Mattapoisett Woman’s Club Scholarship

Mattapoisett Woman’s Club is pleased to offer three $2,500 scholarship awards to Mattapoisett residents who are high school seniors, graduating June 2020.              In addition, there will be a $1,000 scholarship granted to a Mattapoisett resident who is reentering the academic world after graduation and is in pursuit of advanced education. Contact information is found below. […] Read more »

MFD Reminds Residents of Outdoor Burning Rules

Chief Brian Jackvony and the Marion Fire Department would like to announce that the State Open Burning Season begins on Wednesday, January 15 and runs through Friday, May 1.             All residents who wish to apply for permits can do so by visiting the Marion Fire station, 50 Spring St., to fill out the required paperwork. The permits are […] Read more »

Sippican Historical Society

In 1998, the Sippican Historical Society commissioned an architectural survey of Marion’s historic homes and buildings. The survey was funded half by the Sippican Historical Society and half by the Massachusetts Historical Commission. Due to the limits of funding, not all of the historic buildings were surveyed, but over 100 were cataloged and photographed. The […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Council on Aging

Saving and learning are happening this February. Learn how to save a life by getting certified in CPR and using an AED. All ages encouraged to attend the training on Saturday, February 8 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm noon. This course is for anyone who is not a healthcare provider. The cost is $35, plus $10 […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Lions Club

In November 2019 and January 2020, volunteers from the Mattapoisett Lions Club used a Spot Vision Camera to screen vision in over 500 children at Center Elementary School and ORR Junior and Senior High Schools this school year. The spot camera scans children’s eyes in just seconds identifying potential nearsightedness, farsightedness, gaze deviation, astigmatism, and […] Read more »

Buzzards Bay Swim Registration Open

            Make your New Year’s resolution to have a great time for a good cause at the 27th anniversary Buzzards Bay Swim on Saturday,June 27 in New Bedford and Fairhaven. Registration is open at savebuzzardsbay.org/swim, with 40 percent off sign-ups through Friday, January 31.              The Buzzards Bay Swim is an exciting outdoor experience that welcomes swimmers of […] Read more »

Sippican Historical Society

In 1998, the Sippican Historical Society commissioned an architectural survey of Marion’s historic homes and buildings. The survey was funded half by the Sippican Historical Society and half by the Massachusetts Historical Commission. Due to the limits of funding, not all of the historic buildings were surveyed, but over 100 were cataloged and photographed. The […] Read more »

Rochester Council on Aging

            The full monthly newsletter and calendar are available on our website www.rochestermaseniorcenter.com. Like us on Facebook! www.facebook.com/rochesterma.com             The Rochester Senior Center will host the monthly Senior Book Club on Tuesday, January 21 at 10:15 am. The meeting is led by Gail Roberts, Director of the Joseph H. Plumb Memorial Library in Rochester. The book being discussed this […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Master Plan

In 2020 the Town of Mattapoisett will embark on a new Master Plan process. Twenty years have passed since the last Master Plan, and it is time to take a fresh look at the opportunities, challenges, and vision for our town. The Planning Board is seeking volunteers to engage in this interactive endeavor, which will […] Read more »

Tri-Town to Receive Extra Road Work Funding

The Baker-Polito Administration is announcing that $20 million in additional funding will be provided to cities and towns in Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) for road construction and transportation improvement projects. This funding was included in a supplemental budget signed by Governor Charlie Baker on Friday, December 13, bringing total funding for FY20 awarded through the […] Read more »