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Bridging the way to Eagle Scout
MARION — When the Sippican Lands Trust needed help to build 12 new bridges for Tucker’s Trail in Marion’s Osprey Marsh, they enlisted the help of local Boy Scouts, including Wareham Troop 39 Scout Haralambos "Labby" Sivvianakis. Throughout middle...
Rochester residents to participate in Jimmy Fund walk
ROCHESTER — Three Rochester residents will participate in the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk on Sunday, Oct. 1. Rochester residents Andrew Rodriguez, Donna Rodriguez, and Kathy Shea, along with thousands of other walkers, will participate in the...
Rochester Women’s Club to meet
ROCHESTER — The Rochester Women’s Club will hold its first meeting of the 2023-2024 season on Wednesday, Sept. 13 at 6:30 p.m. at 37 Marion Road in Rochester. The club’s mission is to promote civic, educational, intellectual and social interest...
St. Philip’s Church celebrates longtime clergy at hymn sing
MATTAPOISETT — While some Mattapoisett residents celebrated Labor Day weekend at the town beach, parishioners at nearby St. Philip’s Episcopal Church closed their 139th summer season by recognizing the contributions of three longtime priests on...
Beginner birding walk with Mattapoisett Land Trust
MATTAPOISETT — Join the Mattapoisett Land Trust and the Nasketucket Bird Club for a beginner’s level birding walk on Sunday, Sept. 17 from 8 to 9 a.m. at the Grace Meadow Preserve. Mike LaBossiere of the Nasketucket Bird Club will lead participants...
New coach, new opportunity for Old Colony girls soccer
ROCHESTER — New leadership is coming to the Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School girls varsity soccer team this season. Old Colony carpentry instructor and girls soccer head coach Paul Soucy said that he hopes this season the team...
Recycled art show brings variety to the Mattapoisett Library
Books, fabric and water bottles all received new life during the Mattapoisett Free Public Library’s “RE-ART: Recycled Art Show ”reception on Saturday, Sept. 2. Textile artist Julane Soares creates jackets, vests hats and more with repurposed Kantha...
Sippican Lands Trust to host fall mushroom foray
MARION — Join the Sippican Lands Trust and the Boston Mushroom Club — the second oldest mushroom club in the world — for a foray through the White Eagle preserve in Marion at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 10. The Sippican Lands Trust recommends that...
Taber Library to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with community read
MARION — Tri-Town Against Racism and the Elizabeth Taber Library will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a “Community Read” on Saturday, Sept. 23 at 10 a.m. The book will be “Family Lore” by Elizabeth Acevedo, which tells the story of one...
A blast from the past: Then and Now exhibit brings back memories
MATTAPOISETT — Mattapoisett residents took a stroll down memory lane during the Mattapoisett Museum’s reception for its first Then and Now exhibit on Thursday, Aug. 31. The exhibit features photos of Mattapoisett locations as they were in the past...
Ruth Bader Ginsburg comes to life at Sippican Woman’s Club
MARION — On Friday, Sept. 8, performer Sheryl Faye will give a program on the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, where she will play the role of Ginsburg herself at the meeting of the Sippican Woman's Club at its clubhouse at 152 Front Street, Marion at...
Checking out classrooms at Sippican School open house
MARION — Ten-year-old Charlotte Darosa awaited Open House night outside Sippican School with an armful of cleaning supplies for her teacher on Tuesday, Aug 29. “We just want to help the teachers,” she said. “We want to keep the rooms clean and the...
Marion meets 20 percent energy reduction goal
MARION — The amount of energy used by the Town of Marion has declined by over 20% since 2017, according to the Marion Energy Management Committee, which puts the town in line to meet energy reduction goals set by the state’s Green Communities...
St. Phillip’s Church to close summer season with hymn sing
MATTAPOISETT — The 139th summer season at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church concludes on Sunday, Sept. 3 with services, a hymn sing and more. The Rev. Jeffrey Paull Cave will conduct services at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. using the 1928 Book of Common Prayer...
Historic District Study Committee to give updates on property survey
MARION — The Marion Village Historic District Study Committee will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Marion Music Hall to explain the Committee’s progress since being formed last winter. Preservation consultant Eric Dray...
A summer send-off at the Marion Town Party
MARION — With the first day of school on the horizon, summertime is almost over — but in Marion, the summer goes out with a bang. The annual Marion Town Party took over Silvershell Beach on Saturday, Aug. 26 for “the perfect end of summer...
Rochester Historical Society hosts ‘mini fair with historic flair’
ROCHESTER — With the closing of the annual Rochester Country Fair, the Rochester Historical Society decided to host its own “mini fair with historic flair” on Saturday, Aug. 26. The Historical Society’s mini-fair had booths selling baked goods and...
