Selectmen Close Annual Town Meeting Warrant

“It’s that time of year again,” said Board of Selectmen Chairman Stephen Cushing as he picked up a copy of the draft town meeting warrant. The fiscal year 2017 budget is now balanced and the articles for the 2016 Annual Town Meeting listed, and selectmen on March 22 voted to close the annual and special […] Read more »

Like The Tiny Mustard Seed

Little Sophia Crippin of Marion has big ideas. She may not recognize or understand just how big her ideas are, but like the parable of the tiny mustard seed, her idea is growing into something quite big. Sophia’s aunt Jess Solimini of Marion has been on two mission trips to Haiti with Love in Motion, […] Read more »

Spring Break Training

As the snow begins to melt and the weather gets a little warmer, spring shows clear signs of approaching Tabor. The end of winter means the start of one of the prettiest and most exciting times of year at Tabor. Spring, to students, means swimming or sunning by the waterfront, discarding tights and boots in […] Read more »

Thoughts on: Endings and Beginnings

To the Editor: Thoughts on: Endings and Beginnings. The first year of the 60s would be a year of change in Mattapoisett. Of course, you could still get your shirts cleaned for 20 cents at Bush Cleaners and they would clean your American flag for free. A gallon of milk was 49 cents at Sylvia’s […] Read more »

A School Day Like Any Other

Spring has begun to peek its head out from behind the cold, dark days of winter storm clouds. The temperature is rising, and small flower buds are poking their way out of the soil to greet the warming sun with their small green shoots. Nature isn’t the only thing adding a little color to the […] Read more »

Bogs in Mattapoisett Sunday Stroll

Take a Sunday stroll at The Bogs in Mattapoisett with the Buzzards Bay Coalition on April 3. Enjoy the beauty of nature in spring on a free guided walk with the Buzzards Bay Coalition at The Bogs in Mattapoisett on Sunday, April 3 at 1:00 pm. On this walk, you’ll learn about the history and […] Read more »

Making Mattapoisett Beautiful Inside and Out

When it comes to making a town beautiful as well as functional, it takes a consortium of talents, resources, and, well, imagination. That is just what is taking place in Mattapoisett. Town Administrator Michael Gagne, at the behest of Selectman Paul Silva, has begun exploring the idea of a ‘community garden’ for Mattapoisett. Gagne said […] Read more »

Night Train From Wickford

You took the night train from Wickford. I knew you would. We had discussed it without saying anything out loud. I knew you were going when your eyes moved under closed lids as I told you I was there and everything was okay, you could go if you wanted to. We had done everything you […] Read more »

Gateway Youth Hockey

Squirts: Gateway Gladiator Squirts faced Norwood on Saturday for the last of the three-game series of the Yankee Conference playoffs. In the first period, Ty David Ribeiro put the points on the board with two goals, one unassisted and the other assisted by Brayden Hathon and Thomas Clavell. In the second, Ribeiro added three more […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Lions Club Triathlon

Registration for the Mattapoisett Lions Club Triathlon to be held at 8:00 am on July 10 is now OPEN, and for the first time in 30 years, it will be USAT sanctioned! Proceeds benefit local families and charities. Register today! Read more »