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Worcester firefighter, killed Sunday, was a single father devoted to his daughter

Boston firefighters and police officers gathered outside the medical examiner’s office to pay tribute to fallen Worcester firefighter. His body arrived at the medical examiner’s office in Boston on Monday.

David L. Ryan/Globe Staff

Christopher Roy was killed while fighting a five-alarm fire on Lowell Street in Worcester early Sunday.

// Should Boston go back to an elected School Committee or would it create more dysfunction?

The City Council will hold a hearing Tuesday to weigh the questions surrounding the selection of School Committee members.

Miami Gardens, FL 12-9-18: The House of Horrors for Patriots head coach Bill Belichick (bottom right) on the road vs. the Dolphins continued with the devastaing loss on the last play of the game. He is pictured after Miami scored a first quarter touchdown, with a giant Dolphins flag being waved in the backround during the post score celebration. The New England Patriots visited the Miami Dolphins in a regular season NFL football game at Hard Rock Stadium. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)


A day after unthinkable loss, there are no answers in Foxborough

Even some of Bill Belichick’s ardent supporters question his strategy, but the Patriots don’t want to talk about it.

This Revere vehicle stopped briefly in the left travel lane to allow a woman to place the stuffed animal at the scene.

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‘A lot of hearts are broken’ by death of girl in Revere

The 5-year-old girl was among five people — including the girl’s younger sister, a 2-month old infant — who were struck by an SUV in Revere driven by Autumn Harris.

// Did removing a toll plaza ruin East Boston’s roads?

You know things have gotten pretty bad on the roads when motorists are nostalgic for a toll booth. But the problems in Eastie may have more to do with massive spikes in traffic.

James “Whitey” Bulger in a 1953 booking photo.

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Bulger’s family set to file wrongful death suit, report says

The estate of gangster James “Whitey” Bulger is preparing to file a wrongful death lawsuit, The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.