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Patriot Place celebrating 10 years

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 22:15
FOXBORO — When Patriot Place opened its first stores in 2007, Robert Kraft called it his family’s “investment in the future of New England.”

Attleboro rim theft suspect a no-show at probation hearing

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 22:00
ATTLEBORO — A Providence man on probation for stealing tires and rims from a car in a parking lot on East Street is wanted for failing to appear for a court hearing.

Seekonk bank surveillance footage evidence in fraud scheme

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:30
PROVIDENCE — Two Nigerian nationals are in federal custody on charges related to what authorities say was a large-scale counterfeit bank fraud and passport scheme that netted the defendants almost $370,000.

Mansfield dog owners fined

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:30
MANSFIELD — Selectmen have voted to fine the owners of a dog on Old Farm Road $500 and ordered them to construct a fence after they allegedly failed to comply with a previous order to keep the dog from running…

Wrentham volunteers of the year recognized

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:15
WRENTHAM — Henry Carr epitomized the spirit of volunteering and inspired many over his much too short life.

Attleboro police seeking suspect in tip jar theft

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:00
ATTLEBORO — Attleboro police are looking for help identifying a suspect who stole a tip jar from the Honey Dew Donuts on Pleasant Street.

Suspect charged in rash of car break-ins in North Attleboro

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 15:12
NORTH ATTLEBORO — A suspect has been arrested in connection with a rash of motor vehicle break-ins which occurred between Halloween and Nov. 1.

The fight to escape private water in North Attleboro

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:45
NORTH ATTLEBORO — A day after residents and town officials gathered to consider ways to bring the Kings Grant Estates neighborhood onto town water, the owner of a private water company responsible for a four-day outage in the area has…

Ex-Norton selectman accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 23:00
NORTON — Former selectman Timothy Giblin is being accused of embezzling over $700,000 over a five-year period from his former employer.

Pot shop growing closer in Attleboro

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 22:45
ATTLEBORO -- The city's first medical marijuana dispensary and indoor growing facility is much closer to becoming a reality.

Transgender prisoner at MCI-Norfolk sues department of corrections

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 22:30
NORFOLK -- A transgender woman incarcerated at MCI-Norfolk is suing the state in an effort to be transferred to MCI-Framingham, the state's prison for women.

Norton domestic assault suspect faces additional charges

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 22:15
ATTLEBORO — Police are charging a Central Falls man with felony assault charges for allegedly beating another man unconscious during a fight about a woman.

Harassment involved King Philip freshmen football players

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 22:00
WRENTHAM — The athletic team at King Philip Regional High School which saw some members make racist and sexually explicit comments was the freshmen football team, according to school staff.

Two Mansfield firefighters to be honored by governor

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 22:00
MANSFIELD — Two Mansfield men are among a select group of Massachusetts firefighters scheduled to be honored during next week’s 28th annual Firefighter of The Year awards for their heroic actions.

"Multimodal" Route 140 would welcome bikes as well as motorists

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 21:45
MANSFIELD — “Multimodal” is one of the words being used to describe proposed improvements to Route 140 that would make the road accessible to bicycles as well as cars.

House takes a pass on Attleboro state rep's prison bill

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 16:30
In 2010, a convict out on parole shot and killed a Woburn police officer who was responding to a robbery.

Man sentenced to jail for driving under the influence of drugs in Attleboro crash

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 15:01
ATTLEBORO -- A Dighton man was sentenced to jail after pleading guilty Wednesday to crashing into a parked car while under the influence of drugs and other related narcotics offenses.

Along the Way

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 12:49
SVoke open house

KP student athletes suspended for racial, sexual harassment

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 23:00
WRENTHAM — Several student athletes at King Philip Regional High School have been suspended from school and game play for allegedly making racist and sexually explicit comments to a student and their mother.