Lucien F. Pires, Jr.

Lucien F. Pires, Jr. passed away peacefully on May 18, 2018 at Mass General Hospital in Boston, MA surrounded by his loving family and friends. He was born in Wareham, MA on April 7, 1955 to Beatrice (Pina) Pires and the late Lucien F. Pires, Sr. He was a graduate of Upper Cape Cod Regional […] Read more »

“Groundwater is not stormwater.”

It was nearing closing time at the May 15 meeting of the Mattapoisett Conservation Commission; that is to say, all public hearings had been heard and the commission was on to “walk-ins” when Charles Motta of 26 Holly Lane asked to speak. Motta complained bitterly that a two-lot development being constructed by Greta Fox adjacent […] Read more »

Academic Achievements

Isabella King of Marion qualified for the spring 2018 Dean’s List at Belmont Universityin Nashville, TN. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C. Abigail Inglis of Mattapoisett qualified for the spring 2018 Dean’s List at Belmont Universityin […] Read more »

Boat Race Supper and Special Raffles

The Rochester Memorial Day Boat Race (RMDBR) Ham and Bean Supper will be held on Saturday, May 26at the Rochester Senior Center, 65 Dexter Lane in Rochester. The supper will be served from 5:00 to 7:00 pm and tickets can be purchased at the door. Adults cost $10 and children under 12 are only $5. […] Read more »

William “Bill” Suzan Jr

William “Bill” Suzan Jr was born in Barnstable, MA on October 21, 1929 and passed on May 13, 2018 in Bothel, WA. Bill was the son of William Sr and Bena Suzan of Mattapoisett. He was the husband of Betty and stepfather to David, Linda & Todd. Bill has two daughters, Ginny and grandson of […] Read more »

Artist to Paint Mural at RMS

The PTO Cultural Council is at it again with its next artistic endeavor to beautify Rochester Memorial School, this time with a large-scale painted mural. RMS Principal Derek Medeiros told the Rochester School Committee on May 10 that artist Todd Woodward would be painting one of the walls in one of the outside courtyard areas […] Read more »

Shirley M. (Rhodes) Hartley

Shirley M. (Rhodes) Hartley, 90, of Rochester died May 18, 2018. She was exactly where she wanted to be, at home and surrounded by her family. She was a lifelong resident of Rochester, a graduate of the Waterman School, Wareham High School and St. Luke’s Hospital, School of Nursing. She was married to the late […] Read more »

Nature’s Treasures Garden Tour

The Mattapoisett Woman’s Club announces their 2018 biennial garden tour “Nature’s Treasures.” On Saturday, June 30from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, rain or shine, nine beautiful distinctive village, town, and seaside gardens will be showcased. Some are secluded or hidden at first glance, while others are home-styled landscaped, and picturesque others are surrounded by the […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Recreation Summer Program Registration

Mattapoisett Recreation is pleased to offer the following summer programs: Seahorse Summer Explorer Campis open to children ages 4-12 years. This weekly program runs June 26 through August 10 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm (early drop off and late pick up is available) at Center School. Each week has a theme that activities and […] Read more »

Commission Approves Long List of RDAs

The May 9 agenda of the Marion Conservation Commission was packed with a number of Requests for Determination of Applicability, all of which were promptly passed relatively problem-free and given negative determinations (no Notice of Intent filing required). Stanley Russo received a Negative 2 Determination for his Request for Determination of Applicability to place some […] Read more »