Mattapoisett Lions Club Award


The Mattapoisett Lions Club, a member of Lions International, which consists of 45,000 clubs and more than 1.3 million members worldwide making this the world’s largest service club organization, is pleased to announce a $5,000 scholarship to be awarded this year to a graduating high school or homeschooled student residing in Mattapoisett, Marion or Rochester. […] Read more »

ORCTV Relocates Studio to ORRHS


Old Rochester Community Television is pleased to announce that the organization has moved its studio and offices to Old Rochester Regional High School. Under the terms of a new 10-year lease agreement between the public access station and the Old Rochester School District, ORCTV’s facility will be located in the former first floor teacher’s lounge […] Read more »

Showstoppers Performing Arts Camp


Registrations are now being accepted for Showstoppers’ 11th Annual Performing Arts Camp for boys and girls in Grades 2-8, April 20-24, 9:00 – 3:00 daily, at the Knights of Columbus in Mattapoisett. A musical theater showcase will be presented to the public at 2:00 pm on Saturday, April 25 at the Music Hall in Marion. […] Read more »

Marion Council on Aging


The Marion Council on Aging now has tickets available to the final dress rehearsal of Sweeney Todd – School Edition at the Old Rochester Regional High School on April 8 at 7:30 pm. Admission is free, but please bring a non perishable food item for the local pantry. Due to the popular demand of our […] Read more »

Tasty Welcome to Spring


The Mattapoisett Woman’s Club March 19 meeting starts at noon in Reynard Hall at the Mattapoisett Congregational Church, 27 Church Street. Don’t Be Late! You won’t want to miss Colby Rottler’s talk on his second-career journey to professional chef and culinary instructor. Topics on his agenda are: the change in career and the culinary institute […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Free Public Library News


Around the World with Foreign Coins: Have you ever found a foreign coin and wondered where it came from and how much it might have been worth? Learn about coins and bills from Paula Cobb on Saturday, March 14 from 2:30 to 3:30 pm. Research, draw, write and be creative: The first session will be […] Read more »

Gateway Youth Hockey Tryouts


Gateway Youth Hockey Tryouts will begin on March 30 at Hetland Arena in New Bedford with the Squirts (birth years 2005- 2006) at 6:30 pm and Middle School (Grades 6-8, 2015 school year) at 7:30 pm. On Wednesday, April 1, Bantams (birth years 2001-2002) will go on at 6:00 pm and Pee Wees (birth years […] Read more »

Arts of the Pacific

Taber Library

The Elizabeth Taber Library presents Arts of the Pacific with Katherine Higgins on Thursday, March 19 at 6:30 pm. After another New England winter, it’s time to start thinking about warmer weather. Join us for a presentation and conversation about art in the Pacific Islands. Katherine Higgins will discuss a range of customary and contemporary […] Read more »

Planning Board Workshop


The Rochester Planning Board will hold a public workshop to discuss and solicit public feedback on the potential amendments to the Limited Commercial District to allow for mixed-use development in the Limited Commercial District located in Rochester Town Center. The workshop will be held on Saturday, March 28 at 9:00 am at the Council on […] Read more »

SLT & MAC Announce Joint Art Exhibition


The Sippican Lands Trust (SLT) and the Marion Art Center are partnering to sponsor a non-juried exhibition by local artists to highlight the many scenic sites that comprise the Lands Trust’s forests and marshes. This is one of several initiatives undertaken by the SLT to encourage visitation and enjoyment of the properties protected by the […] Read more »