Abutter Questions Lot Status

            The October 25 meeting of the Mattapoisett Conservation Commission got off to a bit of a fiery start when a Request for Determination of Applicability for property at 0 Marion Road, owned by David Nicolosi, was heard. Represented by Bill Madden of G.A.F. Engineering, Nicolosi’s application sought to determine if the 3-acre parcel is […] Read more »

Happy Hauntings at the Mattapoisett Museum

Happy Hauntings at the Mattapoisett Museum will be held on Saturday, October 30, from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Join us for spooky stories theatrically told by students from ORRHS every half hour, a Halloween-themed scavenger hunt in the Carriage House every 20 minutes, tarot card readings, and a magic solar-powered craft. Registration is strongly […] Read more »

Rochester Historical Society

You can trick-or-treat at the Rochester Historical Museum on October 31 from 1:00 pm –3:00 pm as you view the exhibit.             November 17 will be the return of the Thankful Supper as well as election. The supper will start at 6:00 pm and is potluck. If you haven’t signed up, you can do so […] Read more »

Machacam Club Meeting

The next meeting of the Machacam Club is scheduled for Wednesday, November 3. We meet at the American Legion Hall on Depot Street. Social time begins at 5:00 pm, dinner at 6:00 pm, a short business meeting at 6:45, followed by our speaker’s presentation. Chef Dawicki has offered his talents to provide us with a […] Read more »

Thomas L. “Tommy” “T.T.” Thomas

Thomas L. “Tommy” “T.T.” Thomas passed away peacefully at home on October 26th, 2021, at 77 years young. He was the loving husband of Darlene (Souza) Thomas and resident of Rochester, MA.             Born in Provincetown MA, he was predeceased by his mother and father Marion (Henrique) & Manuel Thomas and his sister Marion Joan […] Read more »

William (Billy) F. Murphy

William (Billy) F. Murphy passed peacefully from this life on Oct 22, 2021. He was husband of the late Mary D.(Swain) Murphy. There was gratitude but no surprise to watch him so peacefully pass, as that is the man we have always known: gentle and kind, never wanting to make things any more difficult than […] Read more »

Surplus Revenue Requires Spending Plan

            While the Town of Mattapoisett was awaiting a financial reckoning from the Massachusetts Department of Revenue in the form of free-cash certification, the Select Board met on October 22 to give the November 8 Special Town Meeting warrant a final once-over and their signatures.             When it got to the matter of free cash, […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Woman’s Club Celebrates 80 Years

            For 80 years, the Mattapoisett Woman’s Club has been finding ways to support a community they are committed to serve. On October 21, club members, both longstanding and new, came together at the Mattapoisett Congregational Church Hall to celebrate their eight decades of service and camaraderie.             Club President Carole Clifford shared that the […] Read more »

First Congregational Church of Marion

Everyone is invited to our worship service this coming Sunday, October 31, at 10:00 am, which is our All Hallows Eve service. All Hallows Eve is better known as Halloween, which is the day before All Saints Day. We would like to recover the religious holy day that it once was. During the worship service, […] Read more »

Basketball Registration is Open

Mattapoisett Recreation Basketball registration is open! MATTREC is partnering with Marion Rec. once again for Tri-Town Basketball league open to all 3rd-6th Graders in the Tri-Town. Deadline to sign up is October 30. Evaluations/placement nights are November 1-3. Sign up at www.mattrec.net. Marion residents should sign up at www.marionma.gov.             MATTREC is also offering:             […] Read more »