Down by the Bay Garden Tour


The Mattapoisett Woman’s Club announces their biennial garden tour, Down by the Bay Garden Tour – Saturday, June 28 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, rain or shine. A cool spring portends a fabulous summer on the South Coast of Massachusetts. Mattapoisett is well-known for spectacular perennials, annuals, beautiful views and warm sea breezes in […] Read more »

Rochester Resident Rides to End Alzheimer’s


Wendy Collins of Rochester will bike 100 miles in the 2014 Ride to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, July 12. Beginning and ending in Fort Devens, MA, the Ride provides a two-mile family ride, 30-mile, 62-mile and 100-mile route reaching all the way from Western Massachusetts to Southern New Hampshire. The Ride to End Alzheimer’s grew […] Read more »

Women in Waders


Ladies who love the outdoors: Join the Buzzards Bay Coalition for “Women in Waders,” a series of three exciting adventures in June that will keep you learning, laughing, and discovering new things about yourself and our local waters. We will explore ways to get up close and personal with nature in a safe and supportive […] Read more »

Birding at East Over Reservation


On Sunday, June 8 at 7:00 am, The Trustees of Reservations and the Paskamansett Bird Club will sponsor a bird walk at East Over Reservation in Rochester. The Reservation’s wide open fields provide ideal habitat for bobolinks, bluebirds, orioles and other grassland birds. Join local bird expert Bill Gil to explore this protected landscape and […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Woman’s Club Scholarship Winners


For over 60 years, The Mattapoisett Woman’s Club has been striving to help young people in their educational pursuits. This year, the Club is happy to award four scholarships to students from Old Rochester Regional High School. The selected students are: Amanda Carreiro, daughter of Anne and Jeff Carreiro. Amanda will attend Northeastern University to […] Read more »

Marion Resident to Play at JazzFest


Marion resident, Marcus Monteiro, will be performing at New Bedford JazzFest 2014 on Saturday, June 14 with his quartet, the MonteiroBots. This dynamic young saxophonist began studying his instrument in the fifth grade when his parents found an old saxophone at a yard sale. Although he had expressed a desire to study the piano, 10-year […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Land Trust Grants


The Mattapoisett Land Trust is pleased to announce that it has recently received word of two foundation grants to be used for the acquisition of the 22-acre Downey property on Mattapoisett Neck Road. The grants from the Sheehan Family Foundation and the Fields Pond Foundation of $5,000 and $10,000 respectively will help significantly in meeting […] Read more »

Tri-County Music Association Reverse Raffle

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Announcing the first ever Tri-County Music Association Reverse Raffle. Here is how it works: Individuals may purchase tickets (as many as they would like) for $20 a ticket with a number on it. Each ticket has a corresponding token (ball). A total of 10 tokens will be drawn at breaks of the Tri-County Symphonic Band […] Read more »

MNHM Summer Programs


Come and enjoy the summer in Marion with the Marion Natural History Museum’s Summer Programs. Life along the Shore: During this program, we will be visiting the shoreline and exploring the plants and animals that live in our area’s many coastal habitats. With the use of games, journals, introductory science techniques and hands-on activities, this […] Read more »

Much Ado About Nothing at ORR


Much Ado About Nothing, by William Shakespeare, will be performed by the students in the Old Rochester Regional High School Theater Elective on Thursday, May 22 in the high school auditorium. In the re-imagined setting of WWII, complete with music by the Andrews Sisters, Shakespeare’s romantic comedy comes alive. Returning soldiers – Don Pedro, Claudio […] Read more »