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Dirty water complaints in Norton spike

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 10:39
NORTON — Complaints about dirty water are ballooning in town as the water department this week got under way with its semi-annual water main and hydrant flushing program.

Norton police: Wheaton student busted on drug charges after following too close to cruiser

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 08:09
NORTON -- Police say they seized over five pounds of marijuana and assorted drugs from a driver who was allegedly following too close behind a police cruiser with his high beams on late Thursday night.

Speed cited as factor in crash that killed Attleboro man, injured Taunton woman

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 23:00
REHOBOTH — Police say a preliminary investigation showed speed was a factor in a crash that killed an Attleboro man and critically injured his passenger late Wednesday afternoon.

Local fans call Red Sox banner inappropriate

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 22:45
ATTLEBORO — American baseball is associated with many things: Summer family outings, Cracker Jack, hotdogs, peanuts, beer, bubblegum — and, in Boston, the oldest baseball stadium still in use by a Major League baseball team.

One man convicted and another acquitted in killing of baby swans in Wrentham

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 22:30
WRENTHAM — A Norfolk man, one of two suspects in the 2014 killing of three baby swans on Mirror Lake, pleaded guilty this week in Wrentham District Court.

Conservative group complains about union donations to state Senate candidate

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 22:15
A conservative group is challenging political donations sent from labor unions to state Senate candidate Paul Feeney.

Mansfield chief to participate in national hate crimes initiative

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 22:15
MANSFIELD — Police Chief Ron Sellon will represent the local police department on a national committee and at a series of high-level conferences on responding to hate crimes.

Fourth potential candidate for selectman in Mansfield

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 22:00
MANSFIELD — And then there were four.

Attleboro home damaged by early morning fire

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 21:45
ATTLEBORO — A fire damaged a single family home off Tyson Place early Thursday morning.

Veteran educators get top school jobs in Attleboro

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 21:45
ATTLEBORO — Three veteran educators have been named to key administrative positions in the school department.

Two escape serious injury in crash at routes 140 and 106 in Mansfield

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 21:30
MANSFIELD — Traffic was tied up for about 45 minutes after a two-car accident at routes 106 and 140 Thursday afternoon.

Police: Attleboro man killed in Rehoboth crash

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 12:28
REHOBOTH -- Police have identified the man killed in a Reynolds Avenue crash late Wednesday afternoon as Joshua Troufield, 34, of Attleboro.

Rehoboth police: One dead in Reynolds Avenue Crash

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 23:00
REHOBOTH -- One person is dead and another seriously injured following a single-car crash on Reynolds Avenue this afternoon.

Man killed in Rehoboth crash

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 22:47
REHOBOTH — A man died and a woman was seriously injured when their SUV crashed into a tree in woods off Reynolds Avenue early Wednesday night.

Attleboro mayor dominates in campaign spending

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 22:30
ATTLEBORO — Mayor Kevin Dumas is dominating his two preliminary election opponents in campaign fundraising and spending.

Ex-presidential hopeful lends a hand to Foxboro candidate

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 22:30
FOXBORO — During the last presidential campaign, Paul Feeney of Foxboro campaigned for Bernie Sanders in Massachusetts and Connecticut.

Building booming on Pleasant St. in Attleboro

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 22:00
ATTLEBORO — Unlike other parts of the city, Pleasant Street has seen little new commercial construction in recent years, but that’s changing.

Foxboro man heads to Florida to ride out Irma with his parents

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 22:00
FOXBORO — When Greg Spier heard the dire forecast about Hurricane Irma striking Florida last Friday, he became concerned about his parents, Alex and Sonja Spier, who live near the water in the Naples area.