Jessica and her husband, Patrick Downes, were newlyweds at the time of the Boston Marathon bombings. Both lost their left legs in the attack.
Two Massachusetts firefighters who died while battling blazes in separate towns last year are among those from 15 communities honored by Gov. Deval Patrick and Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray.
A Worcester firefighter was remembered Saturday, one year after his death.
Friday was an emotional day for two Worcester fire recruits whose dads were killed in the line of duty.
Worcester firefighters Jon Davies and Brian Carroll were searching a triple decker when the floor collapsed beneath them.
Even among the many high-profile dignitaries at the funeral of fallen Worcester firefighter Jon Davies, 11-year-old Jared Flanders is worthy of being singled out.
As thousands of firefighters lined the funeral route for Worcester firefighter Jon Davies, many of them came from across the state and the country never knowing him.
Thousands of people paid their final respects Thursday to a Worcester firefighter who was killed in the line of duty last week.
Of the hundreds of mourners at firefighter Jon Davies’ calling hours Wednesday night, Jared Flanders of Worcester stood out.
Police have arrested a man they have been looking for as part of an investigation into the fire that killed a Worcester firefighter.