Pups come out for Mattapoisett Dog Walk-a-Thon
MATTAPOISETT — Four-legged friends took to the streets on Saturday, Aug. 26 to help raise money for a dog park that could possibly find a home at the now vacant Holy Ghost Grounds in Mattapoisett. Now in its eighth year, the Dog Walk-a-Thon raises...
Mattapoisett Republicans to meet, host state GOP official
MATTAPOISETT — The Mattapoisett Republican Party is hosting guest speaker John Milligan, executive director of the Massachusetts GOP during a meeting on Thursday, Sept. 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, 57 Fairhaven Road, Mattapoisett...
Mattapoisett Congregational Church Yard Sale
MATTAPOISETT — On Saturday, Sept. 9 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. the Mattapoisett Congregational Church will host its annual yard sale in Reynard Hall at the Mattapoisett Congregational Church, rain or shine. Lots of items will be available including small...
Congregational Church to host ‘Welcome Home’ event
MATTAPOISETT — Join the Mattapoisett Congregational Church on Sunday, Sept. 10 at 10 a.m. for its “Welcome Home” event at Ned’s Point. Everyone in the Tri-Town is invited to celebrate with the church in worship followed by a bring-your-own picnic...
Select Board seeks grant to replace aging servers
MATTAPOISETT — The Town of Mattapoisett will seek a $5,000 grant to help cover the cost of replacing aging computer servers currently in use by town hall, said Mattapoisett Operations and Project Administrator Katie Desrosiers. According to...
Photos: Young coastal explorers take to the sea
MARION — Choppy seas made for an eventful outing on Friday, Aug. 18 as kids from the Marion Natural History Museum’s summer program took a ride on the water with the Marion Harbormaster Department. While cruising Sippican Harbor, kids collected...
Rochester Grange Fair showcases agricultural and craft talents
ROCHESTER — Mango and Tango, the Kunekune pigs munched on the grass outside the Rochester Grange Hall during the 112th Annual Grange Fair on Saturday, Aug 20. Tails N’ Trails 4-H Club members Elowyn and Katriel Mccarthy said that despite the pigs’...
Model planes fly high above Mary’s Pond
ROCHESTER — For Bristol County Radio Control Club safety officer Gary Dupont, flying model planes is “a formula for youth.” “We kind of revert back to ten-year-olds [when flying model planes],” said Dupont. “We have a lot of foolish fun.” The...
Magic comes to Mattapoisett
MATTAPOISETT — Mattapoisett resident Cam Kelleher had a “surreal” experience at Old Hammondtown School during the Magic of Lyn Illusionist Show on Friday, Aug. 18. Illusionist Lyn Dillies pulled him on stage and introduced him to one of her “toys,”...
‘Solid crop’ expected for Massachusetts cranberry harvest
PLYMOUTH —The Cranberry Marketing Committee forecasts that Massachusetts will produce a 1.96 million barrel crop of cranberries in 2023, according to the Cape Cod Cranberry Growers’ Association. This is a 1% decrease from the state’s 2022 harvest...
Nominate a Tri-Town veteran for ‘Veteran of the Year’
Tri-Town veterans are eligible to be nominated for the 2023 Veterans Transition House “Veteran of the Year” award. The Veteran of the Year Award is presented to a regional veteran in recognition of their outstanding contributions to veterans,...
The revival of the survivor bird: Marion residents learn about osprey
MARION — From cell phone towers to floating buoys, ospreys don’t shy away from man-made structures when choosing a spot to build their nests. According to associate of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and editor of the Birds of North America Alan...
Beverly Yacht Club hosts 60th Junior Regatta
MARION — Eleven-year-old Graham Greenwalt was determined to hold his title as the first ranking sailor in the Optimist Green class during the Beverly Yacht Club’s 60th annual Junior Regatta on Wednesday, Aug. 17. “You just have to keep going and...
Volunteers sought for Marion Town Party
MARION — The Marion Town Party, which is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 26 at Silvershell Beach from 4 to 10 p.m., is in need of volunteers, said Marion Executive Assistant Donna Hemphill. “We’ll take as many people who want to volunteer,” said...
River Road concerns addressed with ‘no parking’ signs
MARION — Signs indicating a tow-away zone will soon be installed at the top of River Road in Marion after residents raised concerns about guests from the restaurant blocking traffic to their residential street. “We’re concerned about the experiences...
Marion Finance Director to retire, residents sought for hiring committee
MARION — Longtime Marion Finance Director and Town Accountant Judy Mooney will retire at the end of the year, announced Marion Town Administrator Geoff Gorman at an Aug. 15 Select Board meeting. Mooney, who has served the Town of Marion for over 20...
