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Local students can win $2,000 in eco-art contest
Bow Seat, a Massachusetts-based nonprofit which uses art to raise awareness of ocean conservation, is accepting entries in its “Climate Heroes in Action” student art contest. From now until June 13, students between the ages of 11 and 18 worldwide...
Old Rochester Regional girls ice hockey team breaks record
BOURNE — The Old Rochester Regional girls ice hockey team beat their seasonal record after a win against Dennis-Yarmouth Regional on Sunday, Jan.23. The Old Rochester Bulldogs won with a score of 6-1. The win brought their seasonal record to 4-10...
Children seek adventure with Dungeons and Dragons
MATTAPOISETT — Three adventurers rounded a corner in a dark, damp stone hallway deep underground. They had entered a dungeon in search of treasure and glory. From further down the hall lurched a translucent gelatinous creature — and it was coming...
Take a mindfulness walk with Mattapoisett Land Trust
MATTAPOISETT — Join the Mattapoisett Land Trust for a chance to shake off the winter blues and center yourself in the present. Carly Baumann of “Radical Rest Yoga,” a local professional with training and certifications in Yoga, Yoga Nidra and...
Learn about winter birds with Marion Natural History Museum
MARION — The Marion Natural History Museum will hold an after-school program on Feb. 15 where kids will make bird feeders and do winter bird exploration with Manomet bird observatory. Students will explore local birds that overwinter in...
Tri-Town fire departments to receive new equipment
Over $40,000 has been awarded to the fire departments across the Tri-Town as part of the Department of Fire Services Fiscal Year 2023 Firefighter Safety Equipment Grant Program. $5 million in total was granted to 308 fire departments in...
Apply for community preservation funding in Marion
MARION — Applications for Community Preservation Act funding are now available in the Town Clerk’s office at the Marion Town House located at 2 Spring Street, Marion. The Community Preservation Act is a Massachusetts Law that allows participating...
Mattapoisett Woman’s Club to offer scholarships to area students
MATTAPOISETT — The Mattapoisett Woman’s Club will offer two $2,500 scholarship awards to Mattapoisett residents who are high school seniors graduating in June 2023. In addition, there will be a $1,500 scholarship granted to a Mattapoisett resident...
Learn about the Old Slough Road project at Mattapoisett Town Hall
MATTAPOISETT — The Town of Mattapoisett and Mattapoisett Land Trust, Inc. are working together to reopen Old Slough Road as an emergency route for vehicles traveling to and from the Point Connett and Angelica Point communities in Mattapoisett. These...
Earn a boating certificate with the Coast Guard
Earn a boating certificate in one day. Boat America is a new boating certificate class that offers an in-depth boating safety course, with personal instruction and materials that provide the knowledge needed to obtain a United States Coast Guard...
Rochester Republican Town Committee to hold meeting
ROCHESTER — The Rochester Republican Town Committee will hold it's monthly meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 6 p.m. in the community room of the Rochester Police Station, 29 Dexter Lane, Rochester. All members of the community are invited to attend...
Rochester to start electricity aggregation program
ROCHESTER — The town of Rochester announced that it will launch its electricity aggregation program, Rochester Community Electricity, in March 2023. The Program is designed to provide new, competitively priced electricity supply options and more...
Knights of Columbus to host youth dances
MATTAPOISETT — The Mattapoisett Knights of Columbus will host three dances for children in grades six, seven and eight on Friday, Feb. 3; Friday, March 3 and a to-be-announced date in April. The dances will be held at the Knights of Columbus hall at...
Prepare for emergencies with the Marion Council on Aging
MARION — This winter is the perfect time to think about and prepare for emergencies and disasters throughout the year. Do you require assistance in an emergency situation? The Marion Council on Aging and the Community Emergency Response team can...
UPDATED: Negotiations unsuccessful with Marion town administrator candidate
MARION — The town of Marion announced on Friday, Jan. 13 that negotiations with town administrator candidate Evan Lehrer were unsuccessful. An email sent at 9:35 a.m. said that the Marion Select Board is “exploring other options with the consultant...
MSPCC to oversee Healthy Families program on much of South Coast
The Children’s Trust , the state’s child abuse prevention agency, has given the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (MSPCC) a contract to oversee the Healthy Families Massachusetts program for Acushnet, Fairhaven,...
Mattapoisett sells old fire station
MATTAPOISETT — The vacant fire station on County Road in Mattapoisett has a new owner and a new purpose. Marion-based Sky Development Ltd., which is owned by Michael and Katherine Sudofsky, purchased the former fire station for $675,000, said the...
