Osprey Marsh Gifted to SLT


The Sippican Lands Trust is excited to announce the recent acquisition of “Osprey Marsh,” a spectacular 19.8 acre waterfront property that was recently given as a gift by the Howland family of Marion in early 2014. Thanks to the family’s generosity, the SLT now owns 28.7 contiguous waterfront acres off of Point Road in Marion. […] Read more »

Friends of the Mattapoisett Bike Path


The Friends of the Mattapoisett Bike Path have two new programs to make Mattapoisett as safe and welcoming as possible for our resident and visitor bicyclists.  First, the “Bike Friendly Mattapoisett Map” will be available at our Harbor Days booth. Sponsored by 29 local bike-friendly businesses, this map is waterproof and durable, detailing the best […] Read more »

Vendors Sought for Country Fair


The Rochester Country Fair is seeking interested vendors for participation in the upcoming Rochester Country Fair. The Fair, now in its 15th year, features a unique mix of old-fashioned events and contests, a parade, woodsman show, tractor pulls and so much more. This year’s “Team Spirit” Theme Fair will be held on Thursday, August 14 […] Read more »

Decorate Your Bike for the 4th


We will meet in front of the Elizabeth Taber Library at the gazebo on Wednesday, July 2 at 2:00 pm. Just bring your bike, scooter, or stroller and we’ll provide all of the decorations! Read more »

Cow Chip Bingo at RCF!


Watch cows do their magic as they meander over 600 virtual squares of prime real estate at the Rochester Country Fair. This country-style fundraising event will take place on Thursday, August 14 at 65 Pine Street in Rochester. Gates open at 4:00 pm and cows will make their appearances around 8:00 pm. Come watch these […] Read more »

MHS to Open for the Season

Photo by Anne Kakley

The Mattapoisett Historical Society will open for the season on July 2 at 1:00 pm. This summer, the Mattapoisett Historical Society will commend the work of Mattapoisett’s Finest: Fire and Police in a special summer exhibit featuring the history and community contributions of these two departments. Join us for a fascinating look into our town’s […] Read more »

Friends of Bike Path


The SouthCoast Bikeway Alliance (an Alliance of all South Coast Friends of Bike Paths) is announcing the First Annual South Coast Summer Bike Challenge. Do you enjoy bicycling? Would you like to start a mid-year fitness resolution? If so, join forces with others in your community in a Summer Bike Challenge. During the next three […] Read more »

Keel Awards


The Wanderer is once again pleased to announce that we are now soliciting nominations for our 20th annual “Wanderer Keel Awards.” The yearly community service honor – which is presented to one resident from each of the three central towns in our circulation area – will be announced in our July 24 edition, and each […] Read more »

The Tri-Town is Celebrating Science!


Kick off your summer with Free Fun Family events and bring out the Scientist, Engineer, Mathematician or Techie in you!! All activities are hands-on and geared to children ages 3-9 and their grown-ups. Families will work together to conduct simple STEM hands-on activities. Dates and Locations: Thursday, June 26, 10:00 – 11:00 am – Sippican […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Library Facebook Photo Show


With summer about to begin, both according to the calendar and the ending of the school year, the library staff invites residents and friends to send their summer photos to be considered for the cover photo on the library’s Facebook page. Each week the library will choose a picture for the cover photo on Facebook, […] Read more »