Chowder/Kale Soup Tasting Cook-Off

The fourth annual Chowder and Soup Cook-Off will be held on Saturday, November 8 at 6:00 pm for hors d’oeuvres and 6:30 pm for the Cook-Off at the First Congregational Church of Marion’s Community Center on Front Street, next to the General Store. Tickets are $10. Admission is free for those who prepare their special […] Read more »

Elizabeth Taber Foundation

A few years ago, retired Headmaster Jay Stroud helped to create the Elizabeth Taber Foundation “to support, organize, and encourage the philanthropic endeavors of the Tabor Academy community.” Mark Aimone and Sara Yeransian, both of whom work in the Advancement Office at Tabor Academy, lead a group of juniors and seniors in achieving this goal. […] Read more »

Team CVS Begins Journey With ConCom

The developers of a proposed CVS for Route 6 began its Marion Conservation Commission chapter in what is looking like a seemingly slow saga ahead for the project; Team CVS received its first ConCom continuation on October 22 for its initial Request for Determination of Applicability to confirm the boundaries of the wetlands. ConCom Chairman […] Read more »

Harvest Family Dance

Come dance the evening away at the Harvest Family Dance hosted by the SouthCoast Children’s Chorus. We will have a professional caller to teach you the steps, so no dance experience is necessary! This is a family event and is open to everyone ages 1 to 109! Enjoy lemonade, cider and fall snacks, learn traditional […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Halloween Parade

Dear Friends: It’s that time of year again. Thanks to the generosity of business owners like you, we have been able to continue presenting The Mattapoisett Police Halloween Parade for over 50 years! This year, the parade will be held at Center School on Friday, October 31, 2014 at 6:00 pm. Your continued support enables […] Read more »

What’s for Dinner?

This man eats bugs. Entomaphagist David Gracer was at the Mattapoisett Library October 28 explaining how eating bugs could save the world, and fed a few mealworms to some brave (and hungry) Tri-Town children. Photos by Jean Perry   Read more »

Stanley Reed Parker, Jr.

Stanley Reed Parker, Jr., of Taunton, Massachusetts, passed away peacefully October 15, 2014. Born January 23, 1927, in Taunton, Massachusetts, Stanley is best known as “everybody’s pediatrician.” After graduating from Taunton High School, he headed off to the University of New Hampshire. The war forced him to take a break from his studies, and in […] Read more »

Calling Local Artists and Crafters

The Mattapoisett Historical Society is looking for local Artists and Crafters to join our Arts and Crafts Holiday Fair on Saturday, December 6 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. If you are interested in helping us bring unique handmade gift-buying opportunities to Mattapoisett, we would love to hear from you. Please contact Elizabeth Hutchison at […] Read more »

American Flag Collection

Boy Scout Troup 53 Mattapoisett will be collecting old flags that are in a state of disrepair (i.e., frayed, torn etc.) They will be destroyed in accordance with Federal standards. Flags may be left at Briggs Insurance Company at 19 County Road or at the Mattapoisett Clipper Barber Shop at 19 Church Street. Flags will […] Read more »

K of C Ladies Auxiliary Spaghetti Dinner

The Ladies Auxiliary will host a Spaghetti Dinner plus a 50/50 drawing and a silent auction on November 1 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 57 Fairhaven Rd. (Rt.6), Mattapoisett. Tickets are $10 per person and may be purchased at the door that night or by calling 508-994-4929. Proceeds will […] Read more »