Taps for the last of a true band of brothers

A service was held at the National Cemetery in Bourne for World War ll veteran Nicholas Pina, the last of six brothers from Marion who fought in World War II.

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The last of six brothers from Marion who served in World War II was buried at the Massachusetts National Cemetery Friday.


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Customers who?ve encountered genuinely threatening situations need to know the firm can distinguish those from more mundane problems.

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Promoters of an Indycar race in the Seaport this fall are peeling out of Boston and will not race here.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/29/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/crowd-1.jpg Feds investigating City Hall?s interaction with Boston Calling

The investigation is part of a probe into union tactics in Greater Boston.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/23/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/151120_WALKER_23395x.jpg Vertex CEO pay package tops $28 million

The pay of Jeffrey Leiden and other biopharma executives has drawn criticism from consumer activists as concerns about high drug prices have grown.

Firefighters and tow truck operators worked the scene after an SUV crashed into A Brighter Rainbow day care on Boston Road in Billerica.

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Toddler had a narrow escape in day-care center crash

A neighbor rescued the 22-month-old boy who was trapped under a car that slammed into a day-care center in Billerica Thursday.


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The man who made it happen stood beyond the reach of the news camera lenses.

Alabama defensive back Cyrus Jones ran a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in March.

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Patriots select cornerback, offensive lineman in NFL Draft

Alabama?s Cyrus Jones was the team?s first pick in the NFL Draft. The Patriots then traded pick No. 61 to the Saints.

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The fan favorite made a statement in support of QB Tom Brady at NFL Draft in Chicago.

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Theodore Olson?s experience is the surest sign yet that Brady will exhaust every legal avenue before accepting his suspension.

Red Sox 4, Yankees 2

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Ortiz?s homer to left-center came off Yankees star reliever Dellin Betances.

Summer movies preview

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The summer movie season is upon us again.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/01/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/Shrimp%20Season.jpg Fishing monitors to accompany fewer trips, officials announce

After protesting for months about having to pay for those who monitor their catch, the region?s fishermen are catching a break.

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey.

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Capital Source

Healey weighs in on N.C. AG race

Attorney General Maura Healey is hosting a fundraiser for the Democratic candidate for attorney general in North Carolina. Here?s why.

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Massachusetts General Hospital is poised to acquire Wentworth-Douglass Hospital in Dover, N.H.

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The Oscar-winning director (?Taxi to the Dark Side?) was in town for a Harvard Kennedy School screening of his new documentary.

Opinion & Ideas

Ideas | Anna Badkhen

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The youngsters of Joal are born into a grown-up world indifferent to their age.

Ground Game


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GOP presidential campaigns will quickly learn that Indiana politics are more complicated than they may appear.

The Big Picture

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Deadly fighting returns to Aleppo

Government airstrikes and insurgent mortar attacks escalated violence and destroyed a partial truce for Syria.