Every Hero has a Story … to Read!

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The Mattapoisett Library has spent the summer delivering superhero-themed presentations and stories to area children, including the latest presentation by storyteller Rona Leventhol, as part of the library’s Superhero Summer Reading Program. But as kids are reading about heroes of all shapes, sizes, and sorts, they themselves are taking on the roles of superheroes – […] Read more »

MattRec’s Frozen

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After spending the week at MattRec’s Musical Theatre camp, participants in the camp put on an exciting show based on scenes and music from Frozen for family and friends on Friday afternoon. Mattrec also offers the Musical Theatre program in the Fall, Winter, and Spring as an after school program. Photos courtesy Greta Fox   Read more »

Summer Walking Tours Begin

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Whether you are a day-tripper, summer resident, local, or even a townie listening to Seth Mendell during one of his tours, he will take you back to the time of rich economic expansion in Mattapoisett to meet the people who lived in the antique houses that grace the village streets. The Mattapoisett Historical Society Museum […] Read more »

Local Athletes Hit It Off in Italy

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When the sports coaches of four Tri-Town softball players approached them and asked if they would like to travel to Italy to be on the U.S.A. Premier Softball Team to play against Italian teams, their reply was obvious. Um, yeah! Of course! Mia Vercellone of Rochester, Meghan Cassidy of Mattapoisett, and Hannah and Michaela Guard […] Read more »

Arts in the Park

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The Marion Art Center held its 2015 Arts in the Park on July 11. Local artists and crafters had the chance to display their talents to the community at Bicentennial Park off Main and Spring Streets. Photos by Colin Veitch   Read more »

Rocking in Rochester

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The concert series at Bennett Farm in Rochester on July 11 featured local singer/songwriter Rebecca Correia, as well as artists Matt Cusson, Isaac Hayden, Grey Season, Renee Armand & Paul Aleman, and Adam Robinson. Correia has hosted the outdoor music festival since 1997. Photos by Colin Veitch   Read more »

Taste of the Town

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Guests enjoyed the fine fare at the annual Taste of the Town at Shipyard Park in Mattapoisett on July 14, with entertainment provided by The Showstoppers. Photos by Jean Perry   Read more »

Triathlon Drama

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The 24th annual Mattapoisett Lions Club’s 2015 Harbor Days Triathlon kicked off the Harbor Days festivities on July 12, attracting experienced athletes of all ages along with those who were testing their mettle for the first time. There were teams composed of matured women mixed with youth; teams with hard bodies sure to make their […] Read more »

Marion Mile

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The annual and weekly Marion Mile, sponsored by the friends of Marion Recreation and Wareham Pediatrics, started back up on Tuesday, June 30 for this summer’s season. The first of six nights had a great turnout as over 100 runners competed in the race designated as “just for kids.” Children between ages 7-14 are welcome […] Read more »

Marion Turtle Garden Already a Success

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While we were busy with the daily routines of our lives on June 11, something was happening on a nearby beach in Marion that has happened for hundreds, perhaps thousands of years. On this morning, the first female endangered diamondback terrapin returned to the site of her own birth, now the newly restored turtle habitat […] Read more »