June 7, 2020

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The School Committee voted 4-1 Monday to withhold payment for salaries for the 2020 spring season coaches until a new agreement can be reached with Seekonk Educators Association (SEA).Chairperson Kim … more
It’s been a long time coming, but June is finally here. I know everyone is glad for the warmer weather and the ability to go outside and enjoy the fresh air. I hope everyone had an enjoyable … more
I am writing to respectfully ask that you remember to vote for Adam Petronio as your Selectman on June 30th at the Annual town election.  This year’s election has been significantly … more

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Sports

Seekonk, MA – The weather’s finally getting nice, summer’s around the corner and the baseball season is still a month away. If you can’t wait for Opening Day, how about a … more
Since 1993, the Friends of Townie Athletics Organization (FOTA), has been providing student-athletes of East Providence High School with scholarships, annual banquets, trophies and awards, … more
Seekonk High School Boys BasketballThe Warriors have all the ingredients for a successful season and are better than the 2-3 record they posted heading into press time before the New Year. The … more

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Schools

The School Committee voted 4-1 Monday to withhold payment for salaries for the 2020 spring season coaches until a new agreement can be reached with Seekonk Educators Association (SEA).Chairperson Kim … more
Abigail Tenreiro and Madison Khan will be recognized as the top students of Seekonk High School’s Class of 2020 when this year’s graduation is held in July.“I have always been a … more
The Seekonk Educators Association (SEA) voted Friday to reject a plan proposed by the School Committee to cut the 2020 Spring Season Coaches Salaries by 75 percent. Seekonk Coaches, whose salaries … more

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People

Abigail Tenreiro and Madison Khan will be recognized as the top students of Seekonk High School’s Class of 2020 when this year’s graduation is held in July.“I have always been a … more
The Covid-19 outbreak has created a unique set of pressures for some of the most vulnerable in our community; the need to minimize social exposure has made trips to the grocery store fraught with … more
Just a reminder that all applications for the Lauren Zarembka Memorial Scholarship foundation awards are due and must be postmarked no later than July 15, 2020.Graduating and continuing students who … more

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Scouts & Civic Organizations

American Heritage Girls Troop MA3712 celebrated its End of the Year Ceremony on May 18th. Due to this year's unique circumstances, the girls dressed in their uniforms to attend a virtual End-of-Year … more
Patriot Abigail Eckerson from Troop MA3712 in Seekonk, receives highest P.R.A.Y. award (God and Life). The God and Life program is designed to help students understand their call to a life of … more
The Committee is proud to announce the following 2020 Scholarship recipients:Jordan Durfee from East Providence Career & Technical Center Micah Abrams from East Providence High … more

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Seniors

More than 60 million people ages 65 and older and younger adults with long-term disabilities are covered by Medicare. Due to their older age and higher likelihood of having serious medical conditions … more
Since 1993, the Friends of Townie Athletics Organization (FOTA), has been providing student-athletes of East Providence High School with scholarships, annual banquets, trophies and awards, … more
Even in the best of times, social isolation is a significant problem. In Massachusetts, 540,250 people over the age of 50 live alone and are at higher risk of social isolation, which is now magnified … more

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Police & Fire

East Providence Police Chief William Nebus has reported that the city lived through its first ever curfew in recent memory with "no incidents." Mayor Bob DaSilva and Chief Nebus announced a citywide … more
 The Board of Selectmen voted Wednesday to hire David Rave as the town’s new Fire Chief. Rave is a Battalion Chief from East Providence with 35 years experience. “(Rave) brought a … more
Since 1993, the Friends of Townie Athletics Organization (FOTA), has been providing student-athletes of East Providence High School with scholarships, annual banquets, trophies and awards, … more

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Churches

Inspired by The New York Times’ May 24th front page listing of the names of 1,000 people who have died due to COVID-19, Newman UCC presents a local opportunity to remember our Rhode Island … more
As our communities continue to deal with the challenges restricting our in-person gatherings, Newman Congregational Church, United Church of Christ holds weekly worship services online. All are welcome to participate. Sunday … more
As our communities continue to deal with the challenges restricting our in-person gatherings, Newman Congregational Church, United Church of Christ holds weekly worship services online.All are … more

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