Mattapoisett Yacht Club Holds Annual Meeting

On Saturday, October 22, the Mattapoisett Yacht Club held its Annual Meeting at the Waypoint Event Center in New Bedford. A record turnout was on hand for the presentation of awards for the past season’s racing events and the installation of next year’s Flag Officers. Commodore Bob Warren recapped the 2016 season beginning with the […] Read more »

Haunted Happenings

In the Tri-Town, Halloween means more than just a night of trick-or-treating. Traditions thrive in our community throughout the year, and Halloween is no exception. There will be a couple of community-based Halloweeny events ahead of the big night, and on Monday, October 31, both Marion and Mattapoisett will hold their annual Halloween Parades in […] Read more »

Salty’s Silvery Moon Soiree

Saturday, October 22, was the date for the Mattapoisett Land Trust’s annual event, “Salty’s Silvery Moon Soiree” at the MLT’s Dunseith Gardens property. Families enjoyed refreshments, ghost stories by the bonfire, and spooky-themed crafts. Photos by Colin Veitch   Read more »

Mattapoisett Woman’s Club

October 1941 was the first official gathering of the Mattapoisett Woman’s Club. You may have seen the video of our eight decades of involvement in our community in May at the library or on our local TV station, the ORCTV public channel (Verizon 36, Comcast 9). If you haven’t seen the video, please go to […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Bike Path

The Mattapoisett Bike Path project has reached and passed an important milestone in the project process. The environmental permitting process began in early September with a submission to MEPA, the Massachusetts Environmental Protection Agency. The agency ruled on Friday, October 7 that the project as proposed is following the required guidelines for protecting and mitigating […] Read more »

Town of Rochester Tax Bills

FY 2017 Real Estate & Personal Property Tax Bills were mailed out on October 5 with a due date of November 7. 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 to identify which bill […] Read more »

Associate Members Needed

Are you interested in protecting wetlands in Rochester? Have you ever thought about serving on a board and learning more about what’s going on in town? The Rochester Conservation Commission is looking for volunteers interested in serving as Associate Members to the Conservation Commission. Associates are non-voting members who help share the workload of the […] Read more »

Early Voting Information for Tri-Town

This is the first time that Massachusetts voters will experience the convenience of casting their ballots ahead of Election Day, now that early voting will this year be allowed across the Commonwealth. Early voting starts on October 24 and lasts until November 4. Unlike absentee voting, all registered voters are eligible for early voting, and […] Read more »

RLT and Tabor Students Team Up

On Wednesday, September 28, the Rochester Land Trust again welcomed the strong young backs of ten Tabor Academy students and three teachers to help RLT volunteers with a major project on Church’s Field River Trail. RLT volunteers had transported and stockpiled locust logs and pressure-treated planks donated by Peter and Carolyn MacGregor of Rochester to […] Read more »

Marion Town House Building Committee

The Town House Building Committee and their architects, Turowski Architecture, are moving forward with planning for the Historic Renovation of the Marion Town House. The Marion Town House, built in 1876 and 1890 in the Italianate style of the time, is the most significant architectural treasure in Marion. It is also a powerful symbol of […] Read more »