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Attleboro's next Big Read: Station 11

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 08/23/2017 - 21:15
A novel about a traveling Shakespearean theater company in a post-apocalyptic North America will be read by hundreds of Attleboro residents this fall.

August has been one dry month

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 08/23/2017 - 21:00
So where's the rain?

Attleboro race turns nasty as Lemus endorses Dumas for mayor

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 08/23/2017 - 11:16
ATTLEBORO — Political activists in Attleboro have been predicting the mayor’s race would get real nasty real soon and Wednesday it did.

Wrentham church battling opioid crisis in unique way

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 22:00
IIt’s another in a series of approaches to combat the stubborn and growing opioid epidemic, but this one is more visible.

In North Attleboro, the Brook Manor curse continues

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 21:45
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Brook Manor may have laid its curse on yet another restaurant in town.

Unemployment continues to edge up locally

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 21:30
Unemployment in the local area continues to edge up and is now well above last year’s levels, according to new figures released by the state.

Chain saw artist carves wildlife from the heart

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 21:15
ATTLEBORO — Former landscaper Damon Giustini never received any formal art training, yet his chainsaw sculptures of bears, American eagles and other wildlife inspire with a vision drawn from the heart.

North Attleboro officials seek moratorium on pot sales

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 21:00
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Town officials hope to join a swath of other area towns that have banned recreational marijuana shops until regulations can be drafted.

Judy's Way on the way?

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 21:00
ATTLEBORO — A proposal to change the name of Riverfront Drive to Judy’s Way in honor of the late mayor Judy Robbins has the support of the chairman of the Attleboro Redevelopment Authority.

Single-family housing sales up in July

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 20:45
Single-family housing sales rose throughout the Attleboro area in July, mirroring a statewide trend.

Man who broke into Norton home with teenagers inside gets jail time

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 14:45
FALL RIVER — A burglar who broke into a Norton home while two teenagers were inside will serve at least 2 1/2 years behind bars.

Attleboro school board fights back over new high school questions

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 14:00
ATTLEBORO — School board members are fighting back over complaints that the city should look at more alternatives to building a new high school.

Activist wants change in permit ordinance for demonstrations

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 22:00
ATTLEBORO — The woman who organized an anti-hate rally at a city park wants the city to ease up on requiring permits for political events.

North Attleboro Eagle Scout to help revive Woodcock Cemetery

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 21:45
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Woodcock Cemetery will soon get a facelift.

Judge rules Attleboro man a danger after alleged break in, threats to kill

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 21:30
ATTLEBORO — Police say a city woman woke up in her Attleboro home early Saturday morning to find her ex-husband trampling through her room, threatening to kill the other man in her bed.

Restaurant chain of the west coming to North Attleboro with craft brew, deep dish pizza and more

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 21:15
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Area residents can take pride in knowing that a new restaurant chain coming to North Attleboro will be the first of its kind — in Massachusetts at least.

Driver killed in Mansfield highway crash

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 21:00
MANSFIELD — A 37-year-old Peabody woman was killed when her vehicle rolled over and she was thrown from the wreckage on Interstate 95 Monday morning.

Reading man arrested twice in eight hours by North Attleboro police

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 21:00
NORTH ATTLEBORO — A Reading man found himself in lockup twice within an eight-hour span this weekend when he was picked up on separate drug and motor vehicle charges.

Attleboro area fires keep firefighters busy

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 20:45
Attleboro area fire departments were busy with two small fires Monday night.