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Snapchat's new location feature has plenty of critics, and fans

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 07/16/2017 - 23:00
Do you feel comfortable with your social media friends knowing your exact location at all times?

Do you steampunk? Retro festival coming in October

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 07/16/2017 - 22:45
Attleboro is a city that was well on its way to the future even in 1899.

Taunton Street in Wrentham is getting fixed, finally

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 07/16/2017 - 22:15
WRENTHAM — The grind-your-teeth state of Taunton Street, whose bumps and potholes have no doubt broken more than one car spring or axle over the years, is finally getting a makeover. But it will mean closing the road at times…

Life blooms anew for cancer patients in Foxboro

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 07/16/2017 - 22:00
FOXBORO — Sometimes a good deed is its own reward.

Wrentham police rescue dog from hot car

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 07/16/2017 - 19:25
WRENTHAM — Police rescued a dog left inside a car at the Wrentham Village Premium Outlets on Sunday and plan to file charges against the owner.

Tractor trailer involved in fatal reignites

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 07/16/2017 - 16:58
ATTLEBORO — A tractor-trailer rig involved in a fiery fatal crash Saturday reignited early Sunday morning in the lot of a local towing company.

Renovations in progress at Gillette

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 07/16/2017 - 00:15
FOXBORO — A photo on the Patriots’ Twitter account has set off speculation about plans for displaying the team’s fifth Super Bowl banner.

New park and road opening Monday in Attleboro

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 07/16/2017 - 00:15
ATTLEBORO — U.S. flags flying from the antique-style lampposts along the new road off Wall Street, even though the Fourth of July has long passed, let passersby know something is up.

Kids Day enjoys strong turnout in North

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 07/16/2017 - 00:15
NORTH ATTLEBORO — The middle school’s grounds were ripe with activity on Saturday during the third day of the North Attleboro Firefighters Kids Day, with local children of all ages soaking in the fun of the 37th annual carnival.

Bullrider injured by spur at Norton rodeo

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 07/16/2017 - 00:15
NORTON — A rider at New England Rodeo off North Washington Street was slightly injured Friday night after he was thrown from the bull, officials said.

Watch for road work this week on Route 123 in Norton

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 07/16/2017 - 00:15
NORTON — Paving work will resume Monday on Route 123 and require a partial closure of the busy road in the area of 274 East Main and I-495 Marketplace.

At six month mark, Trump supporters stand by their man

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 07/16/2017 - 00:15
As President Donald Trump approaches the six-month mark of his administration, polls show most Americans dislike what they have seen from him so far.

Lottery results

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 07/15/2017 - 19:52
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One person killed in fiery truck accident on I-95 in Mansfield

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 07/15/2017 - 08:10
MANSFIELD — A pickup truck crashed into a disabled tractor-trailer in the breakdown lane of Interstate 95 north early Saturday morning, resulting in a fiery wreck that killed the pickup driver and tied up traffic for hours on the highway…

Area fans excited for 'Game of Thrones' premiere

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 07/14/2017 - 23:15
Winter is here! That’s right, it’s the middle of summer and winter is upon us.

North Attleboro bridal gown store closes

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 07/14/2017 - 23:00
NORTH ATTLEBORO -- Bridal retailer Alfred Angelo, a national chain with a store in North Attleboro, has abruptly closed its stores without notice.

Trio partying at Plainridge Park Casino end up under arrest, one fearing robbery set up

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 07/14/2017 - 22:45
PLAINVILLE — Police say a married couple and a man they met at a Plainridge Park Casino bar all went to party in the couple’s SUV in the parking garage, but the partying ended around 1 a.m. Friday with all…

Longtime Wrentham court magistrate and presiding judge retire

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 07/14/2017 - 22:30
WRENTHAM — Ross Pini was only a young boy when he and his mother watched workers lay the cornerstone of the Wrentham District Court in 1956.

Wrentham town administrator leaving

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 07/14/2017 - 22:15
WRENTHAM — Town Administrator William Ketcham has informed selectmen he intends to leave his post of seven years on Sept. 30, and board members have launched a search for his replacement.

Seekonk pilot gets 33 months in prison for cyberstalking teen girl

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 07/14/2017 - 21:03
SEEKONK -- A local resident and commercial airline pilot has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison on interstate cyberstalking charges related to a "sex-tortion" case.