Marion Classic Car Show Photos

On Saturday, July 21, the Marion Recreation Department hosted their Second Annual Classic Car Show on Silvershell Beach.  Check out the pictures below!  Photos by Katy Fitzpatrick. Read more »

Bronie J.P. Apshaga, M.D.

  Bronie J.P. Apshaga, M.D., 95, of Mattapoisett died July 20, 2012 at St. Luke’s Hospital. He was the husband of the late Sophie B. (Kastick) Apshaga. Born in Boston, the son of the late Peter P. and Rozalija (Matuliauskas) Apshaga, he lived in Mattapoisett from 1959 to 1972 and later lived in various locations […] Read more »

Mosquito Spraying Continues in Rochester

The second round of aerial mosquito spraying in Rochester continues tonight starting at 8:15 pm. Pesticides will be sprayed over the area until 2:00 am Sunday morning. The spray was prompted after several EEE-positive mosquitoes were found in the region. Rochester is one of 21 communities in southeastern Massachusetts that is participating in the aerial […] Read more »

Dual Artist Exhibit Opening at MAC

The Marion Art Center, located at 80 Pleasant Street in Marion, MA is pleased to announce the opening of two exhibitions on Friday, July 20.  An opening reception will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.  Marion artist Joan DeRugeris will be exhibiting her paintings in the Cecil Clark Davis Gallery and Bess Woodworth, will be exhibiting […] Read more »

North Street Home To Receive New Deck

The Mattapoisett Zoning Board of Appeals convened on Thursday, July 19, 2012 for their regularly scheduled meeting.  First, they heard from Dana Nilson, on behalf of George Fearons, who applied for a special permit to construct a guesthouse and garage on property at 9 High Ridge Drive.  Code Enforcement Officer Andrew Bobola said “this was […] Read more »

Mattapoisett’s Smith Recalls Olympic Experience

In just about a week, the world’s best athletes will travel to London to compete in the most prestigious athletics competition in the world. Despite training for their entire lives, the Olympic Games is an event that only a small fraction of athletes will ever get to experience. Geoff Smith, a Great Britain native and […] Read more »

MAC Dance Academy

Marion Art Center Dance Academy Announces 2012 fall dance program registration day is Saturday, August 4th – 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Fall Dance Begins Monday, August 20th and runs for 12 weeks through November 5th. A special Dance Registration Day will be held on Saturday, August 4th from 10:00am to 2:00pm.  Dancers are invited […] Read more »

Josephine Patricia (Monafo) Amaral

Josephine (Josie), 87, of New Bedford and Bristol, RI died Monday, July 16, at Heatherwood Nursing Center in Newport, RI, following an extended illness with her loving family by her side. She showed great Sicilian strength of character in her endurance of her suffering and pain. She was born and raised in Bristol, RI, retiring […] Read more »

Historical Fiction Author Visits Mattapoisett

Readers of all ages converged on the Mattapoisett Free Public Library on Tuesday, July 17 to meet historical fiction author Krista Russell. Russell, whose young adult novel Chasing the Nightbird was named a Massachusetts Book Award 2012 Must Read selection, read three excerpts and fielded questions from her captivated audience. Her book tells the nineteenth-century […] Read more »

Taste of the Town Features Local Flavors

            On Tuesday, July 17, 2012, the Mattapoisett Women’s Club held their annual Taste of the Town fair, featuring over a dozen local eateries offering samples of their signature dishes.  The event was held under the big white tent at Shipyard Park and was attended by hundreds of people. “We’re pretty […] Read more »