Autumn Story Times at the ETL

Autumn Storytime, for children between the ages of 3 and 5, begins October 5 in the Children’s Room at the Elizabeth Taber Library. Children are invited to enjoy stories, finger plays and crafts on Monday mornings at 10:30 am. Autumn Storytime continues through November 30. Sign-up is required. It is never too soon to share […] Read more »

Town Puts Conditions on Plowing Private Roads

The Town of Marion has agreed to plow private ways, but the majority of residents who live on those private roads must inform the Town no later than October 16 that want to formally opt in to the service, and certain conditions must be met before the Town will assume the snow and ice removal […] Read more »

SLT & MAC Joint Exhibition

A joint exhibition sponsored by the Marion Art Center and the Sippican Lands Trust entitled “Images: The Lands of the Sippican Lands Trust” will open at the Marion Art Center on Friday, October 2. A reception honoring the artists and their guests will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. The Exhibition will run until […] Read more »

Fifth Annual Turkey Trot

The Fifth Annual Guard Oil 5K Turkey Trot hosted by Marion Recreation will be held on Sunday, November 22 at 10:15 am. The start and finish line will be on Front Street at Tabor Academy. One hundred percent of the proceeds benefit Marion Recreation programs. Sponsors are needed. Several levels of sponsorship are available. The […] Read more »

Senior Tax Work-Off Program

Applications for the Senior Citizen Property Tax Work-Off Program are now available. This program allows Mattapoisett seniors, older than 60, to perform services for the town in exchange for a maximum $750 reduction on the taxes for Mattapoisett property that they own and occupy. Anyone interested must complete an application, even if you have served […] Read more »

The Halloween Contests Are Here!

Are you ready for some spooktacular fun? Dust off the cobwebs and sharpen those scary pencils. Once again, The Wanderer is hosting three Halloween contests to get you into the Halloween spirit! Contest 1 – The Halloween Story Contest – Write a story, and maybe even win a prize! During the month of October, The […] Read more »

Knights Teen Dance

The next Knights Teen Dance is Friday, September 25 from 7:00 to 10:00 pm for $8. Teen dances are a safe place for 6th, 7th and 8th graders to have a good time socializing, dancing and listening to their favorite music on a Friday night. Knights of Columbus chaperones and a uniformed police officer are […] Read more »

Gateway Youth Hockey

Squirts: The Gateway Gladiator Squirts came out strong for the 2015-2016 season against Plymouth Green. Getting the scoring started in the first was Ty David Ribeiro, Matthew Paling and Ben Hebbel with assists from Lucy Murphy and Jacob Hebbel. In the second period, the Hebbel brothers worked together with Jacob getting one assisted by Ben. […] Read more »

Countdown to Elizabeth Taber Gala

As we approach the Gala weekend to celebrate our Fairy Godmother, Elizabeth Pitcher Taber, and the 125th birthday of the Music Hall, time is running out for you to buy your tickets for the show, Our Fair Lady. They are selling fast and Friday and Saturday nights are almost sold out. Rehearsals are in their […] Read more »

Local Equestrians Compete at Special Olympics

Seven equestrian student riders belonging to Seahorse Farm in Mattapoisett headed to Hanover on Sunday, September 20, to compete at the Special Olympics Massachusetts (SOMA) South Shore Equestrian Tournament held at Briggs Stables. Horseback riding teacher Julie Craig provides lessons to her regular students – ranging in age from 9 to 64 years old – […] Read more »