MYC Boats Compete in Figawi 2015


Five boats from the Mattapoisett Yacht Club made the Memorial Day weekend trek to Hyannis to compete in the 44th Annual Figawi Race from Hyannis to Nantucket on May 23. Of those five boats, Mattapoisett Yacht Club had a win, a place and a show! MYC Commodore Bob Warren in his Dufour 38 In Deep […] Read more »

Zoster Vaccine Availability


The Marion-Rochester Health District, in collaboration with the Marion Board of Health and the Rochester Board of Health is pleased to announce a continuation of the Zoster (commonly known as Shingles) Immunization Program. Shingles is a condition that can present in individuals who had Chickenpox as a disease when they were younger. The Chickenpox virus […] Read more »

Donations Needed


The time approaches for the Friends of the Mattapoisett Library’s big July book sale. Traditionally held during Harbor Days week, this year’s sale will start with a Members-Only Preview on Wednesday, July 15 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, then continue July 16, 17 and 18, from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm, at the Mattapoisett Free […] Read more »

We Did It!


The Marion Fireworks Committee is pleased to report that the fireworks are returning to Silvershell Beach this summer! The fireworks will be held on Saturday, July 4. All costs associated with the fireworks are paid for with the money raised through the fundraising efforts of the Marion Fireworks Committee. Thank you to all of the […] Read more »

Honoring Local Environmental Leaders


The Buzzards Bay Coalition invites its members and the public to learn about the organization’s past year of accomplishments to improve and protect the health of Buzzards Bay during its 27th annual meeting on Thursday, May 21 at Shining Tides at Camp Massasoit in Mattapoisett. The meeting, which will run from 5:30 – 7:30 pm, […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Democratic Town Committee


The Mattapoisett Democratic Town Committee will hold its annual caucus on Saturday, June 6 at 10:15 am in the lower level conference room in the Mattapoisett Library to elect four delegates and four alternates – equally divided between men and women – to The Democratic State Convention to be held on Saturday, September 19 at […] Read more »

Keystone Project Participant


Laurene Gerrior of Rochester successfully completed the three-day Training Workshop for the Keystone Project, held at the Harvard Forest in Petersham, April 16 -19. She attended representing both the Rochester Conservation Commission and the Rochester Land Trust. In ecology, a keystone species is one whose impacts on its environment are larger and greater than would […] Read more »

Machacam Club


The Machacam Club will hold a special meeting on June 3 at the Legion Hall, 3 Depot Street. Social time is 5:30 pm; dinner is at 6:00 pm. This meeting will be a business meeting of the club and will feature a new proposed menu for the members’ approval. We hope to have a maximum […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Democratic Town Committee


The Mattapoisett Democratic Town Committee elected a new slate of officers on May 16. Serving two-year terms will be Co-Chairmen Rick Ernst and Bill Cantor, Vice Chairperson Michelle Bernier, Secretary Kathy Reed, and Treasurer Diane Tsitsos. This team will continue to provide leadership on issues such as Tax & Income Fairness, Infrastructure Repair, International Trade […] Read more »

National Water Safety Month


As swim season approaches, the YMCAs across Massachusetts encourage children and parents to explore the many benefits of swimming, while also keeping safety top of mind. In the Y’s swim programs, participants can enjoy water sports, enhance or learn new techniques, meet new friends and develop confidence, while also learning safety skills that can save […] Read more »