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Teen charged in Attleboro burning body case claims rights violated

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 22:00
ATTLEBORO — The attorney for a juvenile accused of murdering his mother’s boyfriend in Cranston and dumping the body in Attleboro before setting it on fire claims his client’s rights were violated when he was arrested in July.

New high school promoters raised $4,000

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 21:15
ATTLEBORO — A group campaigning for a new high school has raised more than $4,000 for its efforts.

Poirier honored as chamber person of the year

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 21:00
PLAINVILLE — The United Regional Chamber of Commerce honored state Rep. Betty Poirier Tuesday as its 2018 Person of the Year.

CBS Scene to temporarily close for renovations

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 21:00
After 10 years of business, CBS Scene restaurant at Patriot Place will be temporarily closing on Feb. 12 for renovations.

Norfolk prison fire displaces prisoners

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 21:00
NORFOLK — A fire early Tuesday night at MCI-Norfolk prison led to a housing wing being declared uninhabitable.

Police seek trio in Kohl's thefts

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 20:30
MANSFIELD — Police are seeking the identities of a trio suspected of stealing $800 worth of cameras from Kohl’s on School Street Jan. 19.

Attleboro man held in jail on probation violation after new arrest

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 15:22
ATTLEBORO — A city man placed on probation two months ago for drug peddling charges is now in jail following an arrest on domestic assault charges.

Storm sneaks into area

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 09:48
The area was treated to a mid-winter surprise Tuesday morning as a larger than predicted snowstorm led to numerous accidents on local streets and delayed or canceled classes in local schools.

Dighton-Rehoboth Regional High shines in business education competition

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 00:15
DIGHTON -- Several Dighton-Rehoboth Regional High School students are on their way to a state business education competition after strong performances in the regional level.

Bank gives grants to five Attleboro non-profit organizations

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 00:15
HarborOne Bank and its fledgling HarborOne Foundation made grants totaling more than $224,000 to 20 different organizations across the region including five in Attleboro which received a total of $35,000.

Public forum on Wrentham's Route 1 corridor

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 00:15
WRENTHAM -- The town, together with a consulting firm, will be holding a public forum Feb. 15 on the future of the Route 1 corridor that runs though town.

CF group plans fundraising gala

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 00:15
MANSFIELD — Plans for the ninth annual Hearts for Hope Foundation and Fallon P. Finegan Memorial Scholarship Gala are underway.

Along the Way

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 00:15
Ready to take a bite out of crime

Attleboro will look at buying Highland -- if grants can be found to cover cost

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 01/29/2018 - 23:00
ATTLEBORO — If the city can get a grant to buy bankrupt Highland Country Club, a purchase would be considered, Mayor Paul Heroux said Monday.

Easton fire official charged with assault on Attleboro auxilliary cop ex-girlfriend

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 01/29/2018 - 22:45
ATTLEBORO — An Easton fire official has been charged with assaulting his ex-girlfriend, a city auxiliary police officer, and threatening her with her service weapon.

MedFlight expanding with base in Mansfield

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 01/29/2018 - 22:30
MANSFIELD — Boston MedFlight, which provides airborne emergency medical transportation, will expand its medical helicopter service to a new base in Mansfield to provide better service to patients in southeastern Massachusetts, the South Coast, Cape Cod and Islands.

Suspect in Attleboro stabbing hospitalized after drug overdose

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 01/29/2018 - 22:00
ATTLEBORO -- Police say a suspect in a stabbing over the weekend suffered a drug overdose after allegedly assaulting and robbing an acquaintance.

Super blue blood moon eclipse to elude Attleboro area

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 01/29/2018 - 22:00
A rare astronomical spectacle is due to return on Wednesday.

North Attleboro sex offender charged with failing to register with police

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 01/29/2018 - 21:30
ATTLEBORO -- A Level 2 sex offender pleaded innocent Monday in Attleboro District Court to failing to register with police and was jailed on an unrelated probation case.