T. Howard and Etta S. Mattison will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 4, 2014. The couple were married in 1964 in Brattleboro with the Rev. Harry S. Carlson of Trinity Lutheran Church officiating. The wedding took place in their home at 570 Maple St., which they built and have lived in their entire married life. Mr. Mattison was the chief of the Brattleboro Fire Department for 30 years, beginning in 1959. Mrs. Mattison retired from the office of Dr. Rene LaPlante after many years of service as an optometrist’s assistant.