Date Change for April Open Table

Neither snowstorms nor vent hoods nor holidays (secular or religious) nor scheduling conflicts will keep us from our appointed rounds. Open Table will serve another meal another day, which is Friday, April 28 to be precise. We are sorry about the cancellations and postponements and beg your understanding of circumstances beyond our control. Needless to […] Read more »

Memory Loss Support Group Facilitators Needed

Are you caring, compassionate, creative and looking for a meaningful volunteer experience in your community? Community Nurse Home Care and the Marion Council on Aging are starting a new memory loss support group for individuals with memory loss and their caregivers. This new group will meet on Thursday afternoons beginning in June. Join us for […] Read more »

Students vs Staff

The Sippican School gymnasium was lit up the night of Thursday, March 23, for the annual sixth grade versus staff and parents basketball game. The adult team seemed to have fun giving the students a consistently hard time throughout, but in the end, it was the students who triumphed 37-33. Photos by Colin Veitch   Read more »

MAC Adds New Art Class

Fundamentals of Drawing (ages 12-15): Mondays, 3:30 – 5:30 pm at the MAC Studio; April 3 to June 5 (8 weeks)* Note: No class April 17 or May 29; Instructor: Catherine Carter. Learn the basics of drawing from observation and imagination using both graphite and colored pencils. We will focus on shape, value, and composition, […] Read more »

What’s Your Story?

“Learn How To Write And Self-Publish An Autobiography, Memoir Or Family History.” Henry Quinlan, publisher, with more than 40 years of experience in publishing, will make this presentation on Thursday, April 20 at 4:00 pm at the Mattapoisett COA, 17 Barstow Street. Mr. Quinlan will present a guide on how to write and how to […] Read more »

Home Energy and Sustainability

Are you concerned about your increasing energy bills? Do you worry about remaining in your house during a power outage? What is all of this talk about renewable and green energy, and does it really make a difference? Come listen to Mr. Jamie Jacquart, Assistant Director of Campus Sustainability at UMass Dartmouth, discuss these issues […] Read more »

Animal Shelter Donations

“It’s been ruff living in a shelter. Make a paw-sitive difference today.” This sentiment is the reasoning behind Hailey Cohen’s community service project. Over the past few weeks, Hailey has been volunteering at the Fairhaven Animal Shelter, located on Bridge Street in Fairhaven. She is also collecting desperately needed supplies for the shelter. The shelter […] Read more »

Marion Open Space Acquisition Commission

The Open Space Acquisition Commission has made a new webpage to better communicate to Marion residents, While the town website,, contains some information, Open Space Commission members consider the town site a cumbersome way to get information across to folks in town. In addition to the basic information on the town website, this […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Recreation Spring Program

Mattapoisett Recreation Spring Program registration is open for the following programs:             Crafting: “Spring is Springing” classes are on Thursdays from 2:45 – 4:00 pm in the Center School Cafeteria. Session runs April 6 – June 1. Fencing Classes for 7-12 year olds are on Monday evenings at 6:00 pm in the Center School Gymnasium. […] Read more »

Be a Friend. Change a Life

The Friendly Visitor Program is sponsored by the Mattapoisett Senior Center to provide companionship and support to isolated seniors who express feelings of loneliness and isolation. Through weekly home visits, volunteers develop meaningful, long-term relationships with seniors who appreciate the company and look forward to the visits. Many seniors have fascinating life stories to share. […] Read more »