A Look Back at History

The speakers for the June Rochester Historical Society will be Howie Smith (Wareham Minutemen and Militia) and Chris MacDonald (Lafayette Durfee House) who will present a PowerPoint and live presentation of “Washington’s Crossing of the Delaware”. The actual event occurred Dec. 25 -26, 1776 and was an important military victory for the Continental Army. Howie, […] Read more »

Tri-Town Walking Tours

Tri-Town Walking Tours will enable residents and visitors to experience a piece of history this month.             Dr. Elise Frangos, Assistant Superintendent and Marion resident, and Mrs. Erin Bednarczyk of Rochester are leaders in the “Healthy, Safe, and Respectful Relationships” group of the Healthy Tri-Town Coalition. They are co-sponsoring community walks with the Marion, Mattapoisett, and […] Read more »

June Book Sale at Mattapoisett Public Library

The warm weather is finally here! The Friends Book Sale is the perfect opportunity to stock up on some summer reading material. The Friends of the Mattapoisett Library will be holding their Second Saturday Monthly Book Sale, June 8, from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm, downstairs at the library, 7 Barstow Street. Stop in to […] Read more »

Sippican Lands Trust Annual Meeting

The Sippican Lands Trust (SLT) will host its 2019 Annual Meeting on Wednesday, June 12at 5:30 pm at the Marion Music Hall, 164 Front Street, Marion. All people are welcome and encouraged to attend SLT’s Annual Meeting to learn more about the work of Sippican Lands Trust and its land conservation work in Marion.             Brad “Old […] Read more »

Marion Art Center’s Sidewalk Sale Rescheduled

Art in Bloom returns to the Marion Art Center (MAC) June 14-15, with a reception on Friday, June 14, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. For 2 days, come see inventive floral arrangements on display in our galleries from the Marion Garden Group and other local arrangers. Participants will create floral interpretations of various artworks by Janet […] Read more »

Cushing Cemetery Trustees

Cushing Cemetery is holding a meeting at the Mattapoisett library onJune 11at 6:30 pm in the evening. Anybody who would like to join the board of trustees or who like to get involved with how the cemetery is run, please come by. We welcome new people and new ideas. Read more »

Open Table

The next Open Table will be on June 14. This will be the last one until September 13. Please join us in Reynard Hall at the Mattapoisett Congregational Church for Flag Day. Wear red, white, and blue to celebrate. There is no charge for the meal, although donations are gratefully accepted. Doors open at 4:30 pm […] Read more »

June Programs at Plumb Library

The Friends of Plumb Library will hold their Tent Sale on Saturday, June 8from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on the Rochester Town Green, 17 Constitution Way, Rochester. There will be books, DVDs, CDs, puzzles, and games for sale, as well as a Bake Sale, and Fashion Accessories for sale. Buy a canvas tote bag for […] Read more »

Elizabeth Taber Library Annual Meeting

The Marion Library’s Board of Trustees welcomes all to attend our Annual Meeting on Monday June 3, 5:30pm at the Elizabeth Taber Library.  Elizabeth Sherry, the Library Director, will give a brief overview of the library’s services and programs, then highlight some of our accomplishments over the past year.  During this meeting, you’ll have the opportunity to ask […] Read more »

Historical Talk: Henry Huttleston Rogers

The public is welcome to a historical presentation on Henry Huttleston Rogers, the benefactor of the original Mattapoisett Center School and many other buildings throughout the area. Learn about his origins and how this local man secured his legacy. Huttleston’s gifts to Mattapoisett and Fairhaven continue to serve the community. Historian Bob Foster will begin […] Read more »