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Foxborough News

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A lot has changed in the 31 years since Andy Felix founded Tree Tech, Inc. Back then, says the president of the Foxborough, MA-based tree service company, he was working on job sites all day, looking at new work and providing estimates in the evening, and keeping up with the management needs of his fledgling company as well. Today, Tree Tech employs 100 people, from crews to office personnel and four full-time mechanics.

Massachusetts companies cannot fire employees who have a prescription for medical marijuana simply because they use the drug, the state's highest court ruled Monday, rejecting arguments from employers that they could summarily enforce strict no-drug policies against such patients. Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants said a California sales and marketing firm discriminated against an employee in its Foxborough office who uses marijuana to treat Crohn's disease when it fired her for flunking a drug test without first trying to reach an accommodation with her.

Mansfield News

Local news for Mansfield, MA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

As the music world continues react to the death of Chester Bennington Thursday, tributes to the late Linkin Park frontman continued to pour in overnight, including from Korn , Stone Sour , and Disturbed 's David Draiman . Korn and Stone Sour, who are currently on tour together, each dedicated songs to Bennington during their show in Mansfield, Massachusetts Thursday night.

As the music world continues react to the death of Chester Bennington Thursday, tributes to the late Linkin Park frontman continued to pour in overnight, including from Korn , Stone Sour , and Disturbed 's David Draiman . Korn and Stone Sour, who are currently on tour together, each dedicated songs to Bennington during their show in Mansfield, Massachusetts Thursday night.

Taylor was performing at the Xfinity Center in Mansfield, Massachusetts with Stone Sour yesterday as part of the band's tour with Korn . Three songs before the end of the set, he paused the performance to tell the 12,000 strong crowd: "We all lost somebody today.

North Attleboro News

Local news for North Attleboro, MA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Two Dartmouth brothers won first place overall at the Sand Sculpture Festival at Horseneck Beach, taking home a trophy and prize. Logan McNamara, 32, and Sheamus McNamara, 23, have participated in the festival for about six years.

BayCoast Bank announced the addition of Paul Leveillee of North Attleboro, in the position of Senior Vice President – Commercial Lending. In this position, Leveillee will be responsible for leading the Loan Production Office , which the bank is planning to open in Attleboro later this year. Currently, Leveillee's area of focus is new business development; he works with business owners and commercial real estate investors to provide comprehensive lending and banking solutions.  Leveillee brings over 30 years of banking experience to this position.

Canton News

Local news for Canton, MA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

CANTON, Mass., Aug. 14, 2017 : Dunkin' Donuts is doubling down on fall flavors, announcing today that the brand's classic pumpkin coffees and baked goods will be back before the end of August, along with a new maple-flavored menu as a sweet addition to its autumn array. Dunkin' Donuts' eagerly anticipated pumpkin coffees, donuts, MUNCHKINS donut hole treats, muffins and a new Pumpkin Cream Cheese Spread - along with new Maple Pecan flavored coffees, the new Maple Sugar Bacon Breakfast Sandwich, and a new Festive Fall Donut - will arrive at participating Dunkin' Donuts restaurants no later than August 28, available for a limited time through fall.

Southern California only just got its first Dunkin' Donuts three years ago, but the region is already a test bed for the Canton, Massachusetts-based brand to try out a new, shorter name.

Dunkin' Donuts said it won't make a decision on whether it will change its name until late next year, when it expects to start redesigning stores. Dunkin' without the 'Donuts'? Name change may be in the works Dunkin' Donuts said it won't make a decision on whether it will change its name until late next year, when it expects to start redesigning stores.

Norton News

Local news for Norton, MA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: Tony Vanase, 14-months-old, of Norton, Mass., assists his father Jon Vonase eat cotton candy, while attending a National Night Out party hosted by the Norwich Police Department at Howard T. Brown Memorial Park in Norwich, on Tuesday, August 2, 2017. The family just moved from Norwich to their new home in Mass.

Plainville News

Local news for Plainville, MA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

In this Aug. 24, 2015, file photo, Michelle Carter listens to defense attorney Joseph P. Cataldo argue for an involuntary manslaughter charge against her to be dismissed at Juvenile Court in New Bedford, Mass. Carter, a teenager from Plainville, Mass., is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the 2014 death of Conrad Roy III.

A Massachusetts woman was sentenced to 2-1/2 years in prison on Thursday for goading her teenage boyfriend into suicide with a series of text messages in 2014. Michelle Carter, 20, of Plainville was found guilty in June of involuntary manslaughter for urging her 18-year-old boyfriend, Conrad Roy, to kill himself in a parking lot in Fairhaven, Massachusetts, about 60 miles south of Boston.