ORRJHS Students of the Month

Kevin T. Brogioli, Principal of Old Rochester Regional Junior High School, announces the following Students of the Month for February, 2017: Green Team: Rachel Foye & Steven Carvalho, Jr. Orange Team: Bessie Pierre & David Oliver Blue Team: Sophia Martins & Marc Pothier Red Team: Erin Besancon & Austin O’Malley Purple Team: Tavish Nunes& Brendan […] Read more »

Baked Fish Dinner

There will be a baked fish dinner at The Knights, 57 Fairhaven Road (lower level) in Mattapoisett on April 14 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. The menu includes baked fish, baked potato, season vegetables, salad, rolls, dessert and coffee for $15 per person (eat in or take out). For reservations, call Jim at 508- 863-3496. Read more »

Decas Matter Still Unresolved

The Rochester Conservation Commission held its March 21 meeting at the Council on Aging to accommodate the larger crowd that was expected for the continued public hearing on the permit violation of the Decas Cranberry Co. project. While the public hearing did provide new information regarding the impacts of the project on the adjacent ponds, […] Read more »

American Treasures at Mattapoisett Library

On Sunday, April 9 at 2:00 pm, author and historian Stephen Puleo will talk about his latest book American Treasures at Mattapoisett Free Public Library, 7 Barstow Street, Mattapoisett. American Treasures is the story of the U.S. government’s secret efforts to save the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and Gettysburg Address. These and other priceless documents […] Read more »

Sunday Morning Stroll in Mattapoisett

Get outside and take a Sunday Stroll with the Buzzards Bay Coalition and Southcoast Health at the Mattapoisett Land Trust’s Munn Preserve (189 Mattapoisett Neck Road, Mattapoisett) on April 2 at 10:00 am. During this leisurely one-hour walk through the woods to the shores of Brandt Island Cove, you’ll get some fresh air and exercise […] Read more »

What’s Your Story?

“Learn How To Write And Self-Publish An Autobiography, Memoir Or Family History.” Henry Quinlan, publisher, with more than 40 years of experience in publishing, will make this presentation on Thursday, April 20 at 4:00 pm at the Mattapoisett COA, 17 Barstow Street. Mr. Quinlan will present a guide on how to write and how to […] Read more »

Almost a Drive-Through Meeting

With only one hearing on the agenda and no resistance to the special permit application, the Mattapoisett Zoning Board of Appeals meeting on March 16 was a short and sweet process, much like a drive-through window. But make no mistake about it, when it comes to handling the business of reviewing applications, the ZBA readily […] Read more »

Questions Raised Over Paving

The Mattapoisett Planning Board met on March 20 with an agenda absent any public hearings or discussions. But that didn’t mean business wasn’t conducted. Indeed, it gave the board members plenty of time to hear from Barry Denham as he updated them on the paving of Appaloosa Way, a short private roadway off River Road. […] Read more »

Home Energy and Sustainability

Are you concerned about your increasing energy bills? Do you worry about remaining in your house during a power outage? What is all of this talk about renewable and green energy, and does it really make a difference? Come listen to Mr. Jamie Jacquart, Assistant Director of Campus Sustainability at UMass Dartmouth, discuss these issues […] Read more »

Celebrating Women Composers

The Tri-County Symphonic Band will present a concert “Celebrating Women Composers” on Sunday, March 26 at 3:00 pm in the Fireman Performing Arts Center on the campus of Tabor Academy in Marion, MA. This concert will present the World Premiere of “Helen Of Troy,” composed by New York City composer JoAnne Harris. Last August, the […] Read more »