Lions Brings Harlem Ambassadors to ORR


Put the Mattapoisett Lions Club together with the Harlem Ambassadors and the outcome can only be positive. When a local organization of volunteers that raises money to assist community members in need teams up with comedy-basketball players performing stunts and slam dunks, what you get is a win-win situation – what they do is put […] Read more »

Mattapoisett’s Dunn Rocks On


He is rather humble about his long musical career, one that has spanned decades. But in between chronicling the years, one hears an artist’s passion. David Dunn of Mattapoisett has been involved in music his whole life. From playing in school bands, throughout his college years and later forming groups and releasing records that have […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Library Celebrates a Birthday


“Say Triskaidekaphobia!” the Cat in the Hat told the children, posing for a photo at the Mattapoisett Free Library on Saturday, March 22. What the heck is that, the children asked the Cat in the Hat. “Google it!” he told the children laughing at his silliness. The library knows how to throw a party, celebrating […] Read more »

Take a Hike!


There is still a chill in the air, and maybe some stubborn patches of snow here and there, but we know spring will be here soon and, darn it, we are beyond ready! Every year we rediscover the beauty of nature as spring unfolds, and every year it almost feels like the very first spring […] Read more »

Earth Day for Buzzards Bay Expo


The Buzzards Bay Action Committee invites you to its second annual Earth Day for Buzzards Bay Expo on April 26 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Fairhaven Senior Center. Bring your families and come and enjoy a wide variety of interactive exhibits and demonstrations on sustainable activities for a healthy lifestyle that benefit […] Read more »

Automated Trash Pick-up Proposed


It is the latest in trash and recycling technology and, once a contract is signed and the funding appropriated at Town Meeting, is likely coming to Mattapoisett in July of 2014. ABC Disposal, Inc. has a new trash pick-up system that many area communities are adopting, which is saving the towns money and encouraging residents […] Read more »

FORM Choral Concert Pitch Perfect


The tri-town FORM concert brought together students whose combined musicality entertained a full house. The performers sang song style selections from spiritual to jazz and the crowd pleaser “Don’t Worry Be Happy” by Rochester Memorial School. Combining the voices of nearly 300 students the finale was a soulful treatment of “Wade In The Water”. Funds […] Read more »

Fire Training at the Frigate


There was a lot of action at the old Frigate Restaurant on Monday evening.  The Marion Fire Department held a fire training drill at 6:30 pm, with three engine trucks, a ladder truck and an ambulance standing by.  Approximately twenty fire department personnel and Emergency Medical Technicians took part.  The drill lasted two hours. Fire […] Read more »

Parent Volunteers Speak Up at Center School


On March 5, I had the pleasure of meeting with a handful of parent volunteers at Center School in Mattapoisett. Melanie Vandal, Shannon Giumetti, Monika Whalley, Pamela Souza, Barbara Pepin, and Erin Moreau all made time to meet with me first thing that Wednesday morning. As a mother myself, I have always been curious about […] Read more »

On a Mission in Mattapoisett


Spatters of afternoon sun shone through the tall panes of glass this past Sunday, and the golden light from the windows, together with the joyful smiles of the people inside preparing a meal together and singing hymns, seemed to make the room glow with an almost heavenly light. Several members of the Mattapoisett Congregational Church […] Read more »