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Rain Doesn’t Stop Hundreds from Honoring 9/11 First Responders at Memorial Wall in Nesconset

Lauren R. Harrison Newsday The pouring rain Saturday morning did not keep more than 400 people from solemnly gathering at 9/11 Responders Remembered Park in Nesconset to honor first responders who died from illnesses related to their heroic efforts at Ground Zero. One hundred names were added to three, 20-foot-long, 6-foot-high walls of granite at […]

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MBTA Transit Police Officer Dic Donohue returns to work

Laura Crimaldi Boston Globe May 15, 2015 On the same day a federal jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death for the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, the Transit Police Officer who nearly died in a shootout in Watertown was promoted to the rank of sergeant. Richard “Dic” Donohue Jr.’s parents pinned the new sergeant during a […]

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev gets death penalty for placing Marathon bomb

Milton J. Valencia Boston Globe  The federal jury that watched Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sit impassively in court for the past three months delivered the severest form of justice Friday, sentencing the homegrown terrorist to death for detonating a bomb amid Boston Marathon spectators that left wounds — emotional and physical — that will persist across lifetimes. […]

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