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Attleboro man charged with manslaughter in overdose death of friend

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 22:45
ATTLEBORO — A 35-year-old city man who has battled heroin addiction is now facing a new battle related to the overdose death of a friend.

Norton car wash sign draws the wrong kind of attention

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 22:30
NORTON — An advertising ploy by a local car wash that was intended to be humorous backfired this week when at least one resident took issue with a sign advertising free prostate exams with every car wash.

Attleboro man dies after diving in Rhode Island

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 21:03
JAMESTOWN, R.I. — An Attleboro man has died after diving in the water around Rhode Island’s Beavertail State Park over the weekend.

North Attleboro Kids Day weekend 'best in years' despite rainy start

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 20:00
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Rain may have plagued the start of Kids Day, but this year, a brief, wet start may have brought the good luck needed to make the weekend a success.

Residents say discovery of body disturbing in their quiet Attleboro neighborhood

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 17:00
ATTLEBORO — Prescott Street residents say the discovery of a man’s burned body Tuesday is the latest in some disturbing incidents in what is an otherwise quiet oasis not far from busy Interstate 95.

Alleged gunman in Attleboro drive-by shooting turns self in, jailed pending danger hearing

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 13:12
ATTLEBORO — The alleged gunman in a drive-by shooting on Beacon Street turned himself into police Tuesday morning.

Attleboro area lawmakers leaning in favor of pot bill

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 12:30
Local lawmakers say they have problems with some of the details of a compromise marijuana bill, but will likely vote for it.

Wrentham police seek information about suspicious activity

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 12:17
WRENTHAM — Police are asking anyone who might have information about a vehicle with two men acting suspiciously Monday night in the area of Ingrid Drive to contact them.

Homicide investigation underway after Attleboro police discover body on side of road

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 09:18
ATTLEBORO -- A burned body was found early Tuesday morning on Prescott Street by a police officer on routine patrol, Police Chief Kyle Heagney said.

With new Attleboro downtown riverwalk, Judy Robbins' vision was brought to life

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 23:00
Former Attleboro mayor Judith Robbins was known for her vision of Attleboro’s downtown: Relentless planning for commercial and residential development that embraced the natural green space the city has on offer.

Bobcat? In Foxboro?

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 22:45
This area still has lots of open spaces where wild animals can roam.

Attleboro mayor kicks off campaign for an eighth term

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 22:30
ATTLEBORO — When Mayor Kevin Dumas first took office the city had $7,333 to its name and was on the verge of declaring bankruptcy, he told supporters Monday.

Marijuana deal calls for up to 20 percent tax on pot sales

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 22:15
BOSTON — State House and Senate negotiators reached an agreement Monday on a revamped version of Massachusetts’ voter-approved marijuana law that would allow retail pot sales to be taxed at a maximum 20 percent rate.

Police arrest two, seeking third suspect in Attleboro drive-by shooting

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 17:24
ATTLEBORO — A mini-van drove past a house on Beacon Street three times at a high rate of speed just after midnight Monday before words were exchanged.

North Attleboro mom allegedly four times over the legal alcohol limit drove with daughter in car

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 17:01
ATTLEBORO — Police say a mother driving drunk with her 10-year-old daughter in the car registered four times the legal limit for intoxication.

Attleboro man charged with assaulting disabled girlfriend

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 16:54
ATTLEBORO — A 34-year-old city man is accused of beating his disabled girlfriend unconscious and then calling police to report she suffered an overdose.

Attleboro woman charged with robbing a friend at knife point

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 16:50
ATTLEBORO — A 33-year-old woman faces charges of robbing a friend at knife point, but her lawyer says the pair is involved in a jealous feud over a man.

Attleboro man charged in construction equipment theft allegedly drove at cops

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 16:31
ATTLEBORO — Police say officers trying to stop a suspect in the theft of construction equipment allegedly had to swerve their cruisers to avoid being struck as the driver attempted to elude police.

Mansfield police still investigating crash that injured landscaper

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 11:30
MANSFIELD — Police are still investigating the accident last Saturday on Branch Street in which a landscaper was seriously hurt when his trailer was struck by a car.

Slight dip in Plainridge revenue

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 10:53
PLAINVILLE — After three straight months of rising revenue, income took a slight dip at Plainridge Park Casino in June.