• AJ Quetta Feb 21

    ‘We Had to Win for AJ': Bishop Feehan Hockey Team Honors Injured Teammate at Game

    The Bishop Feehan hockey team played rival North Attleboro on Saturday night, and No. 10 A.J. Quetta, who was injured in a game last month, was on everyone’s mind.

  • AJ Quetta Feb 16

    Injured Bishop Feehan Hockey Player Heading to Atlanta Rehab Center

    A.J. Quetta, a senior at Bishop Feehan High School in Attleboro, Massachusetts, will be transported to Shepherd Rehabilitation Facility in Atlanta.

  • attleboro Feb 3

    Police: Man Deliberately Crashes Car Into Mass. Hobby Lobby

    Police say a man apparently deliberately crashed his car into the front of a Massachusetts hobby store, knocked over displays, and then drove from the scene. Attleboro police Chief Kyle Heagney told The Sun Chronicle that a worker spreading salt in the Hobby Lobby store’s parking lot at about 5 a.m. Tuesday saw the car spinning around in the...

  • hockey Jan 28

    High School Hockey Player Seriously Injured

    A.J. Quetta, a senior at Bishop Feehan High School in Attleboro, is at Massachusetts General Hospital after getting seriously injured during a hockey game.

  • Norton Jan 19

    Funeral Arrangements Set for Norton Police Officer Who Died From COVID

    Funeral arrangements are set to take place this week for a Massachusetts police officer who died last week after a courageous battle with COVID-19. Det. Sgt. Stephen Desfosses served the Norton Police Department for more than 30 years before he died on Wednesday, Jan. 13. He had been hospitalized at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston with coronavirus since…

  • Norton Jan 14

    Mass. Police Officer Dies After ‘Courageous Battle' With Coronavirus

    A police officer from Norton, Massachusetts, has died after being hospitalized with coronavirus last month. Det. Sgt. Stephen Desfosses’ death was announced by the Norton Police Department Wednesday afternoon. “It is with great sadness that Chief Brian Clark and the members of the Norton Police Department announce the passing of Detective Sergeant Stephen Desfosses after a courageous battle with Covid…

  • COVID-19 Jan 13

    ‘This Happened So Quickly': Police Officer, Father of 4 With COVID Fights for His Life

    A Massachusetts police officer is fighting for his life after being hospitalized last month with COVID-19. Tuesday night, Jessica Desfosses of Attleboro hugged her two girls, 11-year-old Addison and 8-year-old Ella, during the hardest time of their lives. Det. Sgt. Stephen Desfosses, a father of four and a veteran officer with the Norton Police Department, has been hospitalized at Beth…

  • Massachusetts Dec 8, 2020

    Man Missing From Attleboro Nursing Home Has Been Found

    Police in Attleboro, Massachusetts, say a man who went missing from a nursing home has been found. Richard Westcoat was reported missing from an unnamed facility in uptown Attleboro, police said in a tweet Tuesday afternoon. Westcoat had last been seen by workers Monday afternoon, police said, noted that he was reported missing Tuesday morning. Police tweeted later Thursday afternoon…

  • crash Dec 4, 2020

    Serious Injuries Reported in Attleboro Tractor Trailer Crash

    The driver of a tractor trailer was taken to the hospital with serious injuries after crashing on Interstate 95 northbound, according to officials. MassDOT spokeswoman Jacquelyn Goddard said a “serious injury crash” had taken place around midnight Friday in the area before the Mansfield Rest Area. No other cars were involved. Lanes have since opened on the highway. No further…

  • coronavirus Nov 25, 2020

    More Attleboro Firefighters, City Workers Test Positive for Coronavirus

    Seven more city employees have tested positive for COVID-19 in Attleboro, Massachusetts, including four firefighters, the city’s mayor announced. Mayor Paul Heroux said that outside the four firefighters, the three additional cases occurred in employees outside City Hall. Heroux also said he as approved an ‘injured on duty,’ designation to allow the four firefighters to receive benefits because all...

