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Positive campaigning powers Feeney to Senate

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 23:00
FOXBORO — All through the special election campaign for state Senate, supporters of Democrat Paul Feeney urged him to match the negative campaign that was being thrown against him.

Me too: A call for awareness

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 22:45
Me too.

Racist graffiti at middle school under investigation

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 22:30
MANSFIELD — Racist and anti-semitic graffiti found in a bathroom at Qualters Middle School left parents stunned and concerned that the discriminatory language found its way into Mansfield schools.

Attleboro school finance plan banks on lower health care costs

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 22:15
ATTLEBORO — Future city and school employees would be asked to pay 40 percent of their health care insurance cost rather than the current 25 percent under a plan unveiled by the mayor and school officials.

Keeping North Attleboro beautiful

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 22:00
NORTH ATTLEBORO -- For most, fall means time to turn down the garden beds and prepare for a winter frost.

Seekonk police arrest three people, seize crack cocaine and heroin

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 22:00
SEEKONK -- Police assisted by K-9 Zuzo arrested three alleged drug traffickers and seized 35 grams of suspected crack cocaine, a small amount of alleged heroin and a replica handgun.

Herren to open drug abuse prevention and recovery center

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 21:45
SEEKONK -- Former Boston Celtic Chris Herren, who nearly lost his life to drug and alcohol addiction, won town approval Monday to open a "wellness center" at the historic Jacob Hill Inn.

North Attleboro RTM funds missing school supplies, temporary economic development officer position

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 21:30
NORTH ATTLEBORO -- Without debate, Representative Town Meeting members flew through a light agenda at Monday's semi-annual town meeting.

Mansfield man charged after bullet narrowly misses neighbor claims it was an accident

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 14:54
MANSFIELD — An Eddy Street man charged with firing a round from a rifle in his apartment and nearly missing a 15-year-old girl in the apartment above him, says it was all an accident.

Police: Bullet from gun fired in Mansfield apartment nearly hit 15-year-old girl in bed

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 09:37
MANSFIELD -- Police say a man is accused of firing a rifle in an Eddy Street apartment Monday night, sending a bullet through the floor and nearly striking a 15-year-old girl sleeping in his bedroom in the apartment above.

Where to vote in Tuesday's special election

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 00:15
Here are the area polling places for today’s special election, where Democrat Paul Feeney, Republican Jacob Ventura and Independent Joe Shortsleeve will be fighting to fill former Sen. James Timilty’s Norfolk-Bristol state Senate seat. All polling places will be open…

Uncomfortable conversations key in relating past to present to future, history teachers say

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 23:00
Sometimes history is uncomfortable, Rachel Santos says.

Tight downtown Attleboro parking puts squeeze on developer's plans

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 22:45
ATTLEBORO — A plan to add 35 apartments to the historic Bates Theater building without requiring parking spaces for residents has set off alarm bells at nearby downtown businesses.

Norton couple raising money to build Attleboro memorial playground

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 22:30
ATTLEBORO — “She who leaves a trail of glitter is never forgotten. Always let your sparkle shine.”

Trial of alleged Attleboro gold theft mastermind canceled

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 22:15
ATTLEBORO — The trial of the alleged mastermind behind a $2 million gold heist from an Attleboro jewelry company in 2008 was canceled after a judge ruled against him.

Helmet maker vows fight against Hernandez concussion lawsuit

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 22:00
DEDHAM — Football helmet maker Riddell says it intends to vigorously defend its products and its reputation against concussion-related lawsuits like one lawyers for late New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez have filed in Massachusetts against it and the…

Rehoboth man credits first responders with saving his life

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 22:00
REHOBOTH — Last October, Clarence William “Bill” Henderson of Taunton had a terrible accident while on a hunting trip in Rehoboth with his son.

Bryant grad delivers Patriots locker room magic

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 21:45
When you’re trying to get your NFL season back on track after a tough loss, a little magic never hurts.

Traffic diverted, no injuries in Mansfield school bus accident

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 21:30
MANSFIELD — Eastbound traffic on a portion of School Street was briefly diverted to Plymouth Street after a crash involving a school bus at the Interstate 495 overpass Monday.

Plainridge banked $14.9 million in September

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 21:30
PLAINVIILE — Plainridge Park Casino had another good month in September, bouncing back from a slight dip in revenue the month before.