History of Marion’s Stone Estate


The monthly Rochester Historical Society meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 19 at 7:00 pm at the East Rochester Church/Museum, 355 County Rd. The program is “Past and Present History of the Stone Family Estate at Great Hill.” The property has been in the Stone family for over 100 years. Come hear Alan Hunter, […] Read more »

Tri-County Symphonic


The Tri-County Symphonic Band will present an exciting program of music from all corners of the-city-that never-sleeps and it will be certain to delight concertgoers. This afternoon of music will also feature TCSB’s former principal flutist, Leslie Neighbor Stroud. Included in the program will be Schuman, “George Washington Bridge”; Ellington, “ Duke Ellington’s Sophisticated Ladies”; […] Read more »

Free Movie: Last Tuesday of the Month

Tom Hanks

Captain Phillips (PG-13, 2 hr. 14 min.) Showing at the Mattapoisett Senior Center on Tuesday, March 25 at 12 noon. The movie is free, pizza (two slices) is $2, prepaid. Stop by the Senior Center by 3/24/14 to pay for your pizza AND to reserve your seat. The capture and rescue of a merchant ship, […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Woman’s Club Eye-Catching Osprey


Gina Purtell, Executive Director of the Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary in Westport, will present “The Osprey, a Unique North American Raptor” during our March 20 luncheon at 11:45 am in Reynard Hall, Mattapoisett Congregational Church. For a full list of activities and more information, call Bobbie Ketchel at 508-758-9593. Read more »

The Dixie Swim Club


How long has it been since you had a good, old-fashioned belly laugh? Make your reservations now for the Marion Art Center’s production of The Dixie Swim Club, a comedy by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten. The show will open on Friday, March 28 and will run on Saturday, March 29 at 7:30 […] Read more »

St. Patrick’s Day Dinner


A corned beef and cabbage dinner for Knights of Columbus Scholarship Fund will be held at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Route 6 in Mattapoisett on Saturday, March 15. Dinner will be served from 4:00 to 7:00 pm. Tickets for adults are $12, children ages five to 10 are $8, and children under five […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Republican Town Committee


The next meeting of the Mattapoisett Republican Town Committee is Wednesday, March 26 at 6:00 pm at the Mattapoisett Public Library. Guest speaker will be Dan Shores, who is a candidate for Congress in the 9th District. Meetings are held in the conference room on the lower level of the Library, and we invite all […] Read more »

Classic Film Friday


On Friday, March 14 at 7:00 pm, the public is invited to the Marion Music Hall for this month’s Classic Film Friday Presentation: The Quiet Man. The event is co-sponsored by the Sippican Historical Society and the Marion Council on Aging, and is offered to the public, free of charge. The 1952 American romantic comedy-drama […] Read more »

South Coast Chamber Music Society


For the final concerts of their winter season, the South Coast Chamber Music Society will present piano trios by Mozart, Rachmaninoff, and Schubert on Saturday, March 8 at St. Gabriel’s Church in Marion at 5:00 pm and on Sunday, March 9 at Grace Church in New Bedford at 4:00 pm. Violinist Piotr Buczek, cellist Tim […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Road Race


The committee met recently to start planning the 44th Annual Mattapoisett Road Race, which will start at Shipyard Park at 9:00 am on July 4. The course is mostly shaded, and winds through the village of Mattapoisett, around Ned’s Point lighthouse and back to Shipyard Park. There are plenty of water stops along the way, […] Read more »