May 20, 2022

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Town News

Seekonk School Superintendent Rich Drolet and Selectmen Chairman Justin Sullivan have responded to criticism from Seekonk Concerned Citizens regarding the Aitken Elementary School expansion … more
Join us at the Seekonk Library for a very special presentation on JUNE 30TH @ 6PM – “Honoring a Seekonk Hero”Anthony Korkuc was a town resident, Central Volunteer Fire Co. #3 … more
The rate of Covid infections in Rehoboth has doubled in the last two weeks, according to Geraldine Hamel, the Public Health Nurse. Hamel said the town finished April with a 6.8 percent positivity … more

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Sports

Seekonk Girls Softball is back, and the girls are having more fun than ever! The girls enjoyed running through the Cole Street Fields to receive some yummy treats and kick off our 2022 season. Camryn … more
The Seekonk Junior Golf League is a non profit tax exempt volunteer league that provides an opportunity for kids ages 9 through high school to be introduced to the game of golf. All towns (Seekonk, Rehoboth, East Providence, etc.) are welcome to … more
Pawtucket, RI – This season, the Pawtucket Slaterettes are thrilled to announce that they will have a complex of their own in Pawtucket. After a number of years playing at the Pawtucket Boys … more

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Schools

Many students in Ms. Lisa Andrade Almeida and Mrs. Turilli’s Portuguese classes at Seekonk High School participated in the 2022 National Portuguese Exam. This opportunity was offered to all … more
Spring has sprung and you know what that means; the Annual Tree Climbing Jamboree is this coming Friday. For those of you who do not know what the Jamboree is, this event is a direct replication of … more
Seekonk – Superintendent Dr. Rich Drolet and Martin Elementary School Principal Jennifer McKay are pleased to announce the appointment of Amanda Chamberlin as the new Assistant Principal of the … more

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People

Fitchburg–Fitchburg State University celebrated the spring ceremonies of its 126th commencement exercises in May, awarding baccalaureate and master’s degrees to students hailing from … more
Hamden, Conn. - Megan Accardi of Seekonk, MA was inducted into Quinnipiac University's chapter of Lambda Pi Eta, the National Communication Association's official honor society, during a recent … more
The East Providence/Seekonk Rotary Scholarship Committee is proud to announce the following 2022 Scholarship recipients:01-Britney Carlson from East Providence Career & Technical Center02-Lily … more

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Scouts & Civic Organizations

The East Bay Retired Teachers Association will be holding their Spring luncheon at the Old Grist Mill, Fall River Ave. Seekonk, Ma. on June 16, 2022.The meeting will convene at 11:30 with the … more
The East Providence/Seekonk Rotary Scholarship Committee is proud to announce the following 2022 Scholarship recipients:01-Britney Carlson from East Providence Career & Technical Center02-Lily … more
Warwick, RI (May 4, 2022)—Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England (GSSNE) donated over 4,500 Girl Scout Cookie packages to health care workers, first responders, military personnel, and local … more

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Seniors

Last Month Women's Breakfast was at VINO'S, if you wish to join the group every 3rd Thursday of the month at 10am please call Beverly at 401-749-4841. Next month will be at Percy's Place in East … more
Friends of Friends celebrated its annual Silver Tea event at the Seekonk Senior Center, this event was started in 1993 at the old Senior Center on Pleasant Street. The committee will continue the … more
Attleboro, Mass. — Appointments are now available for Massachusetts residents aged 60 and over to receive a free dental screening at the spring 2022 HopeHealth Community VNA Elder Dental … more

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Police & Fire

Medford, Mass. (April 29) — The American Red Cross of Massachusetts will be installing hundreds of free smoke alarms to communities in need in a targeted campaign called Sound the Alarm from … more
The Board of Selectmen honored longtime Seekonk Police Officers William Dallaire and James Roy upon their retirements. Dallaire and Roy had been with the department for 35 years. Chairman Justin … more
The Seekonk Fire Department has promoted two of its members. Jeff Magill, who has been with the department since 2007, was promoted to Captain at the March 30 Board of Selectmen meeting. Magill … more

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Churches

As part of Newman Congregational Church, United Church of Christ’s ongoing commitment to education and dialogue on structural racism and white supremacy, we invite the wider community to … more
Ready to cook up some fun this summer? Newman Congregational Church Invites children entering grades K-6 in the fall to a Food Truck Party - where we will be On a Roll with God at Vacation Bible … more
Newman Congregational Church in Rumford is collecting new twin size sheets to donate to a local shelter for domestic violence victims. When clients are ready to leave the shelter, they will be able … more

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