May 21, 2024
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East Providence, RI- The City of East Providence has reached a settlement with former City Manager Richard Kirby. Kirby was terminated back in 2016 after a 3-2 vote by the East Providence City … more
The Seekonk Lions Club, through our Charitable Trust, wishes to thank all who attended the 2024 Taste of the Town at the Team Works facility in Seekonk. Another successful event for the town raising … more
On May 13, the Board of Selectmen removed a warrant article which would have codified revisions of the town’s bylaws. Town Clerk Laura Schwall had intended for residents to adopt the changes at … 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
The public is cordially invited to attend an Open Meeting and Anniversary Celebration of Roger Williams-Rumford Grange on Wednesday evening, June 5th at 7:30 p.m. The Grange hall is located at 125 … 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
State House – The Senate today approved legislation sponsored by Sen. Walter S. Felag that would allow breweries to sell one-sixth kegs of beer to the public. “With our state’s … more
The Board of Selectmen delayed approving any changes to the town bylaws until the fall. Town Clerk Laura Schwall had expected the board to review and approve the changes before the June 4 Spring Town … 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
State House — Legislation from Senate Majority Whip Valarie J. Lawson and House Majority Whip Katherine S. Kazarian requiring regular monthly updates from the Rhode Island Department of … 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
State House – The House of Representatives today approved legislation sponsored by Rep. Michelle E. McGaw to have Rhode Island join an interstate compact that allows physical therapists … more
State House – The House today passed legislation ( 2024-H 7447 ) sponsored by Rep. Matthew S. Dawson that would protect election officials and poll workers. Representative Dawson worked closely … 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
East Providence, RI – The City of East Providence is celebrating the achievements of women in the City of East Providence who have and continue to contribute to making our city a better place … more
East Providence, RI – The City of East Providence Recreation Department is partnering with Kinderdmotion to offer pop-up half day summer camps for ages 3-7 at the East Providence Recreation … more
Looking for a unique adventure this summer without going far from home? Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse have scheduled tours to the historical island light station from June to September. The … 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
(Newport, RI, May 10, 2024) – May 2024 marks the 60th year since the Community Action Network was established to help American families and communities overcome obstacles to poverty. Over 1,000 … more
Wednesday, August 7, 2024, is the date set for the 60th Reunion for the East Providence High School Class of 1964 at Benjamin's Restaurant, 213 Taunton Avenue in Seekonk, Massachusetts. Reunion … more
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