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A security camera view of the robbery suspect fleeing the Webster Bank branch in north Seekonk Thursday morning.

Seekonk Police investigate robbery of Webster Bank branch

Seekonk Police investigate robbery of Webster Bank branch

SEEKONK — Seekonk Police are seeking information about the identity and possible whereabouts of a suspect linked to the robbery of a Webster Bank branch in the northern section of the town earlier Thursday morning, March 27. According to SPD Chief Craig Mace, at about 9:10 a.m, Seekonk Police were notified the Webster Bank, 1519


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


An icon rises from the ashes as Seekonk’s Grist Mill Restaurant is rebuilt

SEEKONK — In the 13 months since an early morning blaze rendered the renowned and revered Grist Mill Tavern on the Rhode Island-Massachusetts line in Seekonk just about to ashes, Greg Esmay has been diligently and deliberately bringing the iconic eatery back to life. Mr. Esmay, the East Bay restauranteur who owns the Grist Mill

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East Providence Police detectives help snatch an illegal handgun off the streets

SEEKONK — By happenstance and savvy police instincts, a couple of area police detectives helped take an unregistered gun off the streets following their involvement in a pair of arrests recently just over the state border. Major Nelson DeGouveia, of the Bristol County Sheriffs Office, and Detective Sergeant Diogo Mello, of the East Providence Police Department,