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At long last, North Attleboro vets will get their diploma

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 04/02/2017 - 21:50
NORTH ATTLEBORO - At 90, Charlie Legg will finally walk the stage for graduation.

Memory of Attleboro's Rebeckha Lynn Whitefield lives on through the dedicated work of foundation

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 04/02/2017 - 21:45
ATTLEBORO - Sometimes the most devastating situations can be turned into something positive.

MBTA begins new parking program

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 04/02/2017 - 21:43
A new program to pay for parking at MBTA facilities has begun with the switch to a new contractor Saturday, April 1, the MBTA has announced.

Attleboro City Council looking to finally resolve reservoir access issue

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 04/02/2017 - 21:40
ATTLEBORO - For years, a city ordinance has banned all members of the public except those with fishing licences from entering the grounds around Manchester Pond reservoir.

AHS shows blue pride for autism awareness

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 04/02/2017 - 21:31
ATTLEBORO - Blue is the color of autism awareness and it is also the color of blue pride at Attleboro High School.

'Final Salute' set for Norfolk war hero

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 04/02/2017 - 21:31
NORFOLK - It was 10 years ago Saturday that a 25-year-old local resident and soldier gave his life for his country.

Rehoboth, Seekonk, Wrentham, Plainville hold annual elections Monday

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 04/02/2017 - 00:32
More than 30,000 Attleboro area residents are eligible to to head to the polls Monday as four towns are holding their annual elections.

Is the pen mightier in Attleboro-area schools?

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 04/02/2017 - 00:30
Attleboro High School English teacher Joseph Gorman believes that cursive writing is not a necessity in today's digital age, but he does say it is a useful skill to have.

Board sees major goals go unmet

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 04/02/2017 - 00:18
NORTH ATTLEBORO - As the current board's term comes to a close before this week's town election, Selectwoman Anne Lonzo used Thursday's meeting as an opportunity to reflect on the board's goals and objectives.

Wellness is theme at Attleboro library's expo

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 04/02/2017 - 00:18
ATTLEBORO - A therapy dog named Brownie and the gentle, welcoming aroma of citrus created a relaxing atmosphere in the Balfour Room at the Attleboro Public Library's Wellness Expo on Saturday afternoon.

Attleboro area gets around 2 inches of rain

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 04/02/2017 - 00:18
The first day of April Saturday resembled more of a typical winter day, but spring-like weather is finally predicted for this coming week.

Attleboro home swamped by super soaker of an April Fools' day

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 04/02/2017 - 00:18
ATTLEBORO - They had planned a party to celebrate the completion of the addition to their house and building of a new garage, instead, the family of two spent most of Saturday pumping water out of the building.

NA board hopes to make best of budget

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 04/02/2017 - 00:17
NORTH ATTLEBORO - Acknowledging another tough year when it comes to the town's finances, selectmen have accepted the town administrator's below level-funded budget with hopes that the town will find a way to move forward.

Two hurt in city crash

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 04/02/2017 - 00:17
ATTLEBORO - A motorist will be summoned into court on a drunken driving charge following an early morning crash Saturday that sent two people to the hospital and closed a local street for 12 hours, according to police.

Giving animals some breathing room

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 03/31/2017 - 21:47
The smoke that flooded into a three-story apartment house in Seekonk Tuesday morning left six dogs struggling for their lives and suffering from smoke inhalation. The pets were trapped for approximately 45 minutes on the second floor, fire officials said.

Retiring judge honored as 'team player'

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 03/31/2017 - 21:40
ATTLEBORO - Judge Gregory Phillips was called a warm friend by his colleagues on the bench and a consummate professional jurist by area lawyers and police who appeared before him.

Westport farm owner, tenants face animal cruelty charges

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 03/31/2017 - 21:36
WESTPORT — The owner of a Westport tenant farm and 26 others who rented lots from him were indicted by a statewide grand jury on multiple charges of animal cruelty Thursday.

Ex-cop indicted in stalking in wake of North Attleboro, Mansfield probes

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 03/31/2017 - 21:16
NORTH ATTLEBORO — A former Milford auxiliary police officer arrested for allegedly stalking women he met online, including two local women, has been indicted by a Bristol County grand jury.

Norfolk man acquitted of all but one charge in North Attleboro drive-by shooting

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 03/31/2017 - 13:54
ATTLEBORO — An Attleboro District Court jury Friday acquitted a Norfolk man of all but one charge related to a drive-by shooting in North Attleboro last summer.

North Attleboro, Plainville get money for bridge replacement

The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 03/31/2017 - 13:24
North Attleboro and Plainville will receive money from the state for the replacement of two bridges.