Family Scavenger Hunt

Join the Mattapoisett Historical Society and the Mattapoisett Land Trust for a Family Scavenger Hunt on Thursday, August 6 at 2:00 pm at the Munro Property west of the Town Wharf. Families will get a chance to explore the wharf and waterfront while learning about our town and its environment. $5 Donation, Members Free. For […] Read more »

Azerbaijan Today

On Tuesday, August 11 at 7:00 pm at the Marion Music Hall, the Sippican Historical Society will present a special lecture by Richard L. Morningstar, former United States Ambassador to the Republic of Azerbaijan, and his wife, Faith P. Morningstar. The Ambassador’s lecture will provide an update on the issues of greatest interest in the […] Read more »

ORR Freshman and New Student Orientation

Old Rochester Regional High School will be holding its Annual Freshman and New Student Orientation on August 28 from 12:30 to 2:30 pm. Students and parents will have the opportunity to tour the high school, see their Home Room, access their locker and receive their first-term schedule. Members of the High School administration will be […] Read more »

Solar Attorney Questions Board’s Purview

The attorney for Clean Energy Solutions, developers of a solar farm located in Marion but with the access site in Rochester, questioned the Rochester Planning Board’s assertion that it has jurisdiction over a solar facility in Marion beyond the access site in Rochester on July 28. Planning Board Chairman Arnold Johnson told Attorney Richard Serkey […] Read more »

Nature Explorers

MattRec and the Marion Natural History Museum partnered for the second year to provide “Nature Explorers” summer program. The students explored several different locations around Mattapoisett this year.  We visited Land Trust property off Mattapoisett Neck Road and Bob Field gave us a tour of his Oyster farming operation. We visited salt marshes, went crabbing, […] Read more »

Patrick John “Patch” Cooper

Patrick John “Patch” Cooper, 22, of Mattapoisett, passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2015. He was born in Providence, a son of Timothy J. Cooper of Mattapoisett and Donna Jeanne (Monty) Ramos of New Bedford. He grew up in New Bedford. He graduated from Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School. He had worked as […] Read more »

Historic Walking Tour

Meet up with Historian Seth Mendell of the Mattapoisett Historical Society at 5 Church Street on Saturday, August 1 at 2:00 pm for a Walking Tour of the historic waterfront of Mattapoisett. Walking Tour is free with Museum Admission: $5 Adults, $2 Children (6-12), Members Free. For more information, please call 508-758-2844 or visit Read more »

The 2015-16 Blue Books Have Arrived!

The latest edition of the Blue Book – the popular Tri-Town telephone directory – has recently been mailed to 8400 postal addresses in Marion, Mattapoisett and Rochester. Check your post box for your book. If you haven’t yet received one, contact your local post office for your free copy. The directory, published by the League […] Read more »

Super Duper Summer Fair

The First Church of Marion held its Annual Super Duper Summer Fair on July 25. The fundraising event is a familiar, welcome event every summer in Marion, and it has something to offer everyone. The fair featured a plant sale, White Elephant, games for the kids, book sale, yard sale, and of course, clam cakes. […] Read more »

ZBA Looks at New Plan, Denies Church’s Appeal

Members of the Marion First Congregational Church didn’t like Christian Loranger’s initial design for the five-unit condominium complex he is building next door, even though Loranger’s plan complied with the Town’s Zoning Bylaws and a building permit was issued. Some church members, represented by Bill Saltonstall, filed an appeal with the Marion Zoning Board of […] Read more »