Marion Music Hall Advisory Committee

The Board of Selectmen recently approved the appointment of three new members to serve on the Music Hall Advisory Committee, increasing its membership to nine. Elected by unanimous vote were Frank McNamee, President of the Sippican Historical Society and Board member of the Council on Aging; Phil Sanborn, Music Director at Tabor Academy; and Lynn […] Read more »

Marion Art Center Children’s Theater

The Marion Art Center is pleased to announce the following children’s theater classes for November/December 2016: Little People’s Theater (ages 5-8): Tuesdays 4:30 to 5:30 pm (6-week sessions); Instructor: Suzy Taylor; Tuition: Each six-week session is $80 for MAC members* and $95 for non-members; Minimum of 5 students required for this class to run. Registration […] Read more »

SouthCoast Toastmasters Open House

The SouthCoast Toastmaster’s Club, also known as Marion Toastmaster’s Club, will hold an open house with pizza and light refreshments on Thursday, October 27 from noon to 1:00 pm at the Wareham Free Public Library at 59 Marion Road, Wareham, MA. Are you frightened of public speaking? Come and experience what happens at a meeting. […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Yacht Club Holds Annual Meeting

On Saturday, October 22, the Mattapoisett Yacht Club held its Annual Meeting at the Waypoint Event Center in New Bedford. A record turnout was on hand for the presentation of awards for the past season’s racing events and the installation of next year’s Flag Officers. Commodore Bob Warren recapped the 2016 season beginning with the […] Read more »

Haunted Happenings

In the Tri-Town, Halloween means more than just a night of trick-or-treating. Traditions thrive in our community throughout the year, and Halloween is no exception. There will be a couple of community-based Halloweeny events ahead of the big night, and on Monday, October 31, both Marion and Mattapoisett will hold their annual Halloween Parades in […] Read more »

Salty’s Silvery Moon Soiree

Saturday, October 22, was the date for the Mattapoisett Land Trust’s annual event, “Salty’s Silvery Moon Soiree” at the MLT’s Dunseith Gardens property. Families enjoyed refreshments, ghost stories by the bonfire, and spooky-themed crafts. Photos by Colin Veitch   Read more »

Mattapoisett Woman’s Club

October 1941 was the first official gathering of the Mattapoisett Woman’s Club. You may have seen the video of our eight decades of involvement in our community in May at the library or on our local TV station, the ORCTV public channel (Verizon 36, Comcast 9). If you haven’t seen the video, please go to […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Bike Path

The Mattapoisett Bike Path project has reached and passed an important milestone in the project process. The environmental permitting process began in early September with a submission to MEPA, the Massachusetts Environmental Protection Agency. The agency ruled on Friday, October 7 that the project as proposed is following the required guidelines for protecting and mitigating […] Read more »

Town of Rochester Tax Bills

FY 2017 Real Estate & Personal Property Tax Bills were mailed out on October 5 with a due date of November 7. If paying by personal online banking, allow sufficient time for the bank to generate a check and mail it to the Town. Please supply sufficient information on the check to identify which bill […] Read more »

Associate Members Needed

Are you interested in protecting wetlands in Rochester? Have you ever thought about serving on a board and learning more about what’s going on in town? The Rochester Conservation Commission is looking for volunteers interested in serving as Associate Members to the Conservation Commission. Associates are non-voting members who help share the workload of the […] Read more »