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PawSox want to make new stadium "Pride of Pawtucket"

The Sun Chronicle - 1 hour 24 min ago
PAWTUCKET - The PawSox are hoping to make a proposed new stadium the "pride of Pawtucket" by turning it into a center of community activity.

House won't come to the rescue for local schools

The Sun Chronicle - 2 hours 6 min ago
Local school departments struggling with budget problems probably cannot count on the state Legislature for much help.

Face to face, Christians, Jews, Muslims seek to promote understanding

The Sun Chronicle - 5 hours 1 min ago
ATTLEBORO — In America, Muslims are sometimes portrayed as a threat or at best, “those people” whose values don’t match those of of other Americans.

Family Walk at La Salette

The Sun Chronicle - 5 hours 41 min ago
ATTLEBORO -- The St. Vincent de Paul Society is organizing a family "Helping Our Neighbors" fundraising walk May 6 at the Attleboro Spring Wildlife Sanctuary at La Salette Shrine.

Attleboro Y sets Healthy Kids Day

The Sun Chronicle - 5 hours 43 min ago
ATTLEBORO -- Hundreds of children and their families are expected to turn out Saturday at Balfour Riverwalk Park for the Attleboro Y's Healthy Kids Day.

Mansfield Community Garden Seeks Applicants

The Sun Chronicle - 6 hours 43 min ago
MANSFIELD -- The Hockomock Area YMCA is accepting registrations for shares of the produce from its Mansfield Community Garden.

95 Names remembered in Norton vigil

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 20:14
I’ve seen the needle and the damage done

Attleboro school board unhappily approves new budget

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 16:23
ATTLEBORO — The city school board has approved a $71.6 million budget for next fiscal year, but it doesn’t sound too happy about it.

Attleboro domestic stabbing suspect fails to appear for court hearing

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 15:08
ATTLEBORO — An arrest warrant was issued Wednesday for a Texas woman after she failed to appear for a court hearing on pending charges related to her brother’s stabbing.

R.I. child porn suspect linked to downfall of ex-Attleboro cop pleads guilty

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 14:39
ATTLEBORO — A Rhode Island man, whose arrest in a federal child pornography case was linked to the downfall of a respected former Attleboro police sergeant, pleaded guilty Wednesday.

Attleboro area police officers attend cyber crimes conference in Boston

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 14:00
Attleboro area police officers are among 650 law enforcement officers attending a national cyber crimes conference in Boston this week hosted by Attorney General Maura Healey.

Alleged drunken driver arrested in Attleboro after driving on rim

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 13:00
ATTLEBORO – Police arrested an alleged drunken driver after she drove by the police station on Union Street in a car with a tire missing.

Sturdy Memorial lined up to buy Swank property in Attleboro

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 12:52
ATTLEBORO —A dusty, vacant lot on the corner of Pearl Street and O’Neil Boulevard, once the site of jewelry giant Swank Co., could soon have a new owner in a three-way deal struck between the Attleboro Redevelopment Authority, jewelry firm…

Hearing scheduled on whether to vacate Hernandez's North Attleboro murder conviction

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 11:45
NORTH ATTLEBORO – A hearing is scheduled May 9 on whether to vacate the murder conviction of Aaron Hernandez for the June 2013 slaying of Odin Lloyd in the North Attleboro Industrial Park.

Jeff Kinney marks 10th anniversary of 'Wimpy Kid' series

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 09:08
NEW YORK (AP) — Jeff Kinney remembers when his goal was to write a book, one big book, for grown-ups.

Fight against compressor station continues in Rehoboth

The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 09:03
REHOBOTH — Town residents who have been fighting a proposed compressor station urged selectmen this week to pass a formal resolution in opposition to the project.

Norton voters oppose budget override

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 23:15
NORTON — For the second time in two years residents have rejected a tax hike to supplement the town budget, and this time it was by a much larger margin.

MIAA policies prevent taunting -- So what happened in Attleboro?

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 23:00
ATTLEBORO -- The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association dedicates an entire pamphlet to taunting prevention and policy.

Challenger wins Norton water & sewer race

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 22:17
NORTON — Newcomer Thomas Weir unseated longtime water and sewer commission member Diane McElligott in the only race in Tuesday’s annual town election.

Attleboro man ordered not to drive sentenced to jail for violating probation

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 22:00
ATTLEBORO — A 54-year-old city man was sentenced to jail Tuesday for driving in violation of a court order a week after being placed on probation for an accident in which he hit and seriously injured a bicyclist.