Gateway Youth Hockey

Squirts: The Gladiator Squirts faced off against Braintree on Sunday. The Gladiators came out flying and skated away with a 9-3 win. Returning to net after a three-week hiatus, Ryan Killion was a rock stopping 13 of 16 shots. On offense, Brayden Cannon and Tommy Clavell each netted four goals with Brayden Hathon adding the […] Read more »

Showstoppers’ Performing Arts Camp

Registrations are now being accepted for Showstoppers’ 13th Annual Performing Arts Camp for boys and girls in grades 2 to 8, April 17-21, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm daily, at the Mattapoisett Congregational Church Hall on Church Street in Mattapoisett. A musical theater showcase will be presented to the public at 7:00 pm on the […] Read more »

Living in Two Worlds

Renowned Irish mystic Lorna Byrne and English author and publisher Mark Booth are joining forces to kick off the Marion Institute’s 2017 Connector Series with “Living in Two Worlds” on March 25. Together, they will explore the intertwining roles of the feminine and masculine as illustrated in the world of mythology and alchemy, offer spiritual […] Read more »

The (Not So) Great Backyard Bird Count

Isn’t it weird when a seemingly insignificant activity such as bird watching can stir up an underlying streak of existential angst, sending it floating up from the Mariana Trench of the unconscious ocean of the self and into the tumultuous tides on the surface of the seas of conscious awareness? First, I wouldn’t call myself […] Read more »

Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner

On Saturday, March 11, there will be a corned beef & cabbage dinner for $15 at The Knights lower level, 57 Fairhaven Road in Mattapoisett from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. To make reservations, call Jim at 508-863-3496. The proceeds go to the Knights of Columbus, Damien Council Scholarship Fund. Read more »

Academic Achievements

Kevin Andrews of Rochester has been named to the Westfield State University Dean’s List for the fall 2016 semester. Carolyn L. Foley, a sophomore from Mattapoisett majoring in Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech, is among the Virginia Tech students named to the Dean’s List […] Read more »

Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic

On Sunday, February 26 at 7:00 pm, St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church, 124 Front Street, Marion will hold a book-study discussion of the highly-acclaimed best-seller Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic by Sam Quinones. An investigative journalist, Quinones weaves together two riveting tales of how the opiate epidemic spread across the United States, in […] Read more »

Foodies Meet and Eat at Taber Library

Last Thursday evening, the lights burned brightly inside the Elizabeth Taber Library, which seemed deserted save for some voices – and enticing aromas – drifting from an unseen room behind the stacks. This is where the Potluck Recipe Exchange Group meets to discuss and sample recipes taken from the library’s cookbook collection. For Library Director […] Read more »

Enforcement Order Upheld

On February 16, the Mattapoisett Zoning Board of Appeals finally heard the appeals from Sheryl Martin, Brian Porter, and the Trustees of the Mattapoisett Landing regarding a cease and desist order issued on August 30, 2016 by Director of Inspectional Services Andy Bobola. An enforcement order issued by Bobola that had been continued since August […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Woman’s Club Scholarship

Mattapoisett Woman’s Club is pleased to offer four $1,000 scholarship awards to Mattapoisett residents who are high school seniors, graduating June 2017. Those who are re-entering the academic world after graduating prior to 2017, and are in pursuit of a post-secondary degree program, will also be considered for one of these awards. Mattapoisett Woman’s Club […] Read more »