Harbor Days 2015


The Mattapoisett Lions Club is known around the region for its annual Harbor Days festival. This week-long series of events begins on Sunday, July 12 with the triathlon and culminates on Sunday, July 19 with a pancake breakfast, live entertainment and raffle drawings. The Club will sell homemade strawberry shortcake on Wednesday, July 15 (rain […] Read more »

Gateway Youth Hockey Golf Classic

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Please join us to raise money for Gateway Youth Hockey. Gateway Youth Hockey is a nonprofit organization solely based on the children. Our goal is to help children from the Tri-Town area continue to participate in youth hockey and to provide learn-to-skate programs for all ages at the lowest cost possible, allowing any child to […] Read more »

Marion Fireworks Committee


The 2015 Marion Fireworks Committee would like to thank all of the supporters that made the Saturday, July 4, 2015 fireworks display such a success! It was a fantastic night, and we would love to have a repeat of it in 2016! We are still accepting donations. Any donations received will be used toward the […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Recreation Camp Offerings


Nature Explorers Camp July 20 to July 24: Explore Mattapoisett’s unique natural areas including Eel Pond, Ned’s Point, Mattapoisett River, and area salt marshes and aquaculture operations. Each day they will enjoy different activities including hands-on exploration, experiments, crafts, and journaling. The program is run in conjunction with Marion Natural History Museum by Director/Lead Educator […] Read more »

New Music Director Appointed


As it continues the celebration of its 50th year of singing, the Sippican Choral Society is very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Tianxu Zhou as its 8th Music Director. Making the announcement, chorus president Bruce Breamer said, “After a careful search and interviews with several very qualified candidates, our Search Committee was unanimous […] Read more »

Friends of the Mattapoisett Rail Trail


The bike path project team is anticipating hitting another milestone next month: review of our proposed boardwalks should be complete leading almost directly to 75% construction and the beginning of permitting phase. The project is on schedule for construction to begin in 2016, and all construction funding is in place. Please come to our Harbor […] Read more »

The Marion Pathway Committee


Thanks to the Marion voters for supporting construction of the pathway connecting the South Coast Bikeway. Show your continuing support and enthusiasm by making miles count! Join the Bikeway Challenge at www.nationalbikechallenge.org: – Register with your zip code – Edit your profile and be added to the South Coast Bikeway team – Log any miles […] Read more »

Tax Relief Grants Available in Marion

Marion Town House

Applications are now available to help qualified Marion residents with their 2015-2016 property taxes through the Marion Community Fund of the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts (CFSEMA). All applications must be received in the Community Foundation’s offices by 3:00 pm on Friday, August 28, 2015. Applications are available at the Town Hall in Marion, the […] Read more »

Tabor Boy at Vineyard Haven


On Wednesday, July 8, Tabor Academy will bring their flagship 92’ schooner, SSV Tabor Boy to Tisbury Wharf in Vineyard Haven. Tabor invites the public for an Open Ship, including tours of the 100-year old sail-training vessel from 5:00 – 6:00 pm at Tisbury Wharf in Vineyard Haven. Tabor’s Dean of Multicultural Education will be […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Historical Society Opens for the Season

Photo by Anne Kakley

Come visit the Mattapoisett Historical Society’s Museum and Carriage House this summer and enjoy our exhibit “From Scrimshaw to Survival: Sophia Means’ Descendants and the Town of Mattapoisett.” This exhibit takes a look into how one family has contributed to the cultural fabric of our town over a century of time. The exhibit also features […] Read more »