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Attleboro YMCA evolves with the times over 150-year history

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 11/05/2017 - 21:00
ATTLEBORO -- The Attleboro YMCA was 93-years-old when Robbin McDonald, its current chief executive officer, the 12th overall and the first female, was born in 1961.

Voter turnout in Attleboro election could break a record

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 11/05/2017 - 21:00
ATTLEBORO — If past statistics are reliable predictors, voter turnout in Tuesday’s city election could reach 35 percent.

Gouveia: Election a referendum on Dumas

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 11/05/2017 - 21:00
When voters in Attleboro wake up Wednesday morning following tomorrow’s election, one thing is absolutely certain: They will have a mayor or mayor-elect who is intelligent, articulate and dedicated to the city.

Motorcyclists kick off Christmas Is For Kids for 24th year

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 11/05/2017 - 21:00
NORTH ATTLEBORO -- From the Harley-Davidson store in Pawtucket, all the way through Seekonk, Rehoboth, and Norton, over 170 riders from the Blackstone Valley Harley Owners Group created a path of enthusiasm on their way to the Elks Lodge to…

Norfolk gets grant for mixed-income housing development

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 11/05/2017 - 20:30
NORFOLK -- A $1.8 million state grant has been awarded that will help move along a large affordable housing development planned off Park Street.

RI man arrested after high-speed chase in Seekonk ends in crash

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 11/05/2017 - 19:37
SEEKONK — A 30-year-old man was arrested Sunday afternoon after a high-speed chase resulted in a crash on the Route 24 ramp to Route 81, according to Seekonk police.

Veterans Day activities abound in Attleboro area

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 11/05/2017 - 08:34
There are many breakfasts, parades and ceremonies for area residents and veterans to honor veterans on Veterans Day this year. Those events include the following:

Attleboro polling places

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 11/04/2017 - 23:15
Ward 1

Resume box for Kevin Dumas

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 11/04/2017 - 23:15
This is a resume box for Mayor Kevin Dumas

Resume box for Paul Heroux

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 11/04/2017 - 23:15
Resume for Paul Heroux

Warren asks EPA to dip into Norton water problems

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 11/04/2017 - 22:00
NORTON — Federal authorities are being asked to look into the town’s notorious discolored water.

Heroux pedals toward the finish in Attleboro

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 11/04/2017 - 21:15
State Rep. Paul Heroux had intended to spend the last weekend of his campaign for mayor shoring up his support in South Attleboro.

Dash to the goal for Attleboro's Dumas

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 11/04/2017 - 21:00
Attleboro Mayor Kevin Dumas and a raft of supporters were out early Saturday holding signs and waving to motorists downtown as the most intense campaign for the corner office in years entered its last few days.

A fifth Attleboro candidate admits run-in with law

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 11/04/2017 - 20:45
ATTLEBORO -- Another candidate for city office has acknowledged a past run-in with the law.

Art for everyone at Attleboro museum's 26th annual auction

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 11/04/2017 - 19:29
ATTLEBORO — The motto for the Attleboro Arts Museum’s 26th annual Benefit Art Auction was “Art for everyone.” ‘

North Attleboro man arrested after crash, facees charges

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 11/04/2017 - 18:15
NORTH ATTLEBORO — A 26-year-old local man was charged with drunken driving Friday night after neighbors held him for police after he allegedly tried to flee after crashing a vehicle.

Foxboro police, DEA investigating after arrest, large fentanyl seizure

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 22:00
FOXBORO — Local and federal authorities have opened a major fentanyl trafficking investigation following an arrest Friday at an apartment complex and the seizure of about 2,000 grams of the deadly opioid.

Woman struck and killed by commuter train in Norfolk

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 21:45
NORFOLK — A young woman was killed Friday morning when she was hit by a commuter rail train near the downtown train depot.

October saw record-tying temperatures and canceled drought fears

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 21:30
Only a few weeks ago, the region had been in a moderate drought.

Howitzer still under fire in Seekonk

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 21:15
SEEKONK — Town officials still have no idea where to put the howitzer that had been placed on land in front of the Veterans Memorial and has drawn complaints from residents.