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Sippican Lands Trust hosting Outdoor Holiday Open House
MARION — The Sippican Lands Trust is hosting an Outdoor Holiday Open House at its Osprey Marsh, Peirson Woods and White Eagle properties on Sunday, Dec. 6 from 1 to 3 p.m. Visitors to the Peirson Woods property can enjoy a holiday StoryWalk titled “...
Mattapoisett Knights of Columbus ham and beans supper
MATTAPOISETT — The Knights of Columbus in Mattapoisett are hosting a curb side pick up Ham and Bean Supper. The Beans are the Mattapoisett famous Bernie Beans. Dinner will include ham, baked beans, potato salad, corn bread, and a brownie for dessert...
Bowlmor Lanes won’t reopen, to be demolished in winter
Marion, Mattapoisett students sign with Division I baseball programs
Winds shifting for new Harbormaster’s building plans
State covid numbers hold steady in towns
Mattapoisett details plan for Industrial Drive bike path section
Councils on Aging give away meals for Thanksgiving
Setsuko (Nishihara) Mendes
Joint School Committee opens up about in-person plan
Community comes out for work day at Brainard Marsh
Thelma ‘Cissy’ Vanstone, 80
Sippican Lands Trust Post-Thanksgiving dog walk
MARION — The Sippican Lands Trust will be hosting its annual Post-Thanksgiving Dog Walk on Sunday, Nov. 29 at 1 p.m. at its White Eagle property (part of Aucoot Woods). This year’s Post-Thanksgiving Dog Walk will be capped to 10 participants and...
See the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra with the Mattapoisett Free Public Library
MATTAPOISETT — Catch a virtual concert with the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. Ten families will have an opportunity to request a ticket for this experience which features guest pianist Alexander Korsantia on stage...
Marion First Congregational Church hosts inaugural leaf raking party
MARION — All the leaves were brown (and yellow, orange and red), but the sky wasn’t gray at the First Congregational Church of Marion’s first annual leaf raking party on Nov. 11. Tinker Saltonstall coordinated the fall raking party at church on...
Mattapoisett Free Public Library to virtually host author Darcy H. Lee
MATTAPOISETT — Darcy H. Lee, author of
Ghosts of Plymouth, Massachusetts,
will talk about her book via Zoom on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020 at 6 p.m. Plymouth is known as "America's Hometown," and it’s also known as a place with many haunting...
Mattapoisett Free Public Library to virtually host food author Mark Bittman
The Mattapoisett Free Library will be hosting a virtual talk with food writer Mark Bittman on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. via Zoom. Mark Bittman is the author of over 30 acclaimed books on food and cooking, including the #1 New York Times...
Virtual anti-racism Q&A on Nov. 17 with performance from Rebecca Correia
The Tri-Town and Beyond Community Read Committee will host a live, virtual Q & A with local leaders to discuss anti-racism and promote justice on Nov. 17 from 7 to 8:30 p.m via Zoom that will feature a live performance by Nashville and Rochester...
Mattapoisett Free Public Library November programs
MATTAPOISETT — The Mattapoisett Free Public Library will be hosting a multitude of events in the month of November. On Thursday, Nov. 12 at 3:30 p.m., the library will host an interactive program through Zoom to learn about sound. Students will...
Ripe From the Vine to host grand opening
MARION — Ripe From the Vine, LLC, located at 119 Wareham Road in Marion will be celebrating its grand opening from Nov. 13 to 15, with a ribbon-cutting on the 13th at 2 p.m. and raffles, refreshments, and giveaways throughout the weekend. The store...
Here’s what to do on Halloweekend in the Tri-Town
Another holiday, same pandemic. Halloween will still be happening in the Tri-Town, but it will look a little different due to covid. On Friday, Oct. 30, residents can trick or treat from trunk to trunk at Old Rochester’s Trunk or Treat event hosted...
Visit Sippican Lands Trust’s self-guided Halloween walk at Brainard Marsh
MARION — The Sippican Lands Trust will be hosting a self-guided Halloween walk at Brainard Marsh property from Friday, Oct. 30 through Sunday, Nov. 1. See spooky decorations along the trail and read along to “The Ghost-Eye Tree” written by Bill...
Rochester veterans franks & beans drive-thru supper
ROCHESTER — On Nov. 7 at noon, a franks & beans drive-thru supper will be held for Rochester Veterans at the Rochester Senior Center, 67 Dexter Lane. This is a free event for veterans and their families. Call the Senior Center at 508-763-8723 to...
Pop-up poster shop at the Mattapoisett Museum
The Mattapoisett Museum will be hosting a pop-up poster shop outside on the lawn of the museum on Sunday, Nov. 1 at 11 a.m. The museum will be selling Mattapoisett-themed posters from its vault, as well as books that the museum has printed. The...
Things to do: Trunk or treat, buy books, go stargazing
There’s a lot to do in the Tri-Town this week. For more, check out our calendar.
Thursday, Oct. 22
Learn about the history of Cape Cod Shipbuilding Company
The Sippican Historical Society will be...
