Fair Way Golf Tournament

The 4th Annual Fair Way Golf Tournament put on by The Church of the Good Shepherd will be held on Saturday, September 7, at Little Harbor Country Club. Shotgun start at 8:00 am. $80.00 per golfer/$320.00 a team (early sign up save $10.00 per person by July 31st. All proceeds benefit homeless, hunger, substance abuse programs, […] Read more »

MLT Wildlife Habitat Walk

            In 2018 and 2019 Mattapoisett Land Trust (MLT) hired professional foresters Phil Benjamin and Tom Farrell to create Forest Management Plans (FMPs) for 360 acres of woods in our Old Aucoot and Brandt Island Cove Districts. To improve habitat for wildlife, particularly birds, the foresters recommend selective thinning and limited tree harvest in certain forest […] Read more »

Marion Bans Flavored Tobacco, Reignites Talk on Banning Menthol

            Effective soon, all flavored tobacco and nicotine products will be banned from stores in Marion, with the exception of the flavors menthol and wintergreen. In the coming months, however, the town could add these minty flavors to the ban, including menthol cigarettes, as the board wants to revisit the matter after abandoning the notion last […] Read more »

Dr. Clayton “Clay” Edward King

Dr. Clayton “Clay” Edward King died peacefully in his home surrounded by his loving family on July 21, 2019 in Mattapoisett, MA at the age of 83.             Clay is survived by the love of his life, and wife of nearly 58 years, Veronica “Roni” (Little) King and their three children including son Michael, his wife […] Read more »

StoryWalk at Peirson Woods

Sippican Lands Trust’s Summer StoryWalk at Peirson Woods features Flying Deep written by Michelle Cusolito and illustrated by Nicole Wong. Flying Deep will be displayed at the Peirson Woods property from Monday, July 15 to Thursday, August 15.             A special “Meet the Author” event will be held on Monday,July 22at 2:00 pm at Peirson Woods. […] Read more »

Concert at the Mattapoisett Museum

Party of the Sun will be live at the Mattapoisett Museum on Thursday, August 8at 7:00 pm. Party of the Sun is an indie folk band from New Hampshire led by songwriter Ethan McBrien and producer/multi-instrumentalist Rory Hurley. Since 2006, both McBrien and Hurley have recorded and performed with funk/rock fusion outfit The Youngest Sun. Tickets […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Seeks Complete Streets Grant

            No one ever said it was easy to find ways to secure state or federal grant monies, but no one is probably better suited to try and understand the process and then explain them in terms the average taxpayer could understand than Bonne DeSousa of Mattapoisett.             Well known around the Southcoast for her efforts to […] Read more »

By Marilou Newell

            Pastural scenes, roaring ocean waves, birds on the wing, seaside visions, agrarian activities, moments in time, color and light – those and many more adjectives can be used to express what can be found at the Marion Art Center (MAC)’s current exhibit. On July 12, the MAC opened its members exhibit to a packed audience […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

The following Tri-Town residents were among 1,598 students from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) named to the university’s dean’s list for academic excellence for the spring 2019 semester.             Edward Krawczyk of Rochester is a member of the class of 2020 majoring in electrical and computer engineering.             Drew Robert of Mattapoisett is a member of the class […] Read more »

It’s Time for the Fair

Saturday, July 27, is the date for The First Congregational Church of Marion Annual Summer Fair! This is the fair everyone looks forward to each year! It happens from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Main Street and throughout the whole church campus.              Come early to the Community Center, 144 Front Street (rear of the parking […] Read more »