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Crystal Springs Fire89 viewsThe Mattapoisett Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Sunday evening. Hampered by the snow and ice they chased the fire through the walls and roof of the house and were eventually able to gain control. The house sustaining significant damage and one firefighter was injured during the incident. Photos by Charles Hutchison, Artisan Ingenuity Photo
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Crystal Springs Fire80 viewsThe Mattapoisett Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Sunday evening. Hampered by the snow and ice they chased the fire through the walls and roof of the house and were eventually able to gain control. The house sustaining significant damage and one firefighter was injured during the incident. Photos by Charles Hutchison, Artisan Ingenuity Photo
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Mattapoisett Lions Club 1010 viewsMattapoisett Lions Club President Dom Bamberger, left, presents a check to Mike Lamoureux from the American Legion, right. The Mattapoisett Lions Club has been raising money and serving the community since 1953. Photo courtesy of Helene Rose.
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Take Your Child To The Library Day49 viewsLibraries all around the nation celebrated the second annual Take Your Child To The Library Day on Saturday, February 2. At the Mattapoisett Free Public Library, families were invited to take part in face-painting, a screening a of the film “Brave,” and story-telling all day. Photo by Eric Tripoli.
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Invention Convention58 viewsBet you’ve never seen a cake machine like this before. On Thursday, January 31, the Mattapoisett YMCA held its annual Invention Convention, featuring the original creations by several of its young members. The inventors, ages 3-5, used pieces of old telephones, computers, and the like in order to make their machines. Photo by Eric Tripoli.
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Nasketucket Bay State Reservation50 viewsHolly, often considered a yuletide decoration, is so prevalent at the Nasketucket Bay State Reservation in Mattapoisett, there is a hiking trail nicknamed "the holly trail." Photo by Eric Tripoli.
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Nasketucket Bay State Reservation46 viewsDozens of area hikers gather around to listen to Amy Wilmot (far left) of the Department of Conservation and Recreation explain the differences between a white pine and a pitch pine at Nasketucket Bay State Reservation during a walk focused on identifying thriving winter plants on Sunday, January 21, 2013. Photo by Eric Tripoli.
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Nasketucket Bay State Reservation39 viewsHikers walk past a yellow birch during a winter walk through Nasketucket Bay State Reservation in Mattapoisett on January 21. A member of the Department of Conservation and Recreation led an expedition around the reservation, which focused on identifying local plants that thrive during the cold winter months. Photo by Eric Tripoli.
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Nasketucket Bay State Reservation40 viewsWhite pine trees are common around the Nasketucket Bay State Reservation in Mattapoisett. One can easily identify a white pine from the needles, which are soft, and grow in groups of five. Pictured here is a young white pine no more than a few years old. Photo by Eric Tripoli.
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Nasketucket Bay State Reservation59 viewsTwo hikers stand in front of an adult white pine at the Nasketucket Bay State Reservation during a hike on Sunday, January 21. If given enough time and sunlight, white pines can grow to be one of the biggest trees in their environment. Photo by Eric Tripoli.
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New Year Plunge2489 viewsOn January 1, 2013, Mattapoisett Town Beach played host to a New Year’s polar plunge fundraiser. The event, which attracted over 400 people, raised money to benefit BAM Foundation, Inc., a New Bedford non-profit which donates money to South Coast families dealing with members who have cancer. The Huggins family of Mattapoisett received such a donation while husband and father, William, was in treatment for cancer in his colon and liver. Photo by Eric Tripoli
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New Year Plunge64 viewsOn January 1, 2013, Mattapoisett Town Beach played host to a New Year’s polar plunge fundraiser. The event, which attracted over 400 people, raised money to benefit BAM Foundation, Inc., a New Bedford non-profit which donates money to South Coast families dealing with members who have cancer. The Huggins family of Mattapoisett received such a donation while husband and father, William, was in treatment for cancer in his colon and liver. Photo by Eric Tripoli
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