May 28, 2024
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Seekonk Police Officers Christian Ortiz and Scott Dumond were awarded with the Life Saving Medal at the May 22 Select Board meeting. Chief David Enos said the honor is given “when an … more
The study was included as an amendment to the Senate version of the FY25 state budget Boston— Dean of the Massachusetts Senate Marc R. Pacheco (D-Taunton) announces that an amendment he … more
$500 Prize Contest Open June 1, 2024 – June 30, 2024 To Enter: Submit proposed art design and entry form online at https://ma-seekonk.civicplus.com/589/Traffic-Box-Art-Contest   more
Funding will go toward Massachusetts veterans organizations and programs Boston— Dean of the Massachusetts Senate Marc R. Pacheco (D-Taunton) announces that multiple amendments aimed at … more
The $57.999 billion budget was approved unanimously following three days of robust, bipartisan debate. BOSTON — The Massachusetts Senate has unanimously approved a $57.999 billion budget for … more
Boston – Just days before Memorial Day, State Representative Steven S. Howitt (R-Seekonk) joined with his colleagues to pass legislation that would expand benefits for the Commonwealth’s … more
The Seekonk Select Board voted 3 to 1 Wednesday to rescind TV9’s designation as the town’s cable access provider. Town Administrator Shawn Cadime said the town’s legal counsel had … more
The study will examine factors contributing to declining enrollment, along with recommendations for solutions aimed at reversing trends Boston— Dean of the Massachusetts Senate Marc R. Pacheco … more
Boston— Dean of the Massachusetts Senate Marc R. Pacheco (D-Taunton) co-sponsored an amendment to the Senate version of the FY25 budget that calls for a Massachusetts Department of … more
The Rehoboth Antiquarian Society ( RAS ) is accepting applications for the 2024-2025 second semester scholarship. Applicants must be planning to major in a field related to museum or library studies. … more
Boston — Dean of the Massachusetts Senate Marc R. Pacheco (D-Taunton) has secured funding in the Senate version of the FY25 state budget that will go to Bristol County for the restoration and … more
Three young ladies from Finland, France, and Austria are waiting for the call. As Part of the Massachusetts Lions Youth Camps and Exchange Program (YCE) run by Lions Clubs International for 60 years, … more
The Town of Seekonk may be cutting ties with local access channel TV9 following months of controversies. On Wednesday, the Select Board will consider rescinding the designation of the Seekonk … more
The Select Board voted three to one Wednesday to approve the town’s first ever LGBTQ Pride Festival on June 8. The event will be held at the Newman YMCA on Taunton Avenue from 2 to 6 pm. … more
Boston – Citing the need to protect patient access to health care, State Representative Steven S. Howitt (R-Seekonk) recently voted to support comprehensive hospital oversight legislation that … more
Boston – State Representative Steven S. Howitt (R-Seekonk) recently voted in favor of legislation that authorizes $1.235 billion in state bond funding to help improve the Commonwealth’s … more
Voters at Monday’s Town Meeting approved a FY’25 budget of $72.1 million. There were 114 votes in favor and 45 in opposition. $34.3 million was approved for education. That … more
Seekonk has many openings on town boards and committees but a shortage of volunteers. Select Board Member Pam Pozzi believes more information would be helpful in filling those vacancies. “I … more
Voters at Monday’s Town Meeting defeated several proposed changes to the zoning bylaws, including the development of a Multi-family Development Overlay District (MDOD). The proposed housing … more
Seekonk Public Works has a new special collection shed outside 871 Taunton Ave, for specific hard-to-recycle items that can be sent to Terracycle to be made into new things-saving them from the waste … more
Ma Propane Association met at Lin’s Propane Trucks last week to hear from area propane and oil marketers on proposed DEP regulations. The regulation discussed would cause a disastrous financial … more
I am disappointed today to announce that Steward Health Care has filed for bankruptcy. I want to assure members of our communities who rely on area Steward-owned hospitals like Morton Hospital in … more
Stow— State Fire Marshal Jon M. Davine and Massachusetts Firefighting Academy leadership today announced the graduation of 33 firefighters from the 50-day Career Recruit Firefighting Training … more
The new building for the Department of Public Works is expected to be finished in 2026, according to members of the Building Committee. The Committee presented an overview to the Seekonk Select Board … more
The Seekonk Select Board appropriated an additional $135,000 in Chapter 70 funds for the School Department. The 3 to 1 vote was held at the May 8 meeting. Chair Michelle Hines, Chris Zorra, and … more
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