Plumb Library Event Roundup

The Joseph H. Plumb Memorial Library, in partnership with the Elizabeth Taber Library and the Mattapoisett Free Public Library, will present a marathon reading of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol on Saturday, December 14, starting at 11:00 am. Come along and rest from the holiday madness as you listen to a classic Christmas story. Refreshments […] Read more »

Reward Offered for Land Trust Newsletters!

The Mattapoisett Land Trust is assembling an archive of past newsletters. We have a complete collection from 2003 to present, but need copies of newsletters published in 2002 and earlier. If you have any old copies that we could borrow and scan, please call Mike at 508-758-2661 or email to A lavish reward will […] Read more »

Cold Turkey

It was a cold start, race, and finish for the Marion Recreation Annual Turkey trot this Sunday but spirits were high. Matt Sylvain of Dartmouth took top honors for the men with a time of 18:33 and Allison Rossi for the Women with a time of 21:02. Photos by Felix Perez Read more »

30th Annual Holiday Shop at the MAC

Crowds came out in force for the 30th Annual Holiday Shop at the Marion Art Center on Friday evening. The show continues through December 20th and the Gallery is open Tuesday through Friday, 1pm to 5pm and Saturdays, 10 am to 2 pm.  Admission is free. Photos by Joan Hartnett-Barry   Kate Kenna, Susannah Davis and […] Read more »

Sippican Woman’s Club Holiday House Tour

The Sippican Woman’s Club invites you to join in celebrating our 27th Holiday House Tour on Saturday, December 14, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. This festive event starts out a weekend of celebration in the Village of Marion. Starting on Saturday, the Sippican Woman’s Club House Tour and Tea (served from 2:00 to 4:00 pm […] Read more »

When the Horse Whispers

Horses are ambassadors, social workers, healers, helpers, and friends to humans. Since their introduction to the American continent, horses have provided us with service and companionship. They have aided those who deal with a wide variety of issues from autism, intellectual and physical limitations, and numerous mental health disorders. Sometimes, the only living being able […] Read more »

Gateway Youth Hockey Update

Mite Bobcats: The Mite Bobcats played the best game of year in a comeback win over LCCYH, winning by a score of 14-12. The game was an action-packed one with both teams having multiple scoring chances. With only 10 minutes remaining, the Bobcats were down by two goals and LCCYH had no plans on giving […] Read more »

North Road Closed After Vehicle Crash

Rochester Police, Fire and EMS were called to a motor vehicle accident on North Road at just after 4pm today. They received multiple reports of a minivan, which struck a telephone pole. At the scene they found a single vehicle that had struck a pole, knocking it into the street. A portion of North Avenue […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Friends of the Elderly Events

Last Tuesday of the Month Free Movie: On Tuesday, November 25, at noon, the Mattapoisett Friends of the Elderly will host a free showing of The Artist (PG-13, 100 min.) at the Council on Aging. Pizza is available for $2. Pizza requests must be pre-paid by Monday, November 24, at 3:00 pm. Please sign up […] Read more »

Machacam Club December Meeting

The Machacam Club will hold its December meeting on December 4 at the Legion Hall, 3 Depot St. Social time is 5:30 pm, dinner is at 6:00 pm. Our speaker this month is Mark Mello, through the courtesy of Dave Medeiros. Mark is currently attending Bridgewater State University, pursuing a degree in history. Mark is […] Read more »