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Alleged triggerman in Attleboro murder arrested

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 16:29
ATTLEBORO — The alleged shooter in the death of a former city man in a botched December robbery was arrested Thursday afternoon in Brockton.

Holiday Box

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 09:23
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After 20 years, Paws of Plainville to close cat shelter

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 23:00
PLAINVILLE -- Twenty years ago, there were no cat shelters in Plainville or Wrentham.

Our man in Pyeongchang: Ex-Foxboro cable access volunteer helping to televise Olympics

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 22:45
FOXBORO -- When Marc Altman was 13, he just happened to be in the right place at the right time. He was accompanying his father to an international chess match the elder Altman had organized at the former End Zone…

Attleboro pot shop law under revision

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 22:30
ATTLEBORO — City councilors are working to clear up some hazy provisions in the city’s medical marijuana ordinance.

Rhyno says future debt exclusion needs to be factored into North Attleboro override

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 22:00
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Selectman John Rhyno is raising questions about a theoretical debt exclusion, saying before his board members move forward with a Proposition 2 1/2 override vote this April, residents deserve to know what lies ahead.

North Attleboro deserves facts, not fiction, in override talks, residents say

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 22:00
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Selectmen last week, joined by a few residents, lodged accusations against one of their own, saying Selectman John Rhyno has made misleading comments that are hurting the fight for an budget override.

Seekonk defends portable classrooms

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 21:45
SEEKONK — School committee Chairman John Dietel defended the committee’s recent vote to place modular classrooms at the Aitken and Martin elementary schools for next fall, a decision which has been met with skepticism from teachers and parents.

Seekonk election to feature three races

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 21:30
SEEKONK — This year’s annual town election on April 2 will feature races for board of selectmen, school committee, and water commission

Foxboro school design gets state OK

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 21:15
FOXBORO — The Massachusetts School Building Authority has approved a preliminary design for the renovation of Burrell Elementary School.

Attleboro assault suspect indicted by grand jury

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 21:00
ATTLEBORO — A man arrested in November for assaulting his girlfriend and beating a man unconscious in a lover’s triangle has been indicted by a Bristol County grand jury.

State approves plans for new Attleboro High School

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 14:23
ATTLEBORO — A state agency has approved plans for a new, $260 million Attleboro High School, clearing the way for a vote on raising taxes to pay for it.

Mansfield resident to be honored as Red Cross 'hero'

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 23:00
MANSFIELD — As a young man living in New Jersey, Paul Hoy was drawn to the mission of the Red Cross as a way of helping people at some of the most vulnerable times of their lives.

North Attleboro man ordered to pay restitution for gas theft

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 22:45
NORTH ATTLEBORO — A local man has been ordered to pay $195,241 in restitution for stealing from natural gas companies by tampering with meters at his former laundromats.

Former Mansfield chocolate factory edges closer to re-use

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 22:15
MANSFIELD — Long-delayed plans to turn a historic chocolate factory complex into 130 apartments and commercial space may be edging closer to reality.

Ex-North Attleboro sex offender gets jail for failing to register

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 22:00
ATTLEBORO — A Level 2 sex offender was sentenced to jail Tuesday in Attleboro District Court for failing to register with police and violating his probation.

Lamp pole lands on Wrentham business after car crash

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 21:45
WRENTHAM — No one was injured and the damage was covered by insurance in a crash Tuesday morning in front of the Wrentham Insurance Agency on Route 1A