June 13, 2021

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The Seekonk Public Library renovation project, which was to cost $19.6 million, was rejected by voters at Monday’s Spring Town Meeting. Town Moderator Peter Hoogerzeil said the warrant article … more
Town and state officials gathered to honor our nation’s fallen members of the military in a ceremony held Saturday at the Veterans Memorial Park on Newman Avenue.State Rep. Steven Howitt, … more
Voters at the June 7 town meeting will be asked to approve $19.6 million to fund the construction, renovation, and expansion of the Seekonk Public Library. The money will also pay for demolition, … more

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Sports

Seekonk — Superintendent Rich Drolet is pleased to announce that Seekonk High School Field Hockey and Softball Head Coach Kim Pellerin received MIAA's 2021 Massachusetts Women in Athletics … more
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

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Schools

On Saturday, the 147 graduates of Seekonk High School’s 2021 graduating class were encouraged to make a contribution to the world. Parents, friends, and members of the school administration … more
The 2021 Kids Summer Learning Center is offering Building Your Own Electric Guitar July 12-16 9:00am- 11:00am with Mr. Jay Duddy from Berkley Middle School. Students will get the opportunity to learn … more
Franklin, MA— May 11, 2021 — The Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School District is pleased to announce all six teams that participated in this year's NASA HUNCH Program … more

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People

Six year old Jaylyn Kenney from Seekonk raised over $1K at her homemade lemonade stand on Memorial Day in memory of her best bud, Dexter, a miniature Goldendoodle, who recently crossed the rainbow … more
Franklin, MA— May 11, 2021 — The Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School District is pleased to announce all six teams that participated in this year's NASA HUNCH Program … more
Seekonk — Superintendent Rich Drolet is pleased to announce that Seekonk High School Field Hockey and Softball Head Coach Kim Pellerin received MIAA's 2021 Massachusetts Women in Athletics … more

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Scouts & Civic Organizations

Harmony Heritage chorus, a Southern New England chapter of Harmony, Incorporated, an international organization of female a cappella singers specializing in the barbershop harmony style, is launching … more
As part of a year-long celebration marking the 150th anniversary of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse, the Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse will sponsor a display of winning entries in their recent Photo/Art … more
Over the past year, as Doorways Food Pantry has struggled to reinvent itself as a contactless food distribution, one of the few constants has been the unwavering support of BSA Troops 1 and 9, who … more

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Seniors

Background:Did you know that someone’s identity gets stolen every two seconds? The AARP Fraud Watch Network provides you with tips and resources to help you spot and avoid identity theft and … more
Women's Brunch will be every 3rd Thursday of the month at 10:00 AM at different restaurants in the area. Thursday 10:00 AM JUNE 17, 2021 at IHOP in East Providence Thursday 10:00 AM JULY 22, … more
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

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Police & Fire

The Seekonk Fire Department has upgraded both of their Engine 1 and Engine 2 Fire Companies to the paramedic level. The paramedic level is the highest pre-hospital level of care available in … more
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

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Churches

Back by popular demand, Grace Church in North Attleboro is offering a lobster roll or chicken salad sandwich luncheon on Friday, June 25th. Each luncheon includes chips and desert. Place your order as soon as possible. Orders must be in by Tuesday … more
Seekonk Congregational Church UCC is open for in-person services Sundays at 9:30 AM in the Sanctuary at 600 Fall River Avenue, Seekonk, MA. Masks and safe distancing are required. Advance … more
Like many other communities of faith, Newman UCC has moved all of its ministries and programs online due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Worship has been premiered on various platforms on Sunday mornings … more

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