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FARINELLA: Special teams made it a special night for Patriots

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 11/12/2017 - 23:53
By now, every coach in the NFL will at least claim to understand and embrace the importance of special teams. But it’s fair to suggest that Bill Belichick has been ahead of the curve in that area for a long,…

Attleboro business wins award in tow-truck beauty contest

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 11/12/2017 - 21:45
ATTLEBORO -- Tow trucks. They’re dirty, rusty, grimy; all around not the most glamorous vehicles. Right?

Area kids get a glimpse of homelessness

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 11/12/2017 - 21:45
NORTH ATTLEBORO — The 11th annual Homeless Awareness Weekend was held at Mason Field, with 70 children participating from Rehoboth Congregational Church and five other area churches’ youth groups.

Foxboro home’s fate in peril with Fannie Mae snafu

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 11/12/2017 - 21:00
FOXBORO -- After granting a six-month reprieve to two historic South Street homes late last month, the historic commission has unanimously voted to delay demolition of another property on the street.

Varied reactions to Trump's call to widow of soldier killed in Niger

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 11/12/2017 - 00:15
Last month, following the Oct. 4 death of four U.S. troops who were killed in a terrorist ambush in Niger, a controversy erupted when President Donald Trump called the widow of one of the fallen soldiers to offer his condolences.

The Aftermath of War: Local Gold Star families speak out about their lost loved ones

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 23:45
The title of “Gold Star family” comes with grief and honor, all in the same breath.

Wrentham crash leaves two injured

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 17:13
WRENTHAM — A driver’s medical condition may have contributed to a head-on crash that sent two people to the hospital with serious injuries Saturday afternoon, fire officials said.

Foxboro dad who shot son, self stole gun, DA says

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 16:14
FOXBORO — The man who fatally shot his 6-year-old son before taking his own life in September used a handgun he stole from a friend, according to published reports.

Wrentham town meeting deciding on pot questions Monday

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 14:09
WRENTHAM — Residents are being asked to decide on several issues at Monday’s fall town meeting, including banning recreational marijuana businesses.

Attleboro students rake leaves for the elderly

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 12:48
ATTLEBORO -- The gloved hands of more than 170 Attleboro High School students cleared nearly two dozen front and back lawns in South Attleboro Saturday morning.

Attleboro honors its veterans; Mansfield, Foxboro events pictured

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 12:24
ATTLEBORO — Although Saturday’s frigid temperatures moved the city’s Veterans Day ceremony from Lees Pond to City Hall council chambers, nearly 100 people came out to honor and support those who served their country.

Fire in downtown Attleboro building quickly put out

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 09:11
ATTLEBORO — A small fire in the Bronson Building downtown was quickly extinguished early Saturday morning.

Along the Way

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 08:24
No shave November for Wrentham officers

Surviving 'Second Pearl Harbor'

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 23:00
Things changed at 1508 hours, 3:08 p.m. civilian time.

Taps at Natty Greene's Tavern run dry

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 22:45
NORTH ATTLEBORO -- Natty Greene's Tavern will no longer pour beer from one of its 17 taps.

State would help pay for a special election in Attleboro

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 22:30
ATTLEBORO -- The state would help pay for at least part of the cost of holding a special election if state Rep. Paul Heroux resigned his seat to concentrate on being mayor.

Democratic governor candidate campaigns in Attleboro Friday

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 22:00
ATTLEBORO — Democratic candidate for governor Setti Warren Friday proposed elevating the post of Secretary of Veterans Affairs to full cabinet status if he’s elected.

Chill drives area events indoors

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 22:00
How cold was it Friday night into Saturday morning?