The 65-year-old man was in his wheelchair crossing the intersection near the McDonald’s on Belmont Street when a car hit him.
Henry Prunier, who attended Assumption College up until 1942 before enlisting in the Army and fighting in World War II, is finally graduating.
When the sounds of “Taps” echoed through St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Lowell Saturday, it was closure for the family of a hero who paid the ultimate price.
Brian Christopher, a homeless veteran in Boston, says he’s overwhelmed by the support he’s received since finding and turning in a wallet that contained a large amount of money.
Last year, Bill MacDonald’s family applied for Bill’s medals. He received a Bronze Star and several other awards, but there was no Purple Heart.
A judge has ruled that a Woburn man who struck and killed a decorated 87-year-old World War II veteran outside his Salem home last fall will not face charges.