Welcome Home

On Sunday, September 10 at 10 am, the Mattapoisett Congregational Church will once again host its “Welcome Home” event at Ned’s Point. Everyone in the Tri-Town area is invited to celebrate with us in worship followed by a BYO picnic lunch. Traditionally, representatives from the police and fire departments are recognized for their caring service […] Read more »

Sippican Woman’s Club

On Friday, September 8, Sheryl Faye will masterfully bring to life the incredible and inspirational Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the meeting of the Sippican Woman’s Club at its clubhouse aka “The Tavern”, 152 Front Street, Marion at 12:30 pm. Since 2003 Sheryl Faye has developed over ten programs on individual historical women whose influence continues […] Read more »

Bullard’s Hometown

            “British-born Joseph Rotch was the preindustrial age visionary who transformed New Bedford from a sleepy farm and fishing village to the global center of the whaling industry that endured for more than a century, shaping the city and the region into the 20th century.” From the forward written by Ken Hartnett for “Hometown,” a […] Read more »

Planting Island House Gets High Marks

            The Marion Zoning Board of Appeals was duly impressed with the proposal for a new house in place of an old one on Planting Island and voted unanimously during its August 24 meeting to grant Elizabeth and Christopher Karvonen a Special Permit under Chapter 230-6.1c1 and 230-6.1c1a to demolish and reconstruct a residence at […] Read more »

ORCTV Channel Lineup Changes

Effective immediately for all Comcast/Xfinity cable customers in the Tri-Town viewing area, ORCTV has been informed of the following channel changes to your local cable line-up: The Government channel for each town has been changed from channel 95 to channel 26. The Educational channel has been moved from channel 97 to channel 8. The Public […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Yacht Club Results

There were two beautiful sailing nights this week for the Tuesday and Wednesday races. The Ensigns raced in a shifty and dying wind but that didn’t hinder Black Ice as they won both races. Odyssey got second for the night with a second and third, and Brou Ha Ha got a fourth and second placing […] Read more »

New Play Coming to the MAC Stage

The Marion Art Center is pleased to present These Shining Lives, written by Melanie Marnich and directed by Pippa Asker. Performance dates are October 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, and 28. Friday and Saturday shows will start at 7:30 pm, while Sunday matinees will begin at 2:00 pm. The cast includes Kiah Allaire, […] Read more »

The Town-Wide Scavenger Hunt Continues

In case we didn’t give you enough time to complete your scavenger hunts, the Rochester Historical Society is extending the time to bring in your pictures until September 30 when you can bring them to the Museum during our Open House for our new exhibit: Maps, Signs, and Celebrations, Part 2 and our annual Cranberry […] Read more »

Bauer Doggedly Determined to Create Park

            Eight years ago, a 16-year-old Freemin Bauer was going to make a dog park in Mattapoisett his Eagle Scout project.             “The head council, they were like, ‘it’s too much work, too much effort and it’ll take too long,’ which I can see now why,” the 24-year-old said, recalling his teenage idealism. “For my […] Read more »

Town Party Beats Forecast

            The August 26 Marion Town Party at Silvershell Beach was a huge success by all available accounts, but the town’s Select Board first needed to hold a brief public meeting on August 23 to approve a Special, One Day Liquor License for ICJ Corp so it could serve alcoholic beverages at the event.             […] Read more »