Rochester resident searches for relative missing in Maui fires
ROCHESTER — The beachside parks of Maui where Rochester resident Beth McLeod once gathered with her family are now being used as temporary shelters for those who lost their homes in the deadly wildfires sweeping Hawaii. McLeod is searching for her...
Clean up efforts continue following Mattapoisett tornado
MATTAPOISETT — One week since a tornado touched down in Mattapoisett and caused damage to homes, trees and the town’s water treatment plant , clean-up is underway. The tornado, which traveled nearly one mile and reached speeds of up to 95 miles per...
Former New Bedford mayor to speak on new book
ROCHESTER — Join the Plumb Library on Saturday, Aug. 26 from 12 to 1:30 p.m., to hear from former New Bedford mayor John Bullard about his new book from Spinner Publications, “Hometown: A Memoir.” In Hometown, Bullard weaves a tale of a family...
Support tornado victims with Lions Club fundraiser
NEW BEDFORD — Join the Mattapoisett Lions Club on Aug. 29 from 5 to 9 p.m. at Cisco Brewers Kitchen and Bar, 1482 East Rodney French Blvd., New Bedford for a fundraiser to benefit the victims of the Aug. 8 Mattapoisett tornado. Cisco Brewers will...
Young shore explorers catch puffer fish, minnows
MARION — “Holy minnows” yelled Henry Bishop as he frantically grabbed the small flopping fish from his net to place in a bucket during the Marion Natural History Museum’s coastal exploration on Friday, Aug 11. As two young beachcombers navigated a...
Learn about shellfish with the Marion Natural History Museum
MARION — Can you tell a bivalve from a mollusk? The Marion Natural History Museum will be taking a look at the upwellers on Island Wharf, learning about oysters and other shellfish with Marion’s Shellfish Warden, and hearing about the important role...
Getting in the weeds to keep Snow’s Pond pristine
ROCHESTER — It was 86 degrees on Saturday, July 8 but 16 feet below the surface of Snow’s Pond in Rochester it was a cool 60 degrees. Andy Hammerman pulled a dissolved oxygen meter and thermometer up from the muddy depths and onto the deck of a...
Memorial float fly coming to Rochester
ROCHESTER — The John Nicolaci Memorial Float Fly will take place on Mary’s Pond in Rochester on Aug. 19, from 10 am to early afternoon. The event is hosted by the Bristol County Radio Control Club and is for radio-controlled model seaplanes and...
Rochester to hold mini fair with ‘historic flair’
ROCHESTER — The Rochester Historical Society will host a “Mini Fair with Historic Flair” on Saturday, Aug. 26 at the Historical Society Museum, 355 County Road, Rochester, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The fair will feature a bake sale, activities for...
Mattapoisett takes stock after tornado touches down
MATTAPOISETT — In a twist no one would have expected, a tornado touched down in Mattapoisett around 11:20 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 8 causing damage to homes, trees and the town’s water treatment plant, according to town and state officials. Preliminary...
Farm stands provide bountiful harvest this season
The Teal Farm produce stand in Rochester, which is stocked with summer squash, cucumbers and tomatoes, is one of many Tri-Town farm stands that are “just booming,” according to Marion Institute Executive Director Liz Wiley. For Teal Farm owners...
Mattapoisett Library hosts disability discussion
MATTAPOISETT — Disability researcher Chuck McIntyre will speak from the perspective of someone who has a learning disability at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library on Saturday, Aug. 19 at 2 p.m. McIntyre will cover many facets of the disabled...
Open-air silent movie showing
MATTAPOISETT — Enjoy an open-air silent movie at the Munro Preserve with the Mattapoisett Museum and the Mattapoisett Land Trust. The movie, “Down to the Sea in Ships,” will be shown from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m on Thursday Aug. 24. The film contains semi-...
Learn about affordable housing in Rochester
ROCHESTER — On Saturday, Aug. 26, Rochester Affordable Housing Inc. will host a brunch and educational event at the Rochester Council on Aging, 67 Dexter Lane, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. According to a press release from Rochester Affordable Housing...
Magic to come to Mattapoisett
MATTAPOISETT — The Magic of Lyn Illusionist Show will be held on Friday, Aug. 18 at 7 p.m. at Old Hammondtown School in Mattapoisett. Magician Lyn Dillies is a highly acclaimed female illusionist who has performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center...
Grant opportunities with the Mattapoisett Cultural Council
MATTAPOISETT — The Mattapoisett Cultural Council will accept grant proposals for community-oriented arts, humanities, and science programs beginning Sept. 1 until Oct. 17. The grants will be available to support cultural projects and activities in...
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at the Elizabeth Taber Library
MARION — Tri-Town Against Racism has announced the book selection for the September Community Read celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at the Elizabeth Taber Library on Saturday, September 5, at 10 a.m. The book “Family Lore” by Elizabeth Acevedo...
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