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Area remembers 9-11

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 22:15
Three area communities held moments of silence Monday to pay tribute to those who died in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

Norton man charged with drunken driving in crash with cruiser over weekend

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 22:15
NORTON — A local man has been charged with drunken driving for allegedly crashing into the rear of a police cruiser parked at the scene of an accident on Route 123 over the weekend.

Plainville honors retired fire chiefs

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 22:00
PLAINVILLE — Selectmen Monday honored three retired fire chiefs, presenting them with ceremonial badges.

Mansfield Electric sending crew to Florida

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 22:00
MANSFIELD — Two veteran Mansfield Municipal Electric Department linemen are headed to Florida to aid in restoring power to stricken areas of the Sunshine State.

Attleboro man accused of break-in and threat to estranged wife

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 21:45
ATTLEBORO — A South Attleboro man faces charges of breaking into the home of his estranged wife and threatening her with a knife when she fled with their children to her car.

RI shooting suspect caught in Mansfield held in jail as a danger to public

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 21:45
ATTLEBORO — A Rhode Island fugitive wanted in connection with a double shooting in Central Falls was ordered held in jail without bail Monday after a judge deemed him a danger to the public.

After tragic drowning, Attleboro High senior remembered as 'everyone's friend'

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 16:00
ATTLEBORO — Nick Vero was the type of person who could be friends with anyone. Somehow, friends and family say, he had a way of connecting with everyone who crossed his path.

Attleboro High School senior dies after weekend in NC with family

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 22:57
ATTLEBORO — An Attleboro High School senior died this weekend while vacationing in the Outer Banks with his family, according to the school principal.

Hundreds gather in Plainville to fight scourge of addiction

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 22:30
PLAINVILLE — Over the weekend, hundreds gathered at Town Park in the beautiful September weather to eat homemade desserts, mingle with friends, and most importantly, talk about addiction.

Norton police cruiser hit by car

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 22:15
NORTON — A police cruiser was struck by an alleged drunk driver early Sunday morning while officers assisted with another car accident.

Pawtucket man arrested on third OUI in Rehoboth after nearly hitting cruiser

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 22:00
REHOBOTH — A Pawtucket man was arrested Saturday and charged with a third drunken driving offense after he allegedly nearly hit a police cruiser head-on.

August was driest on record

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 22:00
There is a good reason lawns have abruptly turned from lush green to brown, flowers have needed more watering, and waterways have ceased rising.

Bridgewater State offers public access to Narcan

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 00:00
When a freshman fatally overdosed on heroin at Bridgewater State University last year, it was the first opioid-related death the college had seen in recent years.

Monday marks 16th anniversary of 9/11 terrorist attacks

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 23:45
Monday marks the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, where militants associated with the Islamic extremist group al-Qaeda hijacked four airplanes and carried out attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon. Another plane crashed in a field in…

Big Read Schedule

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 15:31
Here is the schedule for the 2017 Big Read program:

Foxboro event marks 9/11 anniversary

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 14:46
FOXBORO -- A former Foxboro resident Saturday again displayed her gratitude to the community that supported her family during the dark days following the Sept. 11 attacks.

Big Read kicks off for another year

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 14:14
ATTLEBORO — With terrifying stories dominating the news, many booklovers at Saturday’s Big Read kickoff were avidly anticipating this year’s novel, “Station Eleven” by Emily St. John Mandel.

Foxboro Y worker recognized with service award

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 09:39
FOXBORO — Andrea Ambs was presented with the third annual Marge Kraskouskas Legacy of Caring Award at the Hockomock Area YMCA’s annual staff recognition luncheon,.

Seekonk officials say fire station needed on south end of town

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 00:15
SEEKONK — Town officials believe a fire station is needed in the south end of town.