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Four rescued after becoming lost in Rehoboth swamp

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 18:36
REHOBOTH — Four adults were spared a night in a swamp with thick mud and biting insects Friday night when they were rescued by emergency workers after apparently losing their way in the dark.

Foxboro priest ministers to circus performers

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 00:15
FOXBORO -- The Rev. George “Jerry” Hogan was 8 years old when he first attended Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus. And he was there on May 21 for the show’s final performance, as the American institution closed up for…

Remote participation trial run goes without a hitch at North Attleboro selectmen's meeting

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 22:45
NORTH ATTLEBORO — There was a bit of distance between selectmen Thursday. About 1,600 miles worth to be exact.

Two escape serious injury when welding truck, car collide on I-95 in Mansfield

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 22:00
MANSFIELD — Two drivers escaped serious injury when a welding truck carrying gas canisters and a car collided and went into woods off Interstate 95, near Interstate 495 Friday afternoon.

Air conditioning woes hit Attleboro Public Library amid first official heat wave

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 19:00
ATTLEBORO — The summer’s first heat wave became official Friday with a high temperature of 90 degrees.

Linkin Park cancels North American concerts, including tour opener in Mansfield

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 18:24
MANSFIELD — Linkin Park has cancelled its North American tour, including the July 27 opener at the Xfinity Center, in the wake of the suicide of frontman Chester Bennington.

Syrian refugee aid gets boost in Foxboro

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 18:15
FOXBORO — The statistics are sobering, says Nadia Alawa, New Hampshire mother and founder of the relief agency NuDay Syria.

Motorcyclist dies after collision with car on Route 1 in Foxboro

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 17:05
FOXBORO -- A motorcyclist died after he collided with a car on Route 1 just north of Route 140 Friday morning.

Mansfield driver cited for texting while driving in rollover

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 14:29
MANSFIELD — A 20-year-old driver has been cited for texting while driving following a rollover which left her car on its side against another Friday morning.

Attleboro drug case continued without a finding

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 11:05
ATTLEBORO — An Attleboro woman had her drug case continued without a finding Friday after she admitted to sufficient facts in the case.

Foxboro theater sale in the offing

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 23:00
FOXBORO — The Orpheum Theater is close to being acquired by a familiar name in community theater circles.

Norton resident, a Mansfield teacher, prepping for women's 'Super Bowl'

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 22:45
When Mansfield High School teacher Hillary Crook puts her game face on, woe be any offensive lineman with thoughts of getting her hands on the quarterback.

Big Read to tackle apocalyptic vision of Station Eleven

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 22:30
ATTLEBORO — King Lear made a surprise appearance before the city council Thursday.

North Attleboro going LED with lights

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 22:15
NORTH ATTLEBORO — A brighter, softer and cheaper glow will soon come to North Attleboro as the electric department finalizes plans to replace the town’s street lights with LED alternatives.

Attleboro hospital warns of fraudulent calls

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 22:00
ATTLEBORO — Sturdy Memorial Hospital officials are warning consumers of what they say are phony marketing phone calls that use the hospital’s name.

Mansfield concert-goer charged with driving after ingesting edible marijuana

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:33
MANSFIELD — An Xfinity Center concert-goer who allegedly drove erratically in the venue parking lot faces charges he was under the influence of marijuana.

Woman who left dog in car at Wrentham mall on a hot day will not be charged

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:25
WRENTHAM — The dog owner who left her pet in her car while shopping at Wrentham Village Premium Outlets on a hot Sunday will not be charged after all.

Feds plan to drop Shpack landfill on Attleboro-Norton line from Superfund list

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:19
NORTON — The federal government says all clean-up of radioactive waste at the private Shpack landfill is complete and it wants to remove it from the Superfund environmental remediation program.

Two injured in crash that sent one into the woods off I-95 in Attleboro

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:19
ATTLEBORO — Two drivers were taken to hospitals Thursday morning when their cars collided, sending one vehicle into the woods off Interstate 95 at the Route 123 exit.