January 27, 2020

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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (Mass DOT) will be conducting a public hearing Tuesday evening at 7 pm at the Council on Aging, 55 Bay State Road. The purpose of the hearing is to … more
Boston – State Representative Steven Howitt, R-Seekonk is supporting the establishment of a statewide registry to help protect individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities from … more
Save Our Schools, the advocacy group which pushed for funding for the Dighton-Rehoboth Regional School District, is gearing up for the 2021 budget battle.According to a January 12 press release on … more

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Sports

NEW BEDFORD - There was a laundry list of factors that could have led to a loss Friday night for the Dighton-Rehoboth boys basketball team. The Falcons blew a nine-point lead heading into the … more
East Providence beat a determined Central High boys basketball team on Tuesday night by an 80-73 score. In a Division I-A clash at a crowded East Providence High School gym, the Knights showed the … more
East Providence takes on Central in boys basketball tonight, Monday January 20th in a Division I boys basketball game at East Providence High School. The Townies sit at 4-1 (5-1 overall) in Division … more

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Schools

East Providence beat a determined Central High boys basketball team on Tuesday night by an 80-73 score. In a Division I-A clash at a crowded East Providence High School gym, the Knights showed the … more
Save Our Schools, the advocacy group which pushed for funding for the Dighton-Rehoboth Regional School District, is gearing up for the 2021 budget battle.According to a January 12 press release on … more
The Rehoboth Board of Selectmen appointed Aaron Morse to serve as a town representative on the Dighton-Rehoboth school committee’s Facilities Study Committee.The appointment was made at the … 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 2019 semester. A student is … more
Fitchburg, Mass.–Fitchburg State University President Richard S. Lapidus has announced the names of students included on the President’s List for the fall 2019 semester. The … more
West Haven, Conn. - The following students were named to the Dean's List at the University of New Haven for the fall, 2019. Rehoboth, MA Michael Castro, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal … more

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Scouts & Civic Organizations

Scouts from Troop 3 North Dighton recently spent the weekend learning winter camping skills and participating in the Klondike competition at Camp Cachalot in the Myles Standish State Forest. To learn … more
Pioneer and Patriot Units earned their World Heritage badge while hosting the younger units at a Mother/Daughter Christmas Party. Our troop shepherds led the girls in praying for the many … more
The GFWC Taunton and Raynham Junior Women's Club opens the new year with plans for their first fundraiser of the year. A Soup and Pie Sampler event is scheduled for Saturday March 7th from 12:00 - … more

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Seniors

Early Voting in Dighton: Early Voting for the March 3, 2020 Presidential Primaries will begin on Monday, February 24, 2020 and continue through Thursday, February 27, 2020, all days beginning at 7:30 … more
Boston – AARP Massachusetts praised Representatives Richard Neal, James McGovern, Lori Trahan, Joseph Kennedy, Katherine Clark, Seth Moulton, Ayanna Pressley, Stephen Lynch and William Keating … more
Operation ROVAC or "Remember Our Veterans at Christmas" has concluded its sixth consecutive year of presenting the residents of the Rhode Island Veteran's Home in Bristol with bags full of Christmas … more

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Police & Fire

Tenderhearts from American Heritage Girls Troop MA3712 deliver homemade cookies to the Seekonk Police/Fire Station, showing their gratitude to the brave men and women who keep our towns safe! more
Mayor Bob DaSilva will sign the first ever executive order in the city’s history. The executive order will establish the Mayor’s Council on Veterans Affairs. WHO: • East Providence … more
On Saturday, October 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Rehoboth Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 18th opportunity in nine years to prevent pill … more

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Churches

Saturday, February 15, 5:30 pm Join us at Centenary United Methodist Church for another amazing supper! This month we will feature our famous homemade “Chili” as well as some hearty … more
Church services held September to June10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Fellowship to follow We are located at the Anawan Grange, 243 Winthrop St., at theIntersections of Routes 118 and 44, Behind Century … more
Italian Night Supper, Seekonk Congregational Church, UCC, 600 Fall River Ave, Seekonk. All are welcome on Saturday, February 8th, Serving from 5pm- 7pm (take out also available). MENU: Tossed Garden Salad-crisp and fresh! Fresh Baked Italian Bread, … more

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