Spooky Stargazing at the Bogs
MATTAPOISETT — The Buzzards Bay Coalition will be taking guests on a journey from The Bogs in Mattapoisett through the solar system with spooky stargazing on Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. Guests can use the coalition’s Celestron 8-inch SCT telescope with...
Local outdoor exploration lecture with the Mattapoisett Land Trust
The Mattapoisett Free Public Library will host a virtual presentation with the Education Committee of the Mattapoisett Land Trust on Oct. 27 at 6 p.m. on the properties and trails residents can find in their own community Members of the Education...
Mattapoisett Free Public Library Trivia night
On Thursday, October 29 at 7 p.m., the Mattapoisett Free Public Library will host a virtual trivia night led by the Trivia Brothers for the whole family. Preregistration is required at
Mattapoisett Lions Club Halloween Family Fun Festival
MATTAPOISETT — The Mattapoisett Lions Club will be hosing a Mini Fall Family Fun Festival drive-by on Saturday, Oct. 24 at the Old Hammondtown School driveway from noon to 3 p.m. Each child will receive a small pumpkin & goody bag (while...
Trunk or Treat at Old Rochester High School
MATTAPOISETT — Trick or treat from trunk to trunk at Old Rochester’s Trunk or Treat event hosted by the Class of 2022 on Oct. 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information and to reserve a spot, scan the QR code on the poster with your smartphone’s...
Elizabeth Taber Library outdoor book sale
The Elizabeth Taber Library will hold an outdoor book sale on Oct. 23 and 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fill a small bag for $5 or a large bag for $10. Hand-blown glass lobster claw ornaments will also be available for $30. One party per table at a time...
Historic Hurricane lecture
MARION — In conjunction with the “Historic Hurricanes” exhibit, the Sippican Historical Society Series Speaker Series will present Eric Jay Dolin, author of “A Furious Sky: The Five-Hundred-Year History of America’s Hurricanes” in a Zoom lecture on...
Learn about Cape Cod Shipbuilding Company with the Sippican Historical Society
MARION — The Sippican Historical Society will be hosting a lecture via Zoom on Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. by Wendy Goodwin, who will take guests through the 121 year history Cape Cod Shipbuilding Company with photos and stories. Located on the Wareham River...
Tour the Hoff Property with Sippican Lands Trust
MARION — Sippican Lands Trust is hosting tours of the Hoff Property on Oct. 8 at 1 and 3 p.m. to teach guests more more about the property and what it will take to conserve the land. Space is limited due to coronavirus. Email info@sippicanlandstrust...
Grab n’ Go lunch at the Marion Council on Aging
MARION — The town’s Council on Aging and Coastline Elderly Services are sponsoring a series of drive-through Grab’ n Go lunches provided by On the Go on Tuesdays from noon to 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 20, 27, Monday Nov. 2, Nov. 10, 17, and 24. The lunches...
Marion Boy Scouts to host Trunk or Treat event
MARION — Trunk or Treat! The Marion Cub Scout Troop #32 is hosting a Halloween Trunk or Treat event on Saturday, Oct. 24 at the Benjamin D. Cushing Community Center from 1 to 4 p.m. The Sippican Lands Trust and Marion Police Department will have...
Girl Scouts to hold winter coat drive on Oct. 25
MARION — Girl Scouts Troops 67041 and 66129 will be holding a winter coat drive on Oct. 25 at the Elizabeth Taber Library from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The troop is accepting new gloves, hats, mittens, socks and scarves, as well as new or used winter coats...
Learn Red Sox, cartoon history with author Martin Gitlin
ROCHESTER — The Joseph H. Plumb Memorial Library will be hosting two upcoming presentations and Q&A’s from author Martin Gitlin on books of diverse topics. On Oct. 1 at 6:30 p.m., take an enlightening journey through Boston Red Sox history with...
Photos: Hiking with Brownie Troop 67047
This past weekend, Girl Scouts Brownie Troop 67047 hiked the Sippican Land Trust Osprey walk in Marion. On Sept. 26, Ms. Jerline used her nature anatomy book to help the girls identify plants. Ms. Liz and Ms. Alda helped the girls carry a tune as...
Regular programs resume at Rochester Senior Center
ROCHESTER — After months of being cancelled due to coronavirus, the Rochester Senior Center has resumed the following programs: Stepping and Stretching on Mondays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m., French Culture and Conversation on Thursdays at 10:00 a.m...
Mattapoisett Free Public Library to host film screening, panel discussion on OCD
MATTAPOISETT — The Mattapoisett Free Public Library invites patrons to a virtual screening of “Unstuck: An OCD Kids Movie” and a panel discussion with staff from McLean Hospital’s Child and Adolescent Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Institute on...
October events abound at Mattapoisett Free Public Library
MATTAPOISETT — In October and into November, the Mattapoisett Free Public Library will have multiples events for families and children to participate in. October story walk: Take a walk around the library and enjoy a humorous look at the electoral...
