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In North Attleboro, game taunts lead to investigation

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 22:46
NORTH ATTLEBORO — The school superintendent’s office is investigating reports that a North Attleboro High School football and track coach orchestrated taunts targeting an Attleboro High School girls’ basketball player during a game played in February.

North Attleboro voters oust incumbents, approve charter commission

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 22:25
NORTH ATTLEBORO — The possibility of revamping local government is a step closer.

North Attleboro voters okay charter commission

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 22:23
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Governmental change may be in North Attleboro’s future.

Area under flood watch as more rain looms

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 22:17
April is living up to its rainy reputation as the Attleboro area Thursday is slated to be hit with its third major rainstorm within a week.

With legalization of marijuana comes danger for pets

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 22:05
As marijuana becomes increasingly legal and available across the United States, its potential health effects on humans may continue to be debated, but veterinarians warn the substance can be harmful to pets.

Special post office passport session in Attleboro Saturday

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 15:08
ATTLEBORO — Postal clerks will hold a special session for people applying for passports this Saturday afternoon at the Attleboro post office on Pleasant Street.

Westport man wanted on warrants arrested in Attleboro after foot chase

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 12:41
ATTLEBORO — A man apprehended by police after running through a back yard on Veery Road was wanted on warrants from outstanding cases in Fall River.

Rehoboth voters reject municipal complex

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 04/03/2017 - 23:14
REHOBOTH — The town saw one of its highest turnouts ever for a local election at 29 percent but voters turned down the temporary tax increase to pay for a new municipal complex.

Stores evacuated in Seekonk after suspicious device found

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 04/03/2017 - 22:51
SEEKONK — A suspicious container led to the evacuation of the Stop & Shop and nearby CVS off Newman Avenue (Route 152) Monday night.

Low turnout for Plainville election with no contested races

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 04/03/2017 - 22:25
PLAINVILLE — In a sleeper, just 360 or 5.7 percent of 6,299 voters headed to the Wood School Monday to vote in a town election that featured no races for the first time in several years.

Incumbent selectman ousted in Wrentham election

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 04/03/2017 - 22:17
WRENTHAM — In somewhat of a surprise, selectmen Chairwoman Deborah Torchia was ousted from the board in a close vote in Monday’s annual town election.

Plainville woman helps dogs learn skills to become companions for people with disabilities

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 04/03/2017 - 22:00
If you see Robin Fiore around Plainville walking a puppy with a yellow vest, it's most likely for the benefit of a disabled person who will one day reap the benefits of a canine companion.

Seekonk voters OK override for new animal shelter

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 04/03/2017 - 21:46
SEEKONK — The town will be getting a new animal shelter.

Check a box and save a life ... or maybe two

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 04/03/2017 - 21:30
She was dying. Everything that could be done to save her life had been done.

Plainville man indicted by grand jury on drug and gun charges

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 04/03/2017 - 16:16
PLAINVILLE — A local man arrested in December on drug and gun charges has been indicted by a Norfolk County grand jury.

Attleboro ceremony highlights organ donations as way to give life

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 04/03/2017 - 14:25
ATTLEBORO — She was dying. Everything that could be done to save her life had been done.

Beware: Scam calls claim loved one kidnapped

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 04/03/2017 - 14:04
WRENTHAM — Police say a cruel scam is making the rounds in which callers falsely claim a loved one has been kidnapped and will die unless a ransom is paid.

North Attleboro man gets jail time on heroin charge

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 04/03/2017 - 12:44
ATTLEBORO — A 29-year-old North Attleboro man was sentenced to jail Monday after pleading guilty to a drug charge.

Mother accused of drunken driving, child endangerment in North Attleboro crash

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 04/03/2017 - 11:17
NORTH ATTLEBORO — A 36-year-old mother faces drunken driving and child endangerment charges related to a single-car crash Sunday night on Mendon Road.

RI man arrested after Attleboro eatery drive-thru crash

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 04/03/2017 - 11:03
ATTLEBORO — Police arrested the driver of a car who allegedly peeled out from a drive-thru window at Taco Bell in South Attleboro and crashed into a ditch early Monday.