St. Philip’s Episcopal Church

Clergy from nearby and around the country visit the “Church at the Town Beach” in Mattapoisett from July 3 to September 4. Services using the 1928 Book of Common Prayer are at 8:00 am and 10:00 am. On Sunday, July 31, The Rev. Robert Malm, Rector, Grace Church, Alexandria, Virginia will be officiating. All are […] Read more »

Thelma L. (Leahey) Storer

Thelma L. (Leahey) Storer, 86, of Mattapoisett passed away Thursday, July 28, 2016 surrounded by her beloved family after a courageous fight with a brief illness. She was the loving wife of the late William J. Storer. Born in Fall River, a daughter of the late Frank E. and Sarah C. (Farnham) Leahey she was […] Read more »

Claire A. Flynn

Claire A. Flynn, age 75, of Hidden Bay, South Dartmouth, formerly of Mattapoisett, died on Monday July 25, 2016 after a courageous fight against cancer. She was the devoted wife of the late Joseph Flynn, and dedicated mother of Joseph, Jr. and Margaret, and cherished grandmother of Deirdre and Brighid. Claire was a daughter of […] Read more »

Sippican Historical Society

In late June, the Sippican Historical Society received a phone call from the Woburn Public Library that it was de-accessioning items from its collection. In 1901, a donor had given the library the shoe buckles of Major Earl Clapp from Rochester, who fought in the Revolutionary War. In 1776, Rochester included Marion, Mattapoisett, Rochester and […] Read more »

Community Unites to Support Police, Pray for Peace

“This is simply the right thing to do,” said Reverend Amy Lignitz Harken of the Mattapoisett Congregational Church on Saturday, July 16, during an ecumenical service held at ORR Junior High to show community support for local police. “…In a time when the world seems to be falling apart,” said Harken, in reference to these […] Read more »

Keeping the Community Afloat

The communities of the Tri-Town are special: the landscapes, the historic buildings, the history. But what really makes our three towns stand out are the people who live in them, the people who work in them, govern them, and especially the ones who give of their time and energy, volunteering for the highest good of […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

Phillips Exeter Academy is delighted to share that the following students have achieved academic honors during the spring 2016 term. To qualify for the honor roll, students must maintain an overall average of B, or a grade between 8.0-8.9 on an 11-point scale. High honors are given for grades 9.0-9.9 (B+); highest honors are given […] Read more »

A Cavalcade of American Popular Music

On Friday, July 29, the Marion Concert Band continues its Friday evening concert series with a program of American popular music. The program, which features a variety of pop styles from the 1920s to 1980s, is as follows: Washington Post March – J. P. Sousa Second American Folk Rhapsody – C. Grundman Flute Cocktail – […] Read more »

BWAA Annual Art Show

The Bourne Wareham Art Association will hold their 52nd Annual Art Show and Sale at Buzzards Bay Park in Bourne, located near the Railroad Bridge. The show will take place on Saturday, July 30 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Visit the show and meet local award-winning artists who will be exhibiting original fine art […] Read more »

Gateway Youth Hockey

The Gateway Youth Hockey program announces the offering of a new girl’s developmental program for the upcoming 2016-17 season. The program will be offered to girls of all ages interested in learning the fundamentals of playing hockey in an exclusive environment of girls only. The program will be heavily focused on learning through November and […] Read more »