American Birds and Climate Change


The Nasketucket Bird Club will present a program on climate change and birds. Recent research by the National Audubon Society science team indicates that North American birds may suffer significant losses due to climate change. Over half of North American species (314 of 588 species studied) are considered to be threatened or endangered by climate […] Read more »

50th Anniversary Spring Concert


The Sippican Choral Society, in conjunction with the Tri-County Symphonic Band, presents “Golden Anniversary Memories” for its 50th Anniversary Spring Concert. The concert will be in the Fireman Performing Arts Center in Hoyt Hall at Tabor Academy on Sunday, April 26 at 3:00 pm. It is fitting that the chorus is singing with the Tri-County […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Bike Path Update


Progress, and whether construction can begin in 2016, has been the topic of Bike Path Committee meetings in past months. The Committee is very appreciative of residents’ turnout to last fall’s 25% public hearing. It was a resounding message of support. Since then there has been good progress in drawings and submissions: We are on […] Read more »

Rochester Historical Society Meeting


The next meeting of the Rochester Historical Society will be on Wednesday, April 15 at 7:00 pm at the East Rochester Church/Museum 355 County Road. Michael McCue, Town Administrator, will speak about his interest in local history and his research regarding Benjamin Church, early ancestor of the George Church family of Rochester. All are welcome. […] Read more »

Tabor Academy Morning of Service


On April 22, Tabor Academy students and faculty – about 600 strong – will fan out across the Southcoast for their second Morning of Service of the year. The school organizes this event each fall and spring to assist local organizations with special projects that can be accomplished in 2-3 hours. Many of the organizations […] Read more »

Rochester Women’s Club


The Rochester Women’s Club is having a paint party for children ages five and up on Saturday, May 2 from 10:00 am – 12:15 pm. This event is a fundraiser for the Raymond C. Hartley Scholarship Fund. Juice and pastries will be served, followed by a painting party with Amy King of King Designs. Amy […] Read more »

Children’s Books are Needed


Business has been as brisk as the weather at the Friends of the Mattapoisett Library’s second Saturday of the month book sales. So good, in fact, that the supply of children’s books is low. Now is a great time for a bit of spring cleaning, and for donating good quality children’s books to the Friends. […] Read more »

Walt Whitman at the Mattapoisett Library


Actor Stephen Collins will perform “Unlaunch’d Voices: An Afternoon with Walt Whitman” at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library on Sunday, April 19 at 2 pm. The public is invited to attend this free performance, supported in part by a grant from the Mattapoisett Cultural Council, a local agency, which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural […] Read more »

AHA! Night Sustainable SouthCoast


Spring has sprung, the weather is warmer, the days are longer, and just in time for Earth Day. AHA! celebrates our “Sustainable SouthCoast” on April 9. AHA! (Arts, History and Architecture!) is a FREE family-friendly event held rain or shine on the second Thursday of each month from 5:00 to 9:00 pm in historic downtown […] Read more »