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Former stadium employee from Attleboro arrested in alleged Foxboro bomb threat

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 21:00
FOXBORO — A former employee at Gillette Stadium was ordered held on $5.000 bail after making what authorities say was a false bomb threat against the home of the New England Patriots.

Police: Suspect left baby daughter in car to break into SUV in Attleboro train lot

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 20:00
ATTLEBORO — Police say a break-in suspect allegedly left his 10-month-old daughter in his car while he allegedly stole items from a Jeep SUV parked in the downtown MBTA parking lot.

Seekonk voters going to the polls on Tuesday

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 22:15
SEEKONK — Seekonk is holding a special election Tuesday for a bond approval for a new public safety radio system. The project involves replacing the communications dispatch console, all police and fire department portable and mobile radios and infrastructure equipment.

Hoping for fairytale ending after wedding band found in North Attleboro

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 21:45
NORTH ATTLEBORO — To some it may seem silly, looking for the owner of a lost wedding band nearly nine months after the fact.

Dropped tokens in Chuck E Cheese in Attleboro leads to assault charges against Rhode Island man

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 21:00
ATTLEBORO — A 53-year-old man is accused of knocking a 6-year-old girl out of his way after he dropped his tokens on the floor of Chuck E Cheese.

Attleboro area police nab alleged drunken drivers

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 20:35
Attleboro area police were busy this weekend with several drunken driving incidents.

Plainville breaks ground for new buildings

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 20:11
PLAINVILLE — An official groundbreaking ceremony was held early Monday night for the new town hall and public safety building that will be built on the site of the old Wood School off South Street (Route 1A).

State police say alleged five-time drunken driver was traveling more than 90 mph on I-495

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 19:30
NORTON -- State police say they arrested an alleged five-time drunken driver traveling over 90 mph on Interstate 495 in Norton early Sunday.

Former Attleboro police sergeant facing federal child porn charge wants bail conditions changed

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 14:09
ATTLEBORO — A former Attleboro police sergeant confined to his home and facing a federal child pornography charge wants to be able to leave his house with a curfew.

Seekonk crash victim remembered as generous father, uncle and friend

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 13:37
In life, Sean Letourneau always had a smile on his face.

Driver killed in fatal Seekonk crash identified as 33-year-old Seekonk man

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 12:30
SEEKONK — The victim in the single-car fatal accident on Sunday night has been identified by police, who are continuing to investigate the cause of the crash.

Driver dies in single-car accident on Pine Street in Seekonk

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 08:02
SEEKONK —A 33-year-old man died after the car he was driving struck a utility pole on Pine Street at Brown Avenue Sunday night.

Amid increasing fatalities, pleas for motorcycle safety

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 22:00
A sudden spike in motorcycle fatalities and serious crashes locally has safety advocates pleading the need for caution among both bikers and automobile drivers.

A horse of every color at Rehoboth breed expo

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 21:45
It was a day for equestrian lovers and the animals alike at the 8th Annual Rehoboth Breed Expo on Sunday at LaSalette Shrine, where more than two dozen horses strutted their majesty and beauty for dozens to see.

North Attleboro officials seek community input for downtown revitalization project

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 21:30
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Efforts toward the town’s downtown revitalization project are picking up steam, and town officials are looking for community input before moving forward with any designs.

Girl struck by Attleboro man said to be recovering

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 21:15
The 12-year-old girl who was struck and seriously injured in Dorchester Saturday afternoon by a 78-year-old Attleboro man charged with drunken driving is recovering.

Sirens blare for 5-year-old's birthday with help of North Attleboro police

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 21:00
NORTH ATTLEBORO — At 5 years old, Landon Roderick might be North Attleboro Police Department’s youngest recruit.

Downed power lines leave man trapped in Seekonk crash

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 20:45
SEEKONK — A rollover crash that downed power lines left an unconscious driver pinned underneath his vehicle for more than a half hour Sunday as police and firefighters worked to cut power to the area and come to his aid.

Worker at Target in North Attleboro injured in fall

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 20:30
NORTH ATTLEBORO — A worker at the Target store was injured early Sunday morning when he fell about 15 feet from a lift.

Attleboro woman arrested at Canadian border

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 16:23
An Attleboro woman who had three children with her was arrested for drunken driving after she crashed her pickup truck into other vehicles while trying to cross the Canadian border Saturday afternoon.