‘Alice’ Tickets Are Available

            The Old Rochester Regional High School Drama Club’s production of “Alice in Wonderland” is set to premiere on Thursday, November 17, at 7:00 pm, with additional performances November 18 and 19 at 7:00 pm and November 20at 2:00 pm at Old Rochester Regional High School.             Due to an editing error, The Wanderer print […] Read more »

‘See a Veteran, Thank a Veteran’

On November 11, 2022, at American Legion Florence Eastman Post 280, the Town of Mattapoisett once again invited residents to remember and celebrate military servicemen and women who have given their all, men and women who have sacrificed the comforts of family and home for a cause much greater than themselves – military service.             […] Read more »

Understanding Service

Good Morning Marion.           It is my distinct pleasure as a Veteran and Service Member to recognize and honor our Nation’s Veterans. Today, we reflect on what it means to serve. We reflect on the driving factors to serve and the sacrifices that come with military service.           Regardless of whether you served in the […] Read more »

Finding Her Voice

            We recently had the opportunity to meet one of Mattapoisett’s senior citizens who, at the age of 94, is still seeking ways to connect to other people, Hope Bradley Finley. Her soft-spoken and gentle demeanor belies an inner strength and grit. As a working mother of four children, she pushed through exhaustion and the […] Read more »

Residents Ask Collins Center for More Data

            The topic of possible school consolidation has been a hot button for several years with no clear pathway to a consensus. On November 2, the Edward J. Collins Jr. Center for Public Management at UMass Boston research team, after collecting and studying data as to what options the Town of Mattapoisett may wish to […] Read more »

A Trio of True Tales

            On October 28, the Mattapoisett Museum threw open its doors, let a few goblins out, while still others came in in the form of bipedal homosapians, the most frightful creatures on earth. The pre-Halloween event was a retelling, with live action of three true tales from the museum’s archives.             The stories were gleaned […] Read more »

Coastline Helps Seniors Stay Independent

            When it comes time to seek in-home services for yourself or a loved one, go no further than picking up the phone and calling Coastline Elderly Services. Whether you are the caregiver or in need of direct services, Coastline can provide that link between need and service.             Established 45 years ago, New Bedford-based […] Read more »

Depth Keys Bulldogs’ Run to State Golf Title

            Only the four best scores turned in by a six-player team count in high school golf, but Old Rochester Regional High School’s two best players insist that added roster depth was the difference maker for the Bulldogs in a magical run that saw them go through the regular season at 14-0, win the South […] Read more »

Roots of Halloween

Largely forgotten after 200 years of writing, Washington Irving has a literary legacy that digs down deep in children dressing up in costume to collect treats from door to door in their neighborhood.             The tradition of spooky appearance has an origin in Irving’s classic creations of “Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Halloween Parade Results

The Mattapoisett Police Department annual Halloween parade and costume contest on Halloween night was a spectacular event. There were so many elaborate costumes which made judging by Town Administrator Michael Lorenco, Old Hammondtown School Principal Kevin Tavares and School Resource Officer Lima extremely difficult. Thank You to all for all the generous donations.             A […] Read more »