Get Prehistoric at the Rochester Country Fair

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The Rochester Country Fair, located at 65 Pine Street in Rochester, will celebrate its 16th Annual Fair from Thursday, August 13 to Sunday, August 16. Admission to the Fair is only $4 on Thursday and $5 on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Parking is free. We will be celebrating a “Prehistoric” Theme at the Fair this […] Read more »

Evening Worship at Mattapoisett Congregational

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On Sunday, August 2, the Church will offer an evening worship service and everyone is welcome! Worship will begin at 7:00 pm in Reynard Hall at the corner of Church and Mechanic Street in Mattapoisett. The service will include music, prayer, scripture and other traditional liturgical elements but the style will be comfortable and casual. […] Read more »

Rochester Board of Health Receives Grant

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The Rochester Board of Health was awarded a grant from the Department of Public Health to begin a sharps disposal program for the Town of Rochester. Rochester residents who need to dispose of syringes can come to the Board of Health for their own personal container. Then when the containers are full, they can return […] Read more »

Bike for Clean Water

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Fall is the perfect time to hop on your bike and enjoy the outdoors here in southeastern Massachusetts. If you love to ride and want to make a difference for your local environment, then sign up for the ninth annual Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride on Sunday, October 4 by visiting www.savebuzzardsbay.org/ride. The Buzzards Bay Watershed […] Read more »

Tabor Academy to Construct Bleachers

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Tabor Academy will begin construction shortly on a set of concrete bleachers to be installed on the hillside above the school’s football field. The bleachers will step down from the Spring Street parking area, and span across the 35-yard lines. Will Saltonstall, the architect on the project shared, “The bleachers will provide fans with easy […] Read more »

The 2015-16 Blue Books Have Arrived!

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The latest edition of the Blue Book – the popular Tri-Town telephone directory – has recently been mailed to 8400 postal addresses in Marion, Mattapoisett and Rochester. Check your post box for your book. If you haven’t yet received one, contact your local post office for your free copy. The directory, published by the League […] Read more »

Shaw Farm Trail Ribbon Cutting

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The Buzzards Bay Coalition and partners from the federal government, state government, and the towns of Fairhaven and Mattapoisett will celebrate the protection of more than 400 acres of beaches, salt marshes, forests, fields and coastal farmland in Fairhaven and Mattapoisett and the opening of a new public trail connecting the bike path with Nasketucket […] Read more »

MHS Has Games and Candy

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Children are invited to the Mattapoisett Historical Society Museum for some fun! On Thursday, July 23 at 3:00 pm, children ages 4-6 will explore what life was like for Mattapoisett children 150 years ago through activities, games and a craft during our Little Explorers program. On Thursday, July 30 at 3:00 pm, children of all […] Read more »

Marion Art Center Celebrates 58 Years

The Marion Art Center celebrates 58 years of serving the area as a unique community center for the arts. This year, classes and lessons in music, art, dance and theater were offered throughout the year. ArtStart, a summer program for children is running its 29th year. The theater has recently produced Dixie Swim Club, Anton […] Read more »

Swordfish Stories and Walking Tours

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Join John Clark and Tom Brownell for Swordfish Stories at the Mattapoisett Historical Society Museum on Thursday, July 23 at 6:00 pm. Learn about the art of swordfishing through their personal experiences. Guests will also be able to explore our summer exhibit “From Scrimshaw to Survival: Sophia Means’ Descendants and the Town of Mattapoisett” featuring […] Read more »