August 11, 2020

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Rehoboth and Seekonk have both seen a decrease in the number of residents with Covid-19, according to a new report by the Massachusetts Department of Health. The testing period includes data from … more
The Dighton-Rehoboth Regional School District will begin the 2020-2021 academic year on September 18 with remote learning before transitioning to a hybrid model in October. The school committee … more
The heavy winds from Tropical Storm Isaias caused many residents to lose power on Tuesday as tree branches snapped and brought down utility lines. Selectman Michael Costello said as many as 3500 … more

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Sports

Like many of you I enjoy the game of baseball and look forward to the start of a fresh new season each year. The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly disrupted team sports around the world—as we all … more
May 27, 2020 Dear RYBSA Community, We want to provide you with an update based on the decisions by the Governor and his team.  We’re optimistic that we will be able to play baseball … more
Seekonk High School Boys BasketballThe Warriors have all the ingredients for a successful season and are better than the 2-3 record they posted heading into press time before the New Year. The … more

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Schools

The Dighton-Rehoboth Regional School District will begin the 2020-2021 academic year on September 18 with remote learning before transitioning to a hybrid model in October. The school committee … more
Dighton, MA: As the school re-opening guidance from MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) trickles down, schools across the commonwealth are employing unique and creative methods … more
The Dighton-Rehoboth Regional School District will likely go to remote learning when the new school year begins in September. Kristin Donahue, speaking on behalf of the Superintendent’s … more

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People

The University of Maine recognized 4,210 students for achieving Dean’s List honors in the Spring 2020 semester. Of the students who made the Dean’s List, 2,769 are from Maine, 1,333 are … more
Bill Maiorano recently retired as Director of the town’s Emergency Management Agency (REMA) after serving for over 30 years. Maiorano, 66, attended the University of Rhode Island, where he … more
As the Rehoboth Garden Club once again proudly announces the 2020 Scholarship for $1500.00, we acknowledge and lovingly remember Pat Knowles, a long-time Rehoboth resident. Pat initiated the … more

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Scouts & Civic Organizations

Rehoboth Anawan Lions will be having a pick up clam boil on September 18th at the South Seekonk Rod & Gun Club, 61 Reed Street. Pick up time is 5:30 to 6:30 meal for two all cooked ready to go … more
Warwick, R.I. (July 21, 2020)—Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England and Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) today announced 24 new badges designed to help girls practice ambitious leadership in … more
Troop 494 of Rehoboth bridged over to Cadette’s at the Veteran’s Memorial Gazebo in Rehoboth on August 1st. The girls were also awarded their Bronze Awards. The girls met virtually … more

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Seniors

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
More than 60 million people ages 65 and older and younger adults with long-term disabilities are covered by Medicare. Due to their older age and higher likelihood of having serious medical conditions … more
The Rehoboth Lions are pleased to announce that with the assistance of the Rehoboth Anawan Lions, the American Legion, the Fireman’s Associations and the Order of the Eastern Star Masons, as … more

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Police & Fire

East Providence Police Chief William Nebus has reported that the city lived through its first ever curfew in recent memory with "no incidents." Mayor Bob DaSilva and Chief Nebus announced a citywide … more
Attleboro 04/18/20 -- The Professional Firefighters of Attleboro Local 848 announce their "Light Up Sturdy" initiative to show our appreciation and thanks to Study M.H. Doctors, Nurses, and Staff for … more
Sponsored By Anawan Fire AssociationFriday April 24,20207:00 PMSouth Seekonk Rod & Gun Club61 Reed Street, Rehoboth, MATickets - $30.00 EachPrizes Will Be RaffeledTickets Only – No … more

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Churches

Centenary United Methodist Church in Attleboro will be serving up pork sliders for take out on August 15. All meals will be ready to-go at 5:30 pm. Dinner includes "healthy portions" of 2 pulled pork sliders, coleslaw, potato salad and a homemade … more
On June 28th Rehoboth Baptist Church held an outdoor service with about 55 people seated in the shady parts of the parking lot and the pastor, elder and music under a canopy on the grass. Each … more
Nearly two months have passed since Newman Congregational Church, United Church of Christ began hanging ribbons of remembrance on its fence line. The COVID-19 Memorial continues to grow and is being … more

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