Marion Rochester Health District Flu Clinics


The Marion Rochester Health District, the Marion Board of Health, and the Rochester Board of Health are pleased to announce seasonal flu clinics for the residents of Marion and Rochester. The flu vaccine will be available as nasal mist for residents between the ages of 2 and 49 years of age and is also available […] Read more »

Rochester Women’s Club


Once again, the Rochester Women’s Club will be selling decorated wreaths for the Holiday Season. Prices range from $25 -$35. Over the years, this has been one of our best fundraising events for the Raymond C. Hartley Scholarship Fund. Fresh evergreen wreaths are decorated in many styles and colors and can be viewed/purchased at the […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Free Public Library News


Knitting Group: The knitters meet each Thursday at the library from 3:00 – 4:30 pm. Beginners and experienced knitters of all ages are welcome. Need some supplies? The group can offer you needles and yarn as well as instruction to get you started. Patterns and instructions are shared among members. Bring your project and have […] Read more »

Yellowstone and its Birds


Explore the interrelationships of the birds, mammals and forests of Yellowstone National Park. Alicia Crabbe has lived at the Lamar Valley Buffalo Ranch for the last two spring/summer seasons. She will share stories of living in a remote part of Yellowstone, observing and living with wildlife while volunteering for the Yellowstone Institute, which is the […] Read more »

Arctic Whaler Nathaniel Ransom Lecture


Join the Mattapoisett Historical Society on Thursday, November 20 at 7:00 pm for a lecture with Helen Hiller Frink, author of Oil, Ice and Bone Arctic Whaler Nathaniel Ransom. Helen Hiller Frink is descended from two Mattapoisett whaling families, but only recently began researching their history. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English from the […] Read more »

Marion Council on Aging


Applications for the Senior Property Tax Work-Off Program are now available at the Marion Council on Aging. This program allows Marion seniors, 62 and older, to perform services for the town in exchange for a maximum of $750 reduction on their real estate taxes. Please call the COA for more information or to register for […] Read more »

Wednesday Morning Walk with the BBC


Join the Buzzards Bay Coalition and Wareham Land Trust on Wednesday, November 19 at 9:00 am for a morning stroll through Nasketucket Bay State Reservation in Mattapoisett. This enjoyable guided group walk will be great exercise for your body and mind, and you’ll also learn about the local environment along the way. To RSVP for […] Read more »

Harvest Family Dance


Come dance the evening away at the Harvest Family Dance hosted by the SouthCoast Children’s Chorus. We will have a professional caller to teach you the steps, so no dance experience is necessary! This is a family event and is open to everyone ages 1 to 109! Enjoy lemonade, cider and fall snacks, learn traditional […] Read more »

Manners Matter Most


Marion Recreation will once again hold “Manners Matter Most” on Thursday, November 20 from 3:15 to 5:15 pm at the Sippican School Community Room (at Bus Loop). Children will learn the value of a thank you note, table settings, table manners, introductions, good sportsmanship and much more! This event is for boys and girls in […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Halloween Parade Winners


Preschool & Kindergarten 3rd – Lion: Jackson Wilson, 18 mos 2nd – Robot: Patrick James Henry, 4 1st – Music Box: Serenity Love Grades 1st & 2nd 3rd – Bride: Sarah Curry, 8 2nd – Owl: Zoe Plante, 8 1st – Zombie: Tyler Rocha, 7 Grades 3rd & 4th 3rd – Tree: Joy Mello, 9 […] Read more »