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Attleboro High School grad becomes mayor of Illinois city

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 21:21
There was a time in his life when Steve Hagerty was best known for being the only boy to play for the all-girl field hockey team at Attleboro High School.

Wind + Dry = Danger

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 21:16
Attleboro area firefighters spent another day battling brush fires fueled by dry conditions and hefty winds.

Surprise, you have a sister

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 21:16
When California businessman Michael Shields opened a Facebook message from Mansfield resident Toni DiLorenzo last month, it was a family reunion of sorts.

Gas prices jump yet again

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 20:00
Gasoline prices in Massachusetts have taken another noticeable leap, and have shot up nearly a dime the past two weeks.

Committee considers security at proposed new Attleboro High

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 14:52
ATTLEBORO — With more than 200 school shootings in the United States over the last 20 years, security precautions get great attention when new schools are on the drawing board.

Sharon Democrat first to throw hat in ring for Senate seat being vacated by Timilty

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 13:25
The special election race to replace Sen. James Timilty has not begun yet, but it has its first candidate.

Stony Brook in Norfolk has become unlikely home to colorful colony of purple martins

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 11:36
NORFOLK - Purple martins, largest members of the swallow family, are almost exclusively coastal birds in Massachusetts.

Easter sunrise service at Capron Park holds special meaning for faithful

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 04/16/2017 - 22:05
ATTLEBORO - With a colorful early-morning sky serving as a backdrop, over three dozen people gathered Sunday at the Newell Shelter at Capron Park for the annual Easter sunrise service sponsored by the Attleboro Area Interfaith Collaborative.

For locksmiths, a tough challenge

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 04/16/2017 - 22:01
Donald Chartier decided to become a locksmith somewhat out of necessity 15 years ago after being laid off from his warehouse job.

Who will replace Timilty?

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 04/16/2017 - 21:55
As soon as state Sen. James Timilty announced he was resigning to become Norfolk County treasurer, speculation started about who might run in a special election to fill his legislative seat.

Attleboro election taking shape

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 04/16/2017 - 21:50
ATTLEBORO — There are more than six months to go before the city’s fall election, but candidates are already filling slots on the ballot.

Young men of history

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 04/16/2017 - 21:45
MANSFIELD - George Santayana said that those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.

North Attleboro keeps annual town election date

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 04/16/2017 - 21:38
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Selectmen have rejected a bid to change the date of the annual town election.

2 Feehan students reflect on what has led them on their quest to become priests

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 04/16/2017 - 00:00
Easter is a time of renewal, reflection and growth. Christian leaders throughout the world share the word of God and the resurrection of Jesus Christ through their ministry. In the Catholic faith, members of the church rejoice for what's to…

One 'epic' Easter egg hunt in North Attleboro

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 04/15/2017 - 23:31
NORTH ATTLEBORO - It was not your everyday Easter egg hunt.

City man charged in Rehoboth

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 04/15/2017 - 23:15
REHOBOTH - An Attleboro man was arrested and charged with drunk driving Friday after he was stopped by police for driving erratically.

Brush fires plague firefighters in Wrentham, Plainville, Norton, Attleboro, Rehoboth

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 04/15/2017 - 23:15
Area firefighters were busy fighting brush fires in many local communities Saturday afternoon and evening.

Burning tires close I-95 at Attleboro, RI line

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 04/15/2017 - 18:16
ATTLEBORO - Traffic from two states was stopped on Interstate 95 Saturday as thick, black smoke from burning tires wafted over the highway.

North Attleboro woman takes on Boston Marathon to honor beloved grandfather

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 04/14/2017 - 22:12
Valerie Stonis has traveled the 9/10 of a mile from her North Attleboro home to her grandfather’s more times than she can count.

Seekonk native runs around the world on her way to Boston Marathon

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 04/14/2017 - 22:07
A Seekonk native is running around the world to train for her first Boston Marathon, which will take place Monday.