Mattapoisett Special Town Meeting Rides

Do you need a ride to the Mattapoisett Special Town Meeting on February 12? If so, the Mattapoisett Council on Aging will provide transportation to the February 12 Special Town Meeting being held at Old Rochester Regional High School at 6:30 pm. The Special Town Meeting will have two warrant articles that seek to impose […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Library News

Bruins and Libraries Team Up with Pajama Drive. Patrons of the Mattapoisett Free Public Library are encouraged to donate new pajamas for babies, children, and teens through March 15 as part of a Boston Bruins and Massachusetts Libraries partnership to help youth in need. This year’s state-wide goal is 10,000 pairs of pajamas, and when […] Read more »

Sippican Historical Society

In 1998, the Sippican Historical Society commissioned an architectural survey of Marion’s historic homes and buildings. The survey was funded one-half by the Sippican Historical Society and one-half by the Massachusetts Historical Commission. Because of the limits of funding, not all of the historic buildings were surveyed, but over 100 were catalogued and photographed. The […] Read more »

Marion Natural History Museum

Not travelling during February vacation? No problem. The Marion Natural History Museum will take you to climb Mt. Everest … or to the bottom of the ocean to visit a whale … or how about a spacewalk or trip to visit Mars. Come visit the museum during our extended open hours (11:00 am – 4:00 […] Read more »

Local Student to Lend a Hand in South Africa

Maybe it’s because they are nursing students. Maybe it’s because when these young women see an unmet need in the community, they meet it. Whatever it is that drives them, it is apparent that volunteering comes naturally for four students in the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth nursing program. Madeleine Lee of Mattapoisett is one among […] Read more »

Sippican Historical Society

In 1998, the Sippican Historical Society commissioned an architectural survey of Marion’s historic homes and buildings. The survey was funded one-half by the Sippican Historical Society and one-half by the Massachusetts Historical Commission. Because of the limits of funding, not all of the historic buildings were surveyed, but over 100 were catalogued and photographed. The […] Read more »

Information Regarding the Flu and Flu Vaccine

The incidence of flu-like illnesses and confirmed flu cases remains high in Massachusetts, including Marion. The CDC and Massachusetts Department of Public Health continue to recommend that it is not too late for individuals who have not yet received a flu vaccine this flu season to receive one. The Marion Board of Health has a […] Read more »

Heritage Recipe Project

Do you have one or two family recipes that are part of your family’s history? Or do you have a family favorite, a tried and true recipe that is always a hit? Or how about that recipe you whip up to please your dinner guests? The Mattapoisett Historical Commission is launching the Heritage Recipe Project. […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Police Officers to Carry NARCAN

NARCAN (naloxone) will now be issued to all Mattapoisett Police Officers. Although the Mattapoisett Police Department has carried NARCAN on its ambulances for decades, the increase in opioid overdoses in Mattapoisett has increased drastically over the past few years prompting this proactive step of outfitting each Officer with NARCAN. The opioid epidemic continues to increase […] Read more »

Rochester Council On Aging

The Rochester Council on Aging announces the following upcoming events for anyone interested: Thursday, February 1: Legal appointments will be held from 3:00 – 4:00 pm. Friday, February 2: Learn a new language or brush up on already learned French. Conversational French I & II will be held from 9:30 – 11:30 am. Monday, February […] Read more »