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Jeweled Cross leaves behind rich history in North Attleboro

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 23:00
When the Jeweled Cross company moved into their final location at 117 South Washington St. in North Attleboro, James Brennan was but 4 years old — too young to roam the building’s expanse.

Spirit keeps Relay For Life going strong

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 22:45
NORTH ATTLEBORO

Strawberry Festival celebrates North Attleboro's hometown spirit

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 22:45
NORTH ATTLEBORO — The happy hometown spirit could be seen across Veterans Park on Saturday during the 4th annual Scent-Sational Strawberry Festival, where 105 servings of strawberry shortcake ran out before the event was over.

Attleboro's Expo For The Senses brings community together

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 22:30
ATTLEBORO -- Fun was in the air at Capron Park on Saturday during the 9th annual Expo For The Senses, where babies in strollers, dogs on leashes and children holding colorful balloons dotted the landscape.

North Attleboro teen takes on the grill on Monday's Food Network

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 22:15
NORTH ATTLEBORO — At only 4 years old, Gabi Valeri had her first idol: Rachael Ray, a successful female chef with her own TV show and original recipes to boot.

King Philip valedictorian job a family affair

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 22:00
WRENTHAM — Being head of the class at King Philip Regional High School is a family tradition for the Patel family of Plainville.

New signs cut down on concert traffic in Norton

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 18:46
NORTON — Officials are trying to fight concert traffic by using a combination of high-tech and low-tech methods.

Ringless voicemails: This is your Republican National Committee Calling

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 00:15
A communications company is asking the Federal Communications Commission to permit ringless voicemails that could fill up your cell phone without you knowing.

Mystery illness killing white pines

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 00:15
Neal Reilly sees them in parking lots, along the sides of roads and anywhere their roots have been unable to spread: diseased white pine trees.

Relay for Life in North Attleboro attracts many

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 22:52
NORTH ATTLEBORO

Mansfield crash injures three

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 21:47
MANSFIELD — Three people were injured in a multi-vehicle accident on Interstate 495 that tied up Friday afternoon commuter traffic that was already heavier than usual for a concert at the Xfinity Center.

Defense mounts its case in manslaughter trial of Plainville woman

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 17:16
TAUNTON — The defense started its case Friday after a judge declined to toss the manslaughter charge against a Plainville woman accused of pressuring her boyfriend to commit suicide in a series of texts and phone calls.

Thieves swipe bolted down vehicle and trailer in Attleboro

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 14:25
ATTLEBORO — When Richard Leddy pulled into work the other day, the first thing he noticed was a bright-blue tarp covering his surveying equipment was missing.

Police search for South Attleboro purse snatcher

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 13:28
ATTLEBORO — A man grabbed a purse from a woman in a South Attleboro parking lot Thursday and then fled down Route 1.

Judge denies defense request to drop charges in Plainville woman's texting suicide trial

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 13:21
TAUNTON -- A judge has denied a request for a not-guilty verdict by an attorney for a Plainville woman charged with involuntary manslaughter for allegedly convincing her boyfriend to kill himself through a series of text messages.

Man alleges woman threatened him with gun after computer sale goes awry in Attleboro

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 11:07
ATTLEBORO — A simple private sale of a computer went bad Friday and has police searching for a woman who brandished a gun and cocaine.

Lawyer for Plainville woman in texting-suicide case seeks dismissal of charges

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 10:36
TAUNTON -- The judge in the texting-suicide manslaughter trial of a Plainville woman is mulling whether to find her not guilty or allow the defense to proceed with its case.

RI man arrested on weapons, drug charges in Seekonk

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 10:31
SEEKONK — A Rhode Island man is being held in jail pending a dangerousness hearing after he was found sleeping in a car parked outside a Fall River Avenue motel with a stolen firearm.

Mansfield man charged after chase through five towns

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 06/08/2017 - 23:13
NORTON — A Mansfield man was arrested by local police on several charges after leading them on a chase on local roads and the highway that traveled through four other towns, authorities said.

Attleboro officials pick design for new high school (copy)

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 06/08/2017 - 23:00
The city’s school building committee has chosen its preferred schematic plan for a new high school.