Laxmen Off to Hot Start

            The high school spring season has only started, and Old Colony boys lacrosse has almost played half of its 12-game schedule. But the crammed early portion of the Cougars’ calendar has not impacted their production on the field.             Through five games, Old Colony sits at a clean 5-0 to start the season, knocking […] Read more »

Forker Persists Beyond His Rainbow

            Jim Forker’s journey to a dream come true overtaken by tragic loss left him searching for answers, and that search brought forward a book that he hopes will in some way help other middle-aged men who have found their perfect life and have had it taken away.             The first-time author has written “The […] Read more »

Garden Groomers are Back

Do you enjoy sunshine, salt air, and harbor views? If so, please join the Mattapoisett Land Trust’s Garden Groomers! We meet at Munro Preserve (just west of the Town Wharves) at 8:00 am each Wednesday morning to pull weeds and do light garden maintenance while enjoying the sunshine and a cup of coffee. Join us […] Read more »

Elizabeth Taber Library Survey

The Elizabeth Taber Library is conducting a community survey as part of our long-range strategic planning! We need your input to help us make decisions about future programs, services, and policies. Take the Elizabeth Taber Library Planning Survey online to be entered to win a $20 gift card. Print surveys are available at the Library, […] Read more »

ORR Senior Events Calendar

            The following events are planned for ORR seniors: June 1 at 6:30pm – Senior Parade; June 2 at 6:00 pm – Senior Prom at Shining Tides; June 4 at 9:00 am – Graduation Rehearsal June 4 at 6:30 pm – Senior Awards Night at Hagen Field June 5 at 12:00 pm – Commencement at […] Read more »

Who Goes First, ZBA or ConCom?

            Just before adjourning the May 20 Mattapoisett Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, Director of Inspectional Services Andy Bobola asked the ZBA to confirm the process that establishes an applicant’s need to secure Conservation Commission permissions for a construction project before seeking permits that might be required from the ZBA.             Bobola said that he […] Read more »

Rochester Senior Center

            On Thursday, May 20, Rochester Senior Center staff and volunteers delivered trees to the Rochester Memorial Elementary School first grade students. This gift to first-graders is an annual tradition in honor of Arbor Day.             On Saturday, May 29, the Rochester Fire Department is hosting a traditional ham and bean supper with potato salad, […] Read more »

Glorious Gardens

In celebration of their 80th Anniversary, the Mattapoisett Woman’s Club announces a celebratory garden tour, Glorious Gardens, on Saturday, June 26, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, rain or shine. The public is invited to view seven fabulous gardens selected for a variety of gardening styles. Inspirations await the attendees who visit the various gardens […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Woman’s Club Scholarship

The Mattapoisett Woman’s Club awarded two $2,000 scholarships to Mattapoisett residents who are graduating high school seniors and a $1,000 scholarship to a Mattapoisett resident who is in pursuit of a post-secondary degree. This year’s recipients are:             Kara LeBlanc, a student at Old Colony Regional Technical High School, plans to attend Johnson and Wales […] Read more »

Bishop Stang High School Commencement

Bishop Stang High School will celebrate the graduation of 121 seniors who have successfully completed their course of studies on Friday, May 28. The graduation will be presided over by Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha S.D.V., D.D. who will confer the diplomas and address the graduates. Presentation of candidates will be conducted by Bishop Stang […] Read more »