Annual Marion Town Party


The Annual Marion Town Party will be held on Saturday, August 27 (rain date is Sunday, August 28) on the grounds of the Marion Town House, 2 Spring Street. Festivities begin at 4:00 pm. Proceeds will be distributed between the Marion Firefighters Association and Marion Recreation to benefit local community needs. Free inflatable fun for […] Read more »

Town of Marion Water Restriction


The following mandatory water restriction will be in effect from June 15 through September 15. The use of any outside watering is prohibited except between the hours of 6:00 am and 8:00 am, and between the hours of 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday for even street-numbered homes, and Tuesday, Thursday and […] Read more »

The Great Community Picnic


The Mattapoisett Historical Society and the Mattapoisett Land Trust will host The Great Community Picnic at Munro Preserve, west of Shipyard Park, on Thursday, August 4 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. All are invited to purchase tickets for this fundraiser and watch the sunset over the harbor with their own picnic fare. There will also […] Read more »

Pony Rides at Harbor Days


Munro Preserve is going to be a busy location on Saturday, July 16, at Harbor Days. Pony rides for children of all ages will be available from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. Munro Preserve is next to Shipyard Park. The ponies will accommodate anyone less than 125 pounds. Pony rides are $5 each. Wear your […] Read more »

MHS Walking Tours


Walking Tours of historic Mattapoisett Village start at the Mattapoisett Historical Society at 5 Church Street at 2:00 pm on July 16, July 30, and August 13. Learn from Seth Mendell about historic buildings, the electric rail, the saltworks on Goodspeed’s Island, the Charles King Mansion at the mouth of the river, and “The Dude […] Read more »

Marion Natural History Museum


The Marion Natural History Museum, located at 8 Spring Street, will be open on Saturdays from July 9 to July 30 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Along with an impressive Lego collection and puppet theater, we will have a fun project scheduled for each Saturday. Stop in on July 9 to see “who can […] Read more »

Buzzards Bay Coalition


Residents of Mattapoisett, Marion, and Fairhaven may not be thinking about forests and wetlands when they fill a glass of water from their kitchen tap. However, most of the work to keep their drinking water clean and healthy is done by the natural forests and wetlands of the Mattapoisett River Valley. To protect that valuable […] Read more »

Mixed Media Gallery Opening


The Marion Art Center is pleased to announce the opening of an exhibition of mixed media artwork by Judy Carver, Jane Egan, Mary Ross and Lynnette Torres. Both of the Art Center’s galleries will be filled with watercolors, pastels and collages by the four talented local artists. A reception in their honor will be held […] Read more »

MHC Commemorative Bricks


The Mattapoisett Historical Commission is offering an opportunity to purchase commemorative granite bricks in honor of family and friends (even furry ones!) at Harbor Days on Saturday, July 16. A table will be manned next to the flag pole in Shipyard Park with applications, photos and a layout of available spots for bricks to be […] Read more »

Property Tax Relief Grants

Marion Town House

Applications are now available to help qualified Marion residents with their 2016-2017 property taxes through the Marion Community Fund of the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts (CFSEMA). All applications must be received in the Community Foundation’s offices by 3:00 pm on Monday, October 3, 2016, and applicants will be informed by mail by late December. […] Read more »