Ned’s Point Lighthouse Opening

Flotilla 6-3 of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will open Ned’s Point Lighthouse to the public free of charge on Thursday, July 13, Thursday, July 20, and Thursday, July 27 (weather permitting) from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. Children must be at least 10 years old. There are 32 steps and a seven-rung ladder lead […] Read more »

Community Service Award

Jillian Zucco will be among those honored at the 49th Annual John S. Brayton Jr. Memorial Community Service Awards Banquet on Thursday, June 22 at White’s of Westport. The Outstanding Community Service Award, presented by the Bristol County Chamber of Commerce, recognizes volunteer participation of extraordinary nature by an individual or a company. The Mattapoisett […] Read more »

Learn How to Fish at Mary’s Pond

Have you ever wanted to learn how to fish? Now’s your chance! Let the MassWildlife Angler Education Program be your guide, in partnership with the Buzzards Bay Coalition, on Thursday, June 15 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at Mary’s Pond (end of Perry’s Lane, Rochester) At this free event, you’ll learn the basics of freshwater […] Read more »

Bucks for Buck Chuck

Ok, what’s Buck Chuck up to now? That shadow behind you, the strange movement behind the bushes or that bump in the dark of night, is probably not Buck Chuck, more than likely it’s just a burglar. Unlike a burglar, Buck Chuck, The Rochester Country Fair’s Mascot, has been spotted everywhere lately. Buck Chuck has […] Read more »

MAC Landscape Painting Workshop

The Marion Art Center is pleased to announce a summer workshop, Painting the Landscape, to be held Friday, August 4 and Saturday, August 5 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. In this workshop, award-winning artist Eli Cedrone will cover all key elements needed for a successful landscape painting: design, value, color and brushwork. Students will […] Read more »

Miss Massachusetts Hopeful Is Out For Blood

Miss Bristol County, Jillian Zucco, will host a community blood drive with the American Red Cross on World Blood Donor Day, Wednesday June 14, from 1:00 to 6:00 pm at St. Anthony’s Church hall at 22 Barstow Street in Mattapoisett. As a 2016 graduate of UMass Dartmouth’s Nursing program, now working full-time as a registered […] Read more »

ORR Class of 1977

Calling all classmates. The ORRHS class of 1977 will be celebrating their 40th reunion on Saturday, July 29, at the Reservation Golf Club, 10 Reservation Road, Mattapoisett, from 6:00 pm – midnight. The cost is $40 per person. Any questions or information, please call Lori Gibbs Crawley at 508-364-7610. Read more »

The Bummers of Summer

With temperatures starting to warm up and summer break for public schools only weeks away, kids are going to be outside enjoying the hot weather sooner than you think. But they aren’t the only ones who will be taking advantage of this opportunity – the bugs are out in full force this year as well. […] Read more »

Rochester Historical Society Photo Contest

The Rochester Historical Society is sponsoring a photo contest for Rochester children sixteen (16) years and under. In line with the theme of the Country Fair this year, the topic for the photo contest is “Farming in Rochester.” There are many types of farms in Rochester (i.e., cattle, cranberries, poultry, horses, vegetables, haying, sheep, etc.) […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Recreation Summer Offerings

Join Mattapoisett Recreation this summer. We have many program options for children and adults. The Seahorse Summer Explorer Camp Program runs June 27 through August 11. Seahorse Explorers is a Monday-Friday program run out of Center School. Drop off is 9:00 am – 4:00 pm with early drop off and late pick up available if […] Read more »