Upcoming events for the Elizabeth Taber library
MARION — A number of happenings are taking place through the Elizabeth Taber Library now through mid-October. On Tuesday, Oct. 6, the library will have a pop-up library at the Benjamin D. Cushing Community Center from 4 to 5 p.m. Patrons can check...
Mattapoisett Congregational Church to hold in-person service on Sept. 20
MATTAPOISETT— The Mattapoisett Congregational Church will be holding its first in-person Sunday morning worship service since March on this Sunday, Sept. 20 at 10 a.m. on the front lawn of the church. All who are attending must preregister...
Pick up Rochester memorabilia at the COA's Fabric and Craft Fair
ROCHESTER — The Rochester Historical Society will have a table at the Council on Aging’s Fabric and Craft Fair on Sept. 26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The society will be selling a variety of Rochester gear: T-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, as well as, boxes...
Recycle with the Mattapoisett Lions Club
MATTAPOISETT — The Mattapoisett Lions Club, Inc will host an Electronics and Household Appliance Recycling event on Oct. 17. next to the Bowl-Mor Bowling Alley, 22 County Road from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pick-ups considered for seniors and disabled...
Sippican Lands Trust makes oyster festival Grab n’ Go
MARION — The Sippican Lands Trust will host a Grab ‘n Go Oyster ‘n More Fest with food and an online auction as its annual fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 19 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Benjamin D. Cushing Community Center. Ticket prices are $50 for one...
Celebrate National Alpaca Farm Days at Sippican River Farm
ROCHESTER — From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 26 and 27., Sippican River Farm is welcoming guests for many activities including Alpaca presentations and fleece processing demonstrations for free as part of the fourteenth annual National Alpaca Days...
Marion Natural History Museum holds forest bathing walk
Anyone who needs to relieve some stress is invited to a forest “bathing” experience on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 9 a.m. to noon with the Marion Natural History Museum. Inspired by the Japanese meditation practice of Shinrin Yoku, walking mindfully in...
Flu vaccines at the Rochester Senior Center
Starting this week, the Rochester Senior Center is providing a limited supply of high dose flu vaccine for seniors age 65 and over, with regular dose flu vaccines expected to arrive soon. Vaccination is by appointment only. Residents should call the...
Get spooky with the Mattapoisett Museum’s graveyard talk
MATTAPOISETT — Ever wondered why gravestones look the way they do? On Thursday Oct. 8 at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom, the Mattapoisett Museum will host an online presentation by the Gravestone Girls about New England cemetery art, history and symbolism to...
Learn about Red Sox history with author presentation and Q&A
ROCHESTER — Take a fun and enlightening journey through Boston Red Sox history with Martin Gitlin, the author of the
Ultimate Boston Red Sox Time Machine Book
, during a presentation from the author via Zoom on Oct. 1 at 6:30 p.m. This...
Hours change, virtual story time registration open at Plumb Library
ROCHESTER — Registration for Plumb Library's virtual story times is now open. The Fall session will begin the week of October 5 and end the week of November 16. The days and times will likely be: Babies/Toddlers ages 9 to 24 months on Tuesdays at 10...
Shakespearean and local history to collide during online film screening
The Mattapoisett Free Library and ORCTV are teaming up to host a virtual screening of “Stephano: The True Story of Shakespeare’s Shipwreck.” The film tells the story of Stephen Hopkins, a Virginia-bound castaway who later was a passenger on the...
Virtual Programming at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library
MATTAPOISETT — Several STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) related virtual programs will be available this fall at the library. A Pokemon Virtual Program will take place on Sept. 19 at 1 p.m. This interactive Zoom program will...
String quartet to perform on Sept. 4 outside Marion Music Hall
MARION — A pop up string quartet concert on the front lawn of the Marion Music Hall will be held on Friday, Sept. 4 at noon. The concert will feature The Furtado String Quartet: Marilyn Melanson (née Furtado) - violin Teresa Ouelette (née Furtado...
Sippican Historical Society to host esteemed lecturer in September
MARION — The Sippican Historical Society’s September lecture on Women-Only Buildings in Early 20th Century in New York City, presented by Dr. Nina E. Harkrader of Brooklyn, NY on Thursday, Sept. 10 at 7 p.m. Dr. Harkrader holds a Ph.D. and MA with...
Sept. 6 service at St Phillips to be led by Marion rector
St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, next to the Town Beach in Mattapoisett, will have an 8 a.m. service on Sept. 6 with Rev. Robert Malm, Interim Rector, St. Gabriel’s Church in Marion. Masks are required and all other safety precautions will be in place...
Anti-racism group holds first community book club discussion
A dozen members of the Tri-Town and Beyond Community Read group, plus approximately 120 viewers on ORCTV’s Facebook page, met for a live Zoom discussion on Aug. 27 to share their thoughts and questions about “How to be an Antiracist” by Ibram X...
From the files of the Rochester Historical Society: Historic schools
The writer of this piece, Connie Eshbach, is the vice president of the Rochester Historical Society. This is part of a series of Rochester history briefs.
Not too many years after the incorporation of the town in 1686, Rochester established...
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