Tai Chi Classes

The Marion Council on Aging and Recreation Department are offering Tai Chi classes beginning June 30 and running for eight weeks for only $50 per class. You may sign up for a Tuesday class at 4:00 or 6:00 pm or a Thursday morning class at 11:00 am. This is a very popular class and space […] Read more »

Acushnet Road Repair Inching Again

Ken Motta, senior project manager of Field Engineering, came before the Mattapoisett Conservation Commission on June 22 seeking an Order of Conditions for the massive culvert and road repair project that residents have been waiting for – often angrily. But on this night, it was all systems go for this long anticipated work. Motta provided […] Read more »

Good Stuff

My father was the TV man. Not unlike the shoemaker and his shoeless children, there were times when our television required a swift smack on the side of the cabinet to make the black and white picture flicker into focus and sometimes there was a small portable TV on top of a dead floor model, […] Read more »

Proposed Gas Station

Dear Editor: While watching the Monday, June 15 Planning Board meeting, it was disturbing to hear that the proposed gas station at 439 Wareham Road will contain a convenience store, have at least 34 parking spaces, two curb cuts on Route 6 and two curb cuts on Mill Street, as well as a 24/7 ‘Anytime […] Read more »

Summer Reading Program Kicks Off

“Be a Hero Every Day!” is the theme of this year’s summer reading program for children, and registration is ongoing in the Mattapoisett Library’s Children’s Department. Sign up and receive a hero lanyard, reading hours card, and the schedule of activities for ages toddler through sixth grade. The Wareham Gatemen will read to children and […] Read more »

Jillian Zucco to Compete for Miss Massachusetts

The 76th annual Miss Massachusetts Scholarship Pageant is Friday, June 26 at 7:00 pm and Sunday, June 28 at 3:00 pm at the beautifully restored Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts in Worcester. This is the seventh year that the pageant has taken place in Worcester, having previously been held in Fall River and New […] Read more »

Keel Awards

The Wanderer is pleased once again to announce that we are soliciting nominations for our 20th annual “Wanderer Keel Awards.” The yearly community service honor – which is presented to one Tri-Town resident from each of the three central towns in our circulation area – will be announced in our July 30 edition, and each […] Read more »

Hula-hooping for Body and Mind

Hula-hoop performer Pinto Bella taught kids the benefit of hula-hooping for body and mind and performed superhero-themed tricks on June 20 at Plumb Library. Photos by Colin Veitch   Read more »

Margaret A. (Hodgson) Nye

Margaret A. (Hodgson) Nye, 99, of Marion, died Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at her home. She was the wife of Harold F. Nye. Born in North Adams, she was the daughter of the late Reginald & Edith Alice (Gardner) Hodgson. A previous resident of Newport, RI, she has lived in Marion since 1946. Mrs. Nye […] Read more »

Movie at Shipyard Park

Old Rochester Regional High School and the Mattapoisett Lions Club are proud to present the powerful, must-see movie Selma (PG-13). This movie explores the Selma to Montgomery, Alabama voting rights marches. You will see a heartfelt presentation of American history that will hopefully have your children asking many important questions. Invite your family and friends […] Read more »