The Call of the Sea

On Friday, August 28, the Marion Concert Band will close its 2015 season with a concert featuring a nautical theme. The program is as follows: National Anthem Hands Across the Sea – J. P. Sousa Seagate Overture – J. Swearingen Fantasy on American Sailing Songs – C. Grundman Under the Sea (from “The Little Mermaid”) […] Read more »

Marion Town Party Lights up the Night

The sky over Marion Center last Saturday night was all aglow. The low-lying, rain-threatening – but thankfully just threatening – clouds were saturated with a hazy orange that emanated from the giant bonfire in the middle of the field beside the Town House. Strings of party lights lit up rows of wooden picnic tables from […] Read more »

No Touching Trees in the 20-foot Buffer

Nearly 30 residents let their concerns be known on August 25 before the Rochester Planning Board during the first public hearing for the large-scale solar energy facility slated for the Center of Rochester. There were a number of concerns, mostly about screening around the site to mitigate the site view from various points in the […] Read more »

Tri-County Music Association

The Tri-County Music Association wishes to congratulate the 2015 recipients of the John R. Pandolfi Scholarship for musical studies. Since 1962, the Tri-County Music Association has been working hard to bring quality music to the community and to assist local youth in achieving dreams of doing the same. Each year, this association distributes $12,000 in […] Read more »

Sippican Choral Society

The Sippican Choral Society begins the 2015 – 2016 season with its first rehearsal on Monday, September 14 at the Mattapoisett Congregational Church in Reynard Hall, located at 27 Church Street. New members are welcome to join the chorus simply by coming to the one of the first three rehearsals, September 14, 21, and 28. […] Read more »

The Pedicure

Lots of things can be addictive. There are, of course, the most common like booze and drugs – legal and otherwise. There are food addicts, exercise addicts, and gambling is a big one for some people. I guess just about anything can become an addiction for someone somewhere on the planet. Mine is getting pedicures. […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Recreation Fall Programs

MATTREC is now accepting registrations for fall programs: Fitness, Fun & Games: Ages 3-5 yrs. Tuesdays, 4:15 – 5:00 pm, September 22 to November 10 at the Center School Gymnasium. Do you have a young child who loves to be active and needs a new program to expend some energy and make new friends? Instructor […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Historical Commission

A house is more than a home, it holds stories. Mattapoisett Historical Commission invites you to tell us the story of your home. Maybe you live in a home with a long history, or a home with unique qualities, or a home that is haunted. Maybe your summer residence has been in your family for […] Read more »

Church’s Preferred Plan Passes

Their appeal of the original building permit for the 16 Cottage Street condominium plan was denied, but members of the First Congregational Church of Marion got what they asked for on August 13 – a new, better plan for the condo development next door that was more pleasing to the appellants. Sippican Preservation, LLC, headed […] Read more »

Free Movie – Last Tuesday in August

Woman in Gold (PG-13, 1 hr. 50 min.) will be shown at the Mattapoisett CoA Senior Center, Center School, 17 Barstow St., on Tuesday, August 25 at 12:00 noon. This free movie is sponsored by the Friends of the Mattapoisett CoA. Woman in Gold is based on a true story of an elderly Jewish woman’s […] Read more »