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Annual Field of Honor flag display invites sponsors

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 21:15
MANSFIELD — For the last three years, a massive collection of American flags has been erected on South Common around the Keach Veterans Memorial to honor those who serve in uniform.

Budget constraints continue at King Philip

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 21:15
After the budget for this fiscal year led to cutbacks, King Philip school officials are hoping to restore some of those reductions.

Norton Glen SWAT team search comes up empty

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 18:36
NORTON — The search for a man wanted by the Boston Police gang unit and believed to be armed at an apartment at Norton Glen Apartments came up empty Thursday.

One seriously injured in crash on I-495 in Norton

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 14:20
Norton — A driver was seriously injured Thursday when she was ejected from her car in a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 495 North.

Residents at Norton complex asked by police to 'stay inside'

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 14:00
NORTON -- Some residents at Norton Glen Apartments were told to evacuate and others were told to stay inside as a police SWAT team responded to an apartment building there Thursday.

Slippery commute expected Friday as more wintry weather moves into Attleboro area

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 12:30
Another messy and hazardous commute is forecast for Friday morning but meteorologists promise it shouldn’t be a surprise like Tuesday’s snowstorm that dropped several more inches than expected on the Attleboro area.

White House talk premature, Kennedy fans say

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 23:00
While national commentators are speculating about the presidential prospects of U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III, local supporters are preaching caution.

Former Foxboro woman's pre-game prep is super sweet

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 22:45
As the Patriots prepare for their 10th Super Bowl appearance Sunday evening, a former Patriots cheerleader will be prepping in an entirely different way — by baking nearly 400 Patriot-themed cookies.

Patriots taking Foxboro band to Minneapolis

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 22:30
When the New England Patriots compete in the Super Bowl this weekend, they won’t be the only Foxboro team in Minneapolis.

Lawyer for Easton fire official in Attleboro domestic questions ex's credibility

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 22:15
ATTLEBORO — The lawyer for an Easton fire official accused of domestic assault in Attleboro is raising questions about the credibility of his ex-girlfriend, an Attleboro auxiliary police officer.

Seekonk superintendent says she is retiring

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 22:00
SEEKONK — School Superintendent Arlene Bosco says she submitted her resignation only to retire.

Rally for new Attleboro High School set for Saturday

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 22:00
ATTLEBORO — Advocates for a new high school will hold a rally Saturday for their campaign to get a tax increase approved by voters to pay for the project.

Attleboro man found innocent of gun charge in traffic stop

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 21:30
ATTLEBORO — An Attleboro District Court jury Wednesday quickly acquitted a city man of weapons charges related to a traffic stop by state police in November 2016.

Lawyer for man charged with lying to Attleboro police seeks reports

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 23:00
ATTLEBORO — The lawyer for a man arrested for allegedly lying to detectives during the Dec. 4 Attleboro murder investigation argued again Tuesday for access to impounded police reports to prepare to defend his client.

Attleboro's long-awaited riverside boardwalk will be completed this spring

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 22:45
Downtown dwellers and other residents will be able to enjoy a walk along Ten Mile River from Olive Street to Larson Woods off Riverbank Road by summer if all goes as planned.

Howitzer on Seekonk ballot

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 22:30
SEEKONK — Following months of debate and controversy, the board of selectmen voted last week to place a question on the April election ballot regarding the placement of a donated artillery piece on the site of the town’s veterans memorial.

No cutting corners for South Attleboro's Fred the Barber

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 22:15
“I’ll knock off (50-hour weeks) when I’m 80. I’ll knock it down to 40 hours.”

Bill prompted by Hernandez verdict dismissal after suicide

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 22:00
BOSTON (AP) — The prison suicide of former NFL star Aaron Hernandez is prompting lawmakers to revisit a centuries-old Massachusetts legal principle.

Helping the helpless in an emergency focus of Norton training

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 22:00
Two dozen potential Good Samaritans gathered last week at Norton Public Library to learn what they can do with little or no formal training to help in an emergency.