Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride

Buzzards Bay provides some of the most breathtaking coastal scenery in New England – from Sakonnet Point in Little Compton and the farm coast of Westport and Dartmouth to New Bedford’s working waterfront, charming Onset Village and the famed science community of Woods Hole on Cape Cod. If you love cycling and want to protect […] Read more »

Dianne Panarelli Miller at the MAC

The Marion Art Center is pleased to announce the upcoming opening of an exhibition of Landscapes, Seascapes & Cityscapes by artist Dianne Panarelli Miller. From Friday, March 17 through Saturday, April 15, both of the Art Center’s galleries will be filled with paintings by the gifted artist. A reception in her honor will be held […] Read more »

Twenty for Many, Marion Fireworks

The Marion Fireworks Committee is seeking to raise $40,000 for the 2017 “Independence Day” fireworks. A small donation of $20 from the many people that enjoy the fireworks can make this bi-annual event possible this year. Marion offers an idyllic setting for families to enjoy the celebration of the birth of our nation. Families from […] Read more »

Chief Awarded for Support of Military Employees

Rochester Police Chief Paul Magee has been awarded the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Patriot Award, having been nominated by his three officers who are members of the National Guard and Reserve. The award recognizes a supervisor or boss who has provided support to employees who serve in the military through measures […] Read more »

Vendors Wanted

The Knights, 57 Fairhaven Road in Mattapoisett, is having a Flea Market on Saturday, April 29 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Vendors are needed to fill the hall for $20 a table (we supply 8-foot tables to be used). Antiques, collectibles and crafts are welcome. For information about renting table space, call Jim at […] Read more »

Miss Inspirational Program Seeking Girls With Special Needs

On Saturday, May 6, the reigning Miss Bristol County Jillian Zucco will host the 2nd Annual Miss Inspirational program for girls with special needs and disabilities at the Old Rochester Regional High School auditorium at 6:00 pm. Ms. Zucco, a 2016 graduate of the Honors Nursing Program at UMass Dartmouth, is now accepting registrations from […] Read more »

Calling All Artists to Benefit the Mattapoisett Library

The Friends of the Mattapoisett Library invite artists of all ages to create their vision of “Build a Better World” on an 8- by 8-inch canvas to raise funds for the Friends in support of library programs. The fundraiser kicks off the week of March 1 when members of the Friends will be distributing the […] Read more »

Brad Barrows Memorial Fund

On Saturday, February 26, the members of the Brad Barrows Memorial Fund Committee presented three local organizations with more than $3,500 in proceeds from their annual motorcycle run held annually in September. Brad Barrows was a great believer in supporting youth athletics. To keep his memory alive, the Brad Barrows Youth Scholarship Fund was created […] Read more »

Marion COA

Adult Grief Support Group. Are you struggling with the loss of a spouse, partner or friend? This support group will meet on Tuesdays, beginning March 7 for five consecutive weeks from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm at the Marion Music Hall, 164 Front Street, Marion. Facilitated by Mary Finnin, Bereavement Coordinator, these meetings are free […] Read more »

Cushing Cemetery Mattapoisett

It is now time to remove the holiday decorations from the Cemetery. We would like it to be done by April 1. If you want to put your trash by the white shed where the trash cans are, that’s fine. We are planning a spring cleanup in April, so whatever is left on the stones […] Read more »