from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southeast Massachusetts northeast of Providence, Rhode Island. Its jewelry industry began in 1780. Population: 43,300.


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  • ATTLEBORO - Two men have been arrested and charged with distributing cocaine in the Attleboro area following a lengthy investigation by a regional drug task force.

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  • ATTLEBORO - State police say one person is dead after a two-car crash on Interstate 95 in Attleboro.

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  • ATTLEBORO - A 74-year-old blind woman's 1 cent debt to the city of Attleboro has been settled. Latest Headlines

  • For the majority of the movie we’re watching these normal looking amateurs with Boston accents (the movie was shot in Attleboro and Seeconk, Massachusetts and Providence, Rhode Island) and then out of nowhere, attractive people show up just to get naked in soft-filtered light before vanishing and turning the movie back over to the amateurs.

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  • Residents from across the country had called Attleboro city hall yesterday offering to pay the one-cent balance owed by Eileen Wilbur for an overdue water and sewer bill.

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  • The Rev. Andre Patenaude, who is known as Father Pat, plays a little music at LaSalette Shrine in Attleboro, which is decorated for the upcoming Festival of Lights, to promote the shrine's concert series, which will feature music by Father Pat and other local musicians.

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  • $15 race day (T-shirt 1st 150), call Attleboro Y 508-222-7422 Sunday, May 17 - Mansfield High School All-Sports Booster Club 5K, 10: 30 a.m., $12 pre, $15 after May 14 (T-shirt 1st 200), call Jim Miller 508-339-5309 or www.

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  • A personage described as "dressed in Yankee style," drove into the principal street of the place with a horse and buggy, and began to sell what is called in some parts of New England "Attleboro," that is, imitation jewelry, but promising to return the customers their money, if required, and doing so.

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  • However, many technology companies, such as Attleboro's Sensata Technologies, have contracted as the automobile and housing industries for which they manufacture products have declined.

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  • The odor has prompted complaints from as far away as Attleboro, Mass., about 14 miles away.

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