November 27, 2020

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Town News

Seekonk’s fall town meeting, which had been scheduled for December 5, has been postponed to January 4, 2021. Town Moderator Peter Hoogerzeil made the decision to continue the meeting from … more
Dean Isabella will serve as the town’s new Police Chief beginning December 2. The Board of Selectmen voted 4-1 at their November 18 meeting. Chairman Justin Sullivan, Chris Zorra, David … more
Seekonk and Rehoboth are seeing a huge jump in positive Covid-19 cases. According to the state’s Department of Health, at the end of the two week testing period which concluded on November 18, … 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

Riverside, Rhode Island - St. Mary Academy – Bay View, a leader in all-girls education since 1874, is proud to announce its 2020–21 First Quarter Honor Roll.East Providence Ava Sahin, … more
Seekonk High School will be transitioning to fully remote learning for the next two weeks after five cases of Covid-19 were reported. Superintendent Rich Drolet announced Monday that there had been … more
Seekonk — Superintendent Rich Drolet reports that Seekonk High School will temporarily transition to fully remote learning beginning tomorrow and until Monday, Nov. 30.The district learned … more

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People

Established in 1998, World Kindness Day is an international holiday that promotes kindness throughout the world. It is observed annually on November 13 as part of the World Kindness Movement. The … more
Seekonk, MA – The Team Shawnie Advocacy Group, an over-watch children’s advocate agency based in Seekonk, MA, has been working vigorously alongside State Representative, Steven Howitt … more
“When I went to Bridgewater, I loved Bridgewater. I still love Bridgewater. To be able to go back and share this experience with them has been an absolutely awesome opportunity.” Jim … more

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Scouts & Civic Organizations

The holiday season is fast approaching and usually a busy time for family gatherings and good times. However, this year in 2020, the joyful times we look forward to every year will not be the same. … more
The Southeastern MA Paws of Comfort Lions in collaboration with The South Attleboro Village Lions are collecting clean, gently worn coats and jackets, as well as hats, scarves, and gloves for both … more
The newly formed Southeastern MA Paws of Comfort Lions Club- SEMPOCLC first of its kind in the world, celebrated their charter Sunday, October 25th at the Bethany Village Fellowship church hall, … 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

Dean Isabella will serve as the town’s new Police Chief beginning December 2. The Board of Selectmen voted 4-1 at their November 18 meeting. Chairman Justin Sullivan, Chris Zorra, David … more
The Board of Selectmen honored former Fire Chief Michael Healy, who served in the department for the last 35 years.Healy began as a call firefighter in 1985. He soon made his way up through the ranks … more
Wandering by people with special circumstances is common, dangerous, and puts tremendous stress on families. Six in ten people with dementia and nearly half of all children with autism will wander. … 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 created a Memorial on its front lawn to honor our Rhode Island … more
Several local churches came together to conduct a community food drive in support of two local food pantries. The Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, the Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church, and the … more
It just wouldn't be Christmas at Seekonk Congregational Church without our Christmas Bazaar. While we're unable to celebrate in-person this year, the festivities will go on! Pre-order your … more

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