Gateway Youth Hockey Weekend Recap

• Squirts 1: The Gateway Ice Wolves kept their winning streak alive with an 8-3 victory over GYH USA on Sunday. Leading the scoring for Gateway was Quirino doCanto with three goals and an assist and Robert Maloney with two goals. Chris Gauvin, Brian Gallagher and Seth Tomasik each had a goal. Thomas Galavotti got […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Library News

• Vintage Jewelry and Accessories Sale: Saturday, December 1 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm is the Friends’ Jewelry and Accessories Sale! This is a must-attend if you are a collector, crafter, gift-giver, or lover of beautiful and fun jewelry, bags and scarves at bargain prices! Items of all types have been donated to benefit […] Read more »

Boy Scouts Poinsettia and Wreath Sale

Decorate your home with poinsettias and wreaths that will be on sale at Mattapoisett Town Hall on Saturday, December 8 from 12:00 to 4:00 pm. This event is a Mattapoisett Boy Scout Troop 53 project. Come and support your local Boy Scout Troop and enjoy a free hot cup of coffee or hot chocolate while […] Read more »

Tri-County Music Association Scholarships

The following student musicians were awarded scholarship money from the Tri-County Music Association: • Mike Bliss (Mattapoisett, MA), saxophone • Travis Bliss (Mattapoisett, MA), saxophone • Ben Burns (Mattapoisett, MA), drums • Andrew Fiddler (Scituate, MA), saxophone • Cal Heavey (Marion, MA), voice • Kaleigh Kelleher (West Wareham, MA), flute • Michael Monte (Somerset, MA), […] Read more »

Unprofessional Behavior

To the Editor: The decision of the ORR teachers to boycott the traditional senior citizen Thanksgiving dinner citing unsettled contract negotiations serves as an indictment on the teachers themselves and their union. This wonderful tradition of supporting our seniors began with the students and has always been supported by the teachers. My question is: What […] Read more »

Marion Baptist Church Holiday Ingathering

‘Tis the season to be giving to those who are struggling in so many ways! In light of the needs in our wider community, the Community Baptist Church of Marion is hosting a community ingathering on Saturday, December 8 from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm. The following items have been identified as greatly needed. You […] Read more »

Youth Baseball Merger

Old Rochester Little League (ORLL) and Rochester Youth Baseball (RYB) are pleased to announce they have merged to form one youth baseball organization under the ORLL name to serve the communities of Marion, Mattapoisett and Rochester. ORLL, which was founded in 2011, allows boys and girls four and a half to 12 years old from […] Read more »

Privilege Sticker System Under Review

Police Chief Mary Lyons and Treasurer Brenda Herbeck met with the Mattapoisett Board of Selectmen to discuss possible alternatives to privilege stickers in town. The discussion was held at the Board’s regular meeting on Tuesday, November 27. Presently, residents pay separately for two stickers for use of the public beach, shellfishing and for use of […] Read more »

Quittacas Solar Array Closer to Approval

The site plan review for the proposed solar panel array at Little Quittacas Pond took center stage at Tuesday night’s meeting of the Rochester Planning Board. The Board had requested an independent assessment of the plan, which was conducted by Field Engineering. TRC Engineering, which has proposed the solar array, responded to the findings on […] Read more »

Tri-Town Riders Raise over $90K for Cancer

The 2012 Pan-Massachusetts Challenge (PMC) raised $37 million for cancer research and patient care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute through the Jimmy Fund. The 2012 fundraising total is $2 million more than the PMC gave in 2011 and brings its 33-year Jimmy Fund contribution to $375 million. Of the $37 millions raised for cancer research by […] Read more »