Friends Yard Sale

The Mattapoisett Friends Meeting will hold a fundraising yard sale on Saturday, July 13from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm at 103 Marion Road (Route 6). There will be several vendors in addition to items that were donated to the sale. The historic Quaker meeting house will be open for anyone who would like to see it. Read more »

Universally Accessible Boardwalk at Osprey Marsh

Sippican Lands Trust (SLT) plans to start construction of an 1,800 foot universally accessible boardwalk at its Osprey Marsh property on Point Road in Marion later this month. This boardwalk project builds on the generous donation by members of the Smoyer/Howland family of the 20-acre Osprey Marsh property of forest and marshland on Planting Island […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

Maura Lonergan of Marion graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the College of Charlestonduring the college’s Spring 2019 Commencement on May 10 & 11, 2019.             Kelsey Elizabeth Halloran of Marion was named to The University of Alabama’sDean’s List for spring 2019.                         The following students have been named to the dean’s list at the University of […] Read more »

Rochester Family Swimming for a Cause

            The Williams family of Rochester has done something quite amazing: they have raised over $6,000 for the Buzzards Bay Coalition (BBC) as Team Splash. On June 22 they, along with 276 other supporters of the BBC mission, entered the waters of the outer harbor at New Bedford’s south-end and swam towards Fairhaven emerging at Fort […] Read more »

Read with Tabor this Summer

Into the Raging Seaby Rachel Slade has been selected by Tabor Academy as their community wide summer read. Kerry Saltonstall, Director of Communications, said “It has been some time since we have done a community read and we are excited to get back to that practice this summer. We wanted to invite our neighbors and […] Read more »

Jake Jason’s Recording-Breaking Season Stole the Show

            The Tri-Town area had multiple success stories in the world of sports, though there was none bigger than the one that came out of the Cougar Cage at Old Colony.             Old Colony boys basketball finished the year 18-4 after losing to Cohasset in the Division 4 South Sectional quarter finals, though that wasn’t the reason […] Read more »

Striped Bass Migration

            The striped bass, affectionately called a striper for the dark lines along its side by sportsmen, prefers a water temperature from 55 degrees to 68 degrees. To stay in this range, they migrate both in spring and fall. With the arrival of summer, the spring migration is all but complete in Buzzards Bay, having started […] Read more »

Mark A. Pereira

Mark A. Pereira, 66 of New Bedford died June 27, 2019 at home surrounded by his family and friends after a long courageous battle with cancer.             He was the husband of the late Sheila (Poulin) Pereira.             Born in New Bedford, son of the late Antonio A. and Audrey (Faye) Pereira, he lived in New Bedford […] Read more »

MATTREC Summer Program Offerings

Mattapoisett Recreation still has spaces available in the following programs:             Nature Explorers is a half day camp running July 22 to 26and July 29 to August 2 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Join us to explore some of Mattapoisett’s unique natural areas. Every day, participants will visit a different area and experience hands-on learning. Cost […] Read more »

Marion July 5th Fireworks

The Marion Fireworks Committee is proud to remind everyone that the Fireworks have been fully funded and are planned for July 5! We are so excited and grateful to all who helped make it happen.             Plan on bringing your blanket and taking advantage of the high tide at noon on July 5th. Food trucks will be […] Read more »