Comedy Illustrated

Laughter is good for the soul. No, no wait. Laughter is good for the body and soul, and no one knows that better than those artists who ply their talents in an industry that continues to generate guffaws, chuckles, smiles, or just a confirming nod that itself says, “I get it.” Enter the cartoonists.             […] Read more »

Machacam Club

The next meeting of the Machacam Club is scheduled for Wednesday, May 3. We meet at the American Legion Eastman Post on Depot Street. Doors open at 5 pm for social time followed by dinner at 6 pm. Our speaker program begins at 6:45. Colby will be preparing a filling and delicious meal. New members […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Candidates’ Night

The League of Women of South Coast is hosting a Candidates’ Night at Old Hammondtown School on Wednesday, May 3 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.  Don Cuddy will act as Moderator for the event.             All candidates running for Town Offices have been invited to participate in the event.  There will be three components to […] Read more »

Birthday Parties at the MAC

The Marion Art Center’s Arts & Crafts instructor Aylin Cetik is offering birthday parties in the MAC Studio. Parties for ages 4 and up will be scheduled on Saturdays and Sundays, with 15-20 minutes reserved at the end of the party for a sweet treat. Available times are 10 am-11:30 am or 1:00 pm-2:30 pm. […] Read more »

Perry Back in Saddle

Marion Harbormaster Isaac Perry made his first appearance before the Marion Resources Commission since he recovered from a winter back surgery. Perry began with “a huge thank you to Adam (Murphy) and Dave (Wilson) for keeping the ball rolling while I was out.             “(Their efforts) really made the transition from surgery and recovery back […] Read more »

Applications Need Sprucing

The Rochester Planning Board critically reviewed rather than approved the projects they were presented on Tuesday night.             The panel started with informal discussions over site plans for a marijuana retail establishment on Cranberry Highway and a native tree and wildflowers nursery at 157 Vaughn Hill Road.             Megan’s Organic Market, the marijuana retail facility, […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Library May Events

Visit the library to enjoy a classic film on Friday, May 5 at 1:00 p.m. in the Community Room. Check our website for details on the film. This is the start of a new film club that will meet the first Friday of the month, schedule permitting. Enjoy some free popcorn while you watch. No […] Read more »

Upcoming Events at the Elizabeth Taber Library

Coping with the Loss of a Pet Program Thursday April 27, 6:30 to 7:30 – Join us in welcoming Susan Holt, DVM, and Veterinary Chaplain Kelly Drescher Johnson, B.A., M.Div., to speak about coping with the loss of a pet and provide helpful strategies and resources for people mourning an animal companion. Local pet photographer […] Read more »

One Vote to Decide Green Communities, Stretch Code

            The Rochester Select Board made a significant, last-minute change to the Annual Town Meeting warrant, as they reviewed the draft articles on Monday night. The board followed member Brad Morse’s recommendation to combine all the measures on the warrant related to withdrawing from being a designated Green Community into one article.             Article 29 […] Read more »

Tabor Students Enjoy Clear Day

            Nature hides in plain sight and when discovered, brings unexpected rewards.             That was the collective sentiment on April 19 when approximately 20 students and three staff from Tabor Academy joined the Mattapoisett Land Trust as volunteers to help clean out a new walking trail on a parcel of land acquired last year by […] Read more »