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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.

RI man with ties to ex-Attleboro police officer gets 10 years in jail for child porn charges

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 12:29
ATTLEBORO — A Rhode Island man, whose arrest on federal child pornography charges was linked to the downfall of a well-known former Attleboro police sergeant, was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison.

Ex-Bristol County deputy sheriff convicted of smuggling profits in fishing scheme

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 09:26
BOSTON — A former Bristol County deputy sheriff has been convicted of helping a fishing mogul known as “The Codfather” smuggle profits out of the country.

Massachusetts legislature backs deal on recreational pot law

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 23:00
BOSTON — Massachusetts lawmakers signed off Wednesday on a compromise bill that makes changes to the voter-approved law that legalized adult use of recreational marijuana and expressed confidence the revamped measure could withstand any legal challenge.

Food and fun at Zoo Moon in Attleboro

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 22:45

Conti wants to avoid another budget blunder

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 22:30
ATTLEBORO — City Councilor Richard Conti wants to put a reminder in council rules to help it avoid budget blunders like the one it committed last month.

Driver killed on I-95 in Mansfield ID'd

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 22:30
MANSFIELD — The man killed in a fiery crash when his pickup truck slammed into the back of a disabled tractor trailer truck on Interstate 95 last Saturday has been identified as a Providence resident.

Firefighters bowl perfect game for MDA in Foxboro

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 22:15
FOXBORO — The second annual Bowl a Strike Against Muscular Dystrophy fundraiser has proved to be a success, with close to $20,000 raised for the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island by Foxboro Professional Firefighters Local 2252,…

Foxboro charter school wins financing

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 21:45
FOXBORO — Foxboro Regional Charter School has obtained $10 million, tax-exempt bond financing through MassDevelopment to buy and renovate an 83,400-square-foot building behind its existing 131 Central St. campus.

Missing Seekonk woman found in New Hampshire

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 20:50
SEEKONK — An elderly Seekonk woman missing since Tuesday morning was found last Wednesday night by police in Bedford, N.H.

RI teen to face charges in Attleboro burned body case

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 20:00
ATTLEBORO — A Cranston teenager is expected to face murder charges Thursday for allegedly killing his mother’s boyfriend and dumping his body on Prescott Street, where he lit it on fire, police say.

Attleboro man held in jail as a danger in alleged beating of disabled girlfriend

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 16:37
ATTLEBORO — A 34-year-old city man accused of beating his disabled girlfriend until she was unconscious was ordered held in jail after a dangerousness hearing Wednesday.

Plainville man, a special ed teacher, accused of molesting girls at Providence mall

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 16:00
PLAINVILLE — A local man is free on bail after being accused of groping and molesting nine girls at the Providence Place mall.

Associate of Attleboro woman in prison for helping to ship heroin in drug ring

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 13:42
PROVIDENCE — An associate of an Attleboro woman, now in prison for helping ship over four pounds of heroin from Guatemala, has been sentenced to prison for his role in the drug distribution ring.

Two injured in crash in front of King Philip High in Wrentham

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 12:37
WRENTHAM — Two people were seriously injured just before noon Wednesday when their SUV rolled over on its side after colliding with a car in front of King Philip High School.

Broken pipe believed to be source of toxic chemical leak at Attleboro plant

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 12:00
ATTLEBORO — A broken pipe is believed to have caused a toxic chemical to leak and form a vapor cloud as workers arrived at a city manufacturing plant Wednesday morning.

Arrest made in connection with burning body found in Attleboro neighborhood

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 09:50
ATTLEBORO — An arrest has been made in connection with the burned body found early Tuesday morning on the side of the road of a quiet residential neighborhood on Prescott Street.

Chemical spill reported at Attleboro manufacturing plant

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 09:31
ATTLEBORO -- Firefighters and a regional hazardous materials team is currently at the scene of a chemical spill at a city factory.

Zoning approved for Mansfield apartment-retail complex

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 09:27
MANSFIELD — The zoning board of appeals has given a green light to a four-story residential and commercial block that would be built on North Main Street on what is currently a vacant lot.

Clock running out on Attleboro High School basketball court

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 23:00
ATTLEBORO — Every couple of years, the gym floors in the city’s public schools get refurbished.