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North Attleborough teen inspires governor to declare Congenital Heart Awareness week 

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abass@northstarreporter.com  A North Attleborough teen raising awareness about rare heart diseases has inspired Gov. Maura Healey to declare Feb. 7-14 as Congenital Heart Awareness Week...

Sisters@Heart presents first publicly accessible AED device to Town of North Attleborough  

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Town Manager Michael Borg announced that Sisters@Heart presented its first donation of a publicly accessible Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) to the Town of North Attleborough during a groundbreaking ceremony earlier this...

Sturdy Health oncologist on the different types of breast cancer

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abass@northstarreporter.com When discussing breast cancer, many people may assume that it is a singular disease. In reality, many cases of breast cancer are different from each...

How one woman raised awareness for male breast cancer

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abass@northstarreporter.com It's 1983 and Marian Wrightington is enjoying her 20-year reunion at Mansfield High School. She was catching up with friends when she spotted a classmate...

Scanlon seeks to expand addiction treatment in Massachusetts

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abass@norhtstarreporter.com State Rep. Adam Scanlon (D-North Attleborough) is pushing a bill that expands treatment for opioid addiction. H.1146 would require insurance plans in Massachusetts to cover...

North Attleborough issues boil water notice effective immediately

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By Max Bowen and Adam Bass max.bowen@northstarreporter.com A boil water notice is now in effect and until further notice, following the discovery of E. coli in...

Sheri Miller-Bedau departs as health agent for Plainville position

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By Max Bowen-max.bowen@northstarreporter.com After a year and a half with the town's health department, Sheri Miller-Bedau is preparing to take on a familiar role in...

North Attleborough Fire Department shares safety tips ahead of potential heat...

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Fire Chief Christopher Coleman reminds residents to take safety precautions during activities during hot weather, especially those that take place outdoors. Extreme heat is a...

Forest trails set to open in June

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abass@northstarreporter.com The Forest Path Project—a year-long endeavor to clean up 2.5 miles of trails for the public—will soon be completed. Parks and Recreation Director Steven Carvalho said...

Cassie’s Cause to hold fundraiser for mental health

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By Max Bowen-max.bowen@northstarreporter.com From offering scholarships to creating art therapy programs, Roseanne Chee hopes to honor her daughter's memory through the growing mission of...