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Healthy kids day in Foxboro

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 05/13/2017 - 15:42
FOXBORO — Even with the threat of rain in the forecast and the clouds hanging low, the NRG Plaza at Patriot Place was buzzing with activity on Saturday afternoon as the Hockomock Area YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day took over the…

Must-have learning tool becomes distraction in schools

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 23:00
A gadget designed to help kids with ADHD focus has become so distracting that it’s being banned in many schools.

North vet honored with trip to D.C.

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 22:45

Attleboro road closed by accident

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 22:42
ATTLEBORO -- An accident Saturday night closed a section of Newport Avenue in South Attleboro after a utility pole and wires fell across the road.

Driver in serious car crash in Attleboro last fall arraigned on charges

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 22:30
ATTLEBORO — The driver of a car that crashed into a tree on West Street in October, seriously injuring one of the passengers, was arraigned Friday on motor vehicle offenses.

High school graduations looming

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 22:15
It sure was a fast school year and the days just seemed to have whizzed by.

Muay Thai: A different martial sport comes to Mansfield

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 21:30
MANSFIELD — Muay Thai, a combat sport sometimes compared to mixed martial arts, is returning to Mansfield June 24 with a mixed card of professional and amateur bouts, including several fighters from the Mansfield area.

Reboboth selectmen back compressor station resolution

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 20:44
REHOBOTH -- In the wake of a vote at the April 3 town election, selectmen have approved a resolution in opposition to the proposed compressor station.

Child uninjured after Route 1 crash in North Attleboro

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 19:47
NORTH ATTLEBORO — A 4-year-old boy was lucky he was not killed or seriously injured when a box truck carrying tanks of oxygen and acetylene gas struck the back of the car he was in.

Boston woman's plan to sneak narcotics into Attleboro court foiled

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 19:43
ATTLEBORO — Police say a woman’s plan to sneak narcotic strips hidden in an eyeglass case to her husband, who was a prisoner in Attleboro District Court, was foiled by a court officer.

About 24,000 lose power in Attleboro area

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 19:40
If a tree falls in Cumberland, how many homes and businesses will lose power?

North Attleboro police say alleged shoplifter caught after fleeing store on motorcycle

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 13:39
NORTH ATTLEBORO — A Pawtucket man is charged with stealing from Target twice in 11 days, the second time fleeing on a motorcycle after dropping three boxes of headphones he cut out of packaging.

ATW column Saturday

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 12:26
Animal sanctuary looking for bottles and cans

Bike fundraiser and blessing at LaSalette Shrine in Attleboro postponed

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 11:33
ATTLEBORO — The 10th Annual LaSalette Shrine Blessing of the Bikes — Ride it Together event scheduled for Saturday, has been postponed to next weekend because of anticipated rain.

North Attleboro YMCA pool reopens

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 10:38
NORTH ATTLEBORO — The Hockomock YMCA was scheduled to reopen its indoor pool area Friday at 3 p.m.

Traffic tie-up after tractor-trailer overturns on I-495 in Norton

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 08:42
NORTON — A tractor-trailer truck overturned early Friday morning on Interstate 495, causing a traffic backup for the morning commute.

Ferraris on display in Wrentham

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 00:15
If they gave their name, they didn’t give the price. If they gave the price, they didn’t give their name.

Wrentham police seek public's help in finding vehicle

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 05/11/2017 - 22:19
WRENTHAM — Wrentham police are seeking the public’s help in finding someone who was allegedly taking pictures of children waiting for a school bus on Heather Lane.

Aaron Hernandez's fiancee to speak on 'Dr. Phil' show

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 05/11/2017 - 22:00
BOSTON — The fiancee of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez says she thought his suicide was a hoax.

Drought declared over

The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 05/11/2017 - 21:26
The drought that parched the region for about a year is officially over.