SRPEDD Community Electricity Aggregation

Marion Town House

The Marion Selectmen are interested in saving money and providing stability for residential and small business electric bills. Pending an affirmative vote by residents at the May 11 Annual Town Meeting, Marion will join the SRPEDD Community Electricity Aggregation (CEA) program. To date, 14 cities and towns with over 150,000 households in the SRPEDD region […] Read more »

Rochester Tax Notice


Rochester‘s 2016 tax bills were mailed March 25 and are due May 1. If paying by personal online banking allow sufficient time for the bank to generate a check and mail it to the Town. Please supply sufficient information on the check identifying which bill should be credited. If you have not received your tax […] Read more »

Champion Tree Challenge for Families


Spring is finally here and vacation is around the corner! If you are looking for a fun outdoor activity for your family over break, the Elizabeth Taber Library and the Sippican Lands Trust have the perfect challenge for you. How about trying to locate some “Champion Tree” species found in Marion’s open spaces?! The Elizabeth […] Read more »

Public Land Auction


The Town of Mattapoisett will hold a public land auction at the Library on Barstow Street at 11:00 am on Wednesday April 22. For more information, please go to the Town’s website, Read more »

The Rochester Country Fair Announces Theme


The Rochester Country Fair Committee is excited to announce this year’s fair is centered around a “Prehistoric” theme. For the past 16 years, families in our local area come together each summer to celebrate our rural and rich farming history with some old-fashioned, unique, and entertaining events. This year’s festivities will take place from August […] Read more »

Toastmaster’s Club Awards


The Mark Whalen of the SouthCoast Toastmaster’s Club recently awarded the Competent Communicator award to Eric Frost (left) and Steve Galavotti (right).  Both members completed ten speeches from the Competent Communicator manual.  Frost is from Plymouth and Galavotti is from Mattapoisett. Toastmasters provides public speaking and leadership training in a friendly, supportive environment.  The club meets […] Read more »

American Birds and Climate Change


The Nasketucket Bird Club will present a program on climate change and birds. Recent research by the National Audubon Society science team indicates that North American birds may suffer significant losses due to climate change. Over half of North American species (314 of 588 species studied) are considered to be threatened or endangered by climate […] Read more »

50th Anniversary Spring Concert


The Sippican Choral Society, in conjunction with the Tri-County Symphonic Band, presents “Golden Anniversary Memories” for its 50th Anniversary Spring Concert. The concert will be in the Fireman Performing Arts Center in Hoyt Hall at Tabor Academy on Sunday, April 26 at 3:00 pm. It is fitting that the chorus is singing with the Tri-County […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Bike Path Update


Progress, and whether construction can begin in 2016, has been the topic of Bike Path Committee meetings in past months. The Committee is very appreciative of residents’ turnout to last fall’s 25% public hearing. It was a resounding message of support. Since then there has been good progress in drawings and submissions: We are on […] Read more »