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Seekonk officer receives award

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 00:15
SEEKONK — Police Detective Sergeant David Enos was presented with the Police Department’s Selectmen Award by Chief Craig Mace on Wednesday.

Benny's bows out of local scene

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 23:00
Benny's, a well-known regional chain of discount stores that offers everything from tires to pool supplies, is closing its 31 stores by the end of the year, saddening thousands of customers whose moms and dads shopped there and whose kids…

Attleboro-area college students tell tales of fleeing Florida

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 22:45
Freshman year in college is a difficult time for many students who face the challenge of making new friends, managing time, and becoming acquainted with their classes.

Attleboro woman pleads guilty to conspiracy to commit sex traffcking of a child

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 22:30
ATTLEBORO – A city grandmother has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of a minor related to her involvement with a New York City police officer.

Rescuers find 13 felines abandoned at Attleboro garage

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 22:15
ATTLEBORO — When the employees of S & S Automotive arrived at work Wednesday morning, they were stunned to find 13 emaciated, flea and tick covered cats ranging in age from 3 months to 2 years trapped in a fenced…

Plainville patrolwoman sues police, prosecutors in love triangle case

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 22:00
NORTH ATTLEBORO — The Plainville police patrolwoman involved in domestic abuse allegations after an apparent love triangle came to light last year has taken a lawsuit against police and state prosecutors investigating the case to Norfolk Superior Court.

Bail reduction denied for Attleboro break-in suspect

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 22:00
ATTLEBORO — A judge denied a reduction in bail Friday for one of the two suspects in a housebreak triggered a major police raid last month on a South Main Street apartment.

Senate candidate differ over health care, Foxboro train

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 21:45
NORTON — The two Democratic candidates for state Senate Friday took opposing positions on health care and commuter rail for Foxboro in a cable television debate.

Foxboro URI student struck while skateboarding at college

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 21:15
A Foxboro college student was seriously injured Thursday after being struck by an SUV while skateboarding at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston, R.I.

Home from game, driver charged with oui

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 21:00
ATTLEBORO — Thursday night’s game was unlucky for the New England Patriots, who lost 42-27 to the Kansas City Chiefs at Gillette Stadium.

Billerica man beaten in Foxboro, hospitalized in Boston

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 20:42
FOXBORO — A Billerica man was allegedly beaten so badly by three other men near Gillette Stadium Thursday night that he required hospitalization.

Benny's to close all stores by end of year

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 16:30
Benny's, a well-known chain of discount stores that offers everything from tires to pool supplies, is closing its 31 stores by the end of the year.

Patriots Nation misses Goodell, sort of

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 22:45
FOXBORO — Whether New England Patriots fans were more excited about seeing the team’s fifth Super Bowl banner unveiled Thursday night or having an opportunity to boo NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was unclear.

Attleboro school board chairman endorses Dumas

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 22:30
A little more than a year ago, school committee chairman Stephen Withers Jr. and Mayor Kevin Dumas were at each others throats over school funding.

Mansfield selectmen order dog leashed

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 22:15
MANSFIELD — Selectmen have ordered a dog owned by an Old Farm Road woman to be kept on a leash when outside the house following a hearing Wednesday.

Mansfield posts special election Nov. 14

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 22:00
MANSFIELD — The town will hold a special election Nov. 14 to fill the selectman’s seat of the late George Dentino.

Endorsements rolling in for Senate candidates

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 21:45
As state Senate candidates begin their last push toward the Sept. 19 special election, endorsements from officials and organizations are rolling in.

'Buddy bags' donation helps Mansfield prepare for the worst

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 21:15
MANSFIELD — No one hopes for a repeat of mass violence like the bombing of the Boston Marathon.

Attleboro man charged with punching pregnant girlfriend in stomach

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 16:45
ATTLEBORO — A city man has been charged with shoving a sonogram down his pregnant girlfriend’s throat and punching her in the stomach during an argument at his apartment.