January 21, 2021

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Town News

Several candidates are vying for two open seats on the town’s Board of Selectmen. Incumbent Michael Costello is facing bids from David Pereira, Antonio Oliviera, Finance Committee chairman … more
The Rehoboth Animal Shelter is currently the temporary home of several affectionate cats. Pumpkin is a beautiful tortoiseshell who prefers to be the only princess in her home, Lilly and Pistachio are … more
The Board of Selectmen voted Tuesday to increase the hours of Town Nurse Jessica Potter from 19.5 hours to 40 hours a week in an effort to reduce the number of Covid-19 infections in town. Potter … more

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Sports

On Sunday November 8th, the Bristol County Eagles 15/16U baseball team finished their season by winning the New England AAU Massachusetts Fall Baseball Championship, beating another local team, the … more
As the 2020 RYBSA baseball season comes to a close I would like to thank all of you the families of RYBSA for helping us have a successful season for all of our kids. This year brought many what … more
Dighton Rehoboth Regional High School is planning to offer a voluntary Strength and Conditioning program and a team specific Skills and Drills program for their athletes. “We are hoping that … more

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Schools

Dear Families,Over the past weeks, district staff has been monitoring data and working closely with local boards of Health to make decisions in the best interest of students and staff. On January … more
The decision to close Dighton-Rehoboth schools and go to remote learning was made due to the impact Covid-19 had on faculty and staff, not students, according to Superintendent Anthony Azar. … more
January 15, 2021 Dear Families, The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is removing the requirement for flu vaccination for attendance in childcare/preschool, primary, secondary and … more

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People

Fitchburg, Mass.—Fitchburg State University President Richard S. Lapidus has announced the students who qualified for inclusion on the Dean’s List for the Fall 2020 semester.A student is … more
South Yarmouth – The Sean M. Gannon Memorial Fund of The Cape Cod Foundation awarded its inaugural Police Academy Scholarship to Stephanie Connolly of Rehoboth. To prepare for a career in law … more
Attleboro, MA, December 16, 2020 – Jesse Maser, RN, a nurse in the Emergency Department at Sturdy Memorial Hospital. Jesse was the first person at the Hospital to receive the COVID-19 vaccination, … more

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Scouts & Civic Organizations

The member of the GFWC Taunton and Raynham Jr. Woman's Club began the new year with a clothing drive fundraiser. Over fifteen of its members filled over 150 thirteen gallon bags weighing over 1780 … more
Girl Scout entrepreneurs in Southeastern New England are selling cookies such as the new Toast- Yay!™ in safe, creative, and socially distant ways, including through the organization’s … more
January 10th 20217:30-10:30 A.M.The Rehoboth Anawan Lions along with the Rehoboth American Legion Post 302will now alternate each month giving the public a monthly breakfast at the American … more

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Seniors

Boston – The latest release of AARP’s Nursing Home COVID-19 Dashboard depicts a worsening crisis from coast to coast, including Massachusetts. In the four-week period ending December 20, … more
Two months after the fire which destroyed the town’s senior center at 55 Bay State Road, plans for a new facility are in the works. Alternative locations are being considered by the newly … more
On November 7th the Rehoboth Senior Citizens Club had a car parade for those members who turned 90 years old this year. Usually we have a dinner and entertainment for them but the virus changed that. … more

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Police & Fire

Open burning season is upon us again. It begins on January 15th and runs to May 1st. Please remember all three stations are closed to the public due to Covid-19 so in-person purchases will no longer … more
Attleboro — Attleboro Firefighters Local 848 confirmed today that another one of their Members tested positive for COVID-19 and has been hospitalized due to the severity of symptoms. To date, … more
Attleboro - New England Embroidery, Inc., a local family owned business, recently donated “gear bags” to Members of both the Attleboro Police Association and Attleboro Firefighters Local 848. … more

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Churches

Seekonk Congregational Church UCC is open for in-person services Sundays at 9:30 AM in the Sanctuary at 600 Fall River Avenue, Seekonk, MA. Masks and safe distancing are required. Advance … more
We would like to announce that we are having a TAKE OUT ITALIAN NIGHT DINNER. We have a variety of main dishes, soups, salads and desserts for you to order. Our main dishes will serve 2. You can find … more
What transpired in our nation’s capital on Wednesday, January 6 has shaken us to our core and has caused many of us to wonder what the coming weeks may hold. As terrifying as this attack on our … more

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