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Wrentham volunteers of the year recognized

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:15
WRENTHAM — Henry Carr epitomized the spirit of volunteering and inspired many over his much too short life.

Attleboro police seeking suspect in tip jar theft

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:00
ATTLEBORO — Attleboro police are looking for help identifying a suspect who stole a tip jar from the Honey Dew Donuts on Pleasant Street.

Suspect charged in rash of car break-ins in North Attleboro

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 15:12
NORTH ATTLEBORO — A suspect has been arrested in connection with a rash of motor vehicle break-ins which occurred between Halloween and Nov. 1.

The fight to escape private water in North Attleboro

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:45
NORTH ATTLEBORO — A day after residents and town officials gathered to consider ways to bring the Kings Grant Estates neighborhood onto town water, the owner of a private water company responsible for a four-day outage in the area has…

Ex-Norton selectman accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 23:00
NORTON — Former selectman Timothy Giblin is being accused of embezzling over $700,000 over a five-year period from his former employer.

Pot shop growing closer in Attleboro

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 22:45
ATTLEBORO -- The city's first medical marijuana dispensary and indoor growing facility is much closer to becoming a reality.

Transgender prisoner at MCI-Norfolk sues department of corrections

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 22:30
NORFOLK -- A transgender woman incarcerated at MCI-Norfolk is suing the state in an effort to be transferred to MCI-Framingham, the state's prison for women.

Norton domestic assault suspect faces additional charges

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 22:15
ATTLEBORO — Police are charging a Central Falls man with felony assault charges for allegedly beating another man unconscious during a fight about a woman.

Harassment involved King Philip freshmen football players

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 22:00
WRENTHAM — The athletic team at King Philip Regional High School which saw some members make racist and sexually explicit comments was the freshmen football team, according to school staff.

Two Mansfield firefighters to be honored by governor

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 22:00
MANSFIELD — Two Mansfield men are among a select group of Massachusetts firefighters scheduled to be honored during next week’s 28th annual Firefighter of The Year awards for their heroic actions.

"Multimodal" Route 140 would welcome bikes as well as motorists

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 21:45
MANSFIELD — “Multimodal” is one of the words being used to describe proposed improvements to Route 140 that would make the road accessible to bicycles as well as cars.

House takes a pass on Attleboro state rep's prison bill

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 16:30
In 2010, a convict out on parole shot and killed a Woburn police officer who was responding to a robbery.

Man sentenced to jail for driving under the influence of drugs in Attleboro crash

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 15:01
ATTLEBORO -- A Dighton man was sentenced to jail after pleading guilty Wednesday to crashing into a parked car while under the influence of drugs and other related narcotics offenses.

Along the Way

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 12:49
SVoke open house

KP student athletes suspended for racial, sexual harassment

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 23:00
WRENTHAM — Several student athletes at King Philip Regional High School have been suspended from school and game play for allegedly making racist and sexually explicit comments to a student and their mother.

Attleboro area and R.I. police battle quick working tire thieves

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 22:45
Imagine having to call your boss and say you will be late because thieves stole all the tires from your car?

Campaign for a new Attleboro High School is expanding

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 22:30
ATTLEBORO — Advocates for a new high school are expanding their campaign to reach more people through meetings and door-to-door campaigning.

Wrentham bans recreational marijuana businesses

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 22:15
WRENTHAM — Residents at Monday’s fall town meeting approved a ban on recreational marijuana businesses.

Nomination papers ready for 2018 North Attleboro election

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 21:45
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Last year’s town election left North Attleboro with minor upsets and new faces on the town’s two largest boards — the board of selectmen and school committee. But with election season again on the way, there’s no…