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Girl struck by Attleboro man said to be recovering

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 21:15
The 12-year-old girl who was struck and seriously injured in Dorchester Saturday afternoon by a 78-year-old Attleboro man charged with drunken driving is recovering.

Sirens blare for 5-year-old's birthday with help of North Attleboro police

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 21:00
NORTH ATTLEBORO — At 5 years old, Landon Roderick might be North Attleboro Police Department’s youngest recruit.

Downed power lines leave man trapped in Seekonk crash

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 20:45
SEEKONK — A rollover crash that downed power lines left an unconscious driver pinned underneath his vehicle for more than a half hour Sunday as police and firefighters worked to cut power to the area and come to his aid.

Worker at Target in North Attleboro injured in fall

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 20:30
NORTH ATTLEBORO — A worker at the Target store was injured early Sunday morning when he fell about 15 feet from a lift.

Attleboro woman arrested at Canadian border

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 16:23
An Attleboro woman who had three children with her was arrested for drunken driving after she crashed her pickup truck into other vehicles while trying to cross the Canadian border Saturday afternoon.

Nightmare at the museum: Art auction triggers ethics dispute

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 23:15
A Massachusetts museum’s decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by illustrator Norman Rockwell, has touched off a debate over whether it’s ever ethical to sell pieces of the collection to pay the bills.

Mansfield Route 106 paving delayed

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 22:30
MANSFIELD — Preliminary work on the reconstruction of a portion of Route 106 has been delayed for two weeks.

Attleboro man arrested for OUI after striking girl

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 19:01
ATTLEBORO -- A 78-year-old city man was arrested on a third drunken driving offense after hitting and seriously injuring a 12-year-old girl in Dorchester Saturday afternoon.

Former Foxboro chief still a crusader for crash safety

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 16:04
FOXBORO — A grim sight will be parked in front of the Public Safety Building this week: A crashed red car with a body sticking out through its shattered windshield.

For 38th year, the Challenge pushes on

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 11:11
Long before many of the state's residents had risen from their beds on Saturday morning, more than 6,000 bicyclists were pedaling their way through 192 miles from central Massachusetts to the Cape during the 38th annual Pan-Mass Challenge.

State warns Plainville after fatal DPW accident

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 22:00
PLAINVILLE — The state has issued a warning to the Town of Plainville over work conditions it say may have contributed to the accidental death of a public works employee.

Foxboro Rotary, students help transform lives in Mexico

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 21:45
Recent Foxboro High School graduate Sofia Isaza never anticipated how much she and other volunteers might help isolated Mexican farmers see more clearly.

Attleboro area police departments monitoring cop SUVs for carbon monoxide

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 21:30
ATTLEBORO — When police officers hit the streets, they know the risks and dangers they may encounter responding to emergency calls.

Restoration ongoing at Wheaton College

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 21:15
NORTON -- Scaffolding atop one of the first, and most prominent, buildings seen on Wheaton College's Norton campus may be a temporary eyesore, but school officials said the work is part of a few years process to restore the Mary…

Car found derailed at downtown Attleboro train station

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 21:00
ATTLEBORO — A person who parked at the downtown commuter train station earlier this week was delayed in getting home.

Foxboro to hire new firefighters

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 20:45
FOXBORO — The Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded the town a $725,000 SAFER grant that will permit the hiring of four new firefighters, federal and local officials confirmed.

Mother of Conrad Roy III sues Michelle Carter of Plainville for $4.2 million

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 14:43
PLAINVILLE — The mother of an 18-year-old man who committed suicide after being encouraged by Michelle Carter is seeking $4.2 million in damages in a civil suit against the Plainville woman.

Jail sentence stayed while Plainville woman convicted in texting-suicide case pursues appeals

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 22:00
TAUNTON — Michelle Carter will be able to celebrate her 21st birthday next week as a free woman — and maybe more in the future, depending on the outcome of her appeals.

Retailers call for a lower sales tax

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 21:45
FOXBORO — Cindi Haddad Drew says customers often come into her jewelry store with a set budget in mind that they cannot go over.

Rehoboth woman among thousands taking part in annual event

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 21:15
Rehoboth resident Jessica Otto, like dozens of other Attleboro area residents, will be riding in the Pan-Mass Challenge cancer fundraiser this weekend for a family member, her father.