Mattapoisett Historical Society Yard Sale

The Mattapoisett Historical Society will hold a yard sale on Baptist Street in Mattapoisett on Saturday, June 4 starting at 8:00 am and ending at 11:00 am. There will be a variety of items for sale: ceramics, rare seashells, furniture, Presto Press, etc. Come buy a treasure and support the Mattapoisett Historical Society. Read more »

Girls’ Track, Boys’ Tennis Win SCC Titles

Two ORR teams became SCC Champions this week: Boys’ Tennis and Girls’ Track. The boys clinched with a Friday win over D-R, while the girls won a meet over Seekonk and Voke that gave them at least a share of the #1 spot and won the SCC championship meet to further cement their glory. Boys’ […] Read more »

Man Charged with 153 Counts of Poaching

Mattapoisett Harbormaster Jill Simmons sensed something fishy on Wednesday, May 18, while giving a hand to a boater who was having a hard time backing up his trailer to the boat ramp. Following her gut, her hunch led to the arrest of Belmiro Baptista, 65, of Pawtucket, Rhode Island for poaching sea bass. “We got […] Read more »

Senior Projects at Tabor Academy

It’s that time of year – Tabor Academy seniors are showing off all of the hard work they have put into their senior projects this spring. Senior project presentations are underway at the school this week, and all the projects are presented in abstract on Friday morning. Senior Projects allow seniors in good academic standing […] Read more »

MYC Begins Its Racing Season

The Mattapoisett Yacht Club begins its racing season with the first race of the June series for the Ensign class on Tuesday, June 7. The Ensign is a 23-foot one-design keel boat with a strong national class association. The MYC Ensign fleet #76 is the fastest growing fleet in the country. This year, MYC will […] Read more »

Boat Race Supper and Special Raffle

The Rochester Memorial Day Boat Race (RMDBR) Ham & Bean Supper will be held on Saturday, May 28 at Rochester Memorial School, 16 Pine Street in Rochester. The supper will be served from 5:00 to 7:00 pm and tickets can be purchased at the door: adults are $10 and children under 12 are only $5. […] Read more »

Rochester Hires New Town Administrator

The Rochester Board of Selectmen has found its new town administrator, and selectmen didn’t have to look very far to find her. Suzanne Szyndlar, the current part-time town accountant for the Towns of Rochester and Mattapoisett, will assume the full-time position as the town’s first female town administrator since the position was established. “The Board […] Read more »

Open Auditions for Oliver

The Marion Art Center announces auditions for its upcoming production of Lionel Bart’s musical Oliver. Auditions for all roles will be held June 7 and June 9 from 3:00 to 7:00 pm by appointment only on those dates. Please call The Marion Art Center at 508-748-1266 to schedule an audition time on either June 7 […] Read more »

Remembering the Ladies

The Sippican Historical Society will present a lecture, “Remembering the Ladies: Boston Women in Public Art,” by Mary Howland Smoyer on Thursday, May 26 at 7:00 pm at the Marion Music Hall. Mary Howland Smoyer, a lifelong Marion summer resident and a retired Boston Public School teacher, has been active in the Boston Women’s Heritage […] Read more »

Tabor Academy to Host Blood Drive

Please participate in Tabor Academy’s spring blood drive. You will find the blood mobile in the parking lot at 256 Front Street Marion on May 26 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. Drop in or by appointment by calling 508-291-8375. There are so many in our community who are impacted by cancer and other illness […] Read more »