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AHS tries to engage all students with technology

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 23:00
In the middle of the Attleboro High School library, 10 special education students are using 3D goggles to take a virtual tour of a veterinarian’s office.

Wrentham history takes a beating

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 22:45
WRENTHAM — A historical water trough in town center is going to need a complete restoration after a car smashed into it, toppling it to the ground.

Attleboro is in the black - again

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 22:30
ATTLEBORO — A budget surplus totaling more than $1 million has hit city books for the 12th time in the last 14 years.

Police file drug charges against Mansfield man accused of gun mishap in apartment

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 22:15
MANSFIELD — An Eddy Street man in jail facing charges of nearly hitting a teenage girl in the apartment above him after discharging a rifle faces more legal woes.

Vigil at Wheaton highlights domestic violence

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 22:15
NORTON — The stories were heartbreaking but at the same time inspirational.

Residences would save under Mansfield tax rate split

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 22:00
MANSFIELD — Selectmen increased the split between tax rates for residences and industrial and commercial property, providing homeowners some relief from forthcoming property tax hikes.

Conn. man acquitted of assaulting, stabbing North Attleboro woman he met on dating site

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 22:00
ATTLEBORO — A 46-year-old Connecticut man has been acquitted of assaulting and stabbing a North Attleboro woman he met on an Internet dating website.

Seekonk shuts soccer fields after athlete is injured

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 21:45
SEEKONK — Three weeks after a high school soccer player was injured by a spike in her knee, the town has closed the Cole Street field complex near Martin Elementary School.

Mansfield dog ordered restrained

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 21:30
MANSFIELD — Selectmen have ordered a dog on Willow Street placed on a short leash after it reportedly escaped its yard and attacked canines belonging to neighbors.

Ex-Bristol County deputy sheriff sentenced in 'Codfather' scheme

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 21:15
BOSTON — A former Bristol County deputy sheriff convicted in July of helping a fishing mogul known as “The Codfather” smuggle profits out of the country has been sentenced to prison.

Bobcat spotted in Wrentham

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 09:31
WRENTHAM — A bobcat has been spotted at Thurston Street and Route 140, near the Crocker Pond Conservation area.

Sturdy expects to absorb some of Memorial Hospital's patients

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 23:00
ATTLEBORO — The head of Sturdy Memorial Hospital said the facility has the ability to handle a likely increase in patients as a result of the planned closure of major portions of Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket.

Mansfield bio-incubator hailed as part of life science 'convergence'

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 22:45
MANSFIELD — Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development Secretary Jay Ash used the opening of a new biotech incubator facility to plug the governor’s so-called life science initiative Wednesday that would channel $500 million into biotech over the next…

Pot shop moratorium proposed in Attleboro

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 22:30
ATTLEBORO — A proposal to temporarily ban shops that sell recreational marijuana is before the city council.

North Attleboro's Estates property back before planning board

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 22:15
NORTH ATTLEBORO — A nearly 30-year-old proposal for a contentious 50-home development between High Street and Arnold Road will find its way back before the planning board Thursday night.

Wrentham resident being remembered in Sunday fundraiser

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 22:00
WRENTHAM — The overdose death of 33-year-old Jeffrey Wencus in February was a main stimulus in Trinity Episcopal Church in town putting the opioid epidemic in the spotlight in the Attleboro area with signs with the number 2069 reflective of…

Women's march inspired Feeney to run

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 22:00
FOXBORO — Paul Feeney likes to the tell the story about how he and his wife Laura were participating in a women’s march in Boston in January when they told each other they had to get more involved in politics.

Three seriously hurt in one of three Attleboro highway crashes

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 12:07
ATTLEBORO — Three people suffered serious injuries in a three-vehicle accident on Interstate 295 North by Interstate 95 South Wednesday morning.

Santander Bank in North Seekonk robbed for second time in two weeks

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 10:35
SEEKONK — For the second time in two weeks, the Santander Bank on Central Avenue near the Pawtucket line has been robbed.

Positive campaigning powers Feeney to Senate

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 23:00
FOXBORO — All through the special election campaign for state Senate, supporters of Democrat Paul Feeney urged him to match the negative campaign that was being thrown against him.