The Tri-Town is Celebrating Science!

Kick off your summer with Free Fun Family events and bring out the Scientist, Engineer, Mathematician or Techie in you!! All activities are hands-on and geared to children ages 3-9 and their grown-ups. Families will work together to conduct simple STEM hands-on activities. Dates and Locations: Thursday, June 26, 10:00 – 11:00 am – Sippican […] Read more »

Summer in the Sun

The Mattapoisett Woman’s Club invites you to share some time with us during three upcoming fun and fundraising events. Saturday, June 28, is our first event, the “Down by the Bay” garden tour which takes place from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, rain or shine. Stop by one of the following merchants this week to […] Read more »

Thank You

To the Editor:             Thank you to all that have donated to Bill and his daughters’ Pan-Mass Challenge ride this year so far. Last year, Bill rode in memory of his mom. This year, his daughters Amanda and Lindsay, will make their first 192-mile ride in memory and support of all those friends and family […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Man Shares Poignant Life Story

It was not Derek DeCosta’s intent to write a book telling the story of his traumatic childhood when he sat down to write a foreword to a fitness book he planned to market in Korea. But when he began writing about his Korean roots, the dam that for years had held back a river of […] Read more »

Brandt Point Village to Seek Legal Action

At the end of a very long evening of applications and hearings, Curtis Mello, a principal in the sub-division named Brandt Point Village, came before the Mattapoisett Conservation Commission to discuss the replication area required in their permit. After some discussion regarding the best season in which to begin the construction work, Mello received approval […] Read more »

Greenwood “Sonny” Hartley, Jr.

Greenwood “Sonny” Hartley, Jr., 87, a lifelong resident of Rochester died June 22, 2014 at Sippican Healthcare Center after a brief illness. Sonny leaves a legacy of love and kindness. He shared 63 years of marriage with Shirley M. (Rhodes) Hartley. Together they raised three children and anchored a family of over 30 individuals. He […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Library Facebook Photo Show

With summer about to begin, both according to the calendar and the ending of the school year, the library staff invites residents and friends to send their summer photos to be considered for the cover photo on the library’s Facebook page. Each week the library will choose a picture for the cover photo on Facebook, […] Read more »

Down by the Bay

This is the last week you have the opportunity to buy garden tour and lunch tickets for the Mattapoisett Woman’s Club 2014 garden tour, “Down by the Bay.” The tour takes place on Saturday, June 28 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, rain or shine. Luncheon reservations will close on Sunday, June 22. Stop by […] Read more »

Informative Oyster Farming Experience

The Sippican Lands Trust and Tabor Academy have partnered on the waterfront and will offer an informative oyster farming experience for the whole family. The event, entitled “The Inner Workings of the Tabor Oyster Farm,” will be held on Thursday, June 26 from 6:30 – 7:30 pm, rain or shine. Please gather in front of […] Read more »

Inductees Enter ORR Athletic Hall of Fame

The Old Rochester Regional Athletic Hall of Fame welcomed a number of new inductees on June 21 during an induction ceremony, and many of the ORR alumni athletes inducted this year said they were surprised and felt honored to be chosen. “I didn’t believe it,” said former trainer Andrew Mendes, honored for his significant contribution […] Read more »