Sunday’s Storm Leaves Tri-Town Soaked


There were a lot of Tri-Town residents still pumping water out of their basements this Monday, after a torrential rain storm on Sunday, March 30 flooded roads and filled cellars faster than sump pumps could do their jobs. The region received over five inches of rainfall on Sunday, and some areas received even more. Emergency […] Read more »

Library Hosts “Antiques Roadshow” Fundraiser


Word spread of the Antiques Roadshow-style fundraiser at the Mattapoisett Library on March 29, attracting scores of South Coasters clutching their treasures, antiques, and heirlooms for appraisal and admiration, hoping Francis McNamee of the Marion Antique Shop might discover worth in their belongings beyond their sentimental value. Paying $5 per item appraised, some brought primitive […] Read more »

Solar Farm #3 for Mattapoisett


It seems that Mattapoisett is becoming the Tri-Town leader of the pack when it comes to commercial solar farms – Number Three is planned for Crystal Spring Road in the fall of 2014. Blue Wave LLC, now a household name for many residents on North Street and Shady Oak Drive, invited abutters on Crystal Spring […] Read more »

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 »