Plumb Library Trustee Vacancy


The Trustees for the Joseph Plumb Memorial Library are seeking to fill a vacant seat on the Board. The Trustees would like to invite members of the Rochester community who have an interest in libraries to contact Library Director Gail Roberts, either by dropping by the library, calling 508-763-8600, or emailing Anyone interested in […] Read more »

Blue Book Deadline


Work is underway on the 2015-16 edition of The Blue Book, the popular telephone directory published by the Tri-Town League of Women Voters for the benefit of Marion, Mattapoisett and Rochester residents. To assure accuracy in the new edition, residents should check their current listing in the online version of the directory which can be […] Read more »

YMCA Announces New Program Director


YMCA SouthCoast is proud to announce Stephanie Winterson as the new Program Director of the Mattapoisett YMCA located at 38 Reservation Road, Mattapoisett, MA. Ms. Winterson has been an employee here for the past four years. She has played key roles in the leadership of YMCA Camp Massasoit and has previously been an afterschool site […] Read more »

Tabor Academy Hosts Ceramics Exhibition


Two years ago, Tabor Academy art department faculty member Kevin Arnfield (Ceramics, Art History) received a Braitmayer Fellowship from Tabor to research, design and construct a 50-cubic foot wood-fired kiln. Mr. Arnfield’s project, much more complicated and involved than he anticipated, took nearly two years to complete and ended up involving a range of people […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Free Library News


Read to Sadie the Listener Dog: Sadie, the library’s wonderful listening ears dog, is coming back to hear young patrons read on Saturday, January 31 from 11:00 to 11:45 am. Children may sign up to read to the pup who loves to sit patiently and enjoy stories. Sign-ups are limited to ten children, so call […] Read more »

Marion COA Information


Tax Help: Income tax preparation for simple returns will be available by appointment only on Wednesday afternoons. Drug Disposal: Drop off at the police station. No liquids. Emergency Fund: For Marion residents in need of life sustaining services. Transportation: Call as soon as you have an appointment. Medical Appointments: – Wareham area – Monday am […] Read more »

Bill Harley to Visit Sippican


We would like to remind you that next week, Sippican School is proud to host Grammy award winning singer/songwriter/storyteller, Bill Harley, for a special engagement. Bill will conduct three days of workshops and assemblies of storytelling and song with students and teachers. As part of his visit, we invite families and all members of the […] Read more »

Marion COA Trips


The Marion Council on Aging has the following trips scheduled for 2015. Call to reserve your spot on the van. These trips fill up quickly. February 23 – IKEA March 23 – Outdoor World April 20 – JFK Memorial, Hyannis May 18 – Wrentham Mall June 15 – Glass Museum in Sandwich July 20 – […] Read more »

Sippican School Kindergarten Registration


Children who will be five years of age by August 31, 2015 and reside in Marion are eligible to enroll in Kindergarten. Kindergarten Registration will be held at Sippican School on Wednesday, February 11 from 9:30 – 10:30 am and from 6:30 – 7:30 pm. During these times, registration forms will be processed, and new […] Read more »

Rochester Kindergarten Information Night


On Wednesday evening, January 28, a Parent Information Night for new Kindergarten families will begin at 5:45 pm with a question and answer period in the RMS cafetorium and then continue from 6:00 to 7:00 pm in our Kindergarten classrooms. Enrollment packets will be available for you to take and complete at home. Kindergarten registration […] Read more »