Slain N.H. chief mourned
- A line of mourners, somber and ashen-faced, stretched the length of a football field behind the funeral home Wednesday where Greenland Police Chief Michael Maloney lay.
Providence Guardsman dies in Afghanistan
- While saving a young Afghan girl Specialist Dennis P. Weichel Jr. of Providence was struck by a truck and died later of his injuries. He was awarded the Bronze Star posthumously.
Firefighter mourned in Worcester
- Thousands of firefighters have gathered to pay their respects to the firefighter who died last week searching for a tenant in a burning building.
Lost gravesite of Civil War hero found
- While a number of people have searched for years for the grave of Raynham Civil War soldier Frederick C. Anderson, a Pawtucket, R.I., man found it in just six months.
Dunkin’ teams up with Captain America, unveils star-shaped donut
- The company that operates the Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins chains unveiled its first-ever partnership with a motion picture studio, and one result will be a Captain America-themed cherry-flavored Coolata drink and an array of super-hero inspired ice cream flavors. Sudbury homeboy Chris Evans (above), stars as the comic book hero.
National honor for Dorchester crossing guard who died shielding boy
- Marie J. Conley, a crossing guard who died keeping a 10-year-old boy from walking into the path of an oncoming car, will be honored today by the Congressional Medal of Honor foundation.