Mattapoisett Recreation


Spaces are filling up but we are still accepting registrations for Seahorse Summer Explorers Camp! Mattapoisett Recreation is excited to launch their second year of Seahorse Summer Explorers. The program runs for 8 weeks starting June 22 through August 14 and is open to girls and boys entering grades K-6 in September. Each week explorers […] Read more »

St. Gabriel’s Raises Funds for Charity


Since September 2014, Sunday School students at St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church in Marion raised money for three charities of their choice: the Fairhaven Animal Shelter, care packages to deployed military service members, and Heifer International. Fundraising efforts included selling hand-drawn Christmas card sets, bake sales, and solicitation of direct donations from the congregation. Overall, the […] Read more »

SouthCoast Children’s Chorus

Bach Children's Chorus.2015

Do you know a child who loves to sing? The SouthCoast Children’s Chorus announces auditions for its sixth exciting season! Children entering Grades 3-12 are invited to our fun, stress-free auditions at St. Gabriel’s Church, 124 Front St. in Marion. Auditions will take place from June 9 through June 19 and again in August; please […] Read more »

Jonathan Henry Re-elected SRPEDD Chair


Jonathan Henry, representing the Marion Board of Selectmen, has been re-elected Chair of the Southeastern Regional Planning and Economic Development District (SRPEDD) for the 2015-2016 term. SRPEDD held its 59th annual meeting at the Fall River Country Club on May 27. Stephanie Pollack, MassDOT Secretary, was the featured speaker. She spoke of the efforts to […] Read more »

Making it Happen


On Saturday, May 30 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm, the South Coast LGBTQ Network will be sponsoring its second annual spring event, “Making it Happen” at the Waypoint Center on New Bedford’s historic waterfront. The Network welcomes everyone to get involved including LGBTQ individuals, friends, families, neighbors, community leaders, businesses and allied organizations to ensure […] Read more »

22nd Annual Buzzards Bay Swim


With just one month left before the 22nd annual Buzzards Bay Swim on Saturday, June 20, hundreds of swimmers across the SouthCoast and Cape Cod are signing up to take the plunge and show their support for clean water. “I look forward to the Swim every year for its physical challenge, but also the excitement […] Read more »

MYC Boats Compete in Figawi 2015


Five boats from the Mattapoisett Yacht Club made the Memorial Day weekend trek to Hyannis to compete in the 44th Annual Figawi Race from Hyannis to Nantucket on May 23. Of those five boats, Mattapoisett Yacht Club had a win, a place and a show! MYC Commodore Bob Warren in his Dufour 38 In Deep […] Read more »

Zoster Vaccine Availability


The Marion-Rochester Health District, in collaboration with the Marion Board of Health and the Rochester Board of Health is pleased to announce a continuation of the Zoster (commonly known as Shingles) Immunization Program. Shingles is a condition that can present in individuals who had Chickenpox as a disease when they were younger. The Chickenpox virus […] Read more »

Donations Needed


The time approaches for the Friends of the Mattapoisett Library’s big July book sale. Traditionally held during Harbor Days week, this year’s sale will start with a Members-Only Preview on Wednesday, July 15 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, then continue July 16, 17 and 18, from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm, at the Mattapoisett Free […] Read more »

We Did It!


The Marion Fireworks Committee is pleased to report that the fireworks are returning to Silvershell Beach this summer! The fireworks will be held on Saturday, July 4. All costs associated with the fireworks are paid for with the money raised through the fundraising efforts of the Marion Fireworks Committee. Thank you to all of the […] Read more »