“Foodraiser” for Homeless Cats


Animal Advocate’s wish this Holiday season is to fill our foster care cat food bowls with plenty of food from the generosity of others in our community. Help Animal Advocates raise donations to rescue abandoned and homeless cats, place them in foster care that provides food, medical care, warmth and love in a safe temporary […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Library Upcoming Programs


Christmas with Dr. Who: Everyone is invited to hang out with Dr. Who episodes on the big screen on Friday, December 19 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. Snacks, fun and comfy furniture. Sign up by calling 508-758-4171. Storytime with Sadie: Come and listen to a story with our library “Good Listener” dog, Sadie, on Saturday, […] Read more »

Marion Town House Committee to Seek Architect


Next month, the Marion Town House Building Committee with the Marion Board of Selectmen will issue a Request for Qualifications to hire an architectural team to prepare a feasibility study to renovate and modernize the historic Marion Town House. The landmark building was constructed in 1876–1890 for Tabor Academy as a gift from the town’s […] Read more »

MNHM Natural Crafts


On Wednesday, Dec. 10th, the Marion Natural History Museum afterschool group enjoyed working on crafts from nature and recycled materials.  Thank you to all the volunteers who made this such a happy and fun-filled event. Many, many thanks to Grace Moran for her kind donation of frames complete with glass, which the students used to create their […] Read more »

Showstoppers Performances


The Showstoppers singing troupe will perform with the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, December 20 in the Family Holiday Pops Concerts at the Zeiterion Theatre. The two “Magical Moments” shows will be offered at 3:30 pm and 7:00 pm. Tickets can be ordered online at www.zeiterion.org or by calling the box office at 508-994-2900. […] Read more »

A Ton of Donations


  On Monday, December 8th Marion Cub Scout Pack 32, held a very successful drive for Gifts to Give Charity. The boys collected literally a “ton” of donations, approximately 2,000 pounds of toys, clothing and household goods! Gifts to Give provides a place for anyone, including children to give back to their local community, by […] Read more »

Rochester’s Polar Plunge Cancelled


Due to unforeseen circumstances, we have had to cancel our previously scheduled Polar Plunge, which had been scheduled for January 1 at Silvershell Beach, as a fundraiser for our Building Fund. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused. Maybe next year???? Read more »

Elizabeth Taber Library Activities

Taber Library

Christmas Vacation Drop-in Activities, December 22 – January. – Create thank you note paper and get hints on writing great thank you notes! – Learn about Hanukkah and Kwanza while making menorahs and Kwanza placemats! – Celebrate wildlife by reading stories of the season and creating treats for the winter birds and squirrels! All materials […] Read more »

Upcoming Programs at the Mattapoisett Library


Join us in decorating our outdoor nature holiday tree with treasures you find outside. Located near the side entrance, the library tree is waiting for pinecones, sea glass, and feathers! Cookie Decorating: Come to the library as part of the Mattapoisett Holiday Stroll on Saturday, December 13 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. We’re decorating cookies! […] Read more »

Rochester Tax Bills


Rochester‘s Preliminary 2015 tax bills were mailed November 24, 2014. The first half payment is due December 29, 2014. If paying by personal online banking, allow sufficient time for the bank to generate a check and mail it to the Town. Please supply sufficient information on the check identifying which bill should be credited. You […] Read more »