“Are There Really Two Americas?”

On Wednesday, April 4, at 6:30 pm in the Commons at 1088 Tucker Road, North Dartmouth, Friends Academy will hold their annual Speaker Series, hosting Kip Bordelon whose presentation is entitled “Are There Really Two Americas?” It is free and open to the public. This “real-talk” presentation directly addresses how and why we often see […] Read more »

Greater New Bedford Garden Club “Rose L. Murphy Scholarship”

The Greater New Bedford Garden Club is accepting applications for the $1,500 Rose L. Murphy Scholarship to be awarded to a student enrolled in a full-time college program in 2018-2019 The applicant must be pursuing a degree either in environmental sciences, horticulture, landscape architecture, conservation, or related scientific fields. Students are required to have been […] Read more »

‘Biorefinery’ Seeks Home in Rochester

At the Rochester-based solid waste and recycling facility Zero Waste Solutions, that ‘zero waste’ goal could be just around the corner. Mike Camara, CEO of ABC Disposal, Inc., parent company of the recycling facility off Cranberry Highway, on March 19 was before the Rochester Board of Selectmen accompanied by David McConnell of ENERKEM, a Canadian […] Read more »

The Machacam Club

The Machacam Club will hold the April meeting at Post 280 on April 3. Social time is 5:30 pm; dinner is at 6:00 pm. The meal will be lasagna, salad, garlic bread and pie for dessert. Our speaker for this meeting will be our own Cal Perkins who has just returned from his African holiday. […] Read more »

Rochester Rabies Clinic

The will be a rabies clinic on Sunday, April 8 from 12:00 to 2:00 pm at the Grange Hall, Hartley Road, Rochester. The cost is $12 per shot. All animals must be properly restrained. All dogs must be leashed, all cats in carriers. Licensing will be available for Rochester residents; $10 for intact male or […] Read more »

MATTREC Spring Programs Announced

Mattapoisett Recreation is now accepting registrations for all spring programs. All programs are open to non-residents. KidFit is open to children in Grades K-3 and is held on Tuesdays, 3:00 – 4:00 pm, from May 1-June 5 at Center School Gymnasium. Join Mr. C. for a new session of KidFit. Classes are designed to increase […] Read more »

Recreational Weed – What to Expect

The Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) beat its March 15 deadline to file its final regulations for Massachusetts’ marijuana market and will begin accepting marijuana business applications on April 2. It will issue its first provisionary licenses on June 1, and recreational adult-use marijuana establishments could open starting July 1. The CCC vote was unanimous, which […] Read more »

Children’s Department at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library

Spring Storytimes will begin during the week of March 27 and continue for 8 weeks (except for during school vacation week): Mother Goose on the Loose Nursery Rhyme Program for ages 0-2 on Wednesdays at 10:30 am; Toddler Storytime for ages 2-3 on Thursdays at 10:30 am; and Preschool Storytime for ages 3-5 on Fridays […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Historical Society Arts Seminar Series

The Mattapoisett Historical Society presents an Arts Seminar Series on Tuesday, March 27 at 6:30 pm. The Mattapoisett Historical Society is located at 5 Church Street. Hoyt Hottel is a Mattapoisett native who works in a variety of mediums. He is well known for his hand-blown glass creations, but he also paints and takes photographs. […] Read more »

Conservation Restriction Pending For Estabrook Property

“It’s a vegetation community you don’t often get to see.” This statement was made by Rochester Conservation Agent Laurell Farinon as she explained to the Rochester Conservation Commission on March 20 the benefits the town and its people will enjoy for generations to come when the Estabrook Property is purchased and placed in permanent conservation […] Read more »