You for Your Support


The Friends of the Mattapoisett Council on Aging thanks everyone who joined us last Sunday at Harbor Days. The FMCoA is the fundraising arm of the Council. The sales help support the free luncheons that are given three times a year to about 100 seniors. We also provide free, first-run movies each month. In addition, […] Read more »

Teen Wharf Dances Cancelled


Due to low attendance, the teen wharf dances sponsored by the Mattapoisett Track Club have been cancelled for the remainder of the summer. If there is enough interest, we may hold a dance on August 27, the last Thursday before the start of school. Read more »

Mattapoisett Congregational Church Worship


Starting August 2, the Mattapoisett Congregational Church, UCC, will try something new and you are invited! For the next four months, the church will hold casual, evening worship services on the first Sunday of the month: August 2, September 6, October 4 and November 1. Worship will begin at 7:00 pm in Reynard Hall, at […] Read more »