South Coast Bikeway Alliance

The South Coast Bikeway Alliance is pleased to announce that they have been awarded a 2017 Massachusetts Department of Recreation (DCR) Recreational Trail Building Grant. This “Trail Documentation, Stewardship and Skills Training” grant will engage people from all of the communities along the South Coast to take part in a series of workshops including GPS […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Recreation

Mattapoisett Recreation has added two new programs starting in August. MATTREC is partnering with Reservation Golf Club to offer two sessions of four-day Morning Golf Clinics for children ages 7-14. Session 1 runs August 7-10 and Session 2 runs August 14-17. Times are 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Golf pro Brian Mattos will focus on […] Read more »

BBC Volunteer Baywatchers

Do you love the water and want to help protect it? Volunteer as a Baywatcher with the Buzzards Bay Coalition in your community this summer. The Coalition is looking for dedicated volunteers to help monitor the health of local waterways across the Buzzards Bay region from Dartmouth to Falmouth. The Coalition is in need of […] Read more »

Elizabeth Taber Library Hosts Bridge Benefit

The Elizabeth Taber Library’s Bridge Benefit Committee cordially invites you to participate in a duplicate bridge game with Director Alan Hudson on Friday, August 4 at the Marion Music Hall. The committee, which consists of C.C. Dyer, Kathy Feeney, Andy Kotsatos, Susan Mead, Libby O’Neill, Kathy Reed and Meg Steinberg, has been working diligently to […] Read more »

Marion’s Newest Eagle Scout

On Sunday, June 25, 2017 Christopher Horton, Jr. was honored for achieving the highest rank in Boy Scouts: the Eagle Scout Award. Christopher began his journey with Pack 32 in Marion earning the highest level in Cub Scouts, the Arrow of Light, before advancing to Boy Scouts Troop 32. In Troop 32, Christopher advanced through […] Read more »

Property Tax Relief Grants Available

Applications are now available to help qualified Marion residents with their 2017-2018 property taxes through the Marion Community Fund of the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts. All applications must be received in the Community Foundation’s offices by 5:00 pm on Monday, October 2, 2017, and decisions will be made by December 15. Applications are available […] Read more »

Cardboard Boat Race

ORRJHS held the 6th annual Cardboard Boat Race on June 15 during S.C.O.P.E. week for 7th grade students. S.C.O.P.E. – Student Centered Opportunities for Personal Enrichment – is a week-long program that offers activities that challenge students while having fun! In addition to the cardboard boat race at the Mattapoisett YMCA, the week was filled […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Recreation

Mattapoisett Recreation’s Seahorse Summer Explorer Camp Program starts next week. The program will run June 27 through August 11. Seahorse Explorers is a Monday-Friday program run out of Center School. Drop off is 9:00 am – 4:00 pm with early drop off and late pick up available if needed. Each day, campers will have a […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Lions Club’s Harbor Days

Get ready for the event that everyone looks forward to each summer – the Mattapoisett Lions Club’s Harbor Days Festival at Shipyard Park! Events begin this year on July 9 with the Triathlon at Town Beach and “run” through the week, ending with crafters at Shipyard Park on July 15 and 16. In between, we […] Read more »

The Garden Groomers Are Back

Do you enjoy sunshine, salt air and harbor views? If so, please join the Mattapoisett Land Trust’s Garden Groomers! We meet at Munro Preserve (just west of the Town Wharves) at 8:00 am each Tuesday morning to pull weeds and do light garden maintenance, while enjoying the sunshine and a cup of coffee. Join us […] Read more »