Bible Study at Ned’s Point

The Lamb of God Christian Church is having open public Bible studies every Sunday for the summer at Ned’s Point, Mattapoisett at 4:00 pm. Join us every Sunday on the ocean, bring a Bible and a chair, and enjoy God’s word and his scenic creations, weather permitting. Pastor/Evangelist-Mathew Vangel (Long-term resident of Mattapoisett, and 6-year […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

Bea Arnfield of Rochester, graduates with a Bachelor of Arts in Health, Medicine, & Society from Lehigh University in Spring 2024.             In recognition of their outstanding academic achievement, Emmanuel College has named Tyler Cardinal of Rochester and Gracey Weedall of Marion to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2024 semester.             Madison Kimball of […] Read more »

Cucumber Sandwiches, Dentures and Trips to Mars

My bride and I have been watching a lot of British TV lately. I think I have become quite an Anglophile. We particularly like detective dramas. Unlike U.S. shows, there are no shoot’em ups, car chases, or much violence. The detectives solve the crimes using their skills and brains, very much like Sherlock Holmes.             […] Read more »

Ned’s Point to Receive Nourishment

After informally hearing from residents about the eroded condition of the tiny beach area located at Ned’s Point, the Mattapoisett Conservation Commission sought to bring the matter before Town Administrator Mike Lorenco.             Lorenco conferred with Highway Surveyor Garrett Bauer, who agreed improvements can and should be made. The Highway Department will now file for […] Read more »

Lock, Stock and Barrel

The June 22 Rochester Historical Society Fun Fair with A Flair was so much more than fun and games; it was a living history tour through a time when thoughts of revolution hung heavy in the air.             Oh yes, there were games that originated in the early Colonial days, delighting modern-day youngsters. There were […] Read more »

Victor Edward Demski

Just ten days before celebrating his ninety-fifth birthday, Victor Edward Demski passed away on June 21, 2024.             Vic was born on July 2,1929 in New Kensington, PA, the son of Joseph and Josephine Demski.             He attended local schools in Pennsylvania and in 1951 graduated from The University of Pittsburgh with a B.S. Degree […] Read more »

Evelyn (Croteau) Teixeira

Evelyn (Croteau) Teixeira, 84, of Mattapoisett passed away peacefully on June 28, after a period of declining health. She was the loving wife of the late Armand Teixeira.             Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late Wilfrid and Eugenie (Desorcy) Croteau, she lived in Mattapoisett most of her life and was a communicant of […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Town Band

The Mattapoisett Town Band is proud to announce its Summer 2024 schedule.             July 3: Mattapoisett Town Band 4th of July Spectacular! This will be our 4th of July spectacular concert, as it falls just a day before. We will play lots of marches and Americana music.             July 10: Drum Feature and Dedication Night. […] Read more »

They Would Have Paved Paradise

            The gorgeous parcel with the seawall and ocean view where the Mattapoisett Land Trust will be celebrating 50 years with a Sunday brunch on June 30 is thanks to a woman named Ruth Munro.             Among the many things Munro accomplished before she died in 1988 at age 91, she ensured a proper future […] Read more »

State Decision Pending

The June 20 meeting of the Mattapoisett Zoning Board of Appeals found the Building Inspector Chris Canney working to untangle decisions that were made by former building commissioner David Riquinha, which are now impacting the construction of a new home underway at 1 Starboard Way. A request for a Variance had been filed by developer […] Read more »