Gateway Youth Hockey

Squirts: The Gateway Gladiator Squirts faced Barnstable in the State Playdown on Friday. Matthew Paling with assist from Braden Hathon got Gateway on the board. Thomas Leger had a few tricks up his sleeves making save after save in the first and showing Barnstable he was ready to guard his net. Benjamin Hebbel, Lucy Murphy, […] Read more »

Top to Bottom Review for Hillside Motel

Mattapoisett Town Administrator Michael Gagne told the Mattapoisett Board of Selectmen during its November 24 meeting that after receiving a press release from the Police Department and having had a follow-up conversation with Police Chief Mary Lyons, he feels there are concerning safety issues at the Hillside Motel located on Route 6. In order to […] Read more »

SCS to perform Vivaldi’s “Gloria”

As it has now for five decades, the Sippican Choral Society of Marion ushers in the Christmas season in Southeastern Massachusetts with its annual Christmas Concerts on Friday, December 4 at Grace Episcopal Church in New Bedford at 8:00 pm, and Sunday, December 6 at 4:00 pm in Tabor Academy’s Wickenden Chapel in Marion. This […] Read more »

Holiday Open House at Plumb Library

The Friends of Plumb Library will hold their annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 5 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Joseph H. Plumb Memorial Library, 17 Constitution Way, Rochester. There will be a Silent Auction of handmade items, gift baskets, and gift certificates, Bake Sale, Pampered Chef items, and a Children’s […] Read more »

Trial and Error Lead to Bylaw Amendments

Amending the Limited Commercial District zoning bylaws won’t protect the town from any perceived negative impacts of the large-scale solar installation proposed for the historic center, but as Planning Board Chairman Arnold Johnson pointed out on November 24, better safe than sorry – better too late than never. The Planning Board had recently forwarded three […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Recreation

Mattapoisett Recreation still has openings in the following Winter Programs: Center Stage Kids for ages 5-12 years on Wednesdays from 3:00 – 4:00 pm, December 2 through February 3, at the Center School gymnasium. MATTREC is excited to partner with Tracy Gendreau Fiore for a winter theatre program. Children will learn various aspects of the […] Read more »

Breakfast with Santa

The Mattapoisett Knights of Columbus and the Mattapoisett Police Officer’s Association are proud to have teamed up to host “Breakfast with Santa.” Enjoy a complimentary pancake breakfast with Santa next to a delightful warm fire. Families and children of all ages are welcome to attend this event and take pictures with Santa. We kindly ask […] Read more »

Students Treat Seniors to Thanksgiving Feast

It has been a tradition in Tri-Town for 25 years now. Every year on the weekend before Thanksgiving, the students at Old Rochester Regional Junior High School treat Tri-Town seniors to a turkey dinner with all the trimmings. The event goes on like a well-oiled machine now after 25 years, with many of the same […] Read more »

Yard Boss: “We are doing nothing wrong!”

For several months, the Mattapoisett Conservation Commission has attempted to find a way to control unauthorized water taking from the Mattapoisett River by local landscaper Yard Boss. During the November 23 meeting, the commission invited both Vincent Furtado, Department of Public Works superintendent of the Town of Fairhaven, and Yard Boss owner Todd Rodrigues to […] Read more »

Rochester Fire Buys New Ladder Truck

Rochester Fire Chief Scott Weigel presented the town’s new ladder truck to the Board of Selectmen on November 23, nearly two years after Town Meeting approved the appropriation of $75,000 to buy the used engine. Weigel said he had had his eye on this particular truck for some time, waiting for a chance to make […] Read more »