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Ned's Point Lighthouse Tours790 viewsMembers of the U.S. Coast Guard Flotilla 67 will conduct free tours of Ned’s Point Lighthouse in Mattapoisett every Thursday during August from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm, weather permitting. The last tour will enter the lighthouse at 5:45 pm and the lighthouse will close at 6:00 pm. There will be no morning tours in August and no appointments are necessary. (Wanderer file photo).
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John Gibbons Bench Mark1077 viewsMattapoisett town officials, along with friends and relatives of the late John Gibbons of Mattapoisett, were on hand this past Tuesday evening for the formal dedication of a bench outside the Mattapoisett Town Hall in Mr. Gibbons’ memory. The bench is located alongside a similar one which was previously dedicated to late former Selectman John “Jack” DeCosta. Like Mr. DeCosta, Mr. Gibbons was well-known in town and was very active in all things Mattapoisett. (Photo by Kenneth J. Souza).
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Robert B. Parker at Center School2101 viewsNoted mystery author Robert B. Parker, best known for creating the long-running Spenser detective series, went back to school — Center School in Mattapoisett, that is — for a discussion and book signing to benefit the Mattapoisett Public Library on Friday, July 8. Mr. Parker recounted his years growing up in Mattapoisett and also fielded questions about his many published works. (Photo by Margie A. Souza).
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Robert B. Parker in Mattapoisett932 viewsNoted mystery author Robert B. Parker, best known for creating the long-running Spenser detective series, went back to school — Center School in Mattapoisett, that is — for a discussion and book signing to benefit the Mattapoisett Public Library on Friday, July 8. Mr. Parker recounted his years growing up in Mattapoisett and also fielded questions about his many published works. (Photo by Margie A. Souza).
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Mudgie's Namesake 16125 viewsFriends and family members paid tribute to Mattapoisett’s own Maurice “Mudgie” Tavares last week in a formal ceremony to dedicate and name the new Center School Playground in his honor. Mudgie has been a longtime supporter and friend of the children of Mattapoisett — as both a staff member at Center School and the founder of the long-running and ever-popular Mattapoisett Track Club — so the playground dedication was an ideal honor. Former Mattapoisett students were on hand to cite Mudgie’s positive influence and affect on their lives. (Photo by Kenneth J. Souza).
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Mudgie's Namesake 26108 viewsMaurice “Mudgie” Tavares, a longtime staff custodian at Center School in Mattapoisett and a dedicated benefactor of the town's youth, looks on while students file out for the dedication of the school's playground in his honor. (Photo by Kenneth J. Souza).
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Mattapoisett Memorial Day 20056622 viewsMembers of the Mattapoisett Cub Scout Troop stand at attention outside the Mattapoisett Free Public Library during Memorial Day Services this past week. The annual observance drew a sizeable crowd which was treated to public speakers, performances of patriotic music by the Old Hammondtown School Band, and a keynote address from Commander John Landis, USN, of the Newport Naval War College. (Photo by Kenneth J. Souza).
 
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