  • attleboro Nov 23, 2020

    Third Attleboro Firefighter Hospitalized With Coronavirus: Union

    A third firefighter with the Attleboro Fire Department is in the hospital after testing positive for COVID-19, according to the city’s firefighters union. According to Attleboro Firefighters Local 848, the firefighter was admitted to Sturdy Memorial Hospital with severe symptoms of the illness. A number of firefighters who may have been exposed are quarantining. The union said two other firefighters…

  • attleboro Nov 19, 2020

    Attleboro City Hall Closing to Public to Stem Coronavirus Spread

    Attleboro City Hall is being closed to the public for nearly two weeks after Thanksgiving in an effort to stem further spread of the coronavirus, the mayor says. The closure from Nov. 26 until Dec. 7 is needed to fend off virus cases that employees and members of the public could pick up during Thanksgiving celebrations, Mayor Paul Heroux said…

  • Massachusetts Oct 18, 2020

    Attleboro Police Searching for Missing 15-Year-Old Boy

    Police in Massachusetts are looking for a missing Attleboro teen, and they are asking the public for help in their search. Jozef McAllister, 15, was last seen on Oct. 16 at 10 a.m. in the area of South Avenue and Snell Street in Attleboro, police said. McAllister is described as 5’6″, approximately 140 pounds with blonde hair and blue eyes….

  • jozef mcallister Oct 18, 2020

    Attleboro Police Looking for Missing Teen

    Jozef McAllister, 15, was last seen on Oct. 16 at 10 a.m. in the area of South Avenue and Snell Street in Attleboro, police said.

  • coronavirus outbreak Oct 4, 2020

    Another Attleboro Firefighter Tests Positive for Coronavirus, Bringing Department's Total to 12

    Another firefighter in Attleboro, Massachusetts, has tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the department’s total to 12 total cases of the virus, the union announced Saturday. To date, 10 firefighters and two dispatchers have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to Attleboro Firefighters Local 848. The firefighters and dispatchers continue to quarantine and are being monitored according to public health guidelines,…

  • coronavirus outbreak Oct 3, 2020

    11 Test Positive for Coronavirus at Attleboro Fire Department

    Nine firefighters and two dispatchers have tested positive for coronavirus in Attleboro, Massachusetts, according to the mayor, after the city was deemed high-risk for transmission by the state. One of the firefighters has become “very ill,” and is now in serious condition at Rhode Island Hospital. Attleboro is among 23 communities considered high-risk for transmitting COVID-19 in the state’s latest data...

  • coronavirus Oct 1, 2020

    9 Firefighters Test Positive for Coronavirus

    Nine firefighters and two dispatchers have tested positive for coronavirus in Attleboro, Massachusetts, according to the mayor, as the city is deemed high-risk for transmission by the state. One firefighter “became very ill,” and is now in serious condition at Rhode Island Hospital.

  • coronavirus Sep 16, 2020

    Attleboro High School Student with Coronavirus Attends Class

    Students at Attleboro High School in Massachusetts may have been exposed to the novel coronavirus after a classmate who tested positive for the virus went to school Monday, according to the district’s superintendent. Anyone who came in close contact with the student was told to undergo a two-week quarantine, according to a letter sent out by Superintendent David Sawyer....

  • Massachusetts Sep 14, 2020

    20-Year-Old Woman Arraigned in Connection With Fatal Stabbing in Attleboro

    The suspect arrested in connection with a double stabbing in Attleboro, Massachusetts, last week that left one woman dead was arraigned at Attleboro District Court Monday. Kayla Cantu, 20, of Weymouth, is accused of fatally stabbing 28-year-old Kimberly Duphily during a fight which started over allegedly stolen money and drugs, according to the Bristol County DA’s office. Facing charges of…

  • Massachusetts Sep 13, 2020

    Woman Dead in Attleboro Double Stabbing, Police Say

    Editors’ note: The Attleboro Police Department initially said three people had been stabbed, but it later said there were two victims. Two women were stabbed Friday in Attleboro, Massachusetts, and one of the victims has died. The victims, both in their 20s, were stabbed on Leroy Street. Investigators say it was a chaotic scene when they arrived. “One of the…

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