October 19, 2021

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October is always a beautiful time of the year in New England. There is a chill in the air, it’s apple and pumpkin picking season. There’s the long Columbus Day weekend, along with fall … more
The sacrifices made by indigenous people in wartime have been overlooked for too long, say advocates from the Native American tribes in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Charles Smith, Jr., a member of … more
The Board of Selectmen declared a dog owned by Doug Brown to be a nuisance at a hearing held Wednesday. Brown, who ran unsuccessfully for the board in last April’s election, lives at 70 … more

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Sports

The SHS boys’ soccer team would like to thank everyone who came out to support their car wash on 8/21 even though hurricane Henri was on its way and a huge thank you to the Knights of Columbus for … more
“We went from nothing last year and summer (due to COVID) to an extremely busy summer 2021,” said an excited Townie boys varsity coach, Joe Andrade as his boys basketball team gears up for a new … more
Please come out and support the SHS Boys Soccer team car wash on August 21 at Seekonk Knights of Columbus on Arcade Ave from 9 am until 1 pm Thank you for your support and to the KOC for allowing … more

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Schools

Dighton, MA: - It had been decades since the last update and even longer since a major renovation to Bristol County Agricultural High School. Now, as we head into 2022, the additions and renovations … more
Jennifer McKay is the new Principal of Martin Elementary School. McKay grew up in Swansea and attended Bridgewater State University and UMASS Dartmouth for her Masters degree in Elementary Education, … more
Seekonk — Superintendent Rich Drolet would like to share an update regarding the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s (DESE) mask mandate for the current school year. On Monday, … more

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People

[Providence] The historic Providence Art Club is excited to host the 117th Annual Little Pictures Show & Sale from November 7 – December 23, 2021. The exhibition, which is the oldest and … more
Seekonk resident and banjo player, Paul Poirier, received the prestigious “Jack Canine Award” during the 2021 American Banjo Museum’s Hall of Fame ceremonies held on October 8 in … more
Jennifer McKay is the new Principal of Martin Elementary School. McKay grew up in Swansea and attended Bridgewater State University and UMASS Dartmouth for her Masters degree in Elementary Education, … more

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Scouts & Civic Organizations

On September 25, 2021, Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England will be celebrating the Centennial Anniversary of Camp Hoffman with an activity-packed Centennial Celebration. Current Girl Scouts, … more
East Providence, R.I. (September 27, 2021): The Rotary Club of East Providence/Seekonk will host a comedy fundraiser on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at the Knights of Columbus Hall located at 3200 … more
Psychic Fair on Sunday, October 10th The American Legion Auxiliary will be holding a Psychic Fair on Sunday, October 10th. Admission is free. 15 minute readings are $20.00 each. There will also be … more

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Seniors

Background:Did you know that someone’s identity gets stolen every two seconds? The AARP Fraud Watch Network provides you with tips and resources to help you spot and avoid identity theft and … more
Every 3rd Thursday of the month at 10:00 AMOctober 21, Newport Creamery---Seekonk November 18, IHOP--East Providence December 16, Percy's Place--East Providence more
Boston, MA — AARP Foundation has kicked off volunteer recruitment for its Tax-Aide program, the nation’s largest volunteer-based tax preparation service. Volunteers may sign up to assist … more

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Police & Fire

The Board of Selectmen voted 3-1 Wednesday to find a new Fire Chief from inside the Seekonk Fire Department. Chairman Justin Sullivan, Adam Petronio, and Michael Healy voted in the affirmative, … more
David Rave is out as the town’s Fire Chief, following the dismissal of domestic assault charges last week in Warwick District Court. “The Board of Selectmen voted to rescind the … more
The Domestic Assault charges against Seekonk Fire Chief David Rave were dismissed Wednesday in Warwick District Court. Rave, 53, was arrested June 18 at his Cranston home. He was ordered held on a … more

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Churches

Seekonk Congregational Church In Person Sunday ServicesSeekonk Congregational Church UCC is open for in-person services Sundays at 9:30 AM in the Sanctuary at 600 Fall River Avenue, Seekonk, MA. … more
Saturday November 6, 2021We would like to announce that we are having a TAKE OUT HARVEST SUPPER. The meal will consist of Ham, Mashed Potatoes, Butternut Squash, Harvard Beets, Onions and Cole Slaw, … more
Newman Congregational Church, United Church of Christ is committed to providing educational opportunities and dialogue on structural racism, white supremacy, and how these things play out in our … more

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