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Heroux pedals toward the finish in Attleboro

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 11/04/2017 - 21:15
State Rep. Paul Heroux had intended to spend the last weekend of his campaign for mayor shoring up his support in South Attleboro.

Dash to the goal for Attleboro's Dumas

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 11/04/2017 - 21:00
Attleboro Mayor Kevin Dumas and a raft of supporters were out early Saturday holding signs and waving to motorists downtown as the most intense campaign for the corner office in years entered its last few days.

A fifth Attleboro candidate admits run-in with law

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 11/04/2017 - 20:45
ATTLEBORO -- Another candidate for city office has acknowledged a past run-in with the law.

Art for everyone at Attleboro museum's 26th annual auction

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 11/04/2017 - 19:29
ATTLEBORO — The motto for the Attleboro Arts Museum’s 26th annual Benefit Art Auction was “Art for everyone.” ‘

North Attleboro man arrested after crash, facees charges

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 11/04/2017 - 18:15
NORTH ATTLEBORO — A 26-year-old local man was charged with drunken driving Friday night after neighbors held him for police after he allegedly tried to flee after crashing a vehicle.

Foxboro police, DEA investigating after arrest, large fentanyl seizure

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 22:00
FOXBORO — Local and federal authorities have opened a major fentanyl trafficking investigation following an arrest Friday at an apartment complex and the seizure of about 2,000 grams of the deadly opioid.

Woman struck and killed by commuter train in Norfolk

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 21:45
NORFOLK — A young woman was killed Friday morning when she was hit by a commuter rail train near the downtown train depot.

October saw record-tying temperatures and canceled drought fears

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 21:30
Only a few weeks ago, the region had been in a moderate drought.

Howitzer still under fire in Seekonk

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 21:15
SEEKONK — Town officials still have no idea where to put the howitzer that had been placed on land in front of the Veterans Memorial and has drawn complaints from residents.

Safety measures in works for Plainville's George Street

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 21:00
PLAINVILLE — The state will begin on Tuesday to install temporary safety measures to prevent left turns into an out of George Street at the intersection with Route 1.

Photo leads to arrest of North Attleboro hit-and-run drunk driving suspect

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 21:00
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Police say an alleged drunken driver was arrested after the victim of a hit-and-run accident took a photo of his car when he allegedly drove off.

Norton tax bill increase slowing down

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 20:45
NORTON — Property tax bills for the typical home should be going up about $152 this budget year.

Hyman Fine shines on new MCAS test

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 20:30
ATTLEBORO — Hyman Fine Elementary School came in third in the state for student improvement in English on the new MCAS standardized test.

Man faces charges for North Attleboro scrap metal theft

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 20:15
ATTLEBORO — A city man placed on probation two weeks ago on a larceny case has been arrested for allegedly stealing scrap metal in North Attleboro.

Wheaton College group demands punishment for blackface costume

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 22:00
NORTON — A group of African American students at Wheaton College is demanding the school punish a white student who attended a Halloween party in blackface — as well as others who were there.

Police: Alleged Mansfield drug dealers kept large pit bull in motel room

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 21:45
MANSFIELD — When police went to a motel room rented by two alleged drug dealers last Saturday, they found a surprise guest.

Attleboro City Council candidates all back new AHS plan

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 21:30
ATTLEBORO — The city election is Tuesday and if voters plan to cast ballots based on the position council candidates have on a tax increase to pay for a new high school, they don’t have a choice.

Attleboro High School approval process delayed

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 21:15
ATTLEBORO — Approval of a plan for a new high school has been pushed back by two months so officials can determine how the cost will be divided between the city and state.

Turf field on way to North Attleboro High

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 21:00
NORTH ATTLEBORO — It’s been a long time coming — years even — that students and administrators at North Attleboro High School have wondered when a turf field project would come to fruition.

Proposed health care reform would limit ambulance rates

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 21:00
MANSFIELD — Local emergency medical officials and the state’s largest municipal organization are opposing a provision in proposed health care reform legislation that would slash the rates many communities can charge for ambulance and related services.