• Paul Heroux November 9, 2022 5:33 am

    Longtime Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson Concedes to Attleboro Mayor

    Longtime Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson has conceded to his Democratic challenger, Attleboro, Massachusetts Mayor Paul Heroux. The race for sheriff in the Southeastern Massachusetts county has been pretty tight, with Heroux leading Hodgson by only about one point. The race has not been officially called yet, but Heroux has claimed victory. Hodgson has been Bristol County sheriff since 1997,…

  • coronavirus November 25, 2020 11:32 am

    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 November 19, 2020 1:14 pm

    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…

  • coronavirus outbreak October 3, 2020 11:59 pm

    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 October 1, 2020 11:25 am

    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 outbreak October 3, 2020 5:08 pm

    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...

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