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Marching for rights in Mansfield

News from The Sun Chronicle - 10 hours 1 min ago
MANSFIELD -- On the one-year anniversary of the historic Women’s March, it wasn’t just Boston and Providence gathering again to show their resistance to injustice and hate.

Despite a rocky first year, Trump's local supporters remain loyal

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 23:00
The latest poll shows President Donald Trump ended 2017 as the most unpopular first-year president in the history of polling.

Payback's the issue for Attleboro Redevelopment Authority

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 22:45
ATTLEBORO — Battle lines are being drawn over whether the Attleboro Redevelopment Authority should repay hundreds of thousand of dollars it borrowed from the city years ago when it was on the verge of bankruptcy.

The Great Divide: A year after Trump’s inauguration, many still feel uneasy with friends and relatives with differing political viewpoints

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 22:45
Ever feel as if you’re walking on eggshells with a friend or family member when politics is brought up in a conversation?

Prosecutors appeal ruling in $2 million Attleboro gold theft case

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 22:30
ATTLEBORO — The case against the alleged mastermind of the high-tech, $2 million gold heist at an Attleboro jewelry company a decade ago is headed to the state Appeals Court.

Play on: Foxboro music teachers give 'Crazy Train' salute to Patriots

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 22:15
FOXBORO — When the New England Patriots march onto the field for this weekend’s AFC championship against the Jacksonville Jaguars, they’ll be accompanied as always by a recording of Ozzy Osborne’s “Crazy Train.”

North Attleboro superintendent makes pitch for budget increase

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 22:00
NORTH ATTLEBORO — School teachers, administrators and school committee members packed the lower level conference room of Town Hall Thursday in support of Superintendent Scott Holcomb’s budget request for $9.5 million more funding next year.

Two pot shops clear first hurdle in Attleboro

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 22:00
ATTLEBORO — Two medical marijuana businesses hoping to open in the city have passed their first test.

Former Attleboro factory worker admits gold theft for mom's medical care

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 23:00
ATTLEBORO — A former precious metals factory worker admitted Thursday to stealing $40,000 in gold to pay for her sick mother’s medical care in her native Philippines.

Frigid weather fills Attleboro homeless shelter

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 22:45
ATTLEBORO — The city’s sole temporary homeless shelter is experiencing what could be a record winter because of a recent extended period of freezing temperatures.

Walmart offers new way to dispose of unused prescription drugs

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 22:15
NORTH ATTLEBORO — A new solution could help more customers get rid of their unused prescription pills right at home — and no, not by flushing them down the toilet or tossing them in the trash.

Mansfield may extend Marijuana sales moratorium

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 22:00
MANSFIELD — Town voters likely will be asked to extend a moratorium on recreational marijuana sales voted last year in advance of state regulations.

Stolen gun recovered, two arrested in raid at Seekonk motel room

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 21:45
SEEKONK — Police recovered a loaded, stolen handgun and arrested a 21-year-old man during a raid at the Motel 6 on Fall River Avenue.

Attleboro sewer project expands, likely to cause continued traffic tie-ups

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 21:00
ATTLEBORO — The hole on South Main Street is getting bigger and so is the hole in the wastewater department’s surplus account.

Three hurt after head-on collision on Rt. 1 in Wrentham

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 17:00
WRENTHAM — A truck driver was credited with dousing a car that caught fire with a couple trapped inside after a head-on collision on Route 1 Thursday afternoon.

Foxboro police chief confirms out-of-town cruiser crash

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 15:19
FOXBORO — A now retired police lieutenant and his wife were involved in an out-of-town accident in his unmarked cruiser while he was off duty, violating a department policy.

Mentally ill inmates sue Bristol County sheriff

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 23:15
Mentally ill prisoners have filed a class action lawsuit against Sheriff Thomas M. Hodgson and other officials at the Bristol County House of Corrections in Dartmouth, alleging they’ve “suffered severe harm as the result of their confinement in solitary confinement…

Prosecutor: Grand jury making progress in Attleboro murder probe

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 23:00
ATTLEBORO — A prosecutor said Wednesday that a Bristol County grand jury hearing evidence in a city murder last month is making “significant progress.”