Forty different paths, many that began in distant lands, have brought them together. Through hard work and caring parents and teachers, they’ve conquered challenges. Now, they’ve made it to the top of their class. Meet Boston’s 2014 high school valedictorians.
Patrick Gill funeral scheduled for Friday in Winchester
The service for Patrick Gill, who was a Winchester High football captain, will be held at St. Mary’s Church in Winchester.
Nantucket police search for sexual assault suspect
Police are looking for a man who reportedly entered a woman’s home and sexually assaulted her on Sunday morning.
Two injured in Boston in separate incidents
One person was stabbed with life-threatening injuries, and one person was shot with injuries that were not life-threatening.
Bettor’s Edge: In game of survivor, favorite a big loser
The Patriots were 14-15 point favorites over the Raiders, but merely survived, 16-9.
Smooth sailing for Scituate High football team
The Scituate football team put up 56 points on a tough Dennis-Yarmouth defense.
Rashad Jennings rushes for 176 yards as Giants get first win
The Giants’ defense intercepted Ryan Fitzpatrick three times in New York’s first win.
Justin Tucker’s field goal sends Ravens past Browns
Tucker booted a 32-yarder as time expired to send Baltimore to the comeback victory.
Lions defense does number on Aaron Rodgers, Packers
Detroit allowed just 223 yards of offense to win for just the third time in 18 meetings with Green Bay.
Drew Brees, Saints top Vikings for first win of season
The quarterback threw two TD passes and New Orleans took advantage of a roughing the passer penalty by Minnesota.
Person killed by Amtrak train in Maine
The incident occurred at about 7 p.m. when the train struck the person in North Berwick, Maine, officials said.
In Newburyport, burger and fries for dogs
At Just Dogs, owner Judy Hoover specializes in decorating dog treats, like her burger and fries treat.
The secret world of the Dunkin’ Donuts franchise kings
Inside the take-no-prisoners world of the Dunkin’ franchise kings.
You can’t go home when you’ve never left
There is nothing foreign about Marty Walsh’s first foreign trip as mayor.
In Maine, scientists see signs of climate change
Maine, the state with the highest percentage of forested land, is uniquely vulnerable to climate change, scientists say.
After casino license victory, Steve Wynn takes conciliatory tone
The billionaire said he is grateful to build in Everett, and eager to reboot a chilly relationship with Marty Walsh.
Spy. Assassinate. Protect.
To stay ahead of ruthless enemies, the US needs an agency that doesn’t play nice.