Public Service Announcements at ORCTV


Old Rochester Community Television (ORCTV) is offering another free public service announcement shoot for your organization or group. We are opening up our studios on November 16, 17 and 18 for you and/or your group to come in and have a one- to five-minute PSA taped about your organization. ORCTV will cover all of the […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Recreation


Mattapoisett Recreation is partnering with Blackstone Valley Fencing Academy to offer a six-week fencing course. The program is for boys and girls ages 7-12 years. Learn the language of fencing: en guard, attack, parry, rispote and touchez in a friendly environment. Fencing exercises the mind and body with tactical thinking and fast footwork. Blackstone Valley […] Read more »

Electronic Water Meter Readings


The Town of Mattapoisett has embarked on a program to upgrade all Town water meters with a state-of-the-art meter that collects water consumption information electronically. The Mattapoisett Water and Sewer Commissioners offered an Article on the FY 2011 Town Meeting warrant for approval to begin the meter upgrade program. The funds requested to begin the […] Read more »

Marion Republican Town Committee


The Marion Republican Town Committee seeks new members. Marion Republicans who are interested in becoming Committee members must sign a State nomination form and their name will be placed on the ballot to become elected Committee members at the Presidential Primary on March 1, 2016. For further information or to sign up, please call Matt […] Read more »

Rochester Man Sentenced for Break In


A Rochester man has been sentenced to 15 months in the House of Correction after pleading guilty to a number of charges stemming from a break in at the Rochester Golf Course in July of this year. Michael J. Eldridge, 31, of Wordell Street, pleaded guilty in Wareham District Court to breaking and entering in […] Read more »

Last-Minute Voter Registration


The Mattapoisett Town Clerk’s Office will be open from 8:00 am until 8:00 pm on Friday, October 30. These extended hours are to allow for last-minute voter registration for the Special Town Meeting. The Special Town Meeting is scheduled for Monday, November 9 at 6:30 pm at Old Rochester Regional High School. The warrant for […] Read more »

Spill Response Training Exercise


The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), along with five other state and local agencies, staged an eight-hour training exercise involving a mock petroleum spill in Buzzards Bay near Ram Island off of the Town of Mattapoisett on October 22. The goal of the field exercise was to test […] Read more »

New Director at Mattapoisett Historical Society


Dr. Jeffrey Miller is a heritage professional with over 10 years of experience in archaeology, history, and heritage management. He received his doctorate from Queens University Belfast and specializes in exploring the links between communities, history, and places. His past research has included investigating the history of Prudence Island and the surrounding Narragansett Bay region. […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Seniors’ Friends


Please consider joining the Friends of the Mattapoisett Council on Aging. We need FMCoA members to be on our Board of Directors. Directors help plan activities and raise funds to provide services for the elderly of our town. The FMCoA hosts events like the Annual Holiday Party and St. Paddy’s Day Party as well as […] Read more »

Lilly Endowment Inc. Grant


Mattapoisett Congregational Church has received a grant in the amount of $49,916 to enable its minister, Reverend Amy Lignitz Harken, to participate in the 2015 National Clergy Renewal Program. Mattapoisett Congregational Church is one of 144 congregations across the country selected to participate in this competitive grant program, which is funded by Lilly Endowment Inc. […] Read more »