Marion Is Getting A Senior Center!


Well, maybe not a complete Senior Center, but we’re making a start with a mini version beginning on August 3 at The Music Hall on Front Street. It will probably be some time before a true Senior Center is a reality for Marion so the COA, along with the help from the Friends of the […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Road Race Academic Award Winners


Congratulations to the recipients of the Mattapoisett Road Race academic awards. Each year, several college-bound ORR senior athletes are selected based on their academic achievements and sports participation. Since the first Mattapoisett Road Race 45 years ago, over $125,000 has been distributed to deserving students. This year’s recipients are Morgan Browning, Nicole Gifford, Michael Kassabian, […] Read more »

Join Us This Sunday at Harbor Days


The Friends of the Mattapoisett Council on Aging invites everyone to join us on Sunday at Harbor Days. The FMCoA is the fundraising arm of the Council. We’re in the midst of our midyear recruiting campaign. Come sign up. You can get an application online at or at our table. We welcome your support […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Summer Reading is in Full Swing


Everyday heroes take center stage this summer at the Mattapoisett Library. The theme “Every Hero Has a Story” is being celebrated through reading, creative writing, arts and crafts, and visits by many local heroes in the community. Young patron Cameron Weaver has set up a collection bin for donated canned goods and other non-perishable food […] Read more »

Summer Adult Programs at the ETL

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Outdoor Afternoon Book Club: While the weather is nice and warm, please join us for a delightful outside book discussion! On Tuesday, July 21 at 2:00 pm, we’ll be reading Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline. On Tuesday, August 18 at 2:00 pm, we’ll be discussing Silent Sister by Diane Chamberlain. Please stop into the […] Read more »

Harbor Days 2015


The Mattapoisett Lions Club is known around the region for its annual Harbor Days festival. This week-long series of events begins on Sunday, July 12 with the triathlon and culminates on Sunday, July 19 with a pancake breakfast, live entertainment and raffle drawings. The Club will sell homemade strawberry shortcake on Wednesday, July 15 (rain […] Read more »

Gateway Youth Hockey Golf Classic

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Please join us to raise money for Gateway Youth Hockey. Gateway Youth Hockey is a nonprofit organization solely based on the children. Our goal is to help children from the Tri-Town area continue to participate in youth hockey and to provide learn-to-skate programs for all ages at the lowest cost possible, allowing any child to […] Read more »

Marion Fireworks Committee


The 2015 Marion Fireworks Committee would like to thank all of the supporters that made the Saturday, July 4, 2015 fireworks display such a success! It was a fantastic night, and we would love to have a repeat of it in 2016! We are still accepting donations. Any donations received will be used toward the […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Recreation Camp Offerings


Nature Explorers Camp July 20 to July 24: Explore Mattapoisett’s unique natural areas including Eel Pond, Ned’s Point, Mattapoisett River, and area salt marshes and aquaculture operations. Each day they will enjoy different activities including hands-on exploration, experiments, crafts, and journaling. The program is run in conjunction with Marion Natural History Museum by Director/Lead Educator […] Read more »

New Music Director Appointed


As it continues the celebration of its 50th year of singing, the Sippican Choral Society is very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Tianxu Zhou as its 8th Music Director. Making the announcement, chorus president Bruce Breamer said, “After a careful search and interviews with several very qualified candidates, our Search Committee was unanimous […] Read more »