February 27, 2024

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State Representative Steve Howitt, R-Seekonk, has co-sponsored a bill regarding the use of artificial intelligence. The legislation filed on January 11 is known as the Massachusetts Artificial … more
The Seekonk Recycling Committee would like to remind residents of all the great recycling and sustainability programs and resources we have available in town: Earth Day is coming! Our annual town … more
On February 14th at the Valentine Party at the Seekonk Senior Center entertainment was provided by Mr. Steve Burke, a one-man RI musician who plays the keyboard, sax, & smooth jazz. Everyone who … more

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Sports

Girls Results Seekonk 379 Undefeated in the Season ORR 287 Apponequet 268 Boys Results ORR 375 Seekonk 270 Apponequet 254 Celebrate!!! Almost every Warrior swimmer swam at least one best time in the … more
Seekonk Girls Beat ORR 106-62 Seekonk Boys Lost to ORR 101-65 Nick Cavic New Record for SHS 100 Free 47.55 beat 33 yo record by .71s. Athletes that took 1st in Individual Events Nick Cavic 100 FR and … more
Seekonk Girls Swim Team Beat New Bedford 95-87 Down to the last event. Two weeks in a row. Seekonk Boys Swim Team lost to New Bedford 73-100 Lots of close events. Seekonk is a COOP team. Nicholas … more

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Schools

Taunton, Massachusetts - The AAUW Taunton Area Branch is offering a $1,000.00 Mary Anderson Memorial Scholarship for college students. Applicants must be graduates of a high school in Southeastern … more
The Hurley Middle School building needs to be replaced, says Seekonk School Superintendent Rebecca Kidwell. The building’s heating system has been in constant need of repair. Last … more
Franklin -- Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School wishes to congratulate the 20 students who were inducted into the Peter Rickard chapter of the National Honor Society in a … more

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People

Smithfield, RI -- Bryant University is pleased to recognize the students named to the Fall 2023 Deans' List. To earn a place on the Deans' List, students must have a GPA of 3.4 or better for at least … more
Rochester, NY -- Jakob Gries of Seekonk (02771) was named to the Dean's List at Rochester Institute of Technology for the fall semester of the 2023-2024 academic year. Gries is in the computer … more
Worcester, MA -- Assumption University has announced that Emily Fasteson, of Seekonk , Class of 2024, has been named to the University's Dean's List for the fall 2023 semester. Students named to the … more

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Scouts & Civic Organizations

Providence, R.I. – The Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America recognized 10 dedicated volunteers at its annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner on Wednesday, January 31. The event celebrated … more
Free and open to the public: Please join the Attleboro Historic Preservation Society for a program and tour of The Holy Family Coptic Orthodox Church on February 15 at 6:45 PM. Learn about the Coptic … more
Events at the Seekonk American Legion Post 311 351 Fall River Ave, Seekonk, MA 02771 508-336-9822 Meat Raffles at the Seekonk American Legion on 2/3 & 2/10 Saturday Meat Raffles continue until … more

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Seniors

On February 14th at the Valentine Party at the Seekonk Senior Center entertainment was provided by Mr. Steve Burke, a one-man RI musician who plays the keyboard, sax, & smooth jazz. Everyone who … more
Well, the women’s Wednesday luncheon group tried a new place (Frankie’s in Plainville, MA). We were delighted with everything, enormous portions, reasonable prices, excellent service, … more
Seniors enjoying the new Arts & Crafts Program at the Seekonk Senior Center. The program is the first & third Fridays of the month from 9:30-11:30 am. The class is $5.00 for … more

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Police & Fire

Five new Police Officers were hired at the January 31 Select Board meeting. On April 8, 2023, the Seekonk Police Department held an entrance exam. Police Chief David Enos said several … more
Stow— State Fire Marshal Jon M. Davine and Massachusetts Firefighting Academy leadership today announced the graduation of 31 firefighters from the 50-day Career Recruit Firefighting Training … more
Police Chief David Enos plans to ask the Select Board to extend conditional offers of employment for five new officers at their meeting on Wednesday. Due to a staffing shortage, the day to day … more

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Churches

We hope you will join us each Sunday at Seekonk Congregational Church UCC at one of our 2 weekly services - 9AM & 10:30 AM in the Sanctuary at 600 Fall River Avenue, Seekonk, MA for our weekly … more
Italian Night Dinner…Saturday, March 16, 2024. Buffet Serving ~ 5-7 PM. Eat In or Take out. Menu: Spaghetti & Meatballs, Ziti with Broccoli & Chicken (Vegetarian Options Available), … more
Free and open to the public: Please join the Attleboro Historic Preservation Society for a program and tour of The Holy Family Coptic Orthodox Church on February 15 at 6:45 PM. Learn about the Coptic … more

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