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  1. Hero killed in Taunton stabbing honored with Carnegie medal

    03.23 / 06:24 bostonherald.com Bostonherald.com - Massachusetts
    PITTSBURGH — A Massachusetts man who died saving a waitress from being stabbed by a mentally ill man and a 12-year-old Pennsylvania boy who died trying to save his father from a house fire are among 20 people being honored with Carnegie medals for heroism.The Carnegie Hero Fund Commission, based in Pittsburgh, announced the winners y…
  2. Hernandez defense claims Bradley tried to pivot from civil suit to extortion

    03.23 / 06:24 bostonherald.com Bostonherald.com - Massachusetts
    The state’s star witness against Aaron Hernandez testified yesterday that he considered telling grand jurors investigating the 2013 murder that earned the former New England Patriot a lifetime behind bars that he couldn’t remember “anything” about who’d shot him in the face in the hopes of extorting the fallen NFL star instead.“I was trying to figure out how I could go to the grand jury and not have him charged criminally,” Alexander Bradley said. “I wanted my civil case resolved.”…
  3. Rev. J. Donald Monan is recalled for love of BC, hockey

    03.23 / 06:24 bostonherald.com Bostonherald.com - Massachusetts
    Hundreds gathered yesterday to celebrate the life of former Boston College president and chancellor Rev. J. Donald Monan, who passed away last week at the age of 92 and was remembered for his passion for BC and love of…
  4. NECC boss cleared in deaths

    03.23 / 05:16 bostonherald.com Bostonherald.com - Massachusetts
    The former president of the New England Compounding Center — who oversaw the Framingham pharmacy when tainted drugs killed 64 people and infected hundreds more with meningitis — was found not guilty yesterday on 25 counts of second degree murder but was convicted on 57 other charges, including many that could carry a stiff jail sen…
  5. Against opposition, BPS passes $1 billion budget

    03.23 / 05:16 bostonherald.com Bostonherald.com - Massachusetts
    The School Committee approved the city’s $1 billion budget last night despite angry opposition from students, teachers and parents who say the spending plan fails vulnerable students.Prior to the vote, dozens of students and their teachers argued the budget will hurt the quality of their education and will slash money from the schools that need it m…
  6. Defiant Brits vow not to yield to terror

    03.23 / 04:09 bostonherald.com Bostonherald.com - Massachusetts
    A defiant Prime Minister Theresa May vowed that the British “will all move forward together, never giving in to terror,” after a knife-wielding driver’s bloody rampage on Parliament’s doorstep left at least four dead — including pedestrians he mowed down with his vehicle…
  7. Carnage a harsh reminder for former Boston top cop

    03.23 / 04:09 bostonherald.com Bostonherald.com - Massachusetts
    Boston’s former top cop, who spent four years policing in London, said the brazen terror attack outside Parliament stirred up haunting memories of deadly bombings linked to al-Qaeda in 2005 when he was working just blocks away from the scene of yesterday’s blo…
  8. State police on guard after London attack

    03.23 / 04:09 bostonherald.com Bostonherald.com - Massachusetts
    Bay State police say they are monitoring information from the terrorist attack in London, while the state’s top officials said they “stand in solidarity” with the British capit…
  9. Crowds mourn ‘a true hero’

    03.23 / 04:09 bostonherald.com Bostonherald.com - Massachusetts
    Hundreds of uniformed firefighters and community members lined up outside St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Watertown yesterday, where longtime firefighter Joseph A. Toscano — who died while battling a two-alarm blaze last week — was laid to rest…
  10. Bagger jobs’ loss blow to disabled

    03.23 / 04:09 bostonherald.com Bostonherald.com - Massachusetts
    Stop & Shop’s move to ax baggers from some checkout lanes has advocates and shoppers worried the grocery giant could be chasing dollars and cents at the expense of disabled workers who depend on those j…
  11. Beloved Rev. J. Donald Monan remembered for love of family, BC and hockey

    03.22 / 19:26 bostonherald.com Bostonherald.com - Massachusetts
    Hundreds gathered this morning inside the Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola in Chestnut Hill to celebrate the life of former Boston College president and chancellor Rev. J. Donald Monan, who passed away last week at the age of 92 and was remembered for his passion for BC and his love of…
  12. Research group says new BPS teachers contract should include 'bold reform'

    03.22 / 19:26 bostonherald.com Bostonherald.com - Massachusetts
    The Boston Municipal Research Bureau says the city shouldn’t settle a new teachers’ contract without “bold reform,” arguing reform measures are a matter of urgency for Boston Public School students.BPS and the Boston Teachers Union are far apart on settling a contract which expired last August despite 15 months of talks, officials say. The BTU is planning a protest today at the Bruce C. Bolling Building to pressure the district to reach an agreement for its 7,000 active members…