From the Mattapoisett Road Race Committee

The committee would like to thank our sponsors, the highway department, the police department, student volunteers, and community volunteers for making the Road Race such an enormous success. It takes a great community coming together to make such a great occasion. The committee would like to give a huge ”Thank You” to Bob Gardner for […] Read more »

MAC Summer Members Show

The Marion Art Center invites all members in good standing to submit two pieces for exhibit and sale in its 2017 Summer Members Show. Artwork must be appropriately matted, framed and ready to hang, with hanging wire on the back affixed securely to the frame with eye hooks. Drop-off for artwork will take place at […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Recreation Pickleball Drop-in

Pickleball drop-in will now be offered on both Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings. Thursday is 6:00 pm to sundown and Saturday is 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. We have pickleball racquets and balls available at the court. We now have a permanent pickleball court next to the tennis courts on Hammond Street. This can be […] Read more »

Mapping Mattapoisett: Tracing Our Place in the World

Mapping Mattapoisett: Tracing Our Place in the World explores the museum’s extensive collection of maps and charts, most of which have never been displayed. The exhibit will have maps of all types on show, from Clifford Ashley’s “A Chart of the Whale Coast of New England” c. 1810 down to small, hand-drawn sketches of old […] Read more »

Rochester Country Fair Auction Fundraiser

Donated items for Live Auction wanted to benefit the Rochester Country Fair. Did you finish your spring-cleaning in time for summer? The Fair Committee is currently looking for donated items to be auctioned at the Rochester Country Fair. We hope to have approximately 100 items to auction off, so your help in reaching this goal […] Read more »

Pony Rides at Harbor Days

Mattapoisett Land Trust (MLT) will sponsor pony rides and face painting at Harbor Days on Saturday, July 15 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Bowen Stables from Rochester will bring two ponies and offer rides for children of all ages. The ponies will carry riders up to 125 pounds, and rides will cost $5 each. […] Read more »

Seniors at Harbor Days Weekend

Come visit the Friends of the Mattapoisett Council on Aging table under the big tent during the weekend at Shipyard Park. Check out our wares. We have a swordfish-emblem T-shirt in addition to an array of colorful Tees, aprons, and umbrellas that sport Salty, the Seahorse. There will be a few other interesting articles as […] Read more »

Marion Town Planner

The Marion’s Planning Board is pleased to announce the hiring of a new part-time Town Planner, Mr. Gilberto S. Hilario. Mr. Hilario will take his position beginning on July 24. Gil will bring a wealth of experience and skills to Marion’s planning activities, including the use of Graphical Interface Systems (GIS) to map various land […] Read more »

South Coast Children’s Chorus

The South Coast Children’s Chorus welcomes singers in Grades 3-12 to a song-filled, four-day summer camp July 10-13. Led by SCCC musical director Dr. Tianxu Zhou, the camp will take place at UMass Dartmouth from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Singers will perform in a special community event as part of the New Bedford AHA! […] Read more »

Vietnam Moving Wall

The Rochester Historical Society, in conjunction with the Friends of the Wareham Veterans council, is looking for Vietnam Veterans from Marion and Rochester who may be willing to loan Vietnam War memorabilia for an exhibit that will be located at the Moving Wall site in Wareham from August 17 to August 21. We are currently […] Read more »