Pony Rides at Harbor Days

Mattapoisett Land Trust (MLT) will sponsor pony rides and face painting at Harbor Days on Saturday, July 21from noon to 4 pm. Bowen Stables from Rochester will bring two ponies and offer rides for children of all ages. The ponies will carry riders up to 125 pounds. Rides will cost $8 each or two rides […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Road Race

Thank you to all the individuals and groups who made the 2018 Mattapoisett Road Race such a huge success, including the road race committee, the sponsors, the highway department, the police department, the student volunteers, the volunteers from the community, and the runners and walkers who braved the heat and humidity. The Kassabian Family has […] Read more »

Alewives Anonymous Herring Counts

This year’s count of herring in the Mattapoisett River was 5,241, approximately 65% less than 2017. 2018 was the fourth year of declines since the recovery of the herring population in 2014 to 55,429 from the low of 5,000 in 2004. Few herring were observed at the Mattapoisett ladder area, nor were they seen during […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Historical Society Walking Tour

The Mattapoisett Historical Society presents Walking Tours of Historic Mattapoisett by Seth Mendell. The tours will be held on three Saturdays: July 21at 2 pm; August 18at 2 pm; and September 15at 2 pm. Learn about historic buildings, the electric rail, the saltworks on Goodspeed Island, the Charles King Mansion at the mouth of the […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Council on Aging

Everyone is welcome to participate in activities and services at the Mattapoisett Council on Aging, 17 Barstow St. Most activities are “drop in”. For any questions and/or to register for trips and special events, call 508-758-4110 or email coadirector@mattapoisett.net.             Mondays: 8:45 am – Tai Chi at Ned’s Point or at COA in inclement weather […] 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 Country Fair

The 19th Annual Rochester Country Fair will take place Thursday, August 16through Sunday, August 19at 65 Pine Street, Rochester. We are excited to welcome back 4-H demonstrations and Live Stock. There will be various musicians for you to relax to while you enjoy a bit to eat from our many food vendors. Once your belly […] Read more »

Items Wanted for Live Auction Fundraiser

Donated items for live auction wanted to benefit the Rochester Country Fair. Did you finish your spring cleaning in time for this summer? The Fair Committee is currently looking for donated items to be auctioned at the Rochester Country Fair. We hope to have approximately 100 items to auction off, so your help in reaching […] Read more »

Marion Open Space Acquisition Commission

The Town of Marion Open Space Acquisition Commission has a vacancy from the resignation of Randy Parker.             An ideal member would have one or more of the followings/knowledge areas: – Familiarity with local real estate practices, including title searches, civil engineering, and local zoning and environmental permitting. – GIS mapping skills – Knowledge of […] Read more »

ORRHS Class of 1973

The ORRHS Class of 1973 will be celebrating our 45th year reunion on Saturday, October 6at the Century House in Acushnet. For more information contact: Karen Andrews Santos at kjsantos73@yahoo.com Read more »