September 26, 2021

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Boston – House Minority Leader Bradley H. Jones, Jr. (R-North Reading) has appointed State Representative Steven Howitt (R-Seekonk) to serve on a special legislative commission investigating … more
On Saturday, September 18th the Seekonk Cultural Council sponsored the first “Celebrate Seekonk Day” held at the Seekonk Public Library. It was a day set aside to celebrate the history, culture, … more
Seekonk Town Administrator Shawn Cadime has received a favorable job evaluation from the Board of Selectmen. The review and evaluation were based on the goals and objectives developed jointly by the … more

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Sports

The SHS boys’ soccer team would like to thank everyone who came out to support their car wash on 8/21 even though hurricane Henri was on its way and a huge thank you to the Knights of Columbus for … more
“We went from nothing last year and summer (due to COVID) to an extremely busy summer 2021,” said an excited Townie boys varsity coach, Joe Andrade as his boys basketball team gears up for a new … more
Please come out and support the SHS Boys Soccer team car wash on August 21 at Seekonk Knights of Columbus on Arcade Ave from 9 am until 1 pm Thank you for your support and to the KOC for allowing … more

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Schools

Seekonk Public Schools has hired three new administrators for the 2021-2022 academic year. George Kelleher, the former Assistant Principal at Hurley Middle School, has been appointed to the position … more
Voters at Monday’s special election approved $2.7 million in funding for a new artificial turf field at Seekonk High School. The vote was 546 to 408 for a debt exclusion from state tax … more
On Saturday, Aitken Elementary School held an Open House to allow parents and students to tour the new wing, which features 10 classrooms and seven bathrooms. There is also a new preschool … more

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People

Smithfield, RI (September 20, 2021) – Middletown resident Dr. Charles Clarkson has been appointed Director of Avian Research for the Audubon Society of Rhode Island. In this new position, he will … more
Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, Pierce Memorial Stadium, 1-3 pm, 201 Mercer St. and Fifth St., East Providence, RI 02914 formal ceremony, antique car parade, meet, salute, and thank our veterans … more
In Dec. 1959, Governor Del Sesto asked, a committee was set up in 1960, the public submitted names, 14 bridge memorials were established, and then dedicated on Nov. 11, 1961 for 28 veterans who died … more

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Scouts & Civic Organizations

The Seekonk Athletic Booster Club will hold their annual golf tournament on Monday, October 18 at 9:00 at Ledgemont Country Club. The cost of $125 includes golf, cart, and buffet lunch. Tee sign … more
The Tuesday Club of Assonet Presents A DRIVE-THRU BBQ!October 16th, 2021  1PM - 3PMFreetown Senior Center227 Chase Road East Freetown, MA 02717 Come join the Tuesday Club of Assonet for our 2nd … more
SAVE THE DATE! The Scouts will be holding their annual food drive – Scouting for Food – on Saturday, November 6th.All food donations will stay in Seekonk and benefit the clients at … more

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Seniors

Boston, MA — AARP Foundation has kicked off volunteer recruitment for its Tax-Aide program, the nation’s largest volunteer-based tax preparation service. Volunteers may sign up to assist … more
Attleboro, MA--Oral health is a key component of general health and wellbeing. Low-income seniors in particular are struggling. According to a study by “Oral Health in America” close to 70% of … more
We meet every 3rd Thursday of the month at 10 am supporting our local restaurants. Everything is Dutch treat.These are the restaurants for the next 3 months:August 19th at Toti's in SeekonkSeptember … more

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Police & Fire

The Board of Selectmen voted 3-1 Wednesday to find a new Fire Chief from inside the Seekonk Fire Department. Chairman Justin Sullivan, Adam Petronio, and Michael Healy voted in the affirmative, … more
David Rave is out as the town’s Fire Chief, following the dismissal of domestic assault charges last week in Warwick District Court. “The Board of Selectmen voted to rescind the … more
The Domestic Assault charges against Seekonk Fire Chief David Rave were dismissed Wednesday in Warwick District Court. Rave, 53, was arrested June 18 at his Cranston home. He was ordered held on a … more

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Churches

Newman Congregational Church, United Church of Christ is committed to providing educational opportunities and dialogue on structural racism, white supremacy, and how these things play out in our … more
Newman Congregational Church invites your family to register for Church School! This upcoming year is themed Holy Troublemakers and Unconventional Saints based on the work by Daneen Akers. During our … more
Newman Church Board of Missions is holding a Fall Bake Sale on Saturday, October 2, to raise funds for Haiti relief. Items can be ordered online at newmanucc.org/ministries/missions, then picked up … more

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