Open Table Is Back

Fall has almost arrived, school is in session, and Open Table is resuming operations. The OT crew hopes to see you on Friday, September 8 for a delicious meal served at the Mattapoisett Congregational Church. There is no charge, although donations are gratefully accepted. Doors open at 4:30 pm and supper will be served at […] Read more »

Fall Yoga Offering at Marion Recreation

Marion Recreation is pleased to announce that it will offer a Fall Yoga Program for all levels and abilities. Dynamic, Gentle Yoga will be led by Sue Maxwell Lewis on Wednesdays beginning September 13 and running for six weeks through October 18 from 5:15 – 6:30 pm at the Benjamin D. Cushing Community Center in […] Read more »

Hammond Quarry Walk

Join the Mattapoisett Land Trust (MLT) for a guided walk on Sunday, September 3 at 1:00 pm to the former granite quarry that was an important part of the Town’s history and early industry. Owned primarily by the Hammond family, the quarry operated from the early 1700s until the early 1900s and produced pink granite […] Read more »

‘Year of the Youth’ at 2017 Town Party

If you asked people what the overall vibe of the 2017 Marion Town Party was this past Saturday night, most would answer “young, vibrant.” This year, the Town Party Committee really stepped it up. The activities for kids were more varied than ever with a rock climbing wall free for the kids, free face painting, […] Read more »

Turtle Garden Approved for Maintenance

The Marion Conservation Commission approved some invasive species control at the turtle garden located at The Cove off Jenney Lane. It has been two years since the turtle nesting habitat restoration project was established, with residents of Jenney Lane acting as caregivers of the ‘turtle garden’ where diamondback terrapins have been returning for centuries to […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

The following two Tri-town residents graduated from Clemson University at the August 2017 commencement ceremonies: – Chloe Rebecca Day of Mattapoisett, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences – Shea W. Doonan of Rochester, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Management Abigail Adams was named to Merrimack College’s Dean’s List […] Read more »

Free Pickleball Instruction Clinic

Mattapoisett Recreation will be offering a free Pickleball Instructional Clinic for beginners on Thursday, August 31 from 5:30 – 6:30 pm at the Hammond Street Pickleball court. The clinic will be run by Alex Pavao, former pro at Marion Indoor Tennis. Join Alex to learn the basics of Pickleball. Please email Mattapoisett Recreation with any […] Read more »

Hymn Sing at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church

On Sunday, September 3 at 5:00 pm, The Rev. Jeffrey Cave from Atlanta, Georgia will lead the congregation in a Hymn Sing including anecdotal comments on the history and background of the requested hymns. The Rev. Cave is also the author of the history of St. Philip’s, “The Church by the Town Beach,” published for […] Read more »

Sippican Woman’s Club

Sippican Woman’s Club announces it first program for our club year to be held on Friday, September 8 at 12:30 pm. Recently-published local author Rachel Rowley Spaulding will take us on her journey to locate the Ellen Marie, a New Bedford wooden commercial fishing boat depicted in a painting the author purchased. Rachel’s search for […] Read more »

2017 Stone Horse Builder’s Cup

David Neumeyer of Marion took first place, sailing Bob Gleason’s and Jane Duff’s Metaphor out of Wareham. Second place went to Dave Kane’s Able from Newport, RI, followed closely, in third place by Minneapolis, MN, native, Phil McGlave, who sails his Stone Horse, Blue Jay, out of Westport, MA. Finishing just out of the money […] Read more »