It’s All About the Animals

It’s All About the Animals has joined #GivingTuesday to celebrate the giving spirit of our community and to raise much needed donations for our felines. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Following Thanksgiving and the widely […] Read more »

Marathon Running Fundraising

Rachael Lomp of Mattapoisett is an oncology nurse at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. She has dreamt of running the Boston Marathon for several years. On April 15, 2019, she will finally get her chance, running in support of the Gillian Reny Stepping Strong Center for Trauma Innovation Team at her hospital. Gillian Reny […] 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 one-half by the Sippican Historical Society and one-half by the Massachusetts Historical Commission. Due to the limits of funding, not all of the historic buildings were surveyed, but over 100 were catalogued and photographed. The […] Read more »

Friends of Mattapoisett COA Christmas Store

Friends of Mattapoisett COA Christmas Store on 21 Barstow Street will be open on November 26, 27, and 28 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm and on November 29from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm and on Friday, November 30from 9:30 am to 11:30 am. We have gifts of T-shirts, sweatshirts, jewelry, umbrellas, and more to […] Read more »

New Programs and Classes at the MAC

The Marion Art Center (MAC) is pleased to present the Putnam Murdock Trio on Saturday, December 22 at 7:30pm. Putnam Murdock (guitar and vocals), Barry Gross (bass and vocals), and Colin Bradley (pedal steel) have been conducting experiments in sonic allure for three years. Creating soundscapes laced with lyric and story, they provide audiences with […] 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 one-half by the Sippican Historical Society and one-half by the Massachusetts Historical Commission. Due to the limits of funding, not all of the historic buildings were surveyed, but over 100 were catalogued and photographed. The […] Read more »

Rochester Women’s Club News

The Rochester Women’s Club will not be making their absolutely delicious Thanksgiving pies this year. The bakers are tired. We are hoping folks will support another local non profit organization. We will be selling our beautiful Holiday wreaths. They will be on sale shortly after Thanksgiving at the club house in Rochester. Our profits from […] Read more »

Dan Shaughnessy to Speak at the Mattapoisett Library

Author and Boston Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy will speak on “The State of Boston Pro Sports Teams” at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library on Saturday, November 24at 4:00 pm. A reception will follow his talk, part of the Purrington Lecture Series sponsored by the Mattapoisett Library Trust. Shaughnessy, the author of 12 books, including the […] Read more »

Bells of Remembrance

This year is the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice of World War 1.  There were ceremonies throughout the United States to commemorate this event. The Mattapoisett Woman’s Club has a project, Bells of Remembrance, where members of the Club contacted organizations throughout the South Coast (for example, Mattapoisett, Wareham, Marion, Fairhaven, Dartmouth), the Cape, Boston, […] Read more »

FMCOA Members Make it Happen

At the recent Annual Meeting of the Friends of the Marion Council on Aging (FMCOA) held at the Cushing Center, the first six years of the organization’s community efforts were celebrated. Retiring members, Sue Wood, Chrissie Bascom, Priscilla Ditchfield, Jerry Garcia, and John Turner were acknowledged for their vision and hard work in bringing the […] Read more »