Movies in the Park

Mattapoisett Lions Club closes the season of Movies in the Park on Friday, September 26 with the movie Beetlejuice. A very funny movie with an amazing cast, including Michael Keaton, Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder and Geena Davis! The movie will be shown at Shipyard Park and will start at 7:00 pm. Bring your parents and […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Lions Club Harbor Days Festival

To the Editor: I would like to thank all of the people who volunteered to help with the Mattapoisett Lions Club Harbor Days Festival. A lot of time and effort goes into the planning and execution and we couldn’t do it without the help of the citizen volunteers, the Rochester Lions Club, the Fairhaven Lions […] Read more »

Rochester Historical Commission

On Saturday, September 27 there will be an Open House at the East Rochester Museum Church/Museum from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm featuring a new display of Rochester’s past activities from newspaper stories in the Georgia Chamberlain collection, and photos and stories from the Historical Society collection as well as a Bake Sale with some […] Read more »

This Doesn’t Fit

To the Editor: “This doesn’t fit” said board member Steve Gonzales (The Wanderer, 9/4/14). Indeed, most (all?) of the people quoted in your publication regarding the possible CVS in Marion agreed with him, as do all of my friends. Once more, the many reasons against: size!!!, suitability, traffic congestion and real need. We do have […] Read more »

Standing Room Only at Private Pier Hearing

As anticipated, the proposed Goodspeed Island pier into Mattapoisett Harbor’s recreational space brought out residents from throughout the town, not just the village neighborhood. A standing room only crowd came to hear about Daniel DaRosa’s plans to construct a 290-foot pile supported pier, which is designed with an L-shaped wave attenuator that is 75 feet […] Read more »

Gardening at Sippican School

Members of the Sippican School Garden Club have been busy this harvest season caring for their vegetables, herbs, and flowers after school. On September 23 it took ten enthusiastic little gardeners to pull up a ten-foot tall sunflower and carry it to “Weed Mountain.” After, the kids collected greens, grasses, and flowers to make an […] Read more »

Geoffrey P. Moran

Geoffrey P. Moran, 74, died on September 17, 2014 at his home. He was the beloved husband of Grace Baron Moran, brother of Gail Enman of Acton MA, former husband of Judy Moran of Amherst MA, and father of three sons, Matthew of Charlestown, MA, Sean of Thompson Falls Montana and Andrew of Pristina Kosovo. […] Read more »

YMCA Plans Nature Explore Classroom

The Mattapoisett YMCA is already one of the Southcoast’s most accessible natural settings for children to learn and have positive experiences in nature. Now, the staff at the YMCA is excited about a new design for an outdoor certified Nature Explore classroom that will offer children an outdoor space where they can engage in activities […] Read more »

CVS ConCom Hearing Postponed

A short agenda became even briefer when two of the three hearings were postponed at the September 10 meeting of the Marion Conservation Commission. The developers who are planning to construct a CVS at the corner of Front Street and Route 6 contacted the commission after requesting the meeting and said that they were not […] Read more »

Author Talk with Ray Covill

Join us at the Elizabeth Taber Library on Thursday, September 25, at 6:30 pm for a book reading, discussion and signing with Ray Covill, author of Revisiting Armageddon: Asteroids in the Gulf of Mexico. Author and researcher Ray Covill explores the enigmatic mysteries surrounding Earth’s constantly changing evolution. Kathie McGuire, director of Brighton Publishing LLC, […] Read more »