Two Arrested for Car Theft

As a result of a joint investigation with the Marion, Fall River, Mattapoisett and Plymouth Police departments, arrests of two suspects were made for their involvement in the theft of a motor vehicle, that occurred in Marion on July 15, 2014. Information obtained from the Plymouth Police Department helped identify one of the suspects, who […] Read more »

Super Duper Summer Fair

There will be fun for all ages at the First Congregational Church of Marion’s annual Super Duper Summer Fair on Saturday, July 26 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, 28 Main Street, Marion. Find furniture, paintings, decoys, glassware, rugs and more at the Silent Auction and Fine Gifts tables. The expanded craft table features hand-painted […] Read more »

Summer Track and Field Camp

Summer track and field camp, for boys and girls in grades 6-12, will be held at ORRHS Saturday August 16 through Wednesday August 20, 9:00 – 11:00 am. The cost is $125 and checks should be made out to Mattapoisett Recreation. Online registration is available at (online deadline is August 6). You may also […] Read more »

Thank You

To the Editor: I would like to thank Mattapoisett police officers Jason King, Dennis Tavares, Turner Ryan and William McImail, as well as paramedics Shawn Samanica and Shawn Grajoies from the Fairhaven fire department. I greatly appreciate your quick response, professionalism and excellent care in my time of need. Raymond M. Briggs, Mattapoisett   The […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

Paul Grossi of Mattapoisett graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from RIT’s Kate Gleason College of Engineering. Read more »

Bay Club Seeks Changes to Zoning Bylaws

Mattapoisett’s Planning Board has spent time working on improving the language in several zoning bylaws – changes they hope will make the bylaws easier to understand and to implement in the community. To that end, they have dedicated portions of their regularly scheduled meetings to the effort while also imploring the community to add their […] Read more »

The Mystery of the Mattapoisett Ring

Have you heard the one about the woman who found the gold wedding band on the beach in Mattapoisett? We have, too – over and over. Back in April, a woman’s post about a gold wedding band with an inscription bearing the initials of the couple and the date 7-5-52 started popping up in people’s […] Read more »

RCF Photo Exhibit and Contest

It’s Country Fair time again! This year, the Rochester Country Fair is having a “Team Spirit” photo exhibit and contest. We are looking for photos that show teams past and present: Baseball, soccer, dance, football, etc!! There are three categories: 1. Teams 2. Action Photos 3. Unique or humorous The photos should be framed for […] Read more »

Greenwood ‘Sonny’ Hartley, Jr

To the Editor: The family of Greenwood ‘Sonny’ Hartley, Jr. wants to thank the many people who expressed their love and respect for him in many ways. Your prayers, telephone calls, visits, flowers and letters were all acts of love and kindness. Words cannot express our appreciation and we want to thank you from the […] Read more »

Young People’s Concert

The Marion Concert Band continues its Friday evening concert series with a Young People’s Concert on Friday, July 25. The program, which will include a storyteller, a hands-on “rhythm band” piece, and the selection of a guest conductor from among the children in the audience, is as follows: National Anthem “Montmartre March” by H. Wood […] Read more »