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Man who escaped slavery and became Navy veteran honored with statue in Dedham park

“Statues cannot be viewed as neutral, and they do not exist in a vacuum,” said Gould's great-grandson, William Gould IV. “For my great-grandfather, this flag was the flag of right, the flag of equality. This day marks honor for that commitment.”

Shots fired in ‘targeted’ attack at Craigville Beach in Barnstable

One person suffered “minor” cuts from broken glass during the incident, according to police.

South Boston remembers fallen soldiers with two saplings brought over from France

Right now they’re just two small, unobtrusive saplings in Medal of Honor Park. But eventually two oak trees from the site of a World War I battle where 34 South Boston residents died will tower over the war memorial in the neighborhood’s park, dedicated to fallen soldiers.

Ian Hacking, eminent philosopher of science and much else, dies at 87

He was considered a giant of modern thought for game-changing contributions to the philosophies of science, probability and mathematics, as well as his widely circulated insights on issues like race and mental health.

As pandemic-era funding diminishes, community organizations face greater demands

“We built the infrastructure to help so many people over the last few years and, all of a sudden, many of the resources are gone,” said Dr. Geralde Gabeau, executive director of Immigrant Family Services Institute in Mattapan.

William S. Edgerly, who revived State Street Bank’s fortunes, dies at 96

“Bill Edgerly was great for the City of Boston,” former mayor Raymond L. Flynn said of Mr. Edgerly's key leadership initiatives in civic affairs.

Nashua, N.H., woman arrested; allegedly drove wrong way with two children on I-293

Sulma Canales Cabrera, 26, is facing charges of endangering the welfare of a child, aggravated driving while intoxicated, reckless conduct, and reckless driving, according to New Hampshire State Police.

Paul Revere’s grandsons, little-known casualties of the Civil War

Among the 37,000 flags on Boston Common, signifying the sacrifices of soldiers from Massachusetts, are those of two siblings who left a comfortable life to fight for the Union and carry forward the legacy of their celebrated grandfather.