Upper Cape Tech Craft Fair

Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School will hold their 23rd annual American Made Professional Arts and Craft Fair on Saturday, November 18 and Sunday, November 19 from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm each day. The Craft Fair is sponsored by Upper Cape Tech’s Parent Teacher Organization, which funds student activities, scholarships, and other school events. […] Read more »

William V. “Billy” Kennedy

William V. “Billy” Kennedy, 65, of Mattapoisett passed away Friday October 27, 2017. He was the husband of Beth (Langevin) Kennedy. Born and raised in Roslindale, he was the son of the late Vincent F. and Mabel E. (Howley) Kennedy. Billy lived in Walpole many years before retiring to Mattapoisett. He also wintered in Largo, […] Read more »

Rita (Desjardins) Lemlin

Rita (Desjardins) Lemlin, 94, died October 29, 2017 peacefully at the home of her daughter Julianne and son-in-law Roland Dufresne in Rochester, MA where she lived for the past eight years supported by her devoted caregivers. Born in New Bedford in 1923, the daughter of the late Ludger S. and Alma (Desmarais) Desjardins, Rita joined […] Read more »

Engineer Warned to ‘Change His Attitude’

You can argue with the chairman of the Rochester Planning Board over how to interpret a Zoning Bylaw, but when the chairman tells you, “We wrote the God-damned thing,” chances are you will not win said argument. An informal meeting between representatives of JC Engineering, Inc. and the Planning Board over a proposed Form B […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Sees Uptick in Alien Abductions

The Town of Mattapoisett and its residents have developed an increasing alien problem that not even a wall could possibly remedy. U.F.O. sightings in Mattapoisett are not a rare occurrence. Even Elizabeth Taber from neighboring Marion made mention in her private journals of a number of instances while visiting Mattapoisett when she witnessed flying saucers […] Read more »

Spicy Fun at Rochester Congregational Church

Do you like chili and cornbread? The First Congregational Church of Rochester warmly invites the Tri-Town community to come taste a few chili varieties – beef, vegetarian and turkey – after our relaxed evening service at 5:00 pm on Sunday, November 12. Bring a dessert to share. The service and dinner will be held in […] Read more »

Anna Elizabeth (Gifford) White

Anna Elizabeth (Gifford) White, age 90, passed away at her residence surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Ainsley Churbuck White with whom she shared 45 years of marriage. Born in Rochester, she was the daughter of the late Maxwell and Grace May (Hartley) Gifford. Anna was a 1945 graduate […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Library Trustees Plan Updates

On October 24, the Mattapoisett Board of Selectmen met with Mattapoisett Free Public Library Director Susan Pizzolato and several library trustees to discuss plans for improvements and upgrades to the library’s functionality. Pizzolato explained that with the help of the trustees, she has been working with a consultant to evaluate the effective and efficient use […] Read more »

1st Annual Bells of Remembrance

The Mattapoisett Woman’s Club is proud to announce the first annual ringing of the Bells of Remembrance in the Tri-Town area and beyond. In honor of Veterans Day, this event will take place on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. Area churches and organizations have, at this time, verbally consented […] Read more »

Three Facets of the Immortal Beethoven

Join the South Coast Chamber Music Series for “Total Beethoven” on November 18 in Marion and November 19 in South Dartmouth. This concert offers a refresher course in genius, courtesy of Ludwig van Beethoven. The delightful “Spring” Sonata for violin and piano presents his playful side, while the Cello Sonata in A Major ranks as […] Read more »