SouthCoastToday: Throughout his 80 years, Horace Field has eagerly looked forward to whatever the day might bring.

His only concern? He’s afraid “I might miss something.”

Judging by the full, productive life he has led, he has nothing to worry about.

A dedicated community servant, he led a rich, full life in a job that took him around the world. But Mattapoisett [Massachusetts] has always held a special place in his heart and he has long given back to the town he loves.

As a result, Field has been named The Standard-Times 2013 Mattapoisett Man of the Year. Nominations for the honor came from the community and members of the newspaper staff and recipients were chosen by a newsroom committee.

Read more about Horace Field receiving the 2013 man of the year award.


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