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Helping Hands and Hooves68 viewsHelping Hands and Hooves, a Mattapoisett-based non-profit organization in the area of Aucoot Cove, gives horseback riding lessons to disabled people in the Southcoast region. The rides are therapeutic to the students, who anticipate their lessons each week so much that they even hold the rides in the rain. Photo by Anne O’Brien-Kakley.
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Library Volunteers111 viewsAt an April 20, 2010 event, the Mattapoisett Free Public Library held a special “thank you” appreciation event for all the volunteers that make the town library so special. Photo courtesy of Susan Pizzolato.
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Skate Park Litter131 viewsAt a recent Mattapoisett Board of Selectmen meeting, Town Administrator Michael Gagne informed the Board that there has been a serious problem with litter at the skate park located behind the police station, despite the conveniently placed trash receptacles. If this problem continues throughout April, the Board has agreed to close the park entirely by May. Photo by Anne O’Brien-Kakley.
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Community Gardening120 viewsMattapoisett residents, including some members of the Mattapoisett Sustainability Club, gather on April 17, 2010 to spruce up a community garden on the corner of Pine Island Road and Prospect Road. Armed with rakes and rubber boots, the group braved a cold morning to make their plots squeaky-green. Photo by Felix Perez.
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Community Gardening145 viewsMattapoisett residents, including some members of the Mattapoisett Sustainability Club, gather on April 17, 2010 to spruce up a community garden on the corner of Pine Island Road and Prospect Road. Armed with rakes and rubber boots, the group braved a cold morning to make their plots squeaky-green. Photo by Felix Perez.
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Community Gardening101 viewsMattapoisett residents, including some members of the Mattapoisett Sustainability Club, gather on April 17, 2010 to spruce up a community garden on the corner of Pine Island Road and Prospect Road. Armed with rakes and rubber boots, the group braved a cold morning to make their plots squeaky-green. Photo by Felix Perez.
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Community Gardening114 viewsMattapoisett residents, including some members of the Mattapoisett Sustainability Club, gather on April 17, 2010 to spruce up a community garden on the corner of Pine Island Road and Prospect Road. Armed with rakes and rubber boots, the group braved a cold morning to make their plots squeaky-green. Photo by Felix Perez.
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Community Gardening104 viewsMattapoisett residents, including some members of the Mattapoisett Sustainability Club, gather on April 17, 2010 to spruce up a community garden on the corner of Pine Island Road and Prospect Road. Armed with rakes and rubber boots, the group braved a cold morning to make their plots squeaky-green. Photo by Felix Perez.
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Community Giving82 viewsMike Lamoureux of the American Legions Florence Eastman Post 280 and long-time member of the Mattapoisett Lions Club receives a check from Mattapoisett Lions Club President Helene Rose to sponsor four students to attend Boys and Girls State Convention. Photo courtesy of Helene Rose.
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Nasketucket Clean Up101 viewsIn celebration of Earth Day, the state is sponsoring the Department of Conservation and Recreation’s 4th annual Park Serve Day. The friends of Nasketucket Bay State Reservation and Mattapoisett Land Trust are inviting the public to give the reservation a spring-cleaning on April 24 at 9:00 am. Gloves and rubber boots are recommended. For more information, please call 508-758-7849.
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Bike Path Fun86 viewsThe sunny, beautiful 2010 spring continued last weekend, and the Mattapoisett bike path was a busy spot for skaters, bikers, walkers and dogs alike. Photo by Anne O’Brien-Kakley.
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Log Man82 viewsA fallen tree marks the spot off Brandt Island Road, where someone has sculpted the scrap wood into a woodland sprite, which overlooks a babbling brook. Photo by Anne O’Brien-Kakley.
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