Marion Art Center Auditions

The Marion Art Center has announced auditions for its summer production of The Dinner Party, a bittersweet comic drama by Neil Simon. Auditions will be held on Thursday, June 1 at 7:00 pm and Saturday, June 3 at 10:00 am at the Marion Art Center, 80 Pleasant Street (the corner of Main and Pleasant) in […] Read more »

Dog Licensing Reminder

Kathleen Massey, Animal Control Officer for the Town of Mattapoisett, wishes to remind all dog owners that late fees of $10 each on dog licenses will start on June 1, 2017. If you haven’t already done so, please stop by the Town Clerk’s Office between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm Monday through Friday to license […] Read more »

Elizabeth Taber Library

The Elizabeth Taber Library, in partnership with the Marion Garden Group, has kicked off a seed saving and lending program this May! Community members may “checkout” seeds for free from the Elizabeth Taber Library. The idea is that you plant the seeds, let some go to seed, and then return some of these next generation […] Read more »

Sippican Lands Trust Hires New Executive Director

Jim Bride has joined the Sippican Lands Trust (SLT) as its new full-time Executive Director this month. “We are very excited that Jim will be joining the SLT as Executive Director and bringing his wealth of knowledge and experience to our organization. This is an exciting time for the Lands Trust as we continue to […] Read more »

Marion Fire Department Lock Box Program

Fire Chief Brian Jackvony is proud to announce that the Marion Fire Department is implementing a residential Lock Box Program to expedite access to senior and handicapped adults’ homes during emergencies. In many emergency situations, individuals who call 911 may not be able to open their door when firefighters arrive, especially if a person falls, […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Offers Online Bill Pay

Beginning with the recently mailed Water/Sewer Utility bills, town residents are now able to pay their Real Estate, Personal Property, Motor Vehicle and Boat Excise taxes and Water/Sewer bills with greater flexibility. The new system is secure, easy to use, and allows customers the option of paying their bills via their checking account with ACH […] Read more »

Customer Service Training: Dementia

On Thursday, May 25, the Alzheimer’s Association will conduct a Customer Service Training entitled “Care, Cause and Your Customers: Serving Individuals Living with Dementia in Your Community.” This training will be held from 9:00 – 10:00 am at the COA office, 17 Barstow Street, Mattapoisett, MA. The training is free, but pre-registration is required by […] Read more »

Zoster Vaccine Availability

The Marion-Rochester Health District (MRHD), in collaboration with the Marion Board of Health and the Rochester Board of Health, is pleased to announce they have acquired a limited number of Zoster (commonly known as Shingles) vaccine doses for administration within the Health District. Shingles is a condition that can present in individuals who had Chickenpox […] Read more »

‘Miss Inspirational’ Show Returns

Young women and girls with special needs and disabilities will once again grace the stage and amaze the audience at the 2nd Annual Miss Inspirational Program to be held at the Old Rochester Regional High School auditorium this Saturday, May 6, at 6:00 pm. All proceeds from the event will benefit Boston Children’s Hospital. Hosted […] Read more »

Marion Recreation Summer Programs

Marion Recreation is pleased to announce that registration is now open for its very popular summer programming. This year, Stacey Perry will lead the Silvershell Summer Program beginning June 26 and running through August 14. Additional offerings include Swimming Lessons at Silvershell Beach, Sailing on Sippican Harbor, Soccer Clinics, Dance and Theater Classes and more. […] Read more »