Shining Tides Quilt Guild

Shining Tides Quilt Guild, Inc. promotes social, charitable, educational, and cultural connections among quilters. We offer two meeting times, one during the day at VFW #3260, 281 Appleton St., New Bedford (corner of Appleton St. and Ashley Blvd.). Social at 9:30 am and meeting 10:00 am -12:00 pm; we meet every 4th Monday from September […] Read more »

End of Summer Celebration

On Saturday, August 24at 10:30 am join Kay Hanley Alden at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library for an End of Summer Celebration with a movement warm up, ribbon skills, may pole dance, and games! Kay Hanley Alden, alumnus of the Boston Conservatory, brings her passion for teaching to all her programs. This program is recommended for […] Read more »

Town Addresses Trash Concerns

            With all the confusion surrounding the messy transition to private curbside trash and recycling collection, Town Administrator Jay McGrail and the selectmen felt there was no better way to address residents’ concerns than to host a public forum on August 14 and answer all the questions people still had.             Waste Management representative Heather Louro joined […] Read more »

Thank You

To the Editor:             I would like to thank the Mattapoisett Police and EMT’s for their fast response, professionalism, and kindness during my recent episode.             Thank you all, Helen Sylvia The views expressed in the “Letters to the Editor” column are not necessarily those of The Wanderer, its staff or advertisers. The Wandererwill gladly accept any and all […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Cultural Council

Are you interested in supporting community-based projects in the arts, humanities, and sciences in Mattapoisett? Each year, Mattapoisett Cultural Council awards funds for public cultural events such as plays and concerts, arts in the schools, community arts and cultural organizations, field trips for students to museums and performances, and more. These programs promote the availability […] Read more »

Grant Will Improve 911 Communication

Since the Town of Rochester switched its municipal 911 system to the Regional Old Colony Communications Center last year with its initial state grant funding of nearly $1.7 million, the town has received an additional transition grant for $17,000 to cover the cost of portable radios for local first responders. It has now received another […] Read more »

St. Philip’s Episcopal Church

For 135 years, St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in Mattapoisett has held summer only services for parishioners.             Each Sunday through Labor Day, visiting clergy from Massachusetts and beyond conduct services, using the 1928 Book of Common Prayer, at 8:00 am and 10:00 am.             On Sunday, September 1, the Rev. Jeffrey Paull Cave, Honorary Assistant, Church of Our […] Read more »

Sanford Opens Minds to Understanding Art

            Maybe you’ve gone into an art gallery or museum and stood in front of a painting and your jaw dropped. Or perhaps you’ve viewed a painting that took your breath away, made you smile, cry, or otherwise struck an emotional chord, leaving you wondering about the painting’s deeper meaning beyond the images therein.             Jill Sanford […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

John Breault of Mattapoisett was named to the UK College of Arts & Sciences Spring 2019 Dean’s List. During this term, his academic major was Psychology. This accomplishment is a sign of his hard work and commitment to learning. Read more »

Marion Art Center

Death by Design opens at the Marion Art Center (MAC) on Friday, August 23. The Marion Art Center is pleased to present Death by Design by Rob Urbinati, directed by Kate Fishman. The cast includes Camerin Bennett, Gavin Bressler, Scott Fishman, Sabrina Guilbeault, Cynthia Latham, Tristan McCann, Susan Sullivan, and Harvey Ussach.             Performances will be held […] Read more »