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One remains hospitalized following explosion at Rehoboth home

The Sun Chronicle - 7 hours 10 min ago
REHOBOTH -- One woman remains hospitalized following Sunday's explosion and fire in a single-family home on Anawan Street.

Pitbull that bit Norton police officer was vaccinated for rabies before attack

The Sun Chronicle - 7 hours 44 min ago
NORTON -- A pitbull that bit a police officer and a neighbor last week had been vaccinated for rabies before the incident and is not showing any signs of the disease, animal control officer Brian Plante said Monday.

Where to watch the solar eclipse in company of others in the Attleboro area

The Sun Chronicle - 9 hours 44 min ago
The following local businesses and departments will host public viewing parties for the solar eclipse Monday:

Mansfield family target of fake kidnapping scam, police say

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 08/20/2017 - 23:00
MANSFIELD — A local family got the fright of their life Saturday when a group of scammers claimed to be holding their loved ones hostage.

Three hospitalized after explosion, fire in Rehoboth home

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 08/20/2017 - 22:45
REHOBOTH — Two area residents and a firefighter were hospitalized after an explosion led to a house fire on Anawan Street Sunday morning.

FARINELLA: Trouble turned into AAGA triumph for Congdon

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 08/20/2017 - 22:30
The ball was so embedded in the mound of grass-covered earth next to a fairway bunker, no one could find it for almost five minutes.

Sports Village still plans to buy ARA land

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 08/20/2017 - 22:15
A land deal between New England Sports Village and the Attleboro Redevelopment Authority is still pending, but the ARA gets paid whether it goes through or not.

Rocking out in Rehoboth

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 08/20/2017 - 22:00
REHOBOTH — The grounds of Francis Farm were alive with the sound of music on Sunday during the 3rd annual Summer Rock Fest, where 10 bands and 100 young adults took to the stage in true rock ‘n’ roll fashion.

Mansfield church to be reborn as condos

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 08/20/2017 - 21:45
MANSFIELD — The planning board has given its approval to a plan to convert the former Methodist church building at 11 North Main St. into condominiums.

Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 08/20/2017 - 21:16
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to become a self-conscious screen auteur and found an even greater following as the tireless,…

Briefs

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 19:11
Car event at developmental center

Rallying, peacefully, in Attleboro

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 13:42
ATTLEBORO — Some carried signs, others carried flags, but everyone relayed the same message at Saturday’s rally in the Balfour Riverwalk: peace and equality.

Getting their motors running in Mansfield

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 11:43
MANSFIELD -- The engines and bodywork of more than two dozen vintage motorcycles glittered under the breaking clouds at the Mansfield Municipal Airport on Saturday.

Sturdy buys ARA land

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 23:00
ATTLEBORO -- A deal to sell a dusty, barren parcel with a long history on the corner of O'Neil Boulevard and Pearl Street to Sturdy Memorial Hospital was completed Thursday by the Attleboro Redevelopment Authority.

Attleboro officials scaling back high school plans

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 22:45
ATTLEBORO — City officials are honing plans for a new high school in preparation for a meeting with the state’s school building authority next week.

Denlea to resign from Attleboro City Council

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 22:30
ATTLEBORO — A city election is coming up in November but there’ll be changes on the city council before then.

Attleboro woman faces probation woes following alleged drunken driving crash in Vermont with her children

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 16:22
ATTLEBORO — A city woman arrested earlier this month in an accident at the Canadian border while allegedly driving drunk with her three children in her pickup truck has more legal woes.

Attleboro man to serve jail time for raping intellectually disabled man

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 13:47
ATTLEBORO — An Attleboro man has been sentenced to prison for sexually assaulting an intellectually disabled man and tweeting out pornographic photos of young boys while out on bail on the case.

Accusations of secrecy, retaliation erupt at North Attleboro board meeting

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 13:30
NORTH ATTLEBORO — A proposal to consolidate two town departments Thursday sparked accusations of secrecy and retaliation amongst town officials at the selectmen’s meeting.