October 20, 2020

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Meet “The Adams Family” litter… Gomez, Morticia and Wednesday They are 14-16 week old kittens who came to us from a local farm. They are all friendly and are up to date on vaccines … more
David Rave was sworn in as the town’s new Fire Chief at a ceremony held recently at the Public Safety headquarters. Rave was appointed at the August 5 Board of Selectmen meeting. Rave was a … more
The Board of Selectmen honored former Fire Chief Michael Healy, who served in the department for the last 35 years.Healy began as a call firefighter in 1985. He soon made his way up through the ranks … more

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Sports

The boys and girls lacrosse teams at Seekonk H.S. have finally been granted varsity status. After spending the 2019 season as a Club team and playing a mostly JV schedule, the team sat out the 2020 … more
Seekonk High School Sports had been set to resume on September 18, but will now be delayed due to concerns about athletes being infected with Covid-19. The Southcoast Conference Superintendents … more
The South Coast Conference, the league in which Dighton-Rehoboth and Seekonk high schools compete, has postponed its entire slate of fall sports until February due to COVID concerns. The … more

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Schools

Seekonk Schools will remain with a hybrid learning model for at least another month.Last August, Superintendent Rich Drolet said the district would monitor the number of Covid-19 cases being reported … more
Seekonk — Superintendent Rich Drolet is pleased to announce that new tennis courts at Seekonk High School will be open for use tomorrow, and the new basketball court will be opened in … more
The opening of Aitken Elementary School has been delayed for two weeks. Seekonk School Superintendent Rich Drolet and Principal John Haidemenos sent a letter to parents on Thursday. Dear Aitken … more

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People

The Board of Selectmen honored former Fire Chief Michael Healy, who served in the department for the last 35 years.Healy began as a call firefighter in 1985. He soon made his way up through the ranks … more
Southborough, Mass.—September 8, 2020—Dr. Luri Lee, a general dentist practicing with Seekonk Dental in Seekonk and Kraft & Schrott Dental Associates in Boston, has been recognized … more
Middle Schooler’s Award-Winning Financial Plan Wows Wall Street, Sweeps SIFMA Foundation’s National InvestWrite® Competition Evan Gendreau’s long-term investment plan … more

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Scouts & Civic Organizations

SAVE THE DATE! Scouts will be holding our annual food drive – Scouting for Food – on Saturday, November 7th from 9am-12pm. All food donations will stay in Seekonk and benefit the clients at … more
Rotary Club of East Providence/Seekonk will be holding a food drive. Help those in need amid these difficult times by bringing in food to donate. more
Seekonk – The Seekonk Cultural Council announces today that proposals to receive funding to support community-oriented arts, humanities, and science programs are due Monday, November 16, 2020 … more

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Seniors

On August 18th, Jonathan Sun, the Taiwanese Director General of the New England Economic and Cultural Office as well as a representative of the Taiwanese Brookline Chamber of Commerce donated 10,000 … more
Boston—Today, AARP Massachusetts launched “Protect Voters 50+,” a comprehensive voter engagement campaign to support and protect Bay State residents age 50 and up as they vote in … more
The Town of Seekonk’s Elderly and Disabled Taxation Aid Fund has funds available to assist elderly and/or disabled Seekonk residents to defray the cost of their property taxes. The fund … more

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Police & Fire

The Board of Selectmen honored former Fire Chief Michael Healy, who served in the department for the last 35 years.Healy began as a call firefighter in 1985. He soon made his way up through the ranks … more
Wandering by people with special circumstances is common, dangerous, and puts tremendous stress on families. Six in ten people with dementia and nearly half of all children with autism will wander. … more
The town is still without a Police Chief. The Seekonk Board of Selectmen voted for Dean Isabella to serve as the town’s top cop last June. Chairman Justin Sullivan recently told the Reporter … more

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Churches

Area children in grades 6-12 are invited to bring their energy and curiosity to our youth racial equity and social justice book discussions with Newman Congregational Church, located at 100 Newman … more
Well, if that church is Newman UCC, we create new programming... programming you may have been looking for. Launching on September 20 is a new Faith Formation program for those between the ages … more
Well, if that church is Newman UCC, we create new programming... programming you may have been looking for. Launching on September 20 is a new Faith Formation program for those between the ages of 13 … more

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