Capital Assessment Rating Begins

It’s that time of the year again when towns begin the evaluation and review process for departmental capital needs. It is no small job and one that the Marion Capital Improvement Planning Committee has now begun in earnest. On January 23, the committee headed by Norman Hills with members Paul Naiman, Casey Barros, Carol Sanz, […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

Rhode Island College is pleased to announce that Jaclyn Hahn of Mattapoisett and Sarah Blasenak of Rochester been named to the Fall 2014 Dean’s List for scholastic achievement. Full-time RIC students must attain a minimum grade point average of 3.25 for the semester in order to qualify. Breannon Meuse of Rochester was recently named to […] Read more »

Gateway Youth Hockey

Mite C: The Gateway Mite C team had an off night and lost to the SC Panthers on Saturday by a score of 28-11. The Mites came out in the first period slow but were able to only be down by two goals in the first period, 9-7. The second period, however, they were not […] Read more »

MattMen Chili Cook Off

The MattMen of Mattapoisett Congregational Church came together Sunday night, January 25th ,to see who amongst them cooks up the best man-made chili.  Tasting was free to all who came.  Those who wished to vote contributed $5 to The Baby Project of New Bedford.  $518 was raised for The Baby Project. Out of 15 chili […] Read more »

Tabor Academy to Host Wrestling Championship

Tabor Academy is honored and excited to host the 68th annual New England Independent School Wrestling Championship. On Friday, February 20 and Saturday, February 21 approximately 280 wrestlers, representing fifty New England independent schools, will compete for All New England status and a chance to qualify for the Prep National Tournament held annually at Lehigh […] Read more »

Tabor Academy Hosts Ceramics Exhibition

Two years ago, Tabor Academy art department faculty member Kevin Arnfield (Ceramics, Art History) received a Braitmayer Fellowship from Tabor to research, design and construct a 50-cubic foot wood-fired kiln. Mr. Arnfield’s project, much more complicated and involved than he anticipated, took nearly two years to complete and ended up involving a range of people […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Free Library News

Read to Sadie the Listener Dog: Sadie, the library’s wonderful listening ears dog, is coming back to hear young patrons read on Saturday, January 31 from 11:00 to 11:45 am. Children may sign up to read to the pup who loves to sit patiently and enjoy stories. Sign-ups are limited to ten children, so call […] Read more »

RMS Basketball a Winner

It was a pretty close game, 67-59, at Rochester Memorial School on January 23. It was the annual sixth grade vs. staff basketball game, and this year it was attended by a record crowd. $370 was raised for the Nurse Thayer Scholarship Fund. “It was a great event,” said RMS Principal Derek Medeiros. “It’s all […] Read more »

Martha D. (Delano) Wenstrom

Martha D. (Delano) Wenstrom, 87, of Mattapoisett died January 28, 2015 at Tobey Hospital after a brief illness surrounded by her family. She was the loving wife of Robert E. Wenstrom, with whom she shared 61 years of marriage. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Ralph and Mabel (Neeley) Delano, she lived […] Read more »

MLT Donors’ Names Carved in Stone

Those who frequent the Mattapoisett Bike Rail may have noticed a new stone monument placed near the wooded wetlands where the bike path crosses Brandt Island Road. The new marker was placed at the site last week to mark the seven acres donated by Jeanette Mello of Mattapoisett who inherited the parcel from her parents, […] Read more »