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Attleboro police arrest alleged dealer in reported stolen car

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 21:15
ATTLEBORO — An accused drug dealer from Brockton was arrested Thursday in an allegedly stolen car containing suspected heroin and pills.

Bai drops out of school committee special election

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 21:00
ATTLEBORO — Seth Bai has dropped out of a special election for Ward 6 school committee, citing health issues.

North Attleboro picks economic development coordinator, new town accountant

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 21:00
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Selectmen have moved forward with an economic development coordinator position by awarding the temporary contract to the person they say knows the role best.

Chemical barrel 'snap, crackle and popping' caused Norton evacuation

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 00:30
NORTON — A manufacturing plant and several homes in the Barrowsville section of town were evacuated Wednesday after a chemical reaction in a barrel released vapors that are still unidentified.

Alleged Norton killer undergoing psychological exam

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 23:00
NORTON — A 37-year-old man accused of brutally stabbing his estranged wife in front of one of her three young children is undergoing a mental health evaluation to determine whether he is competent to stand trial.

Norfolk resident saved by firefighters

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 22:45
NORFOLK -- One person was pulled from a home by firefighters suffering from

Teachers take AHS method national

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 22:30
ATTLEBORO — For the past three years, students at Attleboro High have been demonstrating what they have learned in class by presenting projects at public events called showcases.

Truck backs into Foxboro restaurant

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 22:15
FOXBORO — A pickup truck backed into the Ninety Nine Restaurant off Route 140 early Wednesday night, causing some damage to the building’s interior and closing the establishment.

Cause of fire in historic Rehoboth house unknown

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 22:15
REHOBOTH — A weekend fire that destroyed a historic farmhouse and barn on Davis Street has been ruled accidental, but its cause is unknown.

Drunken driving charges filed after North Attleboro crash

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 22:00
NORTH ATTLEBORO — A Mansfield woman faces drunken driving charges related to a two-car accident at routes 1 and 120.

North Attleboro gets $115K from sale of Hernandez home

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 22:00
NORTH ATTLEBORO — The town has received just over $115,000 in backtaxes after the sale of Aaron Hernandez’s Westwood Estates home went through last month.

Mansfield might consider school choice

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 21:45
MANSFIELD — Traditionally there has been insufficient support for the town to participate in school choice, a policy that allows local schools to accept students from other districts.

Seekonk planning portable classrooms

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 21:30
SEEKONK — The school committee has voted to place modular classrooms at the Aitken and Martin elementary schools for next fall, as well as to conduct a feasibility study for an addition to Aitken.

Donations bolster North Attleboro school offerings

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 21:00
NORTH ATTLEBORO — School officials say donations from the community have allowed them to expand course offerings and school initiatives, even as budgets remain tight.

Messy storm affects commutes

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 11:22
A storm that brought a little of a lot impacted Wednesday evening’s commute and was expected to affect Thursday morning’s travel to work as well.

Chemical leak prompts evacuation of Norton manufacturing plant

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 09:45
NORTON -- A manufacturing plant was evacuated Wednesday morning following a reported chemical leak.

Chelsea Clinton coming to Unlikely Story in Plainville

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 09:00
PLAINVILLE — Chelsea Clinton, daughter of former president Bill Clinton and former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, will give a reading, Q&A and signing of her soon-to-be-published book, “She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History,” at 5:30 p.m.…

Costs of proposed Attleboro High School explained

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 23:00
ATTLEBORO — Different numbers have appeared in The Sun Chronicle regarding the city’s share of the cost for the proposed new high school.