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North Attleboro soldier receives commendations for her part in the battle for Mosul

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 23:00
In the fight to free Mosul, Iraq, from the grips of IS, a North Attleboro resident and soldier was apparently key.

Chic to Chic, Foxboro's fashionable consignment shop, closes

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 22:30
FOXBORO — For bargain-hungry shoppers, Chic 2 Chic was a magnet as a consignment vendor of fashionable second-hand clothing and jewelry, often grouped by major brands like Coach and Banana Republic.

Ex-Attleboro cop to plead guilty to child porn charges

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 22:23
ATTLEBORO — A former veteran police sergeant has agreed to plead guilty in federal court in Providence to attempting to receive child pornography.

Portion of North Avenue to be closed this weekend for construction

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 22:15
Another road closure and detour is on the way for North Attleboro.

It's a kid's summer at Kids Expo coming to Capron Park

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 22:00
ATTLEBORO — It seems to have been a kid’s summer with fairs and festivals sprouting up nearly every weekend in the Attleboro area. And that fun is expected to continue Saturday with The Sun Chronicle’s second annual Kids Expo, a…

Lacrosse wall planned for Mansfield High School

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 22:00
MANSFIELD — Mansfield High School will soon have another recognizable symbol of the town and its varied athletic programs: a lacrosse wall.

Going to jail for not so painful for MDA 'suspects'

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 21:30
FOXBORO — Some arrived in sheriff’s vehicles. Other slightly nervous “suspects” got a cushier ride in a luxury limousine.

Bowles won't run for Attleboro City Council

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 15:04
ATTLEBORO — Former City Councilor Bill Bowles said Wednesday he has decided against running for the council again.

Attleboro area single-family home sales dip slightly, but prices up

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 15:04
Sales of single-family homes dipped slightly throughout the Attleboro area in June, according to information provided by The Warren Group.

Philips quits job to campaign full time

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 13:54
Ted Philips has quit his job as a legislative aide to devote full time to campaigning for a vacant state Senate seat.

Marijuana law splits candidates in state Senate special election along party lines

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 11:24
There is a clear partisan divide among candidates for state Senate over the state’s new recreational marijuana law.

Local election officials say they will make new voting rules work

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 23:00
Local election officials say a court decision striking down a 20-day deadline for registering to vote before an election will complicate their work, but they will work it out.

Defendant in Attleboro drive-by shooting held as danger, hearing continued for two others

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 22:45
ATTLEBORO — An eyewitness to a drive-by shooting last week gave contradictory accounts concerning the identity of the gunman, testimony in a court hearing revealed Tuesday.

Compressor station saga continues in Rehoboth

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 22:30
REHOBOTH -- Selectmen say they are baffled at the criticisms lodged against them by a citizens group opposed to the construction of a compressor station in town.

Foxboro could face legal trouble over Tough Mudder

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 22:15
FOXBORO -- Descendants of Clifford and Edith Lane, donors of the Lane property passive recreation area, are raising objections to thousands of participants potentially traversing the land as part of an extreme road race scheduled for 2018.

Father helps deliver baby at Attleboro home

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 22:00
ATTLEBORO -- A father helped deliver his newborn daughter early Tuesday night, minutes before police and emergency medical personnel arrived to a local home.

Vehicles showered with chemical at South Attleboro gas station

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 21:13
ATTLEBORO -- A fire suppression system at a South Attleboro gasoline station coated a few vehicles and people with a white powder chemical Tuesday morning after an employee smelled smoke and panicked, pulling the wrong alarm.

Attleboro area police chiefs say high court ruling on detaining illegal immigrants not an issue

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 17:45
Police chiefs in the two largest Sun Chronicle communities say their departments have not detained undocumented immigrants for federal authorities unless they have committed crimes.

Attleboro area job growth continues

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 15:00
Local residents continue to find jobs across the area as employment grew in June, although the unemployment rate also edged up because of a statistical twist.

Sale of Aaron Hernandez's home falls through

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 13:05
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Aaron Hernandez’s Westwood Estates home is back on the market after an agreement to sell it for $1.3 million fell through.