Civics Quiz Night


The Mattapoisett Democratic Town Committee is sponsoring a Civics Quiz Night at The Inn on Shipyard Park, 13 Water Street, Mattapoisett, on Wednesday, November 18 from 7:30 – 9:00 pm. Why not put together a team of 2-4 friends or family and compete for a $25 gift certificate? The winning team will also be able […] Read more »

Soap Box Derby


Marion Cub Pack 32 invites you to our bi-annual Soap Box Derby for a cause. The Cub Scouts are collecting non-perishable food donations as well as gently used and new toys for local families in need. Collection points are the Marion Police Department and First Congregational Church of Marion until 10:00 am on November 14. […] Read more »

Medicare and Medication


From $0 to $48 a month! Just like that! This is what someone just realized they would have had to pay with the changes to their stand-alone drug plan. Luckily, that person was able to find a better plan to keep their costs down. How? They met with a S.H.I.N.E. Counselor at the COA, and […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Special Town Meeting


The Special Town Meeting for the Town of Mattapoisett is scheduled for Monday, November 9 at 6:30 pm. It is being held at the Old Rochester Regional High School Auditorium, which is located at 135 Marion Road. The warrant for this Special Town Meeting is available on the Town’s website ( Read more »

Chowder/Kale Cook-Off Contest


On Saturday, November 14, the First Congregational Church of Marion will hold their fifth annual Chowder Tasting Cook-Off and Kale Soup Cook-Off. Doors open at 6:00 pm for hors d’oeuvres. Chowder/Kale Soup Tasting begins at 6:30 pm. Oyster crackers, wine, dessert and coffee provided. Tickets are $10. Admission is free for those who prepare their […] Read more »

November Programs at Plumb Library


Statewide StoryWalk Day is Saturday, November 7 from 10:00 am to 1:30 pm. StoryWalks combine literacy with physical activity. To celebrate Statewide Storywalk Day and Family Literacy Month, join the Plumb Memorial Library, 17 Constitution Way, Rochester, for Corduroy Takes a Hike StoryWalk Celebration. Read the pages of Don Freeman’s classic and engaging story book […] Read more »

Rochester Women’s Club


The next meeting of The Rochester Women’s Club is Thursday, November 5 at 6:30 pm. Following our brief meeting, we will play RLC, a fun and easy-to-learn dice game. Coffee, tea, wine and goodies will be served. Our club is open to all ladies from all towns. We meet once a month on the first […] Read more »

Marion Art Center Hosts Holiday Events


The Marion Art Center will start the season of giving with a gala opening of its Annual Holiday Shop on Friday, November 20 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Both galleries will feature one-of-a-kind and limited-edition gifts in ceramics, fiber, photographs, wood, jewelry, paintings, glass, collage, toys, painted furniture, and more. Truman Terrell will entertain on […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Free Public Library


The Mattapoisett Free Public Library was recently awarded a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant for $7,200 from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC). “We’re excited about the innovative library projects being developed with the help of these grants,” said Cindy Roach, Head of Library Advisory and Development at the MBLC. “They benefit […] Read more »

Upcoming Programs at the ETL


Drop-in Technology Help: Do you have questions about Facebook, Twitter, Skype, or need technology assistance with an electronic device you recently bought or acquired? Then stop into the Elizabeth Taber Library any Monday and/or Thursday now through November 12 between 3:00 – 4:00 pm, and one of our friendly staff members will walk you through […] Read more »