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69-year-old man dies in North Attleboro crash

News from The Sun Chronicle - 11 hours 29 sec ago
NORTH ATTLEBORO -- A local man died after his pickup truck crashed into a utility pole late Thursday night on Mendon Road in the western end of town.

Mansfield police, fire train for shooter in a school

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 23:15
MANSFIELD — It’s a scenario parents and educators pray will never play out.

Big loan could draw big crowd to Attleboro meeting

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 23:00
ATTLEBORO -- A public hearing on the biggest loan request in city history is slated for March 1 at a special meeting of the city council and could draw a big crowd.

Man held in North Attleboro carjacking

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 22:30
NORTH ATTLEBORO -- A suspect has been arrested in connection with the armed carjacking of a 78-year-old woman in November, but his lawyer says police have the wrong man.

Attleboro's Civil War monument to be restored

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 22:15
ATTLEBORO — A slowly disintegrating monument to Civil War veterans has been slated for refurbishment and repair.

State: Sexual harassment complaints soar in wake of #metoo movement

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 22:00
Sexual harassment complaints lodged with the state Commission Against Discrimination have soared in the wake of high-profile allegations against leaders in media, business, entertainment and politics.

Dana-Farber to open medical office at Patriot Place

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 21:45
FOXBORO — The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute will be opening an oncology and hematology outpatient medical office at Patriot Place in spring 2020.

Seekonk man arrested after Rehoboth crash

News from The Sun Chronicle - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 08:50
REHOBOTH — A Seekonk man has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence and other offenses in Rehoboth.

Attleboro City Councilor received $1,000 from marijuana applicant

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 23:00
ATTLEBORO — City Councilor Julie Hall received a $1,000 donation from the applicant for a medical marijuana permit that Hall got through the council.

Attleboro councilors put override question on ballot

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 22:45
ATTLEBORO — A question asking voters if they support a tax increase to build a new high school was approved by the city council Tuesday and will appear on a ballot in a special city election April 3.

Records: Search of Attleboro suspect's home turned up no guns

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 22:30
ATTLEBORO — Police found a leather pistol holder but no guns when they searched the home of a suspect in a December murder in the city, according to recently released court records.

Wrentham resident volunteers with New England Aquarium

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 22:15
When Jessica O’Toole arrives at work Wednesday morning, her first stop is into a feeding room to collect bits of dead fish and larva.

Suspect charged in break-in at Norton business

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 22:00
NORTON — A suspect has been arrested in connection with a break-in last summer at the Norton Mini-Golf and Ice Cream on Route 140.

Rhyno clarifies confusion in his tax bills in North Attleboro

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 22:00
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Selectman John Rhyno last week sought to clarify confusion surrounding a debated tax break his business received this year that caused a stir among his fellow board members.

North Attleboro woman finds harmony in music

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 21:45
NORTH ATTLEBORO -- Marie Chabot loves to sing.

North Attleboro traffic stop results in drug arrest

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 21:30
ATTLEBORO — A Rhode Island man was arraigned Thursday in Attleboro District Court on heroin peddling charges as a result of a traffic stop in North Attleboro.

North Attleboro/Plainville Rotary announces distinguished citizens

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 21:30
NORTH ATTLEBORO — The North Attleboro/Plainville Rotary Club has announced the five winners of the annual Distinguished Services Awards.

Vote on Seekonk land legal, counsel says

News from The Sun Chronicle - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 21:15
SEEKONK — The town’s legal counsel has confirmed the legality of a vote which transferred control of town-owned land over to the Seekonk Library Board of Trustees.

Prosecutors claim DNA links ex-North Attleboro woman to unsolved shooting

News from The Sun Chronicle - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 23:00
ATTLEBORO — A former North Attleboro woman, who attacked her ex-husband with a hatchet in August 2015, has been charged with shooting at a state trooper a month earlier after DNA tests completed last month linked her to the unsolved…