Committee Seeks Public Input for Safety Upgrades

Mattapoisett Town Administrator Michael Gagne explained to the Board of Selectmen on January 22 the Bike/Ped Committee’s approach to the Tier 2 Complete Streets process. The committee has scheduled two dates for public input workshops to help prioritize the projects proposed for the Complete Streets grant funding. Mattapoisett recently was accepted as a Tier 1 […] Read more »

A Moment to Yourselves

Parents, do you want to enjoy an early Valentine’s Day dinner and not pay for a babysitter? On Saturday, February 9from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, the CORI’d adults and youth of First Congregational Church of Rochester will entertain your children with crafts, games, dinner, and a movie while you revel in some quiet time […] Read more »

Mattapoisett to Enlist Seniors to Inspect Recycling

Mattapoisett residents are being asked to improve their recycling practices ahead of a new program that entails a curbside visual inspection of residents’ recycling bins on recycling day. But don’t start calling them the “recycling police” just yet. Mattapoisett Health Agent Dale Barrows intends on soliciting the services of some active seniors who sign up […] Read more »

A Future “Eagle” View

“Three, two, one – go!” shouts the patrol leader trying to reach us through our panting and fatigue. The chilly air nipped at me, but I was too excited to feel it. Through the shouts of scouts, fun activities, and bitter cold, my first Klondike Derby was underway. The Klondike Derby is a scouting challenge […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Postal Delivery

To the Editor: In a recent letter to the Editor a writer expressed frustration that residents of Mattapoisett village do not have mail delivery to their homes and must use a P.O. Box as their address. This causes countless problems getting mail or packages delivered, proving residency and so on. The United States Postal Service […] Read more »

Sorry, BOH … Taber Statue Keeps Her Pipe

Over the past three years, the Marion Board of Health has banned ‘vaping’ in addition to smoking in public spaces and raised the minimum age to buy cigarettes and nicotine products to 21 before the state mandate. And even today, the board is still bent on pursuing a town-wide prohibition of flavored nicotine and tobacco […] Read more »

Mary Lee (Love) Trautman

Mary Lee (Love) Trautman, a longtime Marion resident, passed away peacefully on January 1, 2019. She was born to the late F. Anita and John T Love Jr of Ruxton, MD. She was educated at the Greenwood School for Girls in Ruxton, MD (voted Best Athlete) and was presented at The Baltimore Batchelors’ Cotillion in […] Read more »

Tabor Academy Rallies to Support Coast Guard

After hearing story after story of how Coast Guard families are being negatively affected by the federal shutdown, Tabor Academy librarian Ann Richard took her concern and put it into action, contacting the Cape Cod Military Support Foundation to ask how the Tabor community might help. When she learned that the greatest need is for […] Read more »

OC Boys Basketball Dominates Competition

After starting the season 6-0 for the first in program history, Old Colony boys basketball suffered its first loss of the season. The Cougars got past that pretty quickly, now having won three straight, with their most recent win coming in a 92-50 win over Cape Cod Tech. “We got off to the races,” Old […] Read more »

One Book, Tri-Town Explores Literature, Art, and History

The Elizabeth Taber Library in Marion, the Mattapoisett Free Public Library, and the Joseph H. Plumb Memorial Library in Rochester announce an exciting new program: One Book, Tri-Town.  We will be reading The Muralist by B. A. Shapiro leading up to a visit by the author on Sunday, May 19at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library.  […] Read more »