Run the Trails with the Buzzards Bay Coalition

Join the Buzzards Bay Coalition for a series of three guided trail runs on Saturday mornings in May. Enjoy the spectacular outdoors with a group of runners who love to discover new trails across the Buzzards Bay region. These runs are free and open to runners of all abilities. The trail running series will take […] Read more »

TM Warrant Signed, Sealed and to be Delivered

With a few days left until the Mattapoisett Town Meeting hits the stage at ORRHS on May 9 at 6:30 pm, Capital Improvement Committee Chairman Gerry Johnson and Town Administrator Michael Gagne presented the Board of Selectmen – Tyler Macallister, Jordon Collyer, and Paul Silva – with the warrant and its articles. Johnson’s report to […] Read more »

Chickens on Handlebars

This being the last week of Autism Awareness Month, I thought I’d conclude things on a relatively lighter note, a ‘different’ note. My readers know by now that autism wasn’t always sunshine and rainbows for my family, and even this far down in our autism journey, we still sometimes find ourselves deep in the autism […] Read more »

Janet L. (Miller) Thackeray

Janet L. (Miller) Thackeray, 94, of Marion died April 27, 2016 peacefully at home after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s Dementia. She was the beloved wife and best friend of the late Robert R. Thackeray, with whom she shared 62 years of marriage. Born and raised in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Earl […] Read more »

Sippican School Receives Funding for Greenhouse

The Sippican School Garden Club has been awarded a $2,000 grant from the Whole Kids Foundation to fund installation of a greenhouse on the school campus. This grant was supplemented by a $2,000 matching contribution from the Marion Garden Group, $1,000 from a donated discretionary fund, and $500 from another anonymous donor to fully fund […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Congregational Church Rummage Sale

On Saturday, May 7 from 9:00 am to noon, the Parish Hall at the Mattapoisett Congregational Church, 27 Church Street, will be open with gently used men’s, women’s and children’s clothing for sale at bargain prices. Also available will be shoes, hand bags, belts, hats, scarves and ties. In addition, there will be books and […] Read more »

Yard Boss Sues Town for Defamation

Mattapoisett landscaping company Yard Boss has listed Mattapoisett Conservation Commission Chairman Bob Rogers and Conservation Agent Elizabeth Leidhold as defendants in a civil lawsuit seeking $250,000 in damages the company says it suffered due to defamatory claims against the company during three separate public meetings of the Conservation Commission. In the April 14 complaint, Yard […] Read more »

RMS Presents ‘Twelfth Night’ This Friday

The Rochester Memorial School students will perform William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night on April 29 at 7:00 pm in the Rochester Memorial School Cafetorium. Scripted and directed by Danni Kleiman, the students have been working hard on this year’s annual Shakespeare performance. Tickets are $9 at the door or to reserve tickets in advance, please call […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Woman’s Club Documentary Showing

The public is invited to attend the showing of a 25-minute documentary video about the history and accomplishments of the Mattapoisett Woman’s Club. The video is the first in a series of events celebrating the club’s 75th anniversary and diamond jubilee. The showing will be at 1:30 pm on Sunday, May 15 in the meeting […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Land Trust Annual Meeting

The Mattapoisett Land Trust invites everyone to join in celebrating their 42nd Annual Meeting and Family Activities Event on Saturday, May 14. At 10:00 am, the celebration will begin with the opening of the new trailhead and parking area on Prospect Road at Rock Street and a short hike on the new trail to the […] Read more »