April 17, 2021

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A family surrendered 2 dogs to the Seekonk Animal Shelter after their owner recently passed away. We are trying our very best to keep them together as they are siblings and a bonded pair. Cosmo and … more
Seekonk and Rehoboth are reporting an increase in positive Covid-19 cases. According to data released by the state’s Department of Health, for the two week testing period which concluded on … more
Former Fire Chief Michael Healy and Selectman Christopher Zorra were the big winners in Monday’s town election. Healy was elected to serve a three year term on the Board of Selectmen. Zorra … more

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Sports

I’ve been skating since I was 5. After the championship game my high school hockey career ended and I now have a chance to reflect on my experience growing up playing hockey. I played a lot of … more
For the first time in the history of its hockey program, the Dighton-Rehoboth/Seekonk (DRS) High School Hockey Team are this year’s South Coast Conference Champs!  DRS finished in first … more
Attleboro, MA, February 8, 2021 –– Pictured from left to right are Maura Cosman, Emergency Department Tech, and Patrick Khoury, Inpatient Nurse on the Balfour unit, at Super Bowl LV in … more

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Schools

[Pawtucket, RI April 16, 2021] — Saint Raphael Academy congratulates students from Bristol County who have achieved honor roll status for the third marking period in academic year 2020-21. They … more
Seekonk — Superintendent Rich Drolet is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Matthew Maré as the new Assistant Principal of Seekonk's Dr. Kevin M. Hurley Middle School.Dr. … more
Work on the $10.5 million addition for the Aitken Elementary School is set to be completed soon. There will be 10 new classrooms to accommodate a growing school population. Modular units were used … more

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People

In January, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed into law a bill that addresses sexual violence at colleges and universities by strengthening support services for survivors. It also creates a task … more
Seekonk — Superintendent Rich Drolet and Aitken Elementary School Principal John Haidemenos are pleased to share that Aitken Elementary second-grader Connor Gallagher was announced as a … more
Samantha Dietel of Seekonk, a member of the Class of 2023, has been named to the Fall 2020 Dean's List at Providence College.Samantha is pursuing a double major in Psychology and Elementary/Special … more

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Scouts & Civic Organizations

East Providence, R.I. (March 19, 2021): The East Providence/Seekonk Rotary Club and the Seekonk Lions Club announce that their 29th Annual Charity Golf Tournament will take place on Monday, May 3, … more
Are we getting ready for the spring season? It will be only a few more weeks before it is time to break out the fishing poles. And this year more than ever we are itching to go go go !The Seekonk … more
Southeastern Massachusetts Paws of Comfort Lions Club is organizing a fundraiser to lend a helping paw to our community: “Paws Helping Paws” is a drive to collect both wet and dry pet … more

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Seniors

Boston — AARP Massachusetts invites community organizations and local governments across the state to apply for the 2021 Community Challenge grant program, now through April 14. Grants fund … more
Boston – The latest release of AARP's Nursing Home COVID-19 Dashboard shows that the crisis in these facilities continues as deaths and new infections rise in Massachusetts. From December 21 to … more
Boston - Since the start of the pandemic, nearly 95 percent of the deaths from COVID-19 have been among people 50 and older. Residents over age 50 must be prioritized to receive COVID-19 vaccines and … more

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Police & Fire

Photos are from a gas leak on Rt. 44 in Seekonk 3-22-2021 more
In a discussion with Fire Chief David Rave on Wednesday, the Board of Selectmen questioned if the town could sustain the financial cost of hiring more firefighters.  Rave wanted to apply … more
On Saturday April 3rd the Seekonk Fire Museum will honor Gary McNally who passed away last July. The Museum will be open from 10 a.m. to noon and is located at 211 Newman Avenue in Seekonk. Gary was … more

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Churches

Area children and their families are invited to bring their energy and curiosity to a Racial Equity Story Time via Zoom.During the first Saturday of each month we will read a collection of books on … more
Centenary United Methodist Church is cooking up another take-out dinner on Saturday, April 17. All meals will be ready to go by 5:30pm. This month we are featuring; Chicken or Eggplant Parmesan with pasta, tossed salad, dinner roll and a … more
Murray Church Thrift Shop located at 505 North Main Street in Attleboro, MA is now accepting donations of Spring and Summer clothing to resale in our Shop. Our mission is to reduce waste in our … more

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