Operation Shoebox

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This time every year, Operation Shoebox collects, assembles, and packages all kinds of travel-size items for distribution to our military members both here and abroad. To show appreciation to our service men and women for their continued efforts on our behalf, the Mattapoisett Lions Club is supporting this project with collection boxes placed at the […] Read more »

Senior Citizen Property Tax Work-Off Program


Applications for the Senior Citizen Property Tax Work-Off Program are now available. This program allows Mattapoisett seniors, older than 60, to perform services for the Town in exchange for a maximum $750 reduction on the taxes for Mattapoisett property that they own and occupy. Applications are available online at the city’s website, mattapoisett-ma.gov, under the […] Read more »

Rochester Women’s Club


The Rochester Women’s Club is excited to announce that we are sponsoring a Pumpkin carving/decorating contest as part of the Halloween Celebration to be held at Plumb Corner Mall on Saturday, October 25 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Please bring your own decorated pumpkin and join in the fun!! Women’s Club members will be in […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Fire Station Open House


The Mattapoisett Fire Station was packed with hundreds of children and their grown-ups for the October 9 Open House during Fire Prevention Week, enjoying the balloons, face painting, plastic firefighter hats, and free Chinese food. Kids got the chance to climb over the fire trucks and stop, drop, and roll inside the Kids’ Fire Safety […] Read more »

2014 Hunting Seasons Are Here!


Hunting seasons in Mattapoisett open on or around October 18 and continue through the end of the year. Detailed information on specific seasons can be found at http://www.eregulations.com/massachusetts/huntingandfishing/hunting-season-dates/. Mattapoisett is in Zone 11. Mattapoisett Land Trust properties are open to lawful hunting, in accordance with state regulations. Please be aware of and respect hunters who […] Read more »

Marion Council on Aging


Plymouth County Registry of Deeds Office Hours will be held on Thursday, October 23 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm at the Marion Town Hall. Internet-ready computers will be available to print a Registry recorded deed, confirm the status of a mortgage discharge or check on any filing. Information on the Homestead Act will also […] Read more »

Christmas Care Packages For The Troops


The Mattapoisett Veterans Service Office, in conjunction with Cape Cod Cares for Our Troops, will be organizing “Christmas Care Packages” for the soldiers serving in Afghanistan and Iraq. Donating an item is an excellent way to let our men and women in uniform know that we care about them and that we haven’t forgotten about […] Read more »

Officials Approve Final Restoration Plan


The Natural Resource Damages Trustee Council for the Bouchard Barge-120 oil spill released its final Programmatic Restoration Plan (PRP) and Environmental Assessment (EA) for shoreline, aquatic and recreational use resources impacted or lost due to the 2003 spill in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The Final PRP/EA is the second of three anticipated plans to restore […] Read more »

ET Library Upcoming Adult Programs

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Drop in Tech Help: Tuesdays, October 7 – November 18 from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Thursdays, October 9 – November 20 from 4:00 – 5:00 pm Do you need one-on-one help with a device – iPhone, iPad, e-reader, laptop, etc. – that you recently bought or acquired, or maybe you just have a basic […] Read more »

October Programs at Plumb Library


Café Parlez’ selection for October is When She Woke by Hillary Jordan. Hannah Payne’s life has been devoted to church and family. But after she’s convicted of murder, she awakens in a new body to a nightmarish new life. Her skin color has been genetically altered to match the class of her crime, and her […] Read more »