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Suspected burglar arraigned in four Norton housebreaks

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 22:30
ATTLEBORO — A man suspected in area housebreaks was arraigned Tuesday in connection with four on the same day in Norton, some in which homeowners chased out the intruder.

In Seekonk, search begins for new school superintendent

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 22:00
SEEKONK — The school committee will be looking for a replacement for School Superintendent Arlene Bosco, who submitted her resignation last month.

North Attleboro superintendent gets high marks from school committee

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 21:45
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Rounding off his first year as superintendent, there were few complaints about Scott Holcomb’s performance in the role during an evaluation by the school committee Monday.

North Attleboro struggling to fill RTM seats

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 21:45
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Representative Town Meeting candidates for the upcoming election are severely lacking — with only eight candidates certified for the ballot as the deadline to pull nomination papers for the election closes in on Friday.

Seekonk election heating up

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 21:00
SEEKONK — The deadline to turn in nomination papers for the April 2 town election is Monday, and several residents have taken out papers for the school committee.

AccuWeather blames weather service for bogus tsunami warning

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 15:28
A private forecasting company took what was intended to be a routine National Weather Service test message and sent it to subscribers’ phones as an official tsunami warning Tuesday morning, the latest in a spate of false alarms since last…

Zoo director in Attleboro charged with fraudulently obtaining animal medications

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 13:12
ATTLEBORO — The director of Capron Park Zoo has been charged with fraudulently obtaining drugs for dogs and cats and has been suspended from her job.

Three finalists named for King Philip school chief post

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 10:00
The King Philip Regional School District has three finalists to become the next superintendent.

Home of Pat's player Rob Gronkowski's burgled while he was at Super Bowl

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 09:15
FOXBORO — After suffering a loss at the Super Bowl in Minneapolis, New England Patriots’ star Rob Gronkowski came home Monday night to more bad news.

An override is a contract between residents and town, North Attleboro selectmen say

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 23:00
NORTH ATTLEBORO -- Selectman Keith Lapointe says any tax increase is a contract between the residents and the town in which they live.

Patriots welcomed home by fans

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 22:45
FOXBORO -- Despite their loss in Super Bowl LII to the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday night, the Patriots were still welcomed home with cheers by dozens of their loyal fans Monday evening at Patriot Place.

North Attleboro override is talk of the town

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 22:15
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Supporters for a Proposition 2 1/2 override in North Attleboro aren’t fazed by the fact that the last two times attempts to override the state’s tax-limiting law were unsuccessful.

January weather was a mixed bag

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 22:00
If you’re thinking this winter is one of the worse in years, you’re right.

Student hurt at Wheaton lab

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 22:00
NORTON -- Firefighters responded to two emergency calls at Wheaton College Monday night about the same time, and one student was taken to the hospital.

Norfolk District Attorney's office warns of child porn scam

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 21:45
The Norfolk District Attorney’s office and state police are joining nationwide officials in warning residents of a Facebook scam involving a video depicting child pornography.

Mansfield remembers Blizzard of '78

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 18:30
MANSFIELD — Many of the 70 people in attendance at the town library for the Mansfield Historical Society’s presentation of the Blizzard of 1978 on Saturday could hardly believe 40 years had already passed since that memorable storm.

FARINELLA: Patriots couldn't go to the well one more time

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 23:18
They kept going to the well, time after time, mounting furious comebacks and coming away smelling like roses almost every time.

Patriots nation stunned by loss to Eagles

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 22:59
FOXBORO — After holding so tight to the dream of “One More,” the multitude of New England Patriots fans at CBS Scene Restaurant in Patriot Place nevertheless went home dejected and perplexed at the Patriots’ 41-33 loss to the Philadelphia…

Polar plunge in Attleboro to benefit Special Olympics

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 20:00
ATTLEBORO — For the city, it is believed to be a first.