March 4, 2024
Police & Fire
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Five new Police Officers were hired at the January 31 Select Board meeting. On April 8, 2023, the Seekonk Police Department held an entrance exam. Police Chief David Enos said several … more
Stow— State Fire Marshal Jon M. Davine and Massachusetts Firefighting Academy leadership today announced the graduation of 31 firefighters from the 50-day Career Recruit Firefighting Training … more
Police Chief David Enos plans to ask the Select Board to extend conditional offers of employment for five new officers at their meeting on Wednesday. Due to a staffing shortage, the day to day … more
Michael Small will serve as Seekonk’s Fire Chief for an indefinite amount of time, according to the employment agreement with the town. Small, the former Falmouth Fire Chief, was appointed … more
A District Court Judge has ruled that former Police Chief Dean Isabella has just cause to seek damages from the Town of Seekonk and the Board of Selectmen who terminated his employment in 2023. … more
Stow— State Fire Marshal Jon M. Davine and Massachusetts Firefighting Academy leadership today announced the graduation of 31 firefighters from the 50-day Career Recruit Firefighting Training … more
On December 21, members of the Seekonk Police and Fire Departments delivered toys and holiday cheer to patients at Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence. Donation boxes had been placed … more
  The Seekonk Fire Department gained three new members on December 20. Firefighters Zachary Brooks, Thomas Silva, and Austin Prudente were sworn in by Town Clerk Florice Craig during the … more
A state group is urging its members not to apply for the position of Fire Chief in Seekonk. A letter sent on December 8 to the Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts by President Richard D. … more
The Seekonk Select Board recently voted to appoint former Falmouth Fire Chief Michael Small as the town’s Interim Fire Chief. “His approach to coming in as an interim is putting both feet … more
The East Providence Police Have Issued a Saturday Press Statement: East Providence police arrested Joshua D. Pavao, age 43, with a last known address in Kissimmee, Florida. On Friday, Dec. 1, … more
Santa Claus will arrive for his annual visit at the Seekonk Fire Museum, 211 Newman Avenue in Seekonk on Sunday, December 10th from 11AM-2PM. Santa will be riding aboard the Antique Maxim Engine #3 … more
Graduates of Class #315 Represent 17 Massachusetts Fire Departments STOW—State Fire Marshal Jon M. Davine and Massachusetts Firefighting Academy Director Jeffrey P. Winn announced the … more
Lt. William George of the Seekonk Fire Department was recognized for 35 years of service to the town at the October 11 Select Board meeting. George, a lifelong resident, began his career as a … more
Members of the Seekonk Police Department celebrated Bill Soule’s special birthday on November 2. Soule, a veteran of World War 2, turned 100 years old. Soule, who was part of the invasion … more
The Seekonk Police Department has joined the Neighbors app. Neighbors Public Safety Service (NPSS) is the interface that allows local officials to connect, communicate and share hyper-local … more
Fire Chief Sandra Lowery is leaving her position in February. The Select Board will be voting to accept Lowery’s retirement at this Wednesday’s meeting. Lowery has been out on sick leave … more
Lt. William George of the Seekonk Fire Department was recognized for 35 years of service to the town at the October 11 Select Board meeting. George, a lifelong resident, began his career as a … more
There will be no new fire station in the South End of Seekonk. The Select Board voted 3-2 Wednesday against placing an article on the Fall Town Meeting warrant. Chair Michael Healy, Pam Pozzi, and … more
Town Administrator Shawn Cadime said the Seekonk Fire Department is well staffed. Cadime said Wednesday the department has a new Chief (Sandra Lowery), a new Secretary, and two new Captains. … more
The Town of Seekonk is mourning the death of Patrolwoman Kourtny DeForitis following an accident early Saturday morning in Somerset. DeForitis, a Taunton resident, was 28 years old.   … more
Firefighter Andrew Jacobs was sworn in at Wednesday’s Select Board meeting. Jacobs graduated from the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy in June. “Training is tough at the … more
The Planning Board reviewed a proposal Tuesday for a new fire station in the south end of Seekonk. Voters at the May 2020 town meeting allocated $425,000 for the design of the facility at the … more
On Thursday, June 29, 2023, a B&E occurred at the Seekonk High School. The suspects made entry into the building by removing a window AC unit. A school laptop and Xbox One were stolen, in … more
We’re currently planning our 3rd annual National Night Out here at the Public Safety Complex on Tuesday August 1st. We’re looking for any local vendors or raffle prize donations. Please … more
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