Friends of the Mattapoisett Bike Path


Please come to the Friends of the Mattapoisett Bike Path Harbor Days booth July 19 and 20. This year we have the “Bike-Friendly Mattapoisett Map” and the Bike-Friendly Rewards Card. Both are sponsored by local businesses that know that biking is good for our health and the local economy. The map, available for a $5 […] Read more »

Ice Cream Social


The Rochester Historical Society will hold an Ice Cream Social on Wednesday, July 16 at 7:00 pm at the East Rochester Church/Museum, 555 County Road. The highlight of the evening will be music by the gospel group, Know Greater Love, featuring Sheila and Tom Perry and Carol Ann Silvia. All are welcome. Read more »

SLT to Offer Painting Class

SippicanLand Trust

The Sippican Lands Trust (SLT) is excited to offer our first ever, outdoor painting workshop! Come join renowned artist, Kim Barry, on Saturday, July 12 (with a rain date of Sunday, July 13) from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm and enjoy instruction and painting on one of SLT’s beautiful and inspiring properties. Kim has an […] Read more »

From the Mattapoisett Town Clerk


Residents are notified that the $10 late fee for dog licenses is now in effect. If you haven’t already done so, please stop by our office to renew your pet’s license today. An updated rabies certificate must be on file. Also, our annual street listing book is available for purchase. The cost is $10. Stop […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Summer Reading Takes Off!


The Mattapoisett Library’s “Fizz, Boom, Read” summer reading program has blasted off this week, and there are many activities for children of all ages and their families. Beginning with a scavenger hunt featuring simple machines, families can stop in and enjoy many programs and events, and earn great prizes throughout the six weeks of the […] Read more »

Osprey Marsh Gifted to SLT


The Sippican Lands Trust is excited to announce the recent acquisition of “Osprey Marsh,” a spectacular 19.8 acre waterfront property that was recently given as a gift by the Howland family of Marion in early 2014. Thanks to the family’s generosity, the SLT now owns 28.7 contiguous waterfront acres off of Point Road in Marion. […] Read more »

Friends of the Mattapoisett Bike Path


The Friends of the Mattapoisett Bike Path have two new programs to make Mattapoisett as safe and welcoming as possible for our resident and visitor bicyclists.  First, the “Bike Friendly Mattapoisett Map” will be available at our Harbor Days booth. Sponsored by 29 local bike-friendly businesses, this map is waterproof and durable, detailing the best […] Read more »

Vendors Sought for Country Fair


The Rochester Country Fair is seeking interested vendors for participation in the upcoming Rochester Country Fair. The Fair, now in its 15th year, features a unique mix of old-fashioned events and contests, a parade, woodsman show, tractor pulls and so much more. This year’s “Team Spirit” Theme Fair will be held on Thursday, August 14 […] Read more »

Decorate Your Bike for the 4th


We will meet in front of the Elizabeth Taber Library at the gazebo on Wednesday, July 2 at 2:00 pm. Just bring your bike, scooter, or stroller and we’ll provide all of the decorations! Read more »

Cow Chip Bingo at RCF!


Watch cows do their magic as they meander over 600 virtual squares of prime real estate at the Rochester Country Fair. This country-style fundraising event will take place on Thursday, August 14 at 65 Pine Street in Rochester. Gates open at 4:00 pm and cows will make their appearances around 8:00 pm. Come watch these […] Read more »