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Mansfield to cap cleanup with trash display

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 04/08/2017 - 21:17
MANSFIELD — The town and its residents are winning the war on litter and increasing recycling, says Keep Mansfield Beautiful founder Neil Rhein.

Attleboro sets trash cleanup effort for April 22

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 04/08/2017 - 21:14
ATTLEBORO — Two local real estate professionals are organizing the first annual Keep Attleboro Beautiful trash cleanup Saturday, April 22, at various locations around the city.

BCC hopes weekend study will catch on

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 04/08/2017 - 21:09
ATTLEBORO — With the competition for enrollees growing ever more intense, Bristol Community College has come up with a new wrinkle to attract adults in a hurry to get a marketable degree.

Human remains found in woods in North Attleboro

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 04/08/2017 - 16:36
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Local and state police spent hours Friday night and Saturday in the woods at the end of Betts Drive investigating the discovery of what they determined to be human remains.

A 'Miracle' with some doubters

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 04/07/2017 - 23:47
MANSFIELD - It's been called a miracle substance that has helped people conquer pain and quieted seizures in epileptic children. Some say it may even help shrink cancerous tumors.

Attleboro mayor: It's the wrong time to up payments

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 04/07/2017 - 23:30
ATTLEBORO - A council vote to raise the base on which cost of living increases are figured for city retirees was vetoed by Mayor Kevin Dumas, who said the city can't afford it.

Lennox named North Attleboro selectmen chairman

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 04/07/2017 - 23:30
NORTH ATTLEBORO - Reagan and Zach Lapointe got a first-hand civics lesson Thursday night as they watched newly elected Selectman Keith Lapointe - also known as "Dad" - take his seat for the first time amongst the board.

Attleboro forum brings awareness to issues faced by transgender students, parents

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 04/07/2017 - 15:06
ATTLEBORO — Marcia Sweeney remembers when people tried to give her advice on how to get her child Ryan to run in a more masculine manner.

Court arguments over whether brain development expert should testify at Plainville woman's manslaughter trial

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 04/07/2017 - 14:24
TAUNTON — Lawyers battled Friday about whether a defense expert on juvenile and adolescent brain development should be able to testify at the manslaughter trial of Michelle Carter.

Former Apex site could one day be home to PawSox

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 04/06/2017 - 22:43
PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Red Sox have identified two potential locations for a replica of Fenway Park to serve as the minor league club's new home.

Sports village still in the game

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 04/06/2017 - 22:33
ATTLEBORO - New England Sports Village is being sued by its former builder, but that won't stop the project, an NESV official said this week.

More than our share of rain

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 04/06/2017 - 22:23
After just a week, the Attleboro area has already received the average amount of rainfall it usually gets for the month.

Longtime Attleboro police officer accused of attempting to coerce minor for sex, child porn charges

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 04/06/2017 - 16:00
ATTLEBORO — A veteran city police officer is now on paid administrative leave in the wake of his arrest Thursday on federal child pornography charges, shocking fellow police officers and lawyers who know him.

Medical pot grower, dispensary proposing to set up shop in Attleboro

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 04/06/2017 - 15:30
ATTLEBORO — A medical marijuana selling and growing company has applied to put down roots in the city.

Uber driver denies pulling gun on fare after dispute on I-95 in Attleboro

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 04/06/2017 - 11:56
ATTLEBORO — An Uber driver charged last month with pulling a gun on a 25-year-old man during a dispute on the side of Interstate 95 denies the allegations.

Remembering World War I: The Yanks are Coming

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 04/05/2017 - 23:00
World War I was supposed to be the war to end all wars. It wasn't.Instead it was a war that left upwards of 38 million dead and whoseramifications are still being felt, and shaping, the world today. Includedin that astounding…

Rehoboth selectmen draft letter to state opposing compressor station

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 04/05/2017 - 22:40
REHOBOTH — Selectmen are drafting a letter to state officials regarding Monday’s vote opposing the proposed compressor station.

Attleboro gets grant to fight opioids

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 04/05/2017 - 22:34
ATTLEBORO — For being a Gateway City, the city’s police department has been awarded nearly $50,000 for its part in the battle against the opioid epidemic sweeping the country.

Rehoboth plans to move town workers

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 04/05/2017 - 22:28
REHOBOTH — Selectmen plan to move employees out of town hall and into portable trailers due to health and safety concerns.

Final charges dismissed against ex-North Attleboro police officer in love triangle case

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 04/05/2017 - 16:32
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Assault charges against a former North Attleboro police officer involved in an apparent love triangle were dismissed and he was found innocent of being disorderly following a jury-waived trial Wednesday in Dedham District Court.