ORR Class of 1965


A committee of the Old Rochester Regional High Class of 1965 has started planning their fifty-year reunion in the summer of 2015. If you graduated from ORRHS in 1965, please email your current address to mdjonesww@aol.com as well as any current addresses of classmates and teachers with which you have kept in touch. It’s been […] Read more »

Free Movie: Last Tuesday of the Month


The Book Thief (PG-13, 2 hr. 10 min.) is playing at the Mattapoisett Senior Center, Center School, 17 Barstow Street, on Tuesday, July 29 at 12:00 noon. Sponsored by the Friends of the Mattapoisett Council on Aging (formally known as the Friends of the Elderly), the movie is free. You get two pizza slices for […] Read more »

SLT “Osprey Marsh” Visit


The Sippican Lands Trust (SLT) cordially invites the public to visit our newly acquired property “Osprey Marsh” on Saturday, July 26 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. “Osprey Marsh” was recently gifted to the SLT by the Howland family of Marion, and is a 19.8 acre waterfront property on Planting Island Cove. Please join us […] Read more »

Super Duper Summer Fair


There will be fun for all ages at the First Congregational Church of Marion’s annual Super Duper Summer Fair on Saturday, July 26 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, 28 Main Street, Marion. Find furniture, paintings, decoys, glassware, rugs and more at the Silent Auction and Fine Gifts tables. The expanded craft table features hand-painted […] Read more »

Young People’s Concert


The Marion Concert Band continues its Friday evening concert series with a Young People’s Concert on Friday, July 25. The program, which will include a storyteller, a hands-on “rhythm band” piece, and the selection of a guest conductor from among the children in the audience, is as follows: National Anthem “Montmartre March” by H. Wood […] Read more »

100 Years of the Cape Cod Canal


Join the Mattapoisett Historical Society and Seth Mendell as he relates the history of this fascinating waterway right on our door step on Wednesday, July 23 at 7:00 pm at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library, 7 Barstow Street, Mattapoisett. Seth’s comments will include: - Around the Cape or across the isthmus - August Belmont and […] Read more »

History By Hand

Photo by Anne Kakley

Discover History by Doing with the Mattapoisett Historical Society. This second part of a two-part series will allow children ages 8 and up to explore what it was like to work in Mattapoisett long ago. Join us on Wednesday, July 23 at 1:00 pm. Write with pen and ink in store ledger books, twist fibers […] Read more »

Harbor Days 2014


The Mattapoisett Lions Club is well known around the South Coast for its annual week-long Harbor Days fundraising event. A host of activities are planned throughout the week of July 13-20. The main event, however, takes place on July 19-20 when over one hundred Crafters and Artisans set up in Shipyard Park (rain or shine) […] Read more »

A Cavalcade of American Popular Music


On Friday, July 18, the Marion Concert Band continues its Friday evening concert series with a program of American popular music. The program, which features a variety of pop styles from the 1920s to 1970s, is as follows: National Anthem “The Thunderer” by J. P. Sousa “Second American Folk Rhapsody” by C. Grundman “New York: […] Read more »

Walking Tour of the Mattapoisett Waterfront


Add to your Harbor Days experience by joining the Mattapoisett Historical Society for a Walking Tour on Saturday, July 19 at 2:00 pm. Learn more about the little town that built the whalers for Nantucket and New Bedford. Explore the waterfront streets, parks and wharves where the action took place. The tour is free with […] Read more »