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Concordia155 viewsMattapoisett resident Tom Borges, an artist and ship's carpenter, poses with his one-third scale wooden model of a Concordia Yawl on display at the New Bedford Whaling Museum in the Jacobs Family Gallery. Photo courtesy of Arthur P. Motta.
Sara Delano121 viewsArea historian Natalie Hemingway entertained a crowded room at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library on Sunday, March 14, 2010, with a presentation on Sara Delano, a Fairhaven legend and mother to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Ms. Hemingway got into character and lifted everyone’s spirits on a dreary, rainy day. Photo by Sarah K. Taylor.
Storytellers125 viewsOn Thursday, March 11, storytellers Anne-Marie Forer and Cindy Killavey, the dynamic duo that makes up “Take Two Tandem Tellers”, performed for Center School’s first graders. Their storytelling program incorporated song and Anne-Marie Forer accompanied with fiddle and guitar. The children and teachers enjoyed this fun, interactive experience. Photo courtesy of Debra Nettles.
March is Reading Month145 viewsThe students at Center School in Mattapoisett honored the month of the Young Reader and Dr. Seuss’ birthday on March 2. Children came dressed in stripes, wearing hats and toting copies of their favorite Dr. Seuss books. The cafeteria served green eggs and ham for lunch, and throughout the day, everyone enjoyed many of the wonderful books that Dr. Seuss wrote. Pictured here are second grade teacher Maria Tomon and second grader William Gauvin.
Turkey Crossing132 viewsThis turkey is just out for a stroll in front of Mattapoisett's Knights of Columbus hall on Route 6 on March 8, 2010. The mild, sunny weather was irresistible to everyone - even a turkey. Photo by Anne O'Brien-Kakley.
Stan Ellis Retires125 viewsOld Hammondtown School teacher Stan Ellis will be retiring this year after 29 years of teaching in Mattapoisett. Mr. Ellis will be recognized with a Massachusetts Jazz Educators Lifetime Achievement Award at the Massachusetts Music Educators All-State Conference on March 18, and Mr. Ellis will soon be publishing a book entitled Whiskers on My Cat. Photo by Laura Pedulli.
Helping Haiti112 viewsJoseph Corazzini, left, accepts a letter of appreciation from Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator W. Craig Fugate, right, for his work in Haiti providing communication support to White House staff after a devastating January earthquake left the country in a state of emergency. Photo courtesy of Dennis Pinkham.
Tees4Haiti130 viewsA program to raise money for relief efforts in Haiti took place at the Center School on February 27, 2010. Mattapoisett resident Kimberly Thomas designed t-shirts to sell for Haiti, and made them to be “unique and special just like the Haitian children and the American children who wear them”. The Family Fun day at the Center School raised money for the Red Cross. Photo courtesy of Kim Thomas.
Prudential Award126 viewsAt a February 23, 2010 meeting, Mattapoisett resident Jillian Zucco accepts a letter of recognition from the Board of Selectmen and State Representative William Straus for being a state finalist in the Prudential Spirit of the Community Awards. Photo by Anne O’Brien-Kakley.
Snowgirl136 viewsWhen the winter blues kick in, people either have fun or go crazy. Someone had a great time making this string-bikini snowgirl while they dreamed of warmer days and sunny climates. Snowgirl was found on Route 6 in Mattapoisett. Photo by Anne O’Brien-Kakley.
Top Rider159 viewsBrandon Marvelle poses with his Friesian, “Jort”. Mr. Marvelle, a 13-year-old Mattapoisett student from ORRJHS, competes in North East Friesian Horse Club (NEFHC) competitions. This past summer, Mr. Marvelle is the High Point Walk Trot Junior Champion, and the Year End Walk Trot Champion for 2009. Mr. Marvelle is looking forward to another successful season in 2010.
Snow Day Cancelled143 viewsEveryone forecasted the storm of the century but it wasn't even enough to cancel school. Photo by Paul Lopes
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