Marion Rochester Youth Soccer

Marion Rochester Youth Soccer (MRYS) Girls U-12 Warriors travelled to Barnstable to play in the 2015 Harvest Cup Columbus Day Soccer Tournament. This exceptional group of girls finished second overall after an outstanding weekend of soccer! It was the team’s first tournament play, and the girls came home rewarded with a finalist trophy. On Saturday, […] Read more »

Lilly Endowment Inc. Grant

Mattapoisett Congregational Church has received a grant in the amount of $49,916 to enable its minister, Reverend Amy Lignitz Harken, to participate in the 2015 National Clergy Renewal Program. Mattapoisett Congregational Church is one of 144 congregations across the country selected to participate in this competitive grant program, which is funded by Lilly Endowment Inc. […] Read more »

Hope Atkinson

Hope Atkinson, passed away Sunday, October 18, 2015. She was the daughter of Hazel P. Tripp and Walter W. Atkinson and sister of Ruth S. Atkinson. For information on her Celebration of Life Service please rsvp to Katrina at or call the Waring-Sullivan Funeral Home in Dartmouth at 508-999-5100. For tributes visit   Read more »

Academic Achievements

Marion resident and Azusa Pacific University student Shannon Smith made the academic Deans’ List at APU. Smith is honored for a spring semester 2015 academic standing of a 3.5 or better grade-point average. Smith is joined by 1,880 other students receiving the same honor. Read more »

Knights Teen Dance

The next Knights Teen Dance is on Friday, October 30 at 57 Fairhaven Road in Mattapoisett from 7:00 to 10:00 pm for $8. Halloween costumes for this dance are optional; however, no masks please. These dances provide a safe place for 6th, 7th and 8th graders to have a good time socializing, dancing and listening […] Read more »

Gateway Youth Hockey

Squirts: Gateway Gladiator Squirts secured a 14-4 win over Franklin on Sunday evening. The Squirts played a strong first period with six goals: three by Ty David Ribeiro, two from Benjamin Hebbel and one from Matthew Paling. Lucy Murphy had two assists as well as Ribeiro. In the second period, the defense on both teams […] Read more »

ConCom Fully Loaded

The Mattapoisett Conservation Commission is once again fully loaded, that is, with a full slate of commissioners to handle the growing demands of the community for land use under the jurisdiction of the Wetlands Protection Act. The new commissioners are Trevor Francis and Mike Dubuc. Dubuc is also a member of the Agricultural Commission. For […] Read more »

Selectmen Undecided on Land Donation

Developers of a potential solar farm off Snipatuit Road have offered to donate a 108-acre parcel of land abutting the 15 acres of proposed solar arrays to the Town, but the Rochester Board of Selectmen is hesitant to decide whether the Town or the Rochester Land Trust should accept the land donation. On October 19, […] Read more »

Old Rochester’s Winter Farmers’ Market

Come check out our second annual Old Rochester’s Winter Farmers’ Market. This year, the market will run every second and fourth Saturday of the month (excluding December 26) starting October 24 and concluding April 23. It will be held from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm at the Old Rochester Regional Junior High School inside the […] Read more »

An Evening of Irish Music

Tabor Academy will sponsor “An Evening of Irish Music” on Friday, October 23 at 7:00 pm in the Fireman Center, 235 Front Street, Marion. The concert is open to the public and free of charge. The featured performers are Gerry O’Beirne, Jay and Abby Michaels, and The Buzzards Bay Buccaneers. This concert is funded in […] Read more »