February 27, 2024
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State Representative Steve Howitt, R-Seekonk, has co-sponsored a bill regarding the use of artificial intelligence. The legislation filed on January 11 is known as the Massachusetts Artificial … more
The Seekonk Recycling Committee would like to remind residents of all the great recycling and sustainability programs and resources we have available in town: Earth Day is coming! Our annual town … more
On February 14th at the Valentine Party at the Seekonk Senior Center entertainment was provided by Mr. Steve Burke, a one-man RI musician who plays the keyboard, sax, & smooth jazz. Everyone who … more
Time for a "Citizen's Grant" to our small businesses: Although my call for an "emergency declaration" due to the Washington Bridge closure isn't being accepted, we in East Providence can't sit idly … more
While April 2024 marks ten years as a Seekonk resident, Lisa Rizzo grew up just next door in Pawtucket, RI. Seekonk was undoubtedly on her list of places to purchase a home and raise a family. She … more
Voters will be asked to approve a debt exclusion, which is a temporary tax increase, to pay for the town’s share of the new Tri-County Regional Vocational High School in Franklin. The … more
Two former Seekonk Fire Chiefs are running for Select Board in the April 2 town election. Michael Healy, who resigned from the board last November, will be competing with former board member … more
Seekonk-On Saturday February 24th at 10 AM, Democrats will convene at the Seekonk Public Library meeting room to elect 7 delegates and 4 alternates to represent Seekonk at the 2024 State Democratic … more
The Hurley Middle School building needs to be replaced, says Seekonk School Superintendent Rebecca Kidwell. The building’s heating system has been in constant need of repair. Last … more
The new facility for the town’s Department of Public Works won’t be cheap. The price tag for the project will be $31.2 million. Members of the DPW Building Committee presented an … more
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
Hello from the Town Clerk’s Office.  It’s winter in New England with snow and frigid temperatures, and if you just wait a bit it can change.  Keep the snow boots and shovels … 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
The Seekonk Recycling Committee would like to remind residents of all the great recycling and sustainability programs and resources we have available in town: Food Waste Compost Collection at TARF: … more
Panda is an adorable short haired, black and white female kitty who is a year old. She craves attention and does not appreciate it when you stop petting her! Her perfect home would be one that has an … more
A United States District Court Judge has ruled in favor of an asphalt company in its lawsuit against the Town of Seekonk, the Board of Selectmen, the Board of Health, and Bruce Hoch, a member of the … more
Four residents have taken out nomination papers to run for the Town Clerk position recently vacated by Florice Craig. The winner of the April 2 election will serve the remainder of Craig’s … 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
The Zoning Board of Appeals held a Public Hearing on January 8th regarding a proposed residential development which would be situated on the former Firefly golf course. The developer, 320 Fall … more
Seekonk residents were surprised to see increases in their property tax bills. Some voiced their frustrations on social media. “We need some fiscal responsibility here,” said Barbara … more
Seekonk Public Schools Superintendent Rebecca Kidwell said parents are being notified about the content in human sexuality classes and health classes. “Beyond that formal policy, all … more
Boston – State Representative Steven S. Howitt (R-Seekonk) is backing efforts to crack down on “revenge porn” by supporting legislation that imposes strong penalties for sharing … more
DATE: Saturday, March 16, 2024 TIME: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM PLACE: Seekonk Public Safety Building, Fire Division 500 Taunton Ave, Seekonk, MA FEE: $15.00 per Animal – CASH ONLY ACCEPTED FOR … more
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