Mattapoisett Historical Society Annual Meeting

Photo by Anne Kakley

The public is invited to join the Mattapoisett Historical Society at its Annual Meeting on Sunday, September 21 at 2:00 pm at 5 Church Street. At this meeting, treasury and curatorial reports will be given, and Officers and Board Members will be elected. Seth Mendell will provide the entertainment with tales of Mattapoisett during the […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Free Public Library Announcements


Sunday Hours at the Library: The Mattapoisett Library is now open Sundays from 1:00 to 4:00 pm until Memorial Day. Stop in to read the Sunday newspapers, use the computers, or browse the collection. Students: Get some extra help with homework or finding the material you need for your upcoming school project. Food Sensitivity and […] Read more »

2014 Mattapoisett Road Race Award Winners


The Mattapoisett 4th of July Road Race Committee, chaired by Bill Tilden, ORRHS Athletic Director, is pleased to announce award winners for 2014. Throughout the history of the race, the Committee has given over $200,000 in awards to Tri-Town students who have been involved in running. This year, a record $19,000 was dispersed to the […] Read more »

Rochester Cub Scout Sign-up


The Rochester Cub Scouts are having an Ice Cream Social and sign-up night on Friday, September 19 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm at the Rochester First Congregational Church at Plumb Corner. Come and see what Cub Scouting is all about. Cub Scouting is for boys in Grades 1-5. For further information, please call the Cub […] Read more »

Marion Cultural Council LCC Grants


The Marion Cultural Council is seeking funding proposals for community-oriented arts, humanities and science projects for the FY15 LCC cycle. Application forms for the grants are available online at Form templates are also available at the Elizabeth Taber Library, 8 Spring Street, Marion. Please visit the Massachusetts Cultural Council website for details regarding the […] Read more »

Elizabeth Taber Library Fall Children’s Programs


Fall Story Time, for children between the ages of three and five, begins October 6 and runs through November 24. Children are invited to enjoy stories, finger-plays and crafts Monday mornings at 10:30 am. Fall Tales for Twos, for children 24-36 months, begins October 1 and runs through November 26. Children must be two years […] Read more »

Friends to Launch Community-Wide Project


The Friends of Marion Council on Aging (FMCOA) will host their second annual membership meeting on Wednesday, September 17 at 5:00 pm. The meeting will be held at the Marion Music Hall at 164 Front Street in Marion, MA. Officers of the Friends – Sue Wood, Jerry Garcia, Priscilla Ditchfield, and Chrissie Bascom – will […] Read more »

Marion COA


Take the AARP Smart Driver Course hosted by the Marion COA at the Marion Police Station on Wednesday September 24. The classroom course will run from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm with a break for lunch. Please bring a bag lunch as lunch will not be provided. Space is limited, so register by calling 508-748-3570. […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Cultural Council Grants


Mattapoisett Cultural Council seeks grant proposals for community-oriented arts, humanities, and science programs. These grants support a variety of artistic projects and activities in and around Mattapoisett – including exhibits, festivals, field trips, short-term artist residencies or performances in schools, workshops and lectures. This year, Mattapoisett Cultural Council will distribute about $4,300 in grants. Previously […] Read more »

8th Rochester Grammar School Reunion


Remember the Good Old Days with the students who attended Rochester’s Waterman, Pierceville and Center Schools on Saturday, September 20 at the Rochester COA, Dexter Lane from 11:00 am to 3:00pm. $20 per person includes lunch. Send payment to The Rochester Historical Society, P.O. Box 171, Rochester, MA 02770. Read more »