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Mansfield police investigating bank robbery, convenience store holdup

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 15:41
MANSFIELD — Police investigated a robbery at the North Easton Savings Bank, 71 Copeland Drive, on Monday afternoon, the second robbery in town in two days.

Night of celebration ends tragically in Plainville crash

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:00
PLAINVILLE — It was supposed to be a night of celebration for Aaron and Hilary Hahn.

New warehouse building proposed in Mansfield

News from The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 08:44
MANSFIELD — Cabot Business Park could see a major new construction project according to plans filed with the conservation commission and zoning board of appeals.

FARINELLA: Brady gives haters another reason to hate

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 23:00
Sunday was a bad day for the Brady Haters.It started early in the day when, on the "CBS Sunday Morning" broadcast, the Patriots’ 40-year-old quarterback was profiled lovingly by "CBS This Morning" co-anchor Norah O’Donnell, an avowed and unapologetic fan…

Some Attleboro voters will be entitled to two ballots Tuesday

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 22:45
About half of Attleboro's voters will have the rare experience of participating in two different elections Tuesday.

Foxboro's Gene Conley: An American success story

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 22:30
FOXBORO -- By any definition of the word success, Donald Eugene Conley was a classic American story of hard work paying off.

Wrentham's Crackerbarrel Fair delights for another season

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 22:15
WRENTHAM — The 37th annual Crackerbarrel Fair closed strongly Sunday, with hundreds of patrons crowding the Wrentham Developmental Center fairgrounds for an afternoon of family fun.

Open house planned at historic Rock Hill Cemetery

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 22:00
FOXBORO — For some, it may be an opportunity to check out a future resting place for themselves or a loved one. For others, it’s a chance to walk through local history and soak in one of the downtown Foxboro…

More changes coming for North Attleboro schools

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 22:00
NORTH ATTLEBORO — After a year of many transitions, top school officials are switching seats once again following the retirement of technology director Lynn Wiegel in November.

Ten years ago, economy began slide toward 'second worst' crisis

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 00:15
Kelly Fox, Plainville investment advisor, remembers the financial crisis of 2007-2009 well.

Sheriff Hodgson greeted by protesters in Mansfield

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 00:00
MANSFIELD — Sheriff Tom Hodgson received a warm greeting at a Republican gathering Saturday at Jimmy’s Pub, but outside the restaurant the reception was much colder.

POW encampment held on Foxboro Common

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 17:33
FOXBORO — Starting on Friday, and ending 24 hours later on Saturday evening, drivers circling the Common were greeted by rows and rows of American flags. These flags were put in place in remembrance of both American prisoners of war,…

North Attleboro on track to get rid of 'warning' status

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 16:53
NORTH ATTLEBORO — After almost a year of extensive work and with a new district improvement plan in place, school officials say they are on track to rid themselves of a “warning” status from the school accrediting board, NEASC, this…

'A little left Of center' at Attleboro Arts Museum

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 15:59
ATTLEBORO — Snow globes, which can be regarded by many as mere keepsakes one could take or leave, took on a new life of their own at the Attleboro Arts Museum on Saturday during the Big Read exhibit, “The Calm…

Lees Pond Festival delights community again

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 15:34
ATTLEBORO -- The relaxing yet festive community spirit that has kept the Lees Pond Festival going for 29 years once again provided a day of family fun on Saturday.

Plainridge took in $14.2 million in August

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 11:18
PLAINVILLE — Plainridge Park Casino took in $14.2 million in gross revenue in August while paying $6.9 million in taxes to the state.

POW-MIA vigil Saturday on Foxboro common

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 00:15
FOXBORO — The town and local veterans organizations’ 24-hour vigil on the common continues Saturday in remembrance of American prisoners of war and those missing in action.

Wheaton College student arrested with duffel bag full of marijuana in Norton held on bail

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 23:23
NORTON — A Wheaton College student, arrested with what police say was a duffel bag stuffed with suspected narcotics after driving a car too close behind a police cruiser with his high beams on, was sent to jail on $25,000…

Suspects in Attleboro drive-by shooting indicted by grand jury

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 16:33
ATTLEBORO — A Bristol County grand jury handed up indictments Friday against the three suspects arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting July 17 on Beacon Street.

Mansfield police charge man with theft of Home Depot goods

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 15:15
MANSFIELD — An alleged shoplifter faces charges in Attleboro District Court after he was stopped in his pickup truck while fleeing Home Depot.