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Moon medal made by Attleboro company to be auctioned

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 23:00
ATTLEBORO — A medal made by the Robbins Company that accompanied Astronaut Buzz Aldrin on the Apollo 11 voyage that landed the first humans on the moon is scheduled to be auctioned off Thursday.

Attleboro area young people respond to UK bombing with sadness, fear, bewilderment

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 22:45
Panic swept across Manchester, England and the world Monday night when news broke that a bomb had exploded at an Ariana Grande concert. On Tuesday, the reverberations of that blast were being felt by concert-goers everywhere.

D-R valedictorian, salutatorian both on a pre-med track

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 22:30
REHOBOTH — Two Rehoboth friends, who are both considering careers in medicine, are at the top of the class of 2017 at Dighton-Rehoboth Regional High School.

Solar Farm Proposed off North Avenue

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 22:30
ATTLEBORO — Developers hope to plant a 22-acre solar farm on the site of a former gravel pit south of Flora Road.

Attleboro man held pending dangerousness hearing

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 22:15
ATTLEBORO — An Attleboro man was held pending a dangerousness hearing after police say he beat his girlfriend unconscious last week.

Attleboro man faults NyQuil for positive breathalyzer result

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 21:45
ATTLEBORO — An Attleboro man said the nighttime cold remedy drug NyQuil was the reason a breathalyzer test came up positive for alcohol after a judge ordered him to stop drinking earlier this year.

Single-family home sales up slightly in Attleboro area

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 13:29
ATTLEBORO — Sales of single-family homes picked up slightly in April in the Attleboro area, while statewide sales slowed.

Deported felon back in Attleboro again, faces indictment

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:04
PROVIDENCE — A federal grand jury in Providence has indicted four people, including a convicted felon from Attleboro, on charges of illegally re-entering the United States after having been previously deported.

Security at Attleboro area concert venues on alert following UK bombing

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 09:23
Local police and concert venues are on alert for potential security threats following Monday’s deadly attack on a concert venue in Manchester, England.

Foxboro driver involved in Sandwich double-fatal

The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 08:12
SANDWICH — A Foxboro driver was at the wheel of a van that struck and killed two elderly women on Route 6A Monday, police said.

Local roads are a fiscal pothole

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 23:00
ATTLEBORO — With city revenue barely able to keep up with the increasing costs of day-to-day expenses, the mayor and council have gotten some bad news.

For Tri-County's top grads, two-tiered education was path to success

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 22:45
FRANKLIN — Samantha Frey knew since the fifth grade she would attend Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School.

'Swatting' suspect's plea deal falls flat

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 22:30
ATTLEBORO — The woman charged in connection with an alleged April 19 “swatting” hoax in Norton that tied up police and forced a building to be evacuated failed in her bid Monday to avoid jail time.

Feid steps away from North Attleboro coaching gig after 21 years

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 22:15
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Jason Feid has stepped away from his freshman football coaching job after over 20 years with the Red Rocketeers, citing family as the reason for his departure.

North Attleboro officials struggle with finances for the future

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 22:00
NORTH ATTLEBORO — It’s a familiar song: The town has reached its limit financially, and there’s nowhere left to turn.

North Attleboro man charged in alleged beating

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 15:23
NORTH ATTLEBORO — A 51-year-old man was charged with assault and battery and related offenses early Sunday after an altercation in an apartment that left another man cut and bruised.

Bristol Aggie val and sal both want to become veterinarians

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 14:00
DIGHTON — Bristol County Agricultural High School’s two top students in the class of 2017 are heading to college in the fall, but their goals extend beyond the attainment of a bachelor’s degree.

Driver in multi-town police chase wanted on Mansfield charges

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 13:33
MANSFIELD — A driver arrested by state police following a bizarre car chase Saturday is facing additional charges from the Mansfield Police Department.

Medical Examiner: Body found along I-495 is missing Duke student from Franklin

The Sun Chronicle - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 11:31
FRANKLIN (AP) — Authorities say a body found in a wooded area along a Massachusetts highway over the weekend has been confirmed as that of a missing Duke University student.