Elizabeth Taber Library Annual Book Sale

Our annual book sale will take place at the Marion Music Hall on Friday, July 28 from 3:00 – 6:00 pm and Saturday, July 29 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm. Please come and support your local library. All funds raised from the book sale are spent on enhancing our programs and services. Gently used […] Read more »

From the Mattapoisett Road Race Committee

The committee would like to thank our sponsors, the highway department, the police department, student volunteers, and community volunteers for making the Road Race such an enormous success. It takes a great community coming together to make such a great occasion. The committee would like to give a huge ”Thank You” to Bob Gardner for […] Read more »

Recruiting For Today And Tomorrow

The Mattapoisett Fire Department has a message for all able-bodied residents who may be home during weekday hours – “We Need You!” Or more accurately, the townspeople need you. Fire Chief Andrew Murray has been actively recruiting for at least four new call firefighters since the beginning of June. “I’ve only spoken to two people […] Read more »

Leo A. Surprenant

Leo A. Surprenant, age 93, of Fairhaven, passed away Saturday, July 22, 2017 at St. Luke’s Hospital. He was the husband of Theresa (Durand) Surprenant with whom he shared 67 years of marriage. Born in New Bedford, a son of the late Jean and Irene (Roy) Surprenant, he had resided in California for several years […] Read more »

Carol A. (Burke) Connolly

Carol A. (Burke) Connolly, 78, of Mattapoisett died July 23, 2017 at Sippican Health Care Center after a long illness. She was the wife of Paul J. Connolly. Born in Arlington, MA, the daughter of the late Wallace H. and Helen (McQuiggan) Burke, she was raised in Belmont and lived in Mattapoisett for over 35 […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Lions Club Scholarships

Kim Ray, President of The Mattapoisett Lions Club, one of 45,000 Lions Clubs around the world, has announced the two recipients of 2017 Mattapoisett Lions Club Award of Excellence in the amount of $2,500 each. This year’s recipients are Maxxon Wolski, of Mattapoisett, a senior at Old Rochester Regional High School and Kathleen Gifford, of […] Read more »

MAC Summer Members Show

The Marion Art Center invites all members in good standing to submit two pieces for exhibit and sale in its 2017 Summer Members Show. Artwork must be appropriately matted, framed and ready to hang, with hanging wire on the back affixed securely to the frame with eye hooks. Drop-off for artwork will take place at […] Read more »

Friends of Plumb Library Book Sale

The Friends of Plumb Library are seeking used books and other items for their annual book sale that will take place on September 23. Please bring your clean, used copies of books, DVDs, CDs, or games to the Plumb Library, 17 Constitution Way, Rochester, during library hours. Last date to drop off books will be […] Read more »

Farmer’s Market Granted Special Permit

The Rochester Zoning Board of Appeals on July 13 granted Craig Canning of Rochester Farms a Special Permit to develop a 60-acre parcel at 0 Marion Road into a farmer’s market and surrounding organic farm. Two 7,200 square-foot buildings are slated for the site, as well as parking and entrances that will be limited to […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Recreation Pickleball Drop-in

Pickleball drop-in will now be offered on both Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings. Thursday is 6:00 pm to sundown and Saturday is 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. We have pickleball racquets and balls available at the court. We now have a permanent pickleball court next to the tennis courts on Hammond Street. This can be […] Read more »