Mansfield News

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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.

The singer, 41, reportedly hanged himself at a private residence in Palos Verdes, California, just two months after losing his close friend and fellow rocker, Chris Cornell, in similar circumstances. Tributes poured in as soon as the shocking reports of Chester's passing hit the headlines, and Shinoda subsequently confirmed the tragedy in a brief Twitter post.

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.

North Attleboro News

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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.