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Selectmen solidify $6.5 million pitch for North Attleboro override

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 22:30
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Selectmen came together Thursday to say they agree on one thing: The town needs an override of the tax-limiting law Proposition 2 1/2 in order to work its way out of financial crisis.

Alleged shooter in Attleboro murder ordered held without bail

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 22:15
ATTLEBORO — The suspected triggerman in the murder of Thomas Pomare told a co-defendant he shot the former Attleboro man after Pomare charged at him, according to a police affidavit made public Friday.

Winter storm postpones winter fest

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 22:00
ATTLEBORO — A snowstorm forecast to arrive Saturday evening has prompted the postponement of Attleboro’s annual Winter Night Festival downtown.

Taking their licks: Local veterinarians say the job has its ups and downs

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 22:00
Right after princess, superhero or rockstar, it seems every kid goes through a phase where they want to be a veterinarian. The thought of spending a work day petting cats and giving treats to puppies seems like a dream.

Wrentham, Plainville look to set up animal shelter

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 21:45
WRENTHAM — Town officials in Wrentham and Plainville are pursuing efforts to establish a joint animal shelter for the municipalities to share.

Mansfield drug trafficking suspect indicted by grand jury

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 21:30
MANSFIELD — One of the suspects arrested in October with large amounts of suspected fentanyl and cocaine and $11,800 cash has been indicted by a Bristol County grand jury.

Man accused of assaulting girlfriend in Attleboro held as danger

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 21:15
ATTLEBORO — A man accused of threatening his girlfriend with a screw driver after allegedly barricading the pair in her apartment is being held in jail without bail.

Two people taken to hospital after CO found in Foxboro home

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 21:02
FOXBORO — Two people were taken to the hospital as a precaution following high levels of carbon monoxide found in a home Friday afternoon.

Classes at King Philip High School cancelled due to gas leak

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:34
WRENTHAM -- Classes at King Philip High School were dismissed for the day due to a possible gas leak, police said Friday morning.

AHS students hospitalized after ingesting marijuana

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:15
ATTLEBORO — Two Attleboro High School students were transported to the hospital Friday morning after ingesting what was believed to be edible marijuana, according to police.

Wheaton College gets $10M donation for social entrepreneurship

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 23:00
NORTON -- Wheaton College officials Thursday said a $10 million donation from a 1960 alumni of the school will help strengthen the integration of social entrepreneurship studies into the college's liberal arts curriculum.

Candidates offer different views on gun control and Florida shooting

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 22:45
ATTLEBORO — Candidates for the vacant state representative seat created by the resignation of Mayor Paul Heroux offered differing views on gun violence and gun control following the horrific shootings that killed 17 people Wednesday at a Florida high school.

Attleboro High school project on the menu for senior citizens

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 22:15
ATTLEBORO — Senior citizens, who are among those concerned about the $260 million cost of the proposed new high school, got a chance to learn details of the plans Thursday.

Mansfield charter may be going unisex

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 21:45
MANSFIELD — Mansfield’s town charter doesn’t require that the community’s town manager be a male.

Mansfield may begin charging for trash

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 21:30
MANSFIELD — Local residents have a rare privilege unknown in most other area towns: They don’t pay a fee for trash pickup.

Mansfield police looking for the 'ones who got away'

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 21:15
MANSFIELD — Police celebrated Valentine’s Day with an appeal for help to apprehend the “ones who got away.”

Neurosurgery company commits to Mansfield's Cabot Business Park

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 21:00
MANSFIELD — Integra LifeSciences, a holding company that manufactures a broad spectrum of medical devices, is coming to the Cabot Business Park and bringing nearly 200 jobs.

Alleged triggerman in Attleboro murder arrested

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 16:29
ATTLEBORO — The alleged shooter in the death of a former city man in a botched December robbery was arrested Thursday afternoon in Brockton.

Holiday Box

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 09:23
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