Family Fun In The Forest

SippicanLand Trust

Are you looking for a fun outdoor activity for your family over break? The Elizabeth Taber Library, in collaboration with the Sippican Lands Trust, has the perfect challenge for you! How about trying to locate some “Champion Tree” species found in Marion’s open spaces?! You simply head to the library, grab a pre-stocked loaner backpack […] Read more »

Blanche B. Perry Scholarship


The Mattapoisett Land Trust is seeking applicants for their $1,000 “Blanche B. Perry Scholarship.” This award is available to a Mattapoisett resident interested in the field of Environmental Studies, Sciences, Technology or a related field, and is a graduating senior from a secondary school by June 2015. The scholarship is made available through the Edith […] Read more »

Sharing Your Passion: Personal Collections


Everybody collects something and we’re all passionate about the things we collect. Why not share your interest with others? The Mattapoisett Historical Society is providing an opportunity for collectors to share their unique, fanciful and maybe even eclectic collection with fellow Mattapoisett residents at our first Personal Collections night. Residents are invited to display their […] Read more »

Marion Town Election Information


The Town of Marion’s Annual Town Election will be held on Friday, May 15. Nomination papers for elected positions will be available beginning February 9. Nomination papers may be obtained at the Town Clerk’s office, 2 Spring Street, Marion. Papers must be returned to the Town Clerk’s office for certification by Monday, March 23 by […] Read more »

Marion Rochester Medical Reserve Corp


The Marion Rochester MRC will meet on Thursday, February 12 at 6:30 pm at the Rochester Council on Aging at 66 Dexter Lane in Rochester. The purpose of this meeting is to move forward with the re-organization and the goal is to form the Steering Committee and plan the future direction of the MRC. The […] Read more »

Plumb Library Trustee Vacancy


The Trustees for the Joseph Plumb Memorial Library are seeking to fill a vacant seat on the Board. The Trustees would like to invite members of the Rochester community who have an interest in libraries to contact Library Director Gail Roberts, either by dropping by the library, calling 508-763-8600, or emailing Anyone interested in […] Read more »

Blue Book Deadline


Work is underway on the 2015-16 edition of The Blue Book, the popular telephone directory published by the Tri-Town League of Women Voters for the benefit of Marion, Mattapoisett and Rochester residents. To assure accuracy in the new edition, residents should check their current listing in the online version of the directory which can be […] Read more »

YMCA Announces New Program Director


YMCA SouthCoast is proud to announce Stephanie Winterson as the new Program Director of the Mattapoisett YMCA located at 38 Reservation Road, Mattapoisett, MA. Ms. Winterson has been an employee here for the past four years. She has played key roles in the leadership of YMCA Camp Massasoit and has previously been an afterschool site […] Read more »

Tabor Academy Hosts Ceramics Exhibition


Two years ago, Tabor Academy art department faculty member Kevin Arnfield (Ceramics, Art History) received a Braitmayer Fellowship from Tabor to research, design and construct a 50-cubic foot wood-fired kiln. Mr. Arnfield’s project, much more complicated and involved than he anticipated, took nearly two years to complete and ended up involving a range of people […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Free Library News


Read to Sadie the Listener Dog: Sadie, the library’s wonderful listening ears dog, is coming back to hear young patrons read on Saturday, January 31 from 11:00 to 11:45 am. Children may sign up to read to the pup who loves to sit patiently and enjoy stories. Sign-ups are limited to ten children, so call […] Read more »