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Farewell to George233 viewsA large group of local residents gathered at the Ned’s Point Lighthouse in Mattapoisett on Thursday evening, September 4 to offer a final goodbye and tribute to the late George Liberty III, the owner of George’s Deli and Take-Out and a well-known and well-respected tri-town resident. Mr. Liberty and his wife, Bec, were quite fond of the scenic Ned’s Point locale, and would often go there to watch the sun set. (Photo montage courtesy of Carol Ingram).
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Mattapoisett Seahorse173 viewsThis tiny baby seahorse was recently found in the waters off Point Connett in Mattapoisett. Although it doesn’t resemble the town’s landmark “Salty the Seahorse” icon in color or size, it certainly has the same curled tail and distinctively-shaped head. (Photo courtesy of Lindy East-Boyd).
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Beatlemania!133 viewsTwo personal bath towels used in the Kenmore apartment of Beatle John Lennon is among the many unique collectible items that Jim Cushman of Mattapoisett has amassed over the years. (Photo by Kenneth J. Souza).
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Beatlemania!129 viewsA pair of drumsticks used by Ringo Starr is among the many unique collectible items that Jim Cushman of Mattapoisett has amassed over the years. (Photo by Kenneth J. Souza).
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Beatlemania!116 viewsPeriod lunch boxes, soap dispensers and personally-autographed memorabilia are among the many unique collectible items that Jim Cushman of Mattapoisett has amassed over the years. (Photo by Kenneth J. Souza).
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Beatlemania!121 viewsA wall covered with various hand-written and autographed notes from Beatle John Lennon is among the many unique collectible items that Jim Cushman of Mattapoisett has amassed over the years. (Photo by Kenneth J. Souza).
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Lighthouse Tours227 viewsMattapoisett’s historic Ned’s Point Lighthouse (above), along with Marion’s Bird Island Lighthouse, will both be featured as part of the American Lighthouse Foundation’s tour of eight lighthouses along Cape Cod and Buzzards Bay on September 20. The lighthouse cruise is a fundraiser for the nonprofit American Lighthouse Foundation, based in Rockland, Maine, which cares for 20 historic lighthouses throughout the New England states of Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Connecticut.
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Race Scholars235 viewsSeven Old Rochester Regional High School graduates and runners will each receive a $1,000 award from the proceeds of the recent Mattapoisett Road Race held on July 4. On August 6 in Shipyard Park, five of the seven runners were presented their awards, including (from left) Katelyn O’Brien, Lindsay Tilden, Peter Asci, Nikita Bourque and Cristiana Pineda. Award winners not pictured: Elizabeth Sylvia and Abby Oldham. (Photo courtesy of Louise Campbell).
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Treasure Hunters263 viewsThe Mattapoisett Sea Hags team reprised their 150th Anniversary win during the 2008 townwide Treasure Hunt held on August 2 as part of the town’s first annual Heritage Days celebration. Members of the winning team included: (from left) Debbie Abelha (Mattapoisett), Polly Lawrence (Rochester), Kate Souza (Mattapoisett), Holly Smith (Mattapoisett), Kerrin Souza (Mattapoisett), and Katie Lorenco (Mattapoisett). (Photo courtesy of Tim Smith).
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Heritage Days 2008200 viewsParticipants in the Bicycle and Doll Carriage Parade held as part of the 2008 Heritage Days celebration weekend. (Photo by Robert Chiarito).
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Heritage Days 2008186 viewsOpening ceremonies for the 2008 Heritage Days celebration weekend held in Shipyard Park. (Photo by Robert Chiarito).
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Heritage Days 2008166 viewsCooking up the all-American hamburgers and hot dogs during the 2008 Heritage Days celebration weekend. (Photo by Robert Chiarito).
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