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Varied reactions to Trump's call to widow of soldier killed in Niger

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 11/12/2017 - 00:15
Last month, following the Oct. 4 death of four U.S. troops who were killed in a terrorist ambush in Niger, a controversy erupted when President Donald Trump called the widow of one of the fallen soldiers to offer his condolences.

The Aftermath of War: Local Gold Star families speak out about their lost loved ones

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 23:45
The title of “Gold Star family” comes with grief and honor, all in the same breath.

Wrentham crash leaves two injured

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 17:13
WRENTHAM — A driver’s medical condition may have contributed to a head-on crash that sent two people to the hospital with serious injuries Saturday afternoon, fire officials said.

Foxboro dad who shot son, self stole gun, DA says

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 16:14
FOXBORO — The man who fatally shot his 6-year-old son before taking his own life in September used a handgun he stole from a friend, according to published reports.

Wrentham town meeting deciding on pot questions Monday

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 14:09
WRENTHAM — Residents are being asked to decide on several issues at Monday’s fall town meeting, including banning recreational marijuana businesses.

Attleboro students rake leaves for the elderly

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 12:48
ATTLEBORO -- The gloved hands of more than 170 Attleboro High School students cleared nearly two dozen front and back lawns in South Attleboro Saturday morning.

Attleboro honors its veterans; Mansfield, Foxboro events pictured

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 12:24
ATTLEBORO — Although Saturday’s frigid temperatures moved the city’s Veterans Day ceremony from Lees Pond to City Hall council chambers, nearly 100 people came out to honor and support those who served their country.

Fire in downtown Attleboro building quickly put out

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 09:11
ATTLEBORO — A small fire in the Bronson Building downtown was quickly extinguished early Saturday morning.

Along the Way

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 08:24
No shave November for Wrentham officers

Surviving 'Second Pearl Harbor'

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 23:00
Things changed at 1508 hours, 3:08 p.m. civilian time.

Taps at Natty Greene's Tavern run dry

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 22:45
NORTH ATTLEBORO -- Natty Greene's Tavern will no longer pour beer from one of its 17 taps.

State would help pay for a special election in Attleboro

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 22:30
ATTLEBORO -- The state would help pay for at least part of the cost of holding a special election if state Rep. Paul Heroux resigned his seat to concentrate on being mayor.

Democratic governor candidate campaigns in Attleboro Friday

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 22:00
ATTLEBORO — Democratic candidate for governor Setti Warren Friday proposed elevating the post of Secretary of Veterans Affairs to full cabinet status if he’s elected.

Chill drives area events indoors

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 22:00
How cold was it Friday night into Saturday morning?

Mansfield voters to elect selectman in special election Tuesday

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 21:45
MANSFIELD — Voters Tuesday will have to choose among four candidates to fill the selectman seat of the late George Dentino, who died in August after serving on the board for 12 years.

Attleboro man jailed for assaulting pregnant ex-girlfriend

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 21:45
ATTLEBORO — A city man is now serving a jail term after pleading guilty to shoving a sonogram down his pregnant ex-girlfriend’s throat and punching her in the stomach.

Attleboro mayor-elect Heroux says he might resign Statehouse seat after all

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 23:30
ATTLEBORO — Mayor-elect Paul Heroux now says he might resign his state representative seat after all.

Attleboro Women's Health Center accused of deceptive practices

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 23:00
ATTLEBORO — A women’s health clinic that claims to offer abortion consultations has been accused of ulterior motives and alleged ties to a pro-life organization next door.