Mattapoisett Congregational Church

Dear Editor, On behalf of the Mattapoisett Congregational Church, I would like to thank the Mattapoisett Land Trust and Mike Huguenin for hosting us on our first “Blessing of the Animals” service June 10th at the Munro Preserve. The day was a bit overcast with a light breeze – making it perfect weather for animals […] Read more »

Thank you to Mattapoisett’s EMTs

Thank you: Thank you to Mattapoisett’s EMTs for coming to my aid on Sunday, June 24th. The gentlemen were all professional, courteous, and “over-the-top” efficient!! I was at the ER at Tobey Hospital in record time, was treated for a hip dislocation, and released the same afternoon. I figured they would not appreciate a call […] Read more »

Thank You to Mattapoisett ExciseTax Payers

To the Editor: I, Freemin Barer, wish to thank all the Mattapoisett ExciseTax Payers who make the Mattapoisett Educational Fund available to Mattapoisett students. This year I was the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship to help with educational expenses at Bristol Community College where I am studying Environmental Sciences and Computer- Aided Design. This fund […] Read more »


To the Editor: The Mattapoisett Congregational Church joins our larger denomination, the United Church of Christ (, in calling for the immediate cessation of the purposeful separation of children from their families at our border and reuniting them with their families. More than 2,300 children have been separated from their parents since the start of […] Read more »

Lost Keys

To the Editor:             I want to thank the person who found my car and house keys I lost on Route 6 weeks ago and turned them in to the police. The police couldn’t tell me who turned them in, and the finder saved me lots of time and expense. Raymond R. Williams, Mattapoisett   Read more »

Marion Bookstall

Goodbye to The Bookstall – thank you Doris and Jack Ludes;             After more than 60 years, The Bookstall in the center of Marion village is closing its doors.  The Sippican Historical Society would like to thank Doris and Jack Ludes for owning and running The Bookstall for the past 8 years.  We are not […] Read more »

Thank You Mattapoisett Fire Department

Dear Editor: My husband, Paul Coderre, Sr., and I would like to thank the Mattapoisett Fire Department for their prompt service on June 15 when I tried to roast a garlic bulb in the microwave oven. Note to self: stop walking away when you are cooking. Apparently, the garlic was very dry and ignited on […] Read more »

Thank you Senator Montigny

Thank you Senator Montigny: The We the People Resolution (S.2243) is moving forward from the Senate’s Committee on Rules (chaired by Senator Montigny) to consideration by the full Senate. The forward motion of this resolution is due in no small measure to the efforts and support given by Sen. Mark Montigny. The Resolution, which failed […] Read more »

Thank You EMS

To the Editor: I want to thank not only the kind and helpful neighbors and friends that came to my aid Sunday, May 27, but also the wonderful, awesome, and caring EMTs that transported me. They made me comfortable, safe, and most importantly, they made me laugh. I will be forever grateful to everyone. Sincerely, […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Town Scholarship

To the Editor: I’m honored to receive the Mattapoisett Town Scholarship to help further my education. The six years I’ve lived here have allowed me to grow as a member of the community both through my time as a volunteer at the Mattapoisett Town Library and through my contributions to The Wandereras a student reporter. […] Read more »