Gateway Youth Hockey

Gateway Squirts: Gateway Gladiator Squirts shut out the Plymouth Red, 11-0, on Saturday. In the first period, Matthew Paling got the scoring started with an assist from Benjamin Hebbel. Ty David Ribeiro went on to earn a hat trick in the first with help from Hebbel on all three goals and Brady Kidney on one. […] Read more »

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in New Bedford

Bid farewell to 2015 and ring in the New Year in New Bedford with City Celebrates New Year’s Eve FREE programming from 5:00 – 8:30 pm! New Bedford area residents and visitors are invited to enjoy an evening full of free family-friendly programming on New Year’s Eve in Downtown New Bedford’s Seaport Cultural District to […] Read more »

Search for New COA Director Continues

Marion Town Administrator Paul Dawson described the ideal candidate for the Council on Aging director position as one who could dream up new services for seniors and find the ways to deliver those services, even without the immediate prospect of having a physical building in which to provide them. On December 29, the Marion Board […] Read more »

Holiday Thank You

To the Editor: The Sinnott family would like to sincerely thank the members of the Mattapoisett Police Department, Mattapoisett Fire Department, and Mattapoisett Water Department for their professionalism and dedication. After our neighbor noticed an alarm going off in our home at 2:00 am on Christmas morning and was unable to reach anyone in our […] Read more »

Quick Work for Mattapoisett PD

On Friday, December 25 at 2:23 am Officer Lenira Lima and Officer Brett Osetkowski were dispatched to Mechanic Street for a reported water leak. While investigating the source of the water leak that originated from a cut pipe in the sprinkler system located at 12 Mechanic Street, the officers could hear a faint alarm coming […] Read more »

The Year in Review

Here at The Wanderer, we like to look back in our final issue of the year and remember the happenings, goings-on, and stories that we brought to you in the 51 other issues of the ending year. In this edition, we recall the noteworthy news and occurrences – some that you might have forgotten about […] Read more »

A Concert to Ring in the Holiday Season

The soothing melodies of Christmas flowed through the high school auditorium on Tuesday as the Old Rochester Music Department held its annual Holiday Concert. The ORR Jazz Combo, Jazz Band, Concert Band, and Chorus were all dressed to impress in black and white, ready to perform the pieces they have been preparing since the beginning […] Read more »

Gingerbread Lighthouses

  While others were out bustling on the last Saturday before Christmas, a couple dozen of the littler library patrons enjoyed the day making candy gingerbread houses at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library on Saturday, December 19. Read more »

FinCom Chats About Town Affairs

The Marion Finance Committee on December 17 approved a $6,800 budget transfer to pay for a new roof for the recreation building at 13 Atlantis Drive before Chairman Alan Minard lightly touched upon other town matters. The cost for the new metal roof at the rec building was lower – to the tune of $12,000 […] Read more »

Daniel Allen Spooner

Daniel Allen Spooner, 57, of Mattapoisett died December 26, 2015 unexpectedly at St. Luke’s Hospital. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Allen and Maria L. “Lucy” (Goes) Spooner, he lived in Mattapoisett for the last 12 years. Daniel was formerly employed as a commercial fisherman on several vessels of the New Bedford […] Read more »