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Grand jury indicts Foxboro man on drug, gun charges

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 08/23/2017 - 23:15
FOXBORO -- A local man implicated in a high-profile drug raid in late June was indicted by a Norfolk County grand jury last week on unrelated drug and firearm charges stemming from a traffic accident in Wrentham last May.

City schools hire 10 more teachers

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 08/23/2017 - 22:00
ATTLEBORO — The city school department is hiring 10 more teachers for the new academic year.

Mosquitoes found with WNV in Norton

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 08/23/2017 - 21:45
NORTON -- A mosquito trap in town has tested positive for West Nile Virus -- the second Attleboro area community to show such a result in recent weeks.

North Attleboro man held after assault charges

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 08/23/2017 - 21:30
ATTLEBORO -- A North Attleboro man was held on $1,000 cash bail Wednesday after police say he damaged property and assaulted a woman he was sleeping with.

Attleboro's next Big Read: Station 11

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 08/23/2017 - 21:15
A novel about a traveling Shakespearean theater company in a post-apocalyptic North America will be read by hundreds of Attleboro residents this fall.

August has been one dry month

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 08/23/2017 - 21:00
So where's the rain?

Attleboro race turns nasty as Lemus endorses Dumas for mayor

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 08/23/2017 - 11:16
ATTLEBORO — Political activists in Attleboro have been predicting the mayor’s race would get real nasty real soon and Wednesday it did.

Wrentham church battling opioid crisis in unique way

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 22:00
IIt’s another in a series of approaches to combat the stubborn and growing opioid epidemic, but this one is more visible.

In North Attleboro, the Brook Manor curse continues

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 21:45
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Brook Manor may have laid its curse on yet another restaurant in town.

Unemployment continues to edge up locally

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 21:30
Unemployment in the local area continues to edge up and is now well above last year’s levels, according to new figures released by the state.

Chain saw artist carves wildlife from the heart

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 21:15
ATTLEBORO — Former landscaper Damon Giustini never received any formal art training, yet his chainsaw sculptures of bears, American eagles and other wildlife inspire with a vision drawn from the heart.

North Attleboro officials seek moratorium on pot sales

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 21:00
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Town officials hope to join a swath of other area towns that have banned recreational marijuana shops until regulations can be drafted.

Judy's Way on the way?

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 21:00
ATTLEBORO — A proposal to change the name of Riverfront Drive to Judy’s Way in honor of the late mayor Judy Robbins has the support of the chairman of the Attleboro Redevelopment Authority.

Single-family housing sales up in July

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 20:45
Single-family housing sales rose throughout the Attleboro area in July, mirroring a statewide trend.

Man who broke into Norton home with teenagers inside gets jail time

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 14:45
FALL RIVER — A burglar who broke into a Norton home while two teenagers were inside will serve at least 2 1/2 years behind bars.

Attleboro school board fights back over new high school questions

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 14:00
ATTLEBORO — School board members are fighting back over complaints that the city should look at more alternatives to building a new high school.