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Franklin man still missing

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 22:05
FRANKLIN — Authorities Monday night suspended their search for a missing 20-year-old Franklin man but planned to resume it Tuesday morning.

Learn to Cope Offers Hope to Families of addicts

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 22:00
ATTLEBORO — When she learned that her 38-year-old son was a heroin addict over a year ago, Mary Weathers felt suddenly alone and without hope.

Suspect returns tools allegedly stolen from North Attleboro motel

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 22:00
NORTH ATTLEBORO — A man charged with stealing about $500 worth of tools and other items from the Holiday Inn Express on Route 1 returned them to police after he was released on bail.

Ex-Attleboro YMCA karate teacher sentenced to prison for raping female student

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 16:46
FALL RIVER — A former part-time karate instructor at the Attleboro YMCA was sentenced Monday to five years in prison for raping an underage student last year.

North students going far

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 16:07
NORTH ATTLEBORO -- While the title of valedictorian and salutatorian are reserved for a few, many North Attleboro students have something to be proud of.

Police: Employee threatened to shoot up North Attleboro fun center for children

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 15:53
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Whether an episode of teenage angst or a serious threat, a man who just turned 18 is now under house arrest for allegedly threatening to shoot up the children’s entertainment venue where he used to work.

State honors learning garden at Mansfield's Jordan-Jackson

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 13:00
MANSFIELD — Gov. Charlie Baker chose the Learning Garden at Jordan-Jackson Elementary School to make a point about agriculture on a rainy Monday, and to encourage citizens to plant flowers and gardens.

Another good month at Plainridge

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 12:00
PLAINVILLE — Plainridge Park Casino had a second consecutive good revenue month in April, taking in $14.3 million.

Search resumes for missing Franklin man

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 10:12
FRANKLIN -- A search for a missing 20-year-old Franklin man is entering its second day.

Searching for a good cup of Joe, two North Attleboro police officers create their own brand

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 05/14/2017 - 23:00
NORTH ATTLEBORO — For local police officers Denis Donovan and Rob Curran, finding a good cup of coffee while working the midnight shift is like finding the infamous D.B. Cooper.

Storm Duds: Sometimes a great notion

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 05/14/2017 - 22:45
When Gary Libman and partner Tim Baurley decided to produce ponchos emblazoned with collegiate logos 30 years ago, few would have thought it would lead to their company becoming the largest provider of college-imprinted ponchos in the U.S.

Second business park coming to Norton

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 05/14/2017 - 22:30
NORTON — In a few years, the town should have a second business park that is projected to bring in up to $1 million in annual taxes and up to about 500 jobs.

Mansfield bridge deck work to start May 21

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 05/14/2017 - 22:30
MANSFIELD — Motorists should be prepared for traffic disruptions when work begins soon on reconstruction of the Mansfield Avenue bridge deck.

City to survey residents on open space plan

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 05/14/2017 - 22:15
ATTLEBORO — Residents have a chance to offer their thoughts on what should be in the city’s new open space and recreation plan.

City councilor joins board of On Common Ground

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 05/14/2017 - 22:15
ATTLEBORO — City councilor Jeremy Denlea has been appointed to the board of directors for On Common Ground.

Mansfield's 'Field of Honor' kicks off May 20

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 05/14/2017 - 22:00
MANSFIELD — Mansfield’s Field of Honor, a giant display of American flags honoring veterans, service personnel, first responders and community heroes, will hold its opening ceremony and erect hundreds of flags at the Keach Memorial near the South Common on…

Pot shop could mean big bucks for city

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 05/14/2017 - 00:15
ATTLEBORO — A proposed medical marijuana dispensary could mean big bucks for city coffers if it’s as successful as hoped by owners.

Remembering a mother's voice

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 05/14/2017 - 00:15
Krisanthi Pappas grew up cherishing every day with her mother Mary, chatting about nothing over coffee cake and tea and taking turns playing the piano.

The power failure that almost sunk the prom

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 05/13/2017 - 22:00
Power down, but the prom must go on.

Cumberland man arrested in North

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 05/13/2017 - 18:10
NORTH ATTLEBORO — A Rhode Island man was arrested Friday night in connection with a theft that allegedly took place earlier in the month.