Walt Whitman at the Mattapoisett Library


Actor Stephen Collins will perform “Unlaunch’d Voices: An Afternoon with Walt Whitman” at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library on Sunday, April 19 at 2 pm. The public is invited to attend this free performance, supported in part by a grant from the Mattapoisett Cultural Council, a local agency, which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural […] Read more »

AHA! Night Sustainable SouthCoast


Spring has sprung, the weather is warmer, the days are longer, and just in time for Earth Day. AHA! celebrates our “Sustainable SouthCoast” on April 9. AHA! (Arts, History and Architecture!) is a FREE family-friendly event held rain or shine on the second Thursday of each month from 5:00 to 9:00 pm in historic downtown […] Read more »

Rochester Police Schedule Entrance Exam


The Rochester Police Department, in conjunction with Police Exam Solutions, has scheduled an Entrance Exam for the Rochester Police Department on May 30. The Rochester Police Department employs 10 full-time officers, five part-time officers and a number of reserve officers serving a population of approximately 5,400 residents. The department will hold an entrance exam to […] Read more »

SLT Easter Egg Hunt Cancelled


The Sippican Lands Trust will not be holding its Annual Easter Egg Hunt this spring. After a long winter and a delayed spring warming, the trails are not in good condition for this event. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope you have a great holiday! Stay tuned for other upcoming kids events as the […] Read more »

Rochester Women’s Club


The April meeting of the Rochester Women’s Club will be held Thursday, April 2 at 7:00 pm. The club house is located at 37 Marion Road in Rochester. Wine and cheese will be served before the meeting. We are looking forward to our very busy spring and are working on our 2015-2016 schedule. Women from […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Residents Running for Cancer Research


On April 20, Pamela Ciffolillo and Amy Wiggin from Mattapoisett, MA, will run to conquer cancer as members of the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team in the 119th Boston Marathon. Ciffolillo and Wiggin, along with nearly 575 Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge teammates from across the United States and around the world, will run Massachusetts’ historic marathon route […] Read more »

Hockey Unlimited Honors Three


During the final week of the season at Tabor Academy, Hockey Unlimited bestowed awards upon three of its young players. Goalies Zachary Pateakos of Marion and Jake DeMoranville of Rochester received Most Improved Player awards. Tim Dyer, Managing Director and Head Coach of Hockey Unlimited said, “Zack and Jake each have shown that hard work […] Read more »

Sippican Community Solar Garden


The Sippican Community Solar Garden project construction is all coming together. The utility has installed its new poles and wires to connect the site to their service. The transformer and main electrical components will be in place and connected on April 7. The solar panel array installation will be complete on April 10. With the […] Read more »

Worms Work Wonders: The Joy of Composting


Learn all about the importance of composting and how to build your own backyard compost bin at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library on Saturday, April 4 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. The program is free, and students in grades 3 through 8 and their families are especially encouraged to attend this informative and hands-on […] Read more »

Annual Easter Egg Hunt


The Mattapoisett Lions Club will not be having the annual Easter Egg Hunt this year. The conditions at the lighthouse are not good for safety reasons. We will host a “Spring Saturday” when the conditions improve and we will have activities and giveaways. Read more »