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Ex-students, staff fondly remember North High School teacher

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 22:45
NORTH ATTLEBORO - Carrie Rushlow still remembers the first paper she received back in her junior honors English class in 1997.

Attleboro man chronicles struggle against Lyme disease

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 22:40
Imagine suffering for years with an illness that cannot be diagnosed. You start to become so sick that you are unable to get out of the bed in the morning, you lose friends, and doctors are unable to provide you…

Mansfield planning playground upgrades

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 22:30
MANSFIELD — Local children can look forward to more attractive and stimulating play areas at two of the town’s major recreation sites in the near future, says recreation commission member Kevin Kemp.

Decorated Attleboro officer accused of having dark side

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 16:31
ATTLEBORO — A veteran Attleboro police officer, now under a cloud of accusations that he had a dark side as an online child predator, was released Wednesday with a GPS bracelet and other pre-trial conditions after his lawyer defended his…

Norton schools computer system hacked

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 13:24
NORTON — The school department is seeking an emergency transfer of $43,000 to upgrade its computer security after its system was hacked last month, causing files to freeze, Superintendent Joseph Baeta said Wednesday.

Police seek ID of suspect who stole deer skulls from Rehoboth shed

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 10:27
REHOBOTH — Police are hoping to identify a man who broke into a shed and stole two deer skulls with the attached antlers.

Art for Attleboro school’s sake

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 09:00
ATTLEBORO — The facade of Hill-Roberts Elementary School has a brooding concrete entrance that makes the building look more like a cold, hard fortress than a school. But the inside is warm and soft and it was made more so…

Art For School's Sake in Attleboro

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 04/11/2017 - 23:13
ATTLEBORO - The facade of Hill-Roberts Elementary School has a brooding concrete entrance that makes the building look more like a cold, hard fortress than a school, but the inside is warm and soft and it was made more so…

Noted defense attorney to represent Attleboro sergeant

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 04/11/2017 - 23:01
ATTLEBORO — A veteran Attleboro police sergeant arrested last week by federal agents on child pornography charges has hired a noted Providence criminal defense lawyer.

Attleboro school department to seek $71.6M next year

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 04/11/2017 - 23:00
ATTLEBORO — School Superintendent David Sawyer is proposing a $71.6 million budget for next year and has set a goal of keeping spending increases under 2.5 percent for the next several years.

A bond beyond being father and son for former Mansfield resident

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 04/11/2017 - 22:57
The opening of the Major League Baseball season is a much anticipated rite of spring, but never more so than for former Mansfield resident and retired Navy captain Roger Buck and his son, Bruce.

Motorcycle rider hurt in Mansfield crash

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 04/11/2017 - 22:54
MANSFIELD — A motorcyclist was injured in an accident with a car Tuesday afternoon.

Brady’s jersey on display in Foxboro

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 04/11/2017 - 22:52
FOXBORO — Visitors to The Hall at Patriot Place can now see one of Tom Brady’s two Super Bowl winning jerseys that were stolen but recently retrieved by the FBI.

Repeat Norton drunken driver serving prison term for Mansfield hit-and-run crash

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 04/11/2017 - 15:23
MANSFIELD — A repeat drunken driver, who was over three times the legal limit for intoxication, is now serving a prison sentence on charges related to a hit-and-run crash last year.

North Attleboro to allow children of out-of-district teaching staff to attend town’s schools

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 04/11/2017 - 15:07
NORTH ATTLEBORO — The school department will use its teaching staff as the guinea pigs for the district’s participation in a statewide school choice program.

North Attleboro schools to go without supplies for awhile to deal with budget shortfall

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 04/11/2017 - 14:30
NORTH ATTLEBORO — The town’s public schools will have to go without supplies for at least a month and a half next fall.

Mansfield to make payout to former town manager

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 04/10/2017 - 21:43
Outgoing Town Manager William Ross will be paid $164,000 plus health benefits after voluntarily stepping down as the town’s chief executive.

A chilly March

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 04/10/2017 - 21:32
Following a near-record warm February, March certainly brought back old man winter, Attleboro Water Department records show.

In Plainville, getting real about kids' nutrition

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 04/10/2017 - 21:16
PLAINVILLE - Getting young people to eat better now has a local movement.

Marijuana and the brain: What do we know?

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 04/10/2017 - 21:15
Amy Turncliff, a mother of three, is concerned.