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Homes sought for rent to PGA golfers

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 21:00
How would you like some of the best golfers on the PGA Tour to stay at your home for the week?

Bieber’s canceled concert OK for Foxboro finances

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 21:00
FOXBORO -- Pop superstar Justin Bieber may have disappointed thousands of fans by canceling his appearance at Gillette Stadium, but the town’s coffers won’t feel a direct hit.

Soon you'll be able to fuel your hydrogen vehicle in Mansfield -- if you can find one

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 15:19
MANSFIELD -- A filling station designed to serve a new generation of hydrogen-fueled cars is expected to go live soon outside the Stop and Shop on Chauncy Street.

Ten years later, North Attleboro "Afghans" painting still in storage

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 14:53
In North Attleboro, another potential auction has not received much support.

Annual Attleboro art auction fundraisers a different story, expert says

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 14:50
ATTLEBORO — Although the sale of an Alexandre Iacovleff masterpiece was a new venture for the Attleboro Arts Museum, the 2008 auction wasn’t the first time the museum’s put art up for sale — even if they weren’t used to…

Carter gets 15 months jailtime, 5 years probation in texting suicide case

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 14:15
TAUNTON -- Michelle Carter of Plainville was sentenced to 15 months in jail with five years probation for encouraging her boyfriend to commit suicide in July 2014 after dozens of text messages and phone calls.

Foxboro police announce road closures due to paving, electrical work

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 08:30
FOXBORO -- Police have announced a few road closures Thursday morning that are due to road construction, warning motorists to seek alternate routes.

Aunt of texting suicide victim seeks stiff punishment

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 22:00
PLAINVILLE -- The aunt of the teenager who took his own life after being urged to do so by fellow teen Michelle Carter of Plainville is advocating Carter get 20 years behind bars.

Rockin' & Roastin' no more: Joey Kramer's North Attleboro coffee shop closed for good

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 21:45
NORTH ATTLEBORO -- Joey Kramer's year of rockin' and roastin' in North Attleboro is no more.

Police say a motorcyclist hospitalized in Foxboro accident over the weekend has died

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 21:30
FOXBORO -- A motorcyclist hospitalized since an accident on Saturday afternoon has died, police confirmed Thursday.

Diehl launches campaign with shot at Warren

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 21:15
ATTLEBORO — State Rep. Geoff Diehl opened his campaign for U.S. Senate in Attleboro Wednesday by accusing incumbent Sen. Elizabeth Warren of being a part-time legislator.

July weather was a little bit of this, a little bit of that

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 21:00
July turned out to be quite erratic as far as weather goes.

'Rolling:' Mansfield's largest construction project picking up steam

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 21:00
MANSFIELD — From an airplane, it looks like a giant skeleton.

Attleboro schools will study redistricting, grade changes this year

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 20:45
ATTLEBORO — When the academic year resumes next month, Attleboro teachers and administrators will dive deeper into the issue of redrawing school districts.

One injured in Mansfield rollover

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 20:00
MANSFIELD — An overturned tractor trailer unit slowed traffic for commuters this morning on the ramp leading from I 495 northbound onto I-95 southbound.

Seekonk water main break forces closure of Fall River Ave. near Luthers Corners

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 15:02
SEEKONK — The southbound lanes of Fall River Avenue south of Luthers Corners are closed because of a water main break Wednesday that caused traffic problems in the area.

North Attleboro gas leak prompts brief evacuation and road closure

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 14:14
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Homes around the area of High Street and John Grimaldi Drive were evacuated and roads were closed for about a half hour Wednesday morning due to a gas leak.

Police looking for missing Kingston man last seen driving on I-495 in Franklin

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 13:14
Area police are looking for an 84-year-old missing Kingston man whose car was last reported seen driving erratically about 40 miles away on Interstate 495 in Franklin on Tuesday.

Surprises shake up Attleboro election

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 22:00
ATTLEBORO — There were some last-minute surprises that reshaped the city election landscape, but a highly-competitive mayor’s race is still in the offering.