Academic Achievements

The following Tri-Town residents made the Dean’s List for spring 2013-2014 semester at Rochester Institute of Technology: – Anya Cummings of Mattapoisett, who is in the mechanical engineering program in RIT’s Kate Gleason College of Engineering; and – Callum Mclaughlin of Mattapoisett, who is in the mechanical engineering program in RIT’s Kate Gleason College of […] Read more »

MHS to Open for the Season

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 »

It Is A Privilege

Most of us do it. We think nothing of it. If we’ve done it for any length of time, we consider doing it normal, necessary, and just part of living in this here U.S. of A. When we first started doing it, we were thrilled beyond our wildest dreams, experiencing each occasion as if it […] Read more »

Marion Concert Band

The 2014 concert season of the Marion Concert Band will begin with an evening of patriotic music on Saturday, July 5, in celebration of Independence Day. The concert will be held at the Robert Broomhead Bandstand on Island Wharf on Front Street. This concert, as well as the rest of the concerts in the series, […] 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 »

Visiting Sea Scouts Enjoy Mattapoisett

Mattapoisett rolled out the welcome mat for Sea Scouts visiting from Pennsylvania on June 19. With the assistance of Harbormaster Jill Simmons and locals willing to help the Scouts see as much as possible during their short stay, Ship 25 hailing from York, PA, tied up. The day started out rather wet with low misty […] Read more »

Good Friday

To the Editor: I’ve just had the opportunity to view the ORR Joint School Committee meeting held on June 2, 2014, where the issue of Good Friday was discussed and voted on. It’s available at ORCTV ( in its entirety on the VIMEO channel (cable stations may not show the entire meeting). For those who […] Read more »

Little Harbor Women’s Golf League

The Little Harbor Women’s Golf League started with 71 women playing Best Ball. The opening day results were: 1st Place (31): Dyan Kieltyka, Marcia Medeiros, Linda Mowles, Janet Perkins 2nd Place Tie (32): Ann Love, Jane Egan, Phyllis Vass, Anne Tobin and Anita Poyant, Claire Schell, Anne Farrell, Pat Grace 4th Place Tie (33): Diane […] Read more »

Habitat for Cats Annual Yard Sale

Habitat for Cats will hold its annual yard sale on Saturday, June 28 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm (rain or shine) at the Smith Mills Congregational Church Hall, 11 Anderson Way, North Dartmouth. (Directly across from Burger King on Rte. 6, near intersection of Hathaway Road.) Proceeds will benefit homeless cats. If you have […] 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 »