Marion Fire Department Lock Box Program

Fire Chief Brian Jackvony is proud to announce that the Marion Fire Department is implementing a residential Lock Box Program to expedite access to senior and handicapped adults’ homes during emergencies. In many emergency situations, individuals who call 911 may not be able to open their door when firefighters arrive, especially if a person falls, […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Offers Online Bill Pay

Beginning with the recently mailed Water/Sewer Utility bills, town residents are now able to pay their Real Estate, Personal Property, Motor Vehicle and Boat Excise taxes and Water/Sewer bills with greater flexibility. The new system is secure, easy to use, and allows customers the option of paying their bills via their checking account with ACH […] Read more »

Customer Service Training: Dementia

On Thursday, May 25, the Alzheimer’s Association will conduct a Customer Service Training entitled “Care, Cause and Your Customers: Serving Individuals Living with Dementia in Your Community.” This training will be held from 9:00 – 10:00 am at the COA office, 17 Barstow Street, Mattapoisett, MA. The training is free, but pre-registration is required by […] Read more »

Zoster Vaccine Availability

The Marion-Rochester Health District (MRHD), in collaboration with the Marion Board of Health and the Rochester Board of Health, is pleased to announce they have acquired a limited number of Zoster (commonly known as Shingles) vaccine doses for administration within the Health District. Shingles is a condition that can present in individuals who had Chickenpox […] Read more »

‘Miss Inspirational’ Show Returns

Young women and girls with special needs and disabilities will once again grace the stage and amaze the audience at the 2nd Annual Miss Inspirational Program to be held at the Old Rochester Regional High School auditorium this Saturday, May 6, at 6:00 pm. All proceeds from the event will benefit Boston Children’s Hospital. Hosted […] Read more »

Marion Recreation Summer Programs

Marion Recreation is pleased to announce that registration is now open for its very popular summer programming. This year, Stacey Perry will lead the Silvershell Summer Program beginning June 26 and running through August 14. Additional offerings include Swimming Lessons at Silvershell Beach, Sailing on Sippican Harbor, Soccer Clinics, Dance and Theater Classes and more. […] Read more »

Destination Imagination’s Global Finals

After achieving honors for creativity, teamwork and innovation in regional and state academic tournaments, H Squared, the DI Dazzlers, and the Lightning Bolts have earned the right to compete in Destination Imagination’s Global Finals, the world’s largest celebration of student creativity, to be held May 24-27 in Knoxville, Tennessee. They will compete with other teams […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Recreation Summer Camp and Programs

Seahorse Summer Explorer Camp Program runs June 27 through August 11. Seahorse Explorers is a Monday-Friday program run out of Center School. Drop off is 9:00 am – 4:00pm with early drop off and late pick up available if needed. Each day, campers will have a tennis lesson, swim lesson, do arts and crafts and […] Read more »

Making Nantucket Lightship Baskets

The Friends of the Mattapoisett Library is sponsoring a free demonstration of the art of making Nantucket lightship baskets at 2:00 pm on Saturday, May 6. Presenter Rick Padleford of East Freetown has been making Nantucket lightship baskets for over 10 years and is an expert at the craft. His partner, Melanie Dupuis, has been […] Read more »

Marion Spring Walk About & Artist Talk

Visit Marion for a Spring Walk About on Saturday, April 29 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm to explore the town’s historic architecture and see original art. From 11:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Marion Art Center, hear artists Anthi Frangiadis, Kim Gatesman and Allen TenBusschen talk about their work – and the creative […] Read more »