September 24, 2020

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Town News

The town is still without a Police Chief. The Seekonk Board of Selectmen voted for Dean Isabella to serve as the town’s top cop last June. Chairman Justin Sullivan recently told the Reporter … more
Boston – State Representative Steven S. Howitt (R-Seekonk) has successfully maintained a perfect voting record for the 2019-2020 legislative session, participating in all 267 roll call votes … more
Monday, October 19 to November 27, 2020 The town DPW will be collecting yard waste curbside from Monday, October 19, to Friday, November 27. Collection will be done on the same days as the … more

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Sports

The boys and girls lacrosse teams at Seekonk H.S. have finally been granted varsity status. After spending the 2019 season as a Club team and playing a mostly JV schedule, the team sat out the 2020 … more
Seekonk High School Sports had been set to resume on September 18, but will now be delayed due to concerns about athletes being infected with Covid-19. The Southcoast Conference Superintendents … more
The South Coast Conference, the league in which Dighton-Rehoboth and Seekonk high schools compete, has postponed its entire slate of fall sports until February due to COVID concerns. The … more

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Schools

The opening of Aitken Elementary School has been delayed for two weeks. Seekonk School Superintendent Rich Drolet and Principal John Haidemenos sent a letter to parents on Thursday. Dear Aitken … more
To view the video click here: https://vimeo.com/456233254 SEEKONK -- Superintendent Rich Drolet is pleased to announce the release of Seekonk Public Schools' new back-to-school PSA video … more
Seekonk High School Sports had been set to resume on September 18, but will now be delayed due to concerns about athletes being infected with Covid-19. The Southcoast Conference Superintendents … more

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People

Southborough, Mass.—September 8, 2020—Dr. Luri Lee, a general dentist practicing with Seekonk Dental in Seekonk and Kraft & Schrott Dental Associates in Boston, has been recognized … more
Middle Schooler’s Award-Winning Financial Plan Wows Wall Street, Sweeps SIFMA Foundation’s National InvestWrite® Competition Evan Gendreau’s long-term investment plan … more
Dear Friends,As many of you know, I am retiring as director of the Seekonk Public Library on August 29th. It has been my great pleasure to serve the people of Seekonk for almost 24 years—the … more

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Scouts & Civic Organizations

Even though the pandemic is going on Troop 1 and Troop 9 Seekonk still wanted to meet up and see their scout friends, so they planned a canoe trip. Everyone would be in a boat with a family member … more
Hall Rentals Open to the Public All you can Eat Breakfast, 2nd Sunday of every month for Only $8.00! 7:30-10:30 AM Under Ma. Covid-19 Guidelines, seating inside or outside available or TAKE … more
Sunday, October 11th - 4 to 6 PM Tix available at Post 302 or contact Jake at 315-415-2277Or email: SPEEDYJAKE@AOL.comCooked by John DuVally & served with: Applesauce, Potato Salad, Coleslaw … more

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Seniors

On August 18th, Jonathan Sun, the Taiwanese Director General of the New England Economic and Cultural Office as well as a representative of the Taiwanese Brookline Chamber of Commerce donated 10,000 … more
Boston—Today, AARP Massachusetts launched “Protect Voters 50+,” a comprehensive voter engagement campaign to support and protect Bay State residents age 50 and up as they vote in … more
The Town of Seekonk’s Elderly and Disabled Taxation Aid Fund has funds available to assist elderly and/or disabled Seekonk residents to defray the cost of their property taxes. The fund … more

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Police & Fire

The town is still without a Police Chief. The Seekonk Board of Selectmen voted for Dean Isabella to serve as the town’s top cop last June. Chairman Justin Sullivan recently told the Reporter … more
Boston – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today $3.1 million in direct assistance grants to 37 fire departments nationwide through the agency’s FY2020 Assistance … more
David Rave will serve as the town’s new Fire Chief beginning on August 31. Rave was appointed at the August 5 Board of Selectmen meeting. Rave is a Battalion Chief from East Providence with 35 … more

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Churches

Area children in grades 6-12 are invited to bring their energy and curiosity to our youth racial equity and social justice book discussions with Newman Congregational Church, located at 100 Newman … more
Well, if that church is Newman UCC, we create new programming... programming you may have been looking for. Launching on September 20 is a new Faith Formation program for those between the ages … more
Well, if that church is Newman UCC, we create new programming... programming you may have been looking for. Launching on September 20 is a new Faith Formation program for those between the ages of 13 … more

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