Marion Recycling Bins

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Everyone knows that recycling is good. It preserves natural resources, saves money, creates jobs and saves energy. When the proper infrastructure is in place, recycling can be easy and convenient, both earth-friendly and people-friendly, too. While a curbside recycling program has long been in effect for Marion homes, a new program will facilitate eco-friendly practices […] Read more »

Bike Path Hearing

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A public hearing with Massachusetts Department of Transportation is scheduled for September 25 at 7:00 pm at Old Hammondtown School. All are welcome. For people who cannot attend, Friends of Mattapoisett Bike Path are holding an informational meeting and letter writing opportunity on Wednesday, September 10 at the Inn on Shipyard Park beginning at 7:00 […] Read more »

Machacam Club

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The Machacam Club will hold its October meeting on October 1 at the Legion Hall, 3 Depot Street. Social time is 5:30 pm, with dinner at 6:00pm. Our special guest will be Seth Mendell, who will be departing the next day to return to Florida for the winter. As this year is the 100th anniversary […] Read more »

September Programs at Plumb Library

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For their September book, “Just the Facts”, the nonfiction book discussion group, will be reading Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us by Michael Moss. In the spring of 1999, the heads of the world’s largest processed-food companies – from Coca-Cola to Nabisco – gathered at Pillsbury headquarters for a secret meeting. On […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Cub Scouts

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Once again we will be kicking off the Cub Scout year in Mattapoisett on Thursday September 18, starting promptly at 6:15 pm.  It will be held in the Church Hall of the Mattapoisett Congregational Church.  We encourage all boys from first to fifth grade to come see what we are all about, join in a […] Read more »

“Books ‘n’ More” Sale

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The Friends of Plumb Library will be holding their annual “Books ‘n’ More” Sale on Saturday, September 6 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the First Congregational Church Fellowship Hall at 11 Constitution Way, Rochester. The Friends Preview sale will take place on Friday, September 5 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the Church […] Read more »

Call For Artists

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New Bedford Open Studio (NBOS) has a great deal to celebrate after ten years of providing exciting city-wide open studio events. What started out as a holiday studio sale at 21 Cove Street has grown into multiple open studio dates each year. Throughout the year, NBOS members are involved with many creative endeavors throughout New […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Friends Fundraising

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Donations of high end antiques, Oriental rugs, fine art, important paper collectibles, sterling and gold are being sought by Mattapoisett Friends Meeting as part of its fundraising efforts to restore its historic meeting house. Frank McNamee of the Marion Antique Shop has agreed to handle the sale of vetted items at its annual November auction. […] Read more »

Housing Authority Board Vacancy

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The Mattapoisett Housing Authority Board is eager to fill a mid-term vacancy. Any town resident with an interest in the welfare and safety of our local state housing facility is encouraged to write a letter of intent to Louise Sousa at 1 Acushnet Road, Mattapoisett, MA 02739. Read more »

Tri-Towners to Participate in Jimmy Fund Walk

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On Sunday, September 21, Debbie Cohen, Hailey Cohen, and Lauren Cohen of Marion, and Michelle Drew, Loretta Sherman, and Maryann Sullivan of Rochester will walk up to 26.2 miles along the historic Boston Marathon® route in the Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai. They will join an expected 8,500 walkers with the goal […] Read more »