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Community rallies behind North Attleboro VFW at spaghetti dinner

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 07/09/2017 - 22:00
Fears of a post closure were dismissed Sunday after a spaghetti dinner held at the VFW Post 443 in North Attleboro raised enough money to cover the building’s overdue costs, much to the joy of its members who organized the…

Cancer survivors triumph over disease in Hockomock Area YMCA's annual triathlon

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 07/09/2017 - 21:45
Mary Waltuck says she won’t be among the fastest swimmers or bike riders in the Hockomock Area YMCA’s 11th annual triathlon.

Pole cuts through car in Plainville crash, man escapes unscathed

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 07/09/2017 - 21:30
PLAINVILLE — A local man got a sliver of good luck Sunday, escaping serious harm after a car accident sent half of a wooden telephone pole through the front windshield of his car.

June weather was wet

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 07/09/2017 - 21:15
June’s weather ended up being wet and erratic, according to the Attleboro Water Department.

Debris dumped in stream in Rehoboth

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 07/09/2017 - 21:15
REHOBOTH — Police are seeking the public’s help in finding the person or people involved with illegal dumping into a local stream.

North Attleboro animal control officer following strong footsteps

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 07/09/2017 - 21:00
NORTH ATTLEBORO — The town may have a new animal control director, but Kristina O’Keefe is meeting the high expectations set by her predecessor, with her latest success amounting over $6,500 in donations at the animal shelter’s annual Strut Your…

Bike donations sought for Africa at Foxboro event

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 07/08/2017 - 22:00
FOXBORO — In America, a bike provides a source of recreation or mobility to a child or adult who doesn’t happen to own a license.

Meet the new recruits: Getting ready for the military

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 07/08/2017 - 22:00
The sights and sounds of patriotism are all around us this month as we celebrate the nation’s birthday.

Petrocelli coming to Foxboro Tuesday to promote book reissue

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 07/08/2017 - 21:45
FOXBORO — Few institutions are more closely linked with Boston than the Red Sox. But for a time in the 1960s, it looked as if the team might leave the city. Then the 1967 season happened and everything changed.

Student travel expanding to Attleboro middle schools

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 07/08/2017 - 21:30
ATTLEBORO — International travel for Attleboro students is expanding from the high school to middle schools as educators attempt to make learning come alive.

Landscaping worker seriously injured in Mansfield crash

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 07/08/2017 - 20:30
MANSFIELD — A landscaper was seriously injured Saturday afternoon when a vehicle struck him and the trailer he was working on.

Norton shed explodes

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 07/08/2017 - 19:23
NORTON — A loud “boom” followed by flames greeted a Willow Crest Estates homeowner just as he was sitting down to supper Saturday evening.

Former Attleboro man admits to stealing from his elderly mother

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 07/07/2017 - 22:00
ATTLEBORO — A 52-year-old man who was supposed to watch over his elderly mother’s finances admitted Friday in Attleboro District Court to stealing from her instead.

Abolitionist Day to mark key moment in Mansfield history

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 07/07/2017 - 21:45
MANSFIELD — These days, Mansfield is a comfortable place for families with fine homes, good schools and goodwill between people of all races.

Elderly say they cannot afford tax hike for new Attleboro High School

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 07/07/2017 - 21:45
ATTLEBORO — There was no hesitation from those visiting the Larson Senior Center Friday when asked about a proposed tax hike to pay for a new high school.

New retail, apartment complex eyed in Mansfield

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 07/07/2017 - 21:30
MANSFIELD — A local company is planning to construct a four-story, residential-commercial structure on North Main Street on what is now mainly a vacant lot.

Kids Day in North Attleboro just around the corner

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 07/07/2017 - 21:15
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Kids Day might be coming a week later this year, but North Attleboro’s firefighters are still promising a festival packed with summer fun.

Restaurant to open in former Legion building in Foxboro

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 07/07/2017 - 21:00
FOXBORO — Come the end of the summer, The Kitchen will be open for business.

Ring found at Foxboro concert still a mystery

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 07/07/2017 - 20:45
FOXBORO — The search for the owner of a ring found by a couple at Gillette Stadium on June 25 has gone viral.

Judge rules suspect in Attleboro cruiser carjacking, assault not a danger

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 07/07/2017 - 17:37
ATTLEBORO — The city man accused of assaulting a police officer and commandeering his cruiser until they crashed into a utility pole during a struggle will be able to go free if he can make bail.