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Mansfield man charged with beating his wife

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 04/10/2017 - 20:54
ATTLEBORO — A Mansfield man charged with beating his wife was ordered held in jail without bail and deemed a dangerous person after a hearing in Attleboro District Court Monday.

Area gasoline prices are on the rise

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 04/10/2017 - 20:52
The expected spring hike in gasoline prices has begun in earnest.

Authorities waiting on test results to determine ID of man in fatal Mansfield car fire

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 04/10/2017 - 14:41
MANSFIELD — Authorities say they are awaiting the results of testing by the state Medical Examiner’s office before they can determine the identity of the man fatally burned in a car fire over the weekend.

Alleged repeat drunken driver arrested again in Mansfield after swerving close to school bus

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 04/10/2017 - 14:01
MANSFIELD — Police say an alleged repeat drunken driver arrested over the weekend had a breath test result that was three times over the legal limit for intoxication.

Man gets jail time after admitting to having sex with underage girl in Attleboro

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 04/10/2017 - 12:40
ATTLEBORO — A 23-year-old man was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in jail Monday after he admitted to having sex with an underage girl in 2014.

RI man accused of drunken driving after crash at Attleboro fast-food drive-thru

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 04/10/2017 - 12:33
ATTLEBORO — An alleged drunken driver was arrested early Monday by police investigating a minor crash at a South Attleboro fast food restaurant drive-thru lane.

Authorities: No indication of foul play in case of remains found in North Attleboro

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 04/10/2017 - 12:19
NORTH ATTLEBORO - Investigators have found no indication that the person whose remains were found in woods off Betts Drive died as a result of foul play.

Suspect in high-speed chase who eluded Rehoboth cops caught allegedly speeding again

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 04/10/2017 - 10:10
REHOBOTH — Police say a suspect who fled from them in a high-speed chase in December has been apprehended again and allegedly gave police an alias to hide his identity.

Things are hopping in Wrentham

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 04/09/2017 - 21:46
WRENTHAM - Planning and Development Director John Charbonneau says the level of activity in town is something he has not seen in a community in his two decades in the field.

A perfect 10 for Mansfield's Al-Noor Academy

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 04/09/2017 - 21:36
MANSFIELD - Tom Brady may have five rings, and the University of Connecticut may have won four NCAA women's basketball championships in a row. But there's a local high school with an even more impressive streak.

3 juveniles arrested after high-speed chase in Attleboro

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 04/09/2017 - 21:30
ATTLEBORO — Three juveniles allegedly driving a stolen car led police on a high-speed chase late Sunday afternoon from Interstate 95 to Newport Avenue, where they collided with two other cars at the intersection of Highland Avenue, police said.

Angell Park funding sought in Attleboro

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 04/09/2017 - 21:26
ATTLEBORO — A park dedicated to the memory of a city airman shot down in World War I has been in disrepair for years.

1 dead in Mansfield car fire

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 04/09/2017 - 19:36
MANSFIELD — A car fire in a rest area of Interstate 95 took the life of an unidentified man late Sunday afternoon.

Have passport, can travel

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 04/08/2017 - 21:30
ATTLEBORO - Michele and William Clark of North Attleboro have no immediate plans to travel to foreign lands, but they want to be ready just in case.

Clean sweep In Norfolk

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 04/08/2017 - 21:25
NORFOLK - Six little girls from Girl Scout Troop 62246 started out with empty trash bags during the town's eighth annual Clean and Green Campaign, but before they had reached the end of the block on Rockwood Road, the town's…

Grant loss worries Attleboro officials

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 04/08/2017 - 21:23
ATTLEBORO — City officials are mulling alternate ways to address various city needs if President Donald Trump’s administration pulls funding for the Community Development Block Grant program a year from now as it has threatened to do.

RTM member wants to see change in North Attleboro election schedule

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 04/08/2017 - 21:19
NORTH ATTLEBORO — With election day behind us, most North Attleboro voters have made their annual trek to the polls.

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.