Keel Awards


The Wanderer is once again pleased to announce that we are now soliciting nominations for our 20th annual “Wanderer Keel Awards.” The yearly community service honor – which is presented to one resident from each of the three central towns in our circulation area – will be announced in our July 24 edition, and each […] Read more »

The Tri-Town is Celebrating Science!


Kick off your summer with Free Fun Family events and bring out the Scientist, Engineer, Mathematician or Techie in you!! All activities are hands-on and geared to children ages 3-9 and their grown-ups. Families will work together to conduct simple STEM hands-on activities. Dates and Locations: Thursday, June 26, 10:00 – 11:00 am – Sippican […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Library Facebook Photo Show


With summer about to begin, both according to the calendar and the ending of the school year, the library staff invites residents and friends to send their summer photos to be considered for the cover photo on the library’s Facebook page. Each week the library will choose a picture for the cover photo on Facebook, […] Read more »

Informative Oyster Farming Experience


The Sippican Lands Trust and Tabor Academy have partnered on the waterfront and will offer an informative oyster farming experience for the whole family. The event, entitled “The Inner Workings of the Tabor Oyster Farm,” will be held on Thursday, June 26 from 6:30 – 7:30 pm, rain or shine. Please gather in front of […] Read more »

SLT Brainard Marsh Summer Yoga Series


Back by popular demand, the Sippican Lands Trust (SLT) is proud to offer a summer yoga series that will be held at our Brainard Marsh property located off of Delano Road in Marion. We will be offering both adult and children’s classes this year. These events are free and open to the public, so we […] Read more »

Marion Recreation News


Silvershell Beach Opening Day: It was a long cold winter and a dreary spring. Summer is finally here! Celebrate with Marion Recreation at the Silvershell Beach Opening Day on Saturday, June 21! Beach opens at 9:00 am. There will be free hot dogs, chips and drinks courtesy of Marion Recreation from 12:00 to 2:00 pm. […] Read more »

Movies in the Park


The Mattapoisett Lions Club will again be sponsoring a family night with a series of Movies in the Park to be shown once per month during June, July, August, and September. The movies are free to the public. Snacks will be available for purchase with proceeds going to various Lions charities. The first film in […] Read more »

Rochester Receives $5,000 Grant for Safety


As part of its commitment to safety, controlling costs and managing risk, the Town of Rochester was awarded a $5,000 grant to enhance security at the Rochester Memorial School. Rochester received the grant from the Massachusetts Interlocal Insurance Association (MIIA), which provides property and casualty insurance to the town. Rochester will use the grant funds […] Read more »

ORR Class of 1964


The Old Rochester Class of 1964 is holding their annual summer gathering for local classmates on Saturday, June 28 at 1pm at Ned’s Point Lighthouse in Mattapoisett. This would be a good time to confirm your attendance at our 50th reunion in September 2014. Read more »

Land Trust Downey Acquisition


The Mattapoisett Land Trust is pleased to announce that it has acquired 22 acres of woodland and salt marsh along Mattapoisett Neck Road from Jeanne and Gregory Downey of Mattapoisett. The property lies between parcels of land that were previously protected by the Mattapoisett Land Trust as well as the Wildlands Trust of Duxbury, MA. […] Read more »