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Big Read kicks off for another year

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 14:14
ATTLEBORO — With terrifying stories dominating the news, many booklovers at Saturday’s Big Read kickoff were avidly anticipating this year’s novel, “Station Eleven” by Emily St. John Mandel.

Foxboro Y worker recognized with service award

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 09:39
FOXBORO — Andrea Ambs was presented with the third annual Marge Kraskouskas Legacy of Caring Award at the Hockomock Area YMCA’s annual staff recognition luncheon,.

Seekonk officials say fire station needed on south end of town

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 00:15
SEEKONK — Town officials believe a fire station is needed in the south end of town.

Seekonk officer receives award

News from The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 09/09/2017 - 00:15
SEEKONK — Police Detective Sergeant David Enos was presented with the Police Department’s Selectmen Award by Chief Craig Mace on Wednesday.

Benny's bows out of local scene

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 23:00
Benny's, a well-known regional chain of discount stores that offers everything from tires to pool supplies, is closing its 31 stores by the end of the year, saddening thousands of customers whose moms and dads shopped there and whose kids…

Attleboro-area college students tell tales of fleeing Florida

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 22:45
Freshman year in college is a difficult time for many students who face the challenge of making new friends, managing time, and becoming acquainted with their classes.

Attleboro woman pleads guilty to conspiracy to commit sex traffcking of a child

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 22:30
ATTLEBORO – A city grandmother has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of a minor related to her involvement with a New York City police officer.

Rescuers find 13 felines abandoned at Attleboro garage

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 22:15
ATTLEBORO — When the employees of S & S Automotive arrived at work Wednesday morning, they were stunned to find 13 emaciated, flea and tick covered cats ranging in age from 3 months to 2 years trapped in a fenced…

Plainville patrolwoman sues police, prosecutors in love triangle case

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 22:00
NORTH ATTLEBORO — The Plainville police patrolwoman involved in domestic abuse allegations after an apparent love triangle came to light last year has taken a lawsuit against police and state prosecutors investigating the case to Norfolk Superior Court.

Bail reduction denied for Attleboro break-in suspect

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 22:00
ATTLEBORO — A judge denied a reduction in bail Friday for one of the two suspects in a housebreak triggered a major police raid last month on a South Main Street apartment.

Senate candidate differ over health care, Foxboro train

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 21:45
NORTON — The two Democratic candidates for state Senate Friday took opposing positions on health care and commuter rail for Foxboro in a cable television debate.

Foxboro URI student struck while skateboarding at college

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 21:15
A Foxboro college student was seriously injured Thursday after being struck by an SUV while skateboarding at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston, R.I.

Home from game, driver charged with oui

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 21:00
ATTLEBORO — Thursday night’s game was unlucky for the New England Patriots, who lost 42-27 to the Kansas City Chiefs at Gillette Stadium.

Billerica man beaten in Foxboro, hospitalized in Boston

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 20:42
FOXBORO — A Billerica man was allegedly beaten so badly by three other men near Gillette Stadium Thursday night that he required hospitalization.

Benny's to close all stores by end of year

News from The Sun Chronicle - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 16:30
Benny's, a well-known chain of discount stores that offers everything from tires to pool supplies, is closing its 31 stores by the end of the year.

Patriots Nation misses Goodell, sort of

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 22:45
FOXBORO — Whether New England Patriots fans were more excited about seeing the team’s fifth Super Bowl banner unveiled Thursday night or having an opportunity to boo NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was unclear.

Attleboro school board chairman endorses Dumas

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 22:30
A little more than a year ago, school committee chairman Stephen Withers Jr. and Mayor Kevin Dumas were at each others throats over school funding.

Mansfield selectmen order dog leashed

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 22:15
MANSFIELD — Selectmen have ordered a dog owned by an Old Farm Road woman to be kept on a leash when outside the house following a hearing Wednesday.

Mansfield posts special election Nov. 14

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 22:00
MANSFIELD — The town will hold a special election Nov. 14 to fill the selectman’s seat of the late George Dentino.