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South Attleboro not likely site for PawSox

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 22:45
Renderings of a proposed new PawSox park near Slater Mill were unveiled by architecture students from Yale University Friday morning and team chairman Larry Lucchino is hopeful those renderings, or something like them, will one day emerge in concrete, steel…

North Attleboro selectmen resign from RTM

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 22:30
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Two selectmen have resigned from their spots on Representative Town Meeting, saying the dual positions lent them an unethical advantage in shaping the town’s affairs.

Norton firefighters rescue hunter after tree stand collapses in woods

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 22:15
NORTON — Firefighters rescued a hunter Friday afternoon after he fell about 20 feet to the ground when his metal tree stand collapsed in woods off Route 123.

Norton water problems being addressed

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 22:00
NORTON — Local officials with recommendations from state and federal officials have come up with a plan to address longstanding concerns of residents over the quality of town water.

Good taste for a good cause in Attleboro

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 22:00
ATTLEBORO — The Gourmet Guys fundraiser Friday night featured a delicious array of over two dozen dishes and a side serving of awareness.

R.I. court reinstates drunken driving charges against North Attleboro man

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 21:45
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Drunken driving charges have been reinstated against a local man who authorities say grabbed the steering wheel from the back passenger’s seat of a car, causing a crash in Rhode Island that injured two teenagers.

Two history teachers running against Wrentham's Ross for Senate

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 14:14
Two public high school history teachers are preparing to run against state Sen. Richard Ross in next year’s state election.

Cooking fire damages Norfolk home

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 13:27
NORFOLK — Town firefighters and police responded to an alarm at an unoccupied home on Holbrook Street and discovered a kitchen fire just after noon Friday.

Thanksgiving is a family tradition for Nicky's Restaurant in Wrentham

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:27
WRENTHAM -- At the heart of Thanksgiving lies two things, Michael Scouras says: Family and food.

Heroux confirms he will resign from House

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:20
ATTLEBORO — State Rep. Paul Heroux made it official Friday, submitting a letter of resignation from the House to devote all his attention to being mayor.

Aaron Hernandez's house sold to real estate investor for $1M

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:00
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Aaron Hernandez’s home has been sold to a 23-year-old real estate investor for $1 million, about $300,000 lower than the asking price.

Mansfield police investigate hit-and-run crash

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 09:42
MANSFIELD — Police say the driver of a Jeep which crashed on Gilbert Street early Friday morning fled the scene.

Council mulls taxing questions in Attleboro

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 23:00
ATTLEBORO — It’s November and city councilors are once again confronted with the question of how much to raise taxes.

Former Attleboro High student gets suspended sentence in drug seizure

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 22:15
ATTLEBORO — A city teenager arrested in February after police observed an alleged drug transaction was given a suspended jail sentence with probation after pleading guilty to a variety of narcotics charges.

Patriot Place celebrating 10 years

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 22:15
FOXBORO — When Patriot Place opened its first stores in 2007, Robert Kraft called it his family’s “investment in the future of New England.”

Attleboro rim theft suspect a no-show at probation hearing

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 22:00
ATTLEBORO — A Providence man on probation for stealing tires and rims from a car in a parking lot on East Street is wanted for failing to appear for a court hearing.

Seekonk bank surveillance footage evidence in fraud scheme

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:30
PROVIDENCE — Two Nigerian nationals are in federal custody on charges related to what authorities say was a large-scale counterfeit bank fraud and passport scheme that netted the defendants almost $370,000.

Mansfield dog owners fined

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:30
MANSFIELD — Selectmen have voted to fine the owners of a dog on Old Farm Road $500 and ordered them to construct a fence after they allegedly failed to comply with a previous order to keep the dog from running…