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Baker puts focus on communities at Gillette Stadium event in Foxboro

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 22:30
FOXBORO — As a child, Gov. Charlie Baker was no stranger to differing opinions.

Wrentham man sentenced to jail for fourth-offense drunken driving

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 22:15
ATTLEBORO — A repeat convicted drunken driver was sentenced to three years in jail Thursday after pleading guilty in Attleboro District Court.

Chaos on I-95 as police shoot and kill one, injure another

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 18:45
PROVIDENCE — A midmorning chase and shootout involving several police officers on busy Interstate 95 in Providence left one person dead and one injured Thursday.

Doctor: Hernandez's brain was severely damaged by disease

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 17:25
BOSTON — Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez suffered substantial damage to parts of the brain that affect memory, judgment and behavior from the most severe case of a degenerative disease linked to head blows ever found in someone…

North Attleboro students above state average on new MCAS test

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 16:25
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Even with higher stakes, local students have outperformed the state average on statewide standardized tests.

Plainridge to cut number of racing dates

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 16:05
PLAINVILLE — Plainridge Park Casino is cutting back on the number of days it provides live harness racing after three years of increases.

One dead, another injured in Providence police shootout

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 12:27
PROVIDENCE -- A mid-morning chase and shootout involving several police officers on busy Interstate 95 in Providence left one person dead and one injured Thursday.

Women now a majority on Attleboro City Council

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 23:00
ATTLEBORO — When new Ward 5 councilor Laura Dolan is sworn in sometime within the next week or so, women will make up a majority on the city council for the first time in the city’s 103-year history.

At Attleboro High, an accurate reading on city election

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 22:45
ATTLEBORO — When cable news networks prepare their exit polling for the next big election, they might want to hire some Attleboro High School students to do it for them.

Kids find Pats receiver a quick read

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 22:30
When New England Patriots wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell grew up in the small town of Valdosta, Ga., football was a priority.

North Attleboro selectmen say accepting land, tiny as it is, could cost them thousands

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 22:15
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Charles Twardzicki pays about $100 a year in taxes on a small .09-acre parcel of landlocked real estate cut off by Interstate 95 decades ago.

Plainville signs pact with state

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 22:00
PLAINVILLE — The town has joined a long line of communities in Massachusetts to sign an agreement with the state that creates an enhanced partnership between both.

Three hurt in accident with tractor-trailer in Wrentham

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 21:45
WRENTHAM — Three people were injured when a tractor-trailer and two other vehicles were involved in an crash early Wednesday morning that sent the truck veering off into woods.

Norfolk police release photos, seek suspects in school vandalism

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 15:23
NORFOLK — Police have released images of a vehicle suspected in the turfing of fields at the Freeman-Kennedy School and the King Philip Regional Middle School last month.

Seekonk police seek to identify suspects in $1,500 theft

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 14:48
SEEKONK — Police are trying to identify two individuals suspected of using a stolen credit card to purchase $1,500 in merchandise from Walmart on Route 6.

Man pleads guilty to scam targeting stores in Attleboro, Seekonk and Mansfield

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 13:32
PROVIDENCE — A Central Falls man pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to his role in an identity theft scheme to use fraudulent credit cards at stores in Rhode Island and the Attleboro area to make between $40,000 and $95,000…

Newly elected Attleboro mayor says he plans to finish state rep term

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 10:21
ATTLEBORO — Mayor-elect Paul Heroux said Wednesday he will keep his job as state representative for the rest of his term while he also serves as mayor. The legislative session ends July 31.

Holiday Box

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 09:40
What’s open and closed Veterans Day

Sun Chronicle Weekend Edition to debut in January

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 00:15
After nearly 30 years of publishing seven days a week, The Sun Chronicle will return to its roots as a six-day publication starting Jan. 6 with a special Saturday-Sunday “Weekend Edition.”

Heroux sweeps city, defeats Dumas

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 23:00
ATTLEBORO — A reluctant candidate, state Rep. Paul Heroux was elected mayor Tuesday, defeating seven-term incumbent Kevin Dumas by a 54 to 46 percent margin.