May 28, 2024
Opinion
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It’s another rainy day. I should use my time productively by tidying up around here, maybe setting aside the books to donate to the Blanding Library’s used book sale, coming up Oct. 6-8. … more
The following statement is a response to the allegations by the three women that appeared in "Community Speaks" section of the Seekonk Select Board's August 16, 2023, meeting. Seekonk Cable Access … more
I grew up in the village in the cottage behind the Old Post Office. My Grandfather, Carl Swanson, was the Postmaster for many years. I frequently do Google Maps flyovers to see how things have … more
The diamonds In a jewelry store Can't match The free ones Seen from shore. Sun sends This lake Shimmering tones. Diamonds of light. Water adorned. Don Gardner Seekonk, MA more
The East Providence City Council is supporting making the city a viable place to live and do business. Great, but this attitude needs more than rhetoric. It needs branding and visible signage … more
 I’m pausing while writing this to meet with the insurance claims person after our car was rear-ended a couple of days ago. Fortunately, the other car was fairly small and not some … more
From 1997-2002, I worked as a volunteer at the East Providence Animal Shelter. In 1999, I became the director of volunteers, relieving the former director after over 20 years of dedicated service to … more
Want to help plan improvements to Seekonk in the areas of Open space and passive recreation, Historical preservation and Affordable Public Housing? On August 15, 2023 at 6:30 PM the Seekonk Community … more
The tide Pond shrinks, The Tide Pond grows. There's nothing That the Tide pond Knows. But still It does Keep time With tides, Lower this dock, Then make It … more
When F. Scott Fitzgerald remarked “the rich are different from you and me”, Ernest Hemingway famously replied, “Yes, they have more money.” A new response to this might be … more
At our spring town meeting we heard Selectperson Hines say we trust people to serve because we voted for them to do so, and she is right. We trust the person, their intellect, their actions, their … more
Where have the years gone? How many times have some of us said that. At sixty-eight, I seem to ask myself that question every day. I have grown children, grandchildren, a re-marriage, a retirement, … more
Have you ever thought of all the work that goes into a jar of honey? There’s a reason we call bees “busy”.  For example, making one pound of honey requires the work of around … more
I have lived on Campbell Ave since 1977. Prior to this, my family lived on the same block (on RWA) from 1965-1975 . . . . .Hence, I am VERY familiar with this area. The increase in traffic on … more
The members of American Legion Riverside Post 10 would like to thank the various groups and individuals that helped us honor those those that paid the Ultimate Sacrifice in defense of our nation. We … more
The Rehoboth Garden Club held our annual Plant Sale on Saturday May 6th at Francis Farm. We were delighted to see the hundreds of community members who attended. What those people saw were beautiful, … more
Dear Mr. Mayor, I have lived on Campbell Ave since 1977. Prior to this, my family lived on the same block (on RWA) from 1965-1975 . . . . .Hence, I am VERY familiar with this area. … more
On Monday, May 22, 2023, the Seekonk School Committee meeting had an agenda item to “Discuss the Superintendent Finalists”. What started as an interesting meeting eventually turned into … more
My name is Bob Brawley and I have been the President of the Rehoboth Food Pantry over the past three years. I wanted to share a few thoughts about the Food Pantry and ensure our community knows about … more
PUBLIC MEETING in PERSON & ON SITE Learn about the RUMFORD RIFLE RANGE REMEDIAL ACTION CLEANUP. Hello All, Regarding this Cleanup: Curious, after all these years, we have left this area alone. … more
We see them In the spring and fall. They hope they won't Be seen at all. So tiny and so all alone. Small marching steps. They're always home. It seems they know Which route to choose. Their marching … more
I am also interested in city data regarding the cameras. How many lives were lost before installation? How many lives have been saved since? Also if the $9,000,000 dollars in fines number is … more
After reading about what the new high school has to offer the community, I don't really see the need for spending money on a new community center. Most everything suggested in the community center … more
Thanks for the timely and informative monthlies Reporter!I live in Rumford and couldn't help but notice that in The March issue it is noted that the speed camera program has generated $9,066,020 in … more
I'd likeTo discoverFamily storiesIn the clouds,Which have movedFar beyond me,Keeping themIn floating shrouds.I wishI could gatherFamily membersThroughout timeAnd listenTo their stories,Then tell … more
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