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What's next for Norton's marquee golf tournament?

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 22:30
NORTON — In its 15th year, Norton’s annual Labor Day tradition saw a major change in sponsorship, the Deutsche Bank Championship transforming into the Dell Technologies Championship.

Gaming revenues could help float local development

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 22:00
Any tax revenue from Massachusetts’ first large casinos are at least a year off, but local and state officials are already eyeing some of that money as a potential catalyst for economic development.

Donations sought for ‘Supply Sacks’ program

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 21:45
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Back to school season means back to school shopping, where parents and their children fill carts with new clothes, school supplies and basic necessities.

Power failure in Seekonk hits 500

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 16:31
SEEKONK — A downed tree caused a small power failure Monday afternoon, interrupting Labor Day festivities along Arcade Avenue.

Big changes coming in state's vehicle inspection system

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 21:45
When the state’s motor vehicle inspection program switches over to new machines in October, it’ll still cost $35 to get a sticker on your car.

In North Attleboro, Allen Avenue School transfer hits snag

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 21:30
NORTH ATTLEBORO — The school department may not be able to get rid of Allen Avenue Elementary School quite as quickly as it thought.

Attleboro's Big Read kicks off Sept. 9

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 21:15
ATTLEBORO — This year’s edition of the city’s Big Read — where residents read the same book and attend related events — launches Saturday, Sept. 9 (International Literacy Day) and continues over two months with activities ranging from a visit…

Foxboro charter opens new elementary school

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 21:00
Foxboro Regional Charter School held a ribbon cutting at its new elementary school building last week with representatives including state and local officials, the school’s board of trustees and parents and staff on hand.

Local woman's life celebrated In North Attleboro

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 16:00
NORTH ATTLEBORO — For a young woman who loved horses, it was fitting that those animals would see her to her rest.

Missing Mansfield kid found in Foxboro after search

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 15:44
MANSFIELD — A 9-year-old Mansfield boy was found safe and sound in Foxboro after a search lasting over an hour Sunday afternoon.

Small-town revelry marks annual Wrentham Day celebration

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 00:15
WRENTHAM — Throughout Saturday morning and most of the afternoon, the town common was abuzz with activity as area residents celebrated the 36th annual Wrentham Day.

For college students, cyber security a must

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 00:15
As they head off to college, many students are alone for the first time in their lives, left to forge their own way through some of life’s biggest challenges.

Woman injured in Foxboro crash

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 00:15
FOXBORO — One person was seriously injured in an accident Saturday morning where a pickup truck rolled over and one occupant had to be extricated with the Jaws of Life.

For families, college departure is bittersweet indeed

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 00:15
Parents nurture their children through all of life’s “firsts.”

Red Cross urges financial donations for Harvey victims

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 23:00
The city of Attleboro has posted links on its website to help residents help the victims of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey with financial donations.

Plainville father gets wheelchair accessibility complaint addressed

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 22:45
PLAINVILLE — Apparently you can fight city hall — or at least town hall.

Mansfield drunken driving case dismissed over turned-off lapel mic

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 22:30
ATTLEBORO — A judge threw out a Mansfield drunken driving case Friday because the arresting officer turned off his lapel microphone and failed to turn it back on before the defendant submitted to field sobriety tests.

Attleboro's old Lincoln School to be razed

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 22:15
ATTLEBORO — As plans are pursued to build a $265 million high school designed to educate Attleboro students well into the 21st century, a relic from the city’s educational past is about to meet its demise.

Attleboro’s online building permit process working well

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 22:00
ATTLEBORO — The city’s new online building permit application process has taken off.