Grammy winning artist to perform for Sippican School students
The Volunteers at Sippican School will host two musical performances by Bill Harley on Jan.12. Bill will perform two interactive shows for Sippican students as part of the Volunteers at Sippican School Performing Arts and Enrichment Program. The...
Old Rochester Regional High School hosts virtual guest speaker alumnus and NASA Engineer Kris Gundersen
MATTAPOISETT — Old Rochester Regional High School alumnus Kris Gundersen recently spoke to high school students about his work at NASA. On Dec. 20, Gundersen virtually presented to 22 ORR students and four staff members. Students from all grades and...
Old Slough Road reconstruction could provide lifeline to coastal residents
MATTAPOISETT — Residents who live at Point Connett and Angelica Point in Mattapoisett know to expect cool sea breezes, ocean views, a quiet neighborhood and an increased risk of coastal flooding. The only way in or out of these scenic neighborhoods...
'Make your cookie and eat it too' with Marion cookie business
MARION — Debi Lindsey-Morrison never thought that spending a night making Halloween cookies could turn into an occupation. Rolling in the Dough, a decorate-it-yourself cookie company has grown from a “side-hustle” to a community-loved business. “We...
Children’s art, hobbies at the Elizabeth Taber Library
MARION – The Elizabeth Taber Library in Marion has events and programs throughout the month of January and beyond. First, on Tuesday, Jan. 24, join the Friends of the Elizabeth Taber Library at 6:30 p.m. to learn about how to meet new people and...
Rochester Police Department starts body camera program
ROCHESTER— Residents of Rochester may start to notice officers sporting body cameras as part of their newly implemented Body-Worn Camera Program. The department announced its newest technology in a Facebook post on Thursday, Jan. 5. According to the...
Historic District Study Committee to begin work in Marion
The Marion Historical Commission announced that on Jan. 4, 2023, the Marion Select Board appointed seven members to the newly formed Local Historic District Study Committee. They were selected by the Select Board from 16 applicants. This committee...
Lots to do at the Plumb Library in January
ROCHESTER – The Plumb Library in Rochester has a slew of events and programs running in the month of January. From knitting groups to book clubs, there’s something for everyone. Looking for help with a tricky knitting project or the inspiration to...
Open Table returns to Mattapoisett Congregational Church
MATTAPOISETT – Winter is here and it is time for a cozy meal with friends. Open Table is back at the Mattapoisett Congregational Church for one more meal. The Open Table crew hopes to see people on Friday, Feb. 17 for a meal served in Reynard Hall...
Ireland comes to Mattapoisett with library music session
MATTAPOISETT — For a few hours on Sunday, Jan. 8 the Mattapoisett Public Library was as lively as an Irish pub. The sound of laughter, fiddles, mandolins and even the drone of an Irish bagpipe broke the silence. Ten people gathered in the building’s...
Friends of the Mattapoisett Library to hold annual meeting
MATTAPOISETT – Members of the Friends of the Mattapoisett Library and the public are invited to the organization’s annual meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 6 p.m. in the community room of the Mattapoisett Free Public Library, 7 Barstow St,...
Rochester’s first planned cannabis retail shop talks safety, town impacts at outreach meeting
ROCHESTER — Megan’s Organic Market, slated to be Rochester’s first retail cannabis operation, hosted an outreach meeting that now allows the company to apply for its state license. The San Luis Obispo, Calif.-based company’s dispensary will occupy a...
New in town: Marion hires town administrator
MARION — The search for a new Marion Town Administrator came to an end as the Select Board hired Evan Lehrer, Mashpee Town Planner, in a 2-1 vote during a meeting on Thursday, Jan. 5. Lehrer, 33, will succeed former Marion Town Administrator James...
Mattapoisett polar plunge supports a good cause
MATTAPOISETT — The people who took to the waters of Mattapoisett on Sunday, Jan. 1 had a great day to get their feet wet in the waters of Buzzards Bay. They joined the organization “Keep on Plungin’” for an annual New Year’s Day polar plunge at the...
Learn about visiting Cuba with the Sippican Lands Trust
The Sippican Lands Trust will hold an informational session on Thursday, Jan. 5 from 6 to 8 p.m. to learn about traveling to Cuba. Join the Sippican Lands Trust at 13 Cottage Street, Marion, for appetizers and refreshments and learn more about the...
State funds to bring needed upgrades to Rochester Cranberry bogs
ROCHESTER— Two Rochester cranberry growers will receive a combined $110,000 in state funding, announced the Baker-Polito Administration on Tuesday, Dec. 27. According to a press release , Beatons, Inc. received $75,000 from the grant and Double M...
Cooking lessons, bingo, and more at Marion Council on Aging
MARION - The Marion Council on Aging has a number of events during the month of January that range from art appreciation to chocolate tasting. On Monday, Jan. 9 at 1 p.m., learn about Mary Cassatt, one of America’s most prominent 19th century...
