May 8, 2021

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Seekonk voters will be asked to approve a $63 Million budget for the 2022 fiscal year. The May 10 town meeting will be held at 7 pm at Seekonk High School.The 2021 budget is $60.9 million. The 2022 … more
Land Trust Supports Hands-On Studies by Seekonk High School Students Over the past 18 years, Advanced Placement (AP) Biology students at Seekonk High School have successfully completed a unit of … more
Girl Scouts from Troop 1021 stopped by Doorways one recent Saturday morning to donate Girl Scout cookies to the Doorways Food Pantry. There is nothing more delicious than Girl Scout cookies, and … more

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Sports

I’ve been skating since I was 5. After the championship game my high school hockey career ended and I now have a chance to reflect on my experience growing up playing hockey. I played a lot of … more
For the first time in the history of its hockey program, the Dighton-Rehoboth/Seekonk (DRS) High School Hockey Team are this year’s South Coast Conference Champs!  DRS finished in first … more
Attleboro, MA, February 8, 2021 –– Pictured from left to right are Maura Cosman, Emergency Department Tech, and Patrick Khoury, Inpatient Nurse on the Balfour unit, at Super Bowl LV in … more

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Schools

The number of Covid-19 infections in Seekonk continues to drop, although the town is still classified as red. According to School Superintendent Rich Drolet, the schools have reported a total of 175 … more
Seekonk — Superintendent Rich Drolet and Seekonk High School Principal William Whalen are pleased to announce Seekonk High School's Class of 2021 valedictorian and salutatorian. "I would like … more
Franklin, MA— March 10, 2021 — Tri-Country RVTHS Juniors were excited to get back out and start working in a clinical setting this February. After nearly a year of being unable to go into a … more

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People

The Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse (FPRL) announced the winners of their recent photo/art contest, held to celebrate The Lighthouse’s 150th anniversary this year. A total of 57 entries were … more
Sunflower Meadows Equestrian trainer, Lindsey Canesi, of Seekonk, has been named Coach of the Week by The Week Junior, the only newsmagazine reporting current events directly to kids aged 8-14. She … more
Seekonk — Superintendent Rich Drolet and Seekonk High School Principal William Whalen are pleased to announce Seekonk High School's Class of 2021 valedictorian and salutatorian. "I would like … more

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Scouts & Civic Organizations

Over the past 18 years, Advanced Placement (AP) Biology students at Seekonk High School have successfully completed a unit of study in Ecology during the summer prior to the start of the school … more
East Providence, R.I. (April 22, 2021): The East Providence/Seekonk Rotary Club announces “Operation Pollination,” a new environmental-related project to help save butterflies and other … more
East Providence, R.I. (March 19, 2021): The East Providence/Seekonk Rotary Club and the Seekonk Lions Club announce that their 29th Annual Charity Golf Tournament will take place on Monday, May 3, … more

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Seniors

Boston — AARP Massachusetts invites community organizations and local governments across the state to apply for the 2021 Community Challenge grant program, now through April 14. Grants fund … more
Boston – The latest release of AARP's Nursing Home COVID-19 Dashboard shows that the crisis in these facilities continues as deaths and new infections rise in Massachusetts. From December 21 to … more
Boston - Since the start of the pandemic, nearly 95 percent of the deaths from COVID-19 have been among people 50 and older. Residents over age 50 must be prioritized to receive COVID-19 vaccines and … more

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Police & Fire

The Seekonk Fire Department has upgraded both of their Engine 1 and Engine 2 Fire Companies to the paramedic level. The paramedic level is the highest pre-hospital level of care available in … more
Photos are from a gas leak on Rt. 44 in Seekonk 3-22-2021 more
In a discussion with Fire Chief David Rave on Wednesday, the Board of Selectmen questioned if the town could sustain the financial cost of hiring more firefighters.  Rave wanted to apply … more

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Churches

Historically, American institutions have contributed to the unequal and sometimes violent treatment of many of its citizens. Recent tragic events have only highlighted the accumulative angst and … more
This summer, Newman Congregational Church, United Church of Christ is inviting those in the wider community to join in reading through the Bible, from cover to cover, in 90 days.The narrative arc of … more
Area children and their families are invited to bring their curiosity to a Racial Equity Story Time via Zoom. During the first Saturday of each month we will read a collection of books on various … more

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