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Plainville officials want more liquor licenses for the town

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 19:00
PLAINVILLE — Selectmen will ask special town meeting voters for the authority to seek more liquor licenses from the state Legislature.

Football signed by Patriots' Chris Hogan to be raffled by Attleboro non-profit

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 18:00
ATTLEBORO — New England Patriots running back James White was one the heroes last year in Super Bowl LI, scoring 20 points for the victorious New England Patriots.

Man arrested after Seekonk chase

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 16:00
SEEKONK — A late night chase led to the arrest of a Rhode Island man after he crossed the state line while fleeing police.

Super Bowl divides Norton family -- even the dogs

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 23:00
Dave Howard plans on sitting as far away as possible from his family and friends when they come over to watch the Super Bowl Sunday.

Sun Chronicle photographer still cherishes snowballs from '78 blizzard

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 22:45
The snowfall lasted two days; the snow itself, it seemed, forever.

Easton fire official ordered held as danger in Attleboro domestic assault

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 22:30
ATTLEBORO — Three months ago, Timothy Griffin of South Attleboro was promoted to be deputy fire chief in Easton after working over a dozen years coming to the aid of people in emergencies.

Super appetite: The big game Sunday offers the opportunity for local restaurants and bars to score big business

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 22:15
From bar snacks to brewskies, to watching the game on giant screens, area restaurants and sports bars are preparing expectantly for big Super Bowl crowds on Sunday night, when the New England Patriots meet the Philadelphia Eagles in Minneapolis.

Small fans at Foxboro school have big hopes for Patriots

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 22:00
FOXBORO -- If the sound waves were favorable, then Tom Brady and the New England Patriots must surely have heard the rallying screams of over 300 Mabelle M. Burrell Elementary School students on Friday as the school held a rally…

Super creative: After several recent Super Bowl trips, Patriots fans get inventive with entertaining ideas

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 22:00
Norton resident Jason Dahl may not be Tom Brady, but on Super Bowl Sunday he says he is the G.O.A.T. when it comes to prepping Super Bowl cuisine in the kitchen.

Defendant gets jail term for break-ins in Attleboro, North Attleboro

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 21:45
ATTLEBORO — A 32-year-old man has been sentenced to a split jail term and ordered to undergo substance abuse treatment for two break-ins, including one in which an elderly couple surprised him inside their home.

Mansfield man wins Tom Brady contest

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 21:30
MANSFIELD — Sometimes it pays to have the same name as a famous athlete.

Three from area honored with adult Scouting awards

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 00:15
Three scout leaders and volunteers from the Attleboro area have been honored by the Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America, with the Silver Beaver Award for distinguished contributions to scouting.

North Attleboro to go for $6.5 million override, with promises of dual tax rate

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 00:15
NORTH ATTLEBORO -- Selectmen Thursday settled on a provisional Proposition 2 1/2 override number of $6.5 million -- about half of the $12 million in additional funds requested by town departments this year.

One Super Surprise: North Attleboro woman wins coveted tickets

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 22:45
On Wednesday afternoon, Pamela Woodie of North Attleboro got the phone call every Patriots fan dreams of: She had won tickets to the Super Bowl.

Cost of new Attleboro High School cut slightly

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 22:30
ATTLEBORO -- The price of a proposed new high school has been lowered slightly as the city awaits a decision from the state on funding.

State due to deliver Attleboro High School figures on Valentine’s Day

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 22:15
ATTLEBORO — City officials are hoping to get a sweet note from the state’s School Building Authority on Valentine’s Day.

Mansfield's residency requirement for manager may be axed

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 22:00
MANSFIELD — The Mansfield town charter requires that the town manager must live in town or move to town within six months of appointment.

Chamber to hold state rep debate

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 21:45
ATTLEBORO — The United Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold a debate among the candidates for Attleboro state representative on Thursday, Feb. 15, at 7 p.m.

Annual Field of Honor flag display invites sponsors

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 21:15
MANSFIELD — For the last three years, a massive collection of American flags has been erected on South Common around the Keach Veterans Memorial to honor those who serve in uniform.

Budget constraints continue at King Philip

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 21:15
After the budget for this fiscal year led to cutbacks, King Philip school officials are hoping to restore some of those reductions.