Declutter for the new year with Sippican Woman’s Club
MARION – Join the Sippican Woman’s Club on Friday, Jan. 13 at 6 p.m. for a lesson on how to let go of old clutter for the new year. Kristi Santelli, owner of “Organized! by Kristi,” will walk participants through the process she uses to help clients...
New year, old trail: Sippican Lands Trust holds annual New Year’s walk
MARION — On a warm and bright January day, seven people ushered in the new year with the sound of distant bird calls and twigs snapping underfoot. They set out along a path on the White Eagle parcel, a 248-acre property owned and partially...
Learn about birding apps at the Marion Natural History Museum
Join the Marion Natural History Museum to learn about how to identify birds using apps. Justin Barrett, museum board member and president of the Nasketucket Bird Club, will demonstrate the basics of the most popular birding apps. The Great Backyard...
A snapshot of the Tri-Town: 2022 in photos
There was a lot to see in the Tri-Town this year. Take a look back at the photos that defined 2022 in Marion, Mattapoisett and Rochester. From harrowing photos of the Mattapoisett Boatyard fire to pictures of the Tri-Town’s furry friends, our photo...
Fluffed and stuffed: build a bear program is a success
MARION— Polyester filling and unstuffed animals were scattered across the tables of the Elizabeth Taber Library during their build-a-bear program on Friday, Dec. 30. “It’s hard work building a bear,” said library program director Elizabeth Sherry as...
Mattapoisett Library to hold reading programs for adults, kids
Need a distraction from the cold weather? Sign up to participate in a winter reading program at the Mattapoisett Public Library. Children from grades three to six are encouraged to join the Quahog Book Awards. Registration for the program opens on...
Mattapoisett Land Trust to host guided hike, bird feeder workshop
Start 2023 in the great outdoors with events hosted by the Mattapoisett Land Trust. Join the Trust’s Community Engagement and Stewardship Manager, Colleen Andrews, for a guided hike on Friday Jan. 13 at 12:30 p.m. Enjoy the beginning of the new year...
Mattapoisett photographer to exhibit, speak at library
Come to the Mattapoisett Library from Jan. 15 to Feb. 14 to view a photography exhibit by Mattapoisett resident Richard Van Inwegen. Photography has been a long-time hobby for Van Inwegen. He has taken numerous courses and seminars on photography...
Magic comes to the Mattapoisett Library
MATTAPOISETT — Ed the Wizard doesn’t use the word “trick” to describe what he does. “People ask me, what's the difference between a wizard and a magician? I tell them that magicians, like dogs, do tricks,” he said. “Wizards do magic — just a little...
Winter storm kept firefighters busy
From downed branches to flooded basements, the Mattapoisett and Marion Fire departments were busy with storm-related calls on Friday, Dec. 23. According to Mattapoisett Fire Chief Andrew Murray, the Mattapoisett Fire Department received a total of...
The Tri-Town looks back at 2022
From shake-ups in local politics to community events and town-wide changes, the Tri-Town saw it all in 2022, for better or for worse. In August, students returned to classrooms with relaxed mask mandates and shortened quarantine guidelines,...
Rochester man arrested for drug related charges
ROCHESTER — Rochester resident Michael Reyes, 39, was arrested on Thursday, Dec. 22 on drug and firearm charges after police conducted a search of his landscaping business in Rochester. Police recovered over 18 grams of cocaine, a firearm, and...
Learn about Marion’s Cape Verdean history, historical buildings
Join Sippican Historical Society Board Member Rick DaSilva for a talk on the history of Marion’s Portuguese, Azorean and Cape Verdean communities on Wednesday, Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. at the Marion Music Hall. DaSilva is a former faculty member and history...
The doctor is in at Sippican Historical Society
MARION — Older Tri-Town residents may still have memories of Dr. Benjamin Tilden or Dr. Raymond Baxter, Marion physicians who treated area families during the 20th century. The Sippican Historical Society’s newest exhibit, “In Sickness and in Health...
Mattapoisett swimmers take a plunge for charity
MATTAPOISETT — Even on Christmas Day, Mattapoisett does not fear the cold. Back for its first edition since the Covid-19 pandemic began, polar plungers took to Mattapoisett Town Beach for the 17th Annual Helping Hands and Hooves Christmas Day Swim...
Upcoming teen events at the Mattapoisett Library
The Mattapoisett Free Public Library is starting the New Year with the return and continuation of popular programs. Starting on Tuesday, Jan. 3 at 3 p.m., Craft Tuesday returns. Craft Tuesday is a passive program that provides teens an opportunity...
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