Alleged shooter had lengthy record

 Marie Hussey hugged Michelle Sargent (left) and her daughter Allison, 2, during a candlelight vigil Friday held in honor of Police Chief Michael Maloney in Greenland, N.H.


The man who shot five police officers, wounding four and killing the police chief of Greenland, N.H., was out on bail awaiting trial on charges of steroid possession and assault.

Greenland Police Chief Michael Maloney was killed during a drug bust-turned-shootout on Thursday.

Police chief who died recalled for kindness, love of his work

Friends described Michael Maloney as a dogged, sleeves-rolled-up leader of a seven-member department who often was the first to show up when someone called for help.

Brown, wife unhurt in two-car accident

Senator Scott Brown and his wife, Gail Huff, were unhurt Friday night after the SUV in which they were passengers struck a telephone pole in Dedham.

The tribulations and (quiet) pride of marathoners’ children

They dread the running clothes, but, deep down, kids take great pride in parents who persevere up Heartbreak Hill and raise thousands of dollars for charities.

Boylston Street has what banks want

Boylston Street has become ground zero as banks battle for market share in neighborhoods that have a mix of upscale shoppers, wealthy residents, and professional workers.

Humble hero could get lofty honor

Decades after Thomas J. Hudner Jr. crashed his own plane in the hope of saving another aviator, Massachusetts’s two US senators are pushing to name a warship after him.

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Dan Shaughnessy

Red Sox bring a huge win home

They’ve been playing in the old yard for 100 years now, but rarely has a win felt more urgent or welcome for the Sox and their unsettled fans.

On baseball

Ellsbury’s loss would be huge

A baseball source said Jacoby Ellsbury could be out 6-8 weeks after injuring his right shoulder in the fourth inning of Friday’s game.

As if one were needed, reminder of a fried season

To celebrate the new Red Sox season, Popeyes proclaimed its role in history with a new banner: “4 out of 5 Pitchers Prefer Our Chicken BEST.’’

key to the sites

A trail of literary sites for April vacation

Children’s novels and picture books can become real-world adventures when you take young readers to literature-centered destinations throughout New England.


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Boston OK’s Seaport apartment complex

The 197-unit apartment building across from the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center will add to a flood of new residences planned for the Seaport district.

Nation & World

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Syrian protesters put UN cease-fire to test

Syrians by the thousands marched through the streets of cities and towns across the country Friday, testing a tenuous, day-old cease-fire.


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Raptors 84, Celtics 79

Celtics’ wake-up call comes a little too late

The Celtics slumped to an 84-79 loss to the Toronto Raptors, who were missing their top scorer and point guard.


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Television Review

From left: Lena Dunham, Allison Williams, Jemima Kirke, and Zosia Mamet.

HBO’s ‘Girls’ brings grimaces, grins

“Girls” is an angsty, younger bizarro take on “Sex and the City,” as viewers tag along in the lives of four very different twentysomething friends.