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Seekonk Police note car break-ins near East Providence border

Seekonk Police note car break-ins near East Providence border

SEEKONK — Seekonk Police Chief Craig Mace reported a rash of car break-ins occurred in the town on Saturday, Sept. 6. The chief did so in a press release dated September 8. The Seekonk PD received numerous reports of the breaks Saturday in northern and central residential neighborhoods. The specific streets where the robberies happened

Seekonk's Kelsey Hayward (right) poses with the Women's State Amateur trophy along with runner-up Jackie Booth.

Hayward wins Women’s State Amateur golf championship

CRANSTON — Seekonk native Kelsey Hayward added another noteworthy title to her resume recently, winning the Rhode Island Women’s State Amateur Golf Championship held at Cranston Country Club with a victory over Jackie Booth in the final. Hayward, entering her senior year at Sacred Heart University in Connecticut, was the top seed in the match


East Bay Fire Departments respond to I195 roll-over crash

SEEKONK — East Bay area Fire and Police Department personnel responded to a roll-over crash near the Exit 1 ramp westbound off of Interstate 195 earlier Tuesday morning, June 10. Public safety personnel arrived on the scene at roughly 10 a.m., minutes after the accident occurred. The Rhode Island Department of Transportation reported heavy traffic


Former Bay View standout Hayward wins first college golf tournament

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Kelsey Hayward, of Seekonk and formerly of St. Mary Academy-Bay View in East Providence, collected the first individual victory of her college playing career after she won the the Lonnie Barton Invitational held at the LPGA International Champions Course, March 10 and 11, for the Sacred Heart University women’s golf team.


Two dozen children aided by local dentists during ‘Give Kids a Smile Day’

SEEKONK — Several local youngsters were among those treated recently as local dentists recognized dental health month in February at the office of Dr. Lisa Daft with a first-ever “Give Kids a Smile.” The event, sponsored by the American Dental Association, was established to provide free dental care to children in the community, ages 4-18,

Walmart employee Ethel Wescott serves soup to seniors at the East Providence Senior Center during their Thanksgiving celebration on Friday.

Seekonk Walmart employees celebrate early Thanksgiving with East Providence seniors

EAST PROVIDENCE — Several employees of the Walmart Department Store in nearby Seekonk traveled to East Providence’s Senior Center Friday, Nov. 21, to provide a number of local residents with an early Thanksgiving meal. The employees acted as servers for the event, which was part of Walmart’s annual program of outreach during the holiday season.

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Three share the lead after two rounds of NEPGA Championship play at Wannamoisett, Ledgemont

EAST PROVIDENCE — Playing at the more stringent Wannamoisett Country Club layout for Round 2 Tuesday, Aug. 20, Shelter Harbor pro Ricky Bruns came back to the field a bit but remains in a three-way share of the lead in the 93rd playing of the New England PGA Championship. All three players at the top

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Shelter Harbor’s Bruns sets first round pace in 93rd New England PGA Championship

EAST PROVIDENCE — Robby Bruns, a pro at Shelter Harbor Golf Club in Charlestown, R.I., played an unbelievable round in his first ever New England PGA Championship, carding a 6-under par at Ledgemont Country Club in Seekonk to set the pace at the end of Round 1 in the 93rd playing of the event. The