Poet Dzvinia Orlowsky to Read

Everyone is invited to hear award-winning poet Dzvinia Orlowsky on Saturday, April 27at 3:00 pm. She will have copies of her new book “Bad Harvest” available for purchase and signing.             Dzvinia Orlowsky is a Pushcard Prize winner and founding editor of Four Way Books. She has published six collections of poetry. She serves as Contributing Poetry […] Read more »

Alewives Anonymous Meeting & Chowder Supper

            Alewives Anonymous, Inc. (AA) will host its annual meeting and quahog chowder supper for members, guests, and others interested in the world of alewives (herring) on Sunday, April 28, 2019, at 5:00 pm to be held at the Council on Aging Senior Center, Dexter Lane, Rochester. After the annual meeting, a program by UMass Dartmouth Phd […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Lions Club Senior Dinner

The Mattapoisett Lions Club will host its annual Senior Dinner on Saturday, April 27at noon at the Mattapoisett Congregational Church, 27 Church Street, Mattapoisett. The dinner is free: donations accepted. The meal will be a turkey dinner with all the fixin’s. Shut-Ins please call the Mattapoisett Council on Aging at 508-758-4110 or Dr. Jeffrey Swift at […] Read more »

Marion Candidates’ Night

On May 2, all Marion voters will have an opportunity to meet candidates, both opposed or uncontested, at this year’s Candidates’ Night at 7:00 pm at the Music Hall. This annual event is sponsored by the League of Women Voters. There will be presentations by candidates for all elected offices as well as an opportunity to […] Read more »

Author Talk: Jana Milbocker

Do you enjoy touring beautiful gardens? Come join Jana Milbocker, garden designer, lecturer, garden writer, owner of Enchanted Gardens, and author of “The Garden Tourist,” and take an armchair tour of the best public gardens in the Northeast. The program, free and open to the public, will be held at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library […] Read more »

World Laughter Day

May 5will be the first annual World Laughter Day (WLD) to be held at the Buzzards Bay Park from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm. World Laughter Day was started in 1998 by Dr. Madan Katari in India. The purpose of WLD is to spread world peace through laughter. Laughter does not cost a dime and […] Read more »

Earth Day Cleanup

The Mattapoisett Democratic Town Committee is organizing an Earth Day Cleanup on Saturday, April 20. Volunteers will meet at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library at 10:15 am on Saturday to pick up supplies (and coffee) before heading out to the streets of Mattapoisett to pick up trash. Please wear comfortable shoes.             In case of inclement weather, […] Read more »

9th Annual Bike Summit

The South Coast Bikeway Alliance (SCBA) is pleased to announce their 9th Annual Bike Summit will be held Thursday, April 25from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the Fort Taber Community Center, 1000A S Rodney French BLVD, New Bedford, MA 02744. This year’s summit focuses on “Creating Connections with Bikeways: Past and Future” and hopes to […] Read more »

Annual Easter Pie and Cake Sale

The Friends of the Mattapoisett Council on Aging are having their Pie and Cake Sale on Saturday, April 20from 8:30 am to noon. Please come to buy some cakes or pies for your Easter Dinner. American Legion Hall, 3 Depot St. Anyone who would like to bake some goodies would be a big help. Read more »

Meet the New Police Chief

            Robert Small, Rochester’s newly appointed Police Chief, will be the speaker at the April 17Speakers Night at the Rochester Historical Society at 7:00 pm at the museum located at 355 County Road. Chief Small has been on the police force for thirty years and will be speaking on the changes during that time period and about […] Read more »