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Santa Arrives68 viewsMattapoisett held its annual holiday celebration and tree lighting on Saturday, December 5, 2009 at Shipyard Park. The rain couldn't dampen holiday spirits as visitors enjoyed delicious food and listened to Christmas music performed by the Showstoppers. Children made their own ornaments and hung them on the Christmas tree. They also danced with Rudolph and Frosty and shared their Christmas wishes with Santa Claus. Photo by Felix Perez.
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Winter Storm94 viewsStrong southeasterly winds combined with heavy rain and an usually high tide to create flooding conditions along Tri-Town coasts and marshes on the morning of December 3. Photo by Anne O'Brien-Kakley
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Winter Storm81 viewsStrong southeasterly winds combined with heavy rain and an usually high tide to create flooding conditions along Tri-Town coasts and marshes on the morning of December 3. Photo by Anne O'Brien-Kakley
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Winter Storm88 viewsStrong southeasterly winds combined with heavy rain and an usually high tide to create flooding conditions along Tri-Town coasts and marshes on the morning of December 3. Photo by Anne O'Brien-Kakley
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Welcome Home92 viewsMarine Lance Corporal Greg Rosperich is home with his family for Thanksgiving before having to return to his station in North Carolina. Mr. Rosperich will likely return to Afghanistan one more time before his tour of duty is complete. Photo by Anne O’Brien-Kakley.
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Welcome Home76 viewsA banner on the corner of Route 6 and North Street welcomes Mattapoisett resident and Marine Lance Corporal Greg Rosperich. Mr. Rosperich is home with his family for Thanksgiving before having to return to his station in North Carolina. Mr. Rosperich will likely return to Afghanistan one more time before his tour of duty is complete. Photo by Anne O’Brien-Kakley.
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Road Race Anniversary69 viewsDavid Jenney, left, runs in the first Mattapoisett Road Race in 1971. The road race was originally open to Old Rochester students only, and was a way to generate funds for the school. The Road Race Committee is planning their 40th anniversary and would love to get photos and memorabilia from the public. For more information, contact Karen Manning at 508-758-9419. Photo courtesy of Danny White.
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Artist Visit83 viewsOn November 19, Author/Illustrator Teresa Flavin visited each of Mattapoisett Center School’s third grade classes. Ms. Flavin is the illustrator of Joseph Bruchac’s play Pushing Up the Sky featured in the 3rd Graders reading book. Her presentation included showing the students original sketches and artwork from her books, discussing the processes involved in creating artwork for publication and a short hands-on drawing project.
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Celebration of Hope85 viewsMattapoisett resident and Hospice Dinner Committee member Micki Gold attended a "Celebration of Hope" event on October 16 in Boston. The benefit was for Partners Home Care and Hospice, the region's largest non-profit home health care provider. From left to right: Ellen Gitlin, Micki Gold, and Micki's mother Edith Gold all enjoy dinner at the Celebration of Hope event. Photo courtesy of Roger Farrington.
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Chest Returns92 viewsBeth Mills stands in front of the pine and mahogany chest of drawers made by her grandfather, Charles Johnson, who was an undertaker and cabinet-maker in Mattapoisett at the turn of the 20th century. The chest of drawers remained with her until she passed away in 2008 at the age of 99. Her friends John and Caroline Belloti contacted the Mattapoisett Historical Society after her passing to fulfill her wish that the chest remain with the Mattapoisett Museum, just around the corner from where it was made.
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Candyland85 viewsCandyland Faire Fun - the rain didn’t stop Holiday-minded buyers from attending the Mattapoisett Congregational Church’s Candyland Faire on November 14, 2009. It was standing-room only as people browsed through tables of hand-knitted sweaters, fudge, baked goods, festive dishes and more. Even Mrs. Claus took a break from her busy schedule to attend! Photo by Anne O’Brien-Kakley
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Candyland81 viewsCandyland Faire Fun - the rain didn’t stop Holiday-minded buyers from attending the Mattapoisett Congregational Church’s Candyland Faire on November 14, 2009. It was standing-room only as people browsed through tables of hand-knitted sweaters, fudge, baked goods, festive dishes and more. Even Mrs. Claus took a break from her busy schedule to attend! Photo by Anne O’Brien-Kakley
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