Showstoppers to Offer One Last Holiday Concert

The Showstoppers community-service singing troupe is offering one last performance of their 2018 Christmas Concert on Sunday, December 30at 2:00 pm at the Knights of Columbus on Rte 6 in Mattapoisett. The show will include traditional and non-traditional selections performed by this talented troupe of local singers and special guests. The show is sure to […] Read more »

Sippican Historical Society

In 1998, the Sippican Historical Society commissioned an architectural survey of Marion’s historic homes and buildings. The survey was funded one-half by the Sippican Historical Society and one-half by the Massachusetts Historical Commission. Due to the limits of funding, not all of the historic buildings were surveyed, but over 100 were catalogued and photographed. The […] Read more »

Edmond P Patnaude

Edmond P Patnaude, 70, of Rochester passed away on Friday December 14, 2018 at Charlton Memorial Hospital surrounded by his loving family and friends.  He was born in Fairhaven, son of the late Edmond and Mary (Murphy) Patnaude. Ed leaves behind his wife Leith (Liebman) Patnaude with whom he celebrated over 44 years of marriage; […] Read more »

Nightmare Before Christmas – Brandt Point Village

The report came late in the evening’s agenda, the December 17 Mattapoisett Planning Board agenda, that is. The report in question was the peer review update from Ken Motta of Field Engineering regarding the oft times troubled Brandt Point Village subdivision. The chapters in this construction project’s story could read like a Tim Burton movie […] Read more »

This Imperfect Christmas

Some people’s love of the holiday season is obvious. They put their tree up before Thanksgiving, smother their house in lights, and still send Christmas cards out to every person they’ve ever met. Their blatant love of Christmas hits you over the head with the hard density of a begrudgingly re-gifted fruitcake. I too love […] Read more »

Peter Hodges Memorial Scholarship

The Mattapoisett Lions Club, a member of Lions International – the world’s largest service club organization consisting of 45,000 clubs and more than 1.3 million members world-wide, is pleased to announce the availability of two (2) -$ 2,500 scholarships to be awarded this year to a graduating high school senior or home-schooled student residing in […] Read more »

BOS Considers Action Against Repeat Kennel Offender

Residents report that things had been quiet for well over two years now since their neighbor Liberal Teixeira’s kennel license was revoked by the Town, essentially putting an end to the incessant barking that prompted repeated complaints since 2013. But that was then, and with a revival of dogs incessantly barking at the property, neighbors […] Read more »

Marion Art Center

Join the Marion Art Center (MAC) as we close out the season with the Putnam Murdock Trio on Saturday, December 22at 7:30. Putnam Murdock (guitar and vocals), Barry Gross (bass and vocals), and Colin Bradley (pedal steel) have been conducting experiments in sonic allure for three years. Creating soundscapes laced with lyric and story, they […] Read more »

Tabor Musicians Earn Top Positions

Each year, students from the 136 public and private schools in the Massachusetts Music Educator’s Southeastern District compete, by audition, for spots in the four honors ensembles (chorus, concert band, jazz band, and orchestra). The honors ensembles, under the direction of some of the finest college conductors, assemble for rehearsals and a concert in January. […] Read more »

Jane S. Bogins

Jane S. Bogins, 93, of Stuart, FL, formerly of Marion, MA died Sunday, December 16, 2018 at Morton Hospital in Taunton, MA. She was the wife of the late Henry E. Bogins. Born in Rumford, ME, she was the daughter of the late Edward H. and Wilhelmina (Mowat) Paterson.  Previously living in Dorchester, Stoughton and […] Read more »