Warrant Closed in Mattapoisett

            The March 28 Mattapoisett Select Board meeting might have been the shortest yet, but it was filled with the business of managing the town.             The board closed the FY24 Town Meeting warrant containing 29 articles. Town Administrator Mike Lorenco said that most of the articles are standard and primarily related to finances and […] Read more »

Butterflies of Southeastern Mass and Cape

“Butterfly Man” Joe Dwelly, a Yarmouth resident, will be visiting the Marion Natural History Museum on Wednesday, April 5 from 10:30 to 11:30 to share what he knows about our local species. Mr. Dwelly will give advice about where certain species can be found and how we can attract them to our own backyards. To […] Read more »

Iconic Tour de Crème Bike Ride Returns

Clear your schedule and mark your calendars: on Sunday May 21 the Tour de Crème bike ride returns for its fifth year. After three years hiatus due to the pandemic, the Mattapoisett Land Trust and the Friends of the Mattapoisett Rail Trail are thrilled to run this event once again.             Cycle from Mattapoisett through […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Woman’s Club Scholarship

The Mattapoisett Woman’s Club is pleased to host a competition offering two (2) $2,500 scholarships to any area high school senior, male or female, who is a resident of Mattapoisett and who will be graduating in June 2023.             In addition, there will be a competition for one (1) $1,500.00 scholarship to be awarded to […] Read more »

Artificial Intelligence Solves Writer’s Block

            I’ve been thinking about writing an essay about all the dogs I encounter on my walks through Mattapoisett village.             Unfortunately, a writer’s block has descended upon me, and I have been unable to come up with any good ideas. So, I decided to check out this “AI” thing I have been reading about […] Read more »

Robert Ellis Mower

Robert Ellis Mower born in Burlington, Vermont on May 12 1932, son of Edna Rush Mower and E. Curtiss Mower and grandson of his beloved Papa Rush, all of Braintree, Massachusetts. Grew up and lived in Braintree Massachusetts. He died in Charlottesville, Virginia on February 21, 2023.             He was married for 51 years to […] Read more »

Charles C. Davis

Charles C. Davis, 55, of Marion passed away unexpectedly at home on March 23, 2023. He was the son of the late Charles R. and Lucia C. (Jenkins) Davis.             He was born in Wareham and lived in Marion all of his life. He graduated from Upper Cape Cod Regional Vocational Technical High School with […] Read more »

High Tea & Treasures Road Show

High Tea & Treasures Road Show, hosted by The First Congregational Church of Marion on Saturday May 6, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm, will be held at the Community Center, 44 Front Street. Typical of the traditional English Afternoon Tea of fancy cakes, pastries, finger sandwiches and sweets; delicious, steeped tea will be served to […] Read more »

Auditions at the MAC

 The Marion Art Center (the MAC) Theater announces open auditions for the June 2023 production of Belles, written by Mark Dunn and directed by Kate Sorensen-Young. Told in “two acts and 45 phone calls,” Belles visits six southern sisters, who, over the course of an autumn weekend, seek to bridge the physical and emotional distance […] Read more »

Racial Bullying

Dear Editor,             I have lived in this nice little town of Mattapoisett for a little over 24 years. Recently I was very disappointed in hearing about certain issues that are going on in our schools, and what this is doing to certain students.             First Issue being racial bullying in our schools.             Second […] Read more »