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Fallen Boston Firefighter's Mother On Mission To Improve Safety

By Bree Sison, WBZ-TV

BOSTON (CBS) – When her son Michael Kennedy died, Kathy Crosby-Bell had the unenviable calm of someone who had been through this before. 593 more words


10 Presidential Kinfolk Who Embarrassed The POTUS

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Margaret Truman dreamed of a career as a concert singer. But she often sang flat, sparking bad reviews that made big headlines because her father was President Harry S. 3,349 more words

Fallen Boston Firefighters Honored In Special Ceremony

BOSTON (CBS) — Dozens of active and retired Boston firefighters gathered Sunday to honor fallen members of the department.

The fire department’s a capella quartet sang “The Fireman’s Prayer” as the graves of those who died in the line of duty were decorated with flowers at Forest Hills Cemetery. 149 more words


Suffolk DA: No Criminal Charges In 2014 Fatal Back Bay Fire

BOSTON (CBS) — Boston’s safety officials called it the end of a painful chapter. They’re talking about the Suffolk District Attorney’s decision not to press criminal charges against the welders who accidentally started a deadly fire on Beacon Street more than a year ago. 219 more words


2 Firefighters Killed In Back Bay Fire One Year Ago Remembered

BOSTON (CBS) – A number of people continue to place flowers in front of Engine 33/Ladder 15 in honor of Lt. Edward Walsh and Firefighter Michael Kennedy… 215 more words


2 Firefighters Killed On Duty A Year Ago Honored In Boston

BOSTON (CBS/AP) — Two Boston firefighters killed fighting a wind-whipped fire a year ago have been honored in a ceremony at their firehouse.

Lt. Edward Walsh and Firefighter Michael Kennedy died March 26, 2014, when welding sparks caught a Back Bay brownstone on fire. 340 more words


The Sound of Silence

In 2005 I attended Music at the Creek (the Major’s Creek Folk Festival). I’d been working on a new Festival that would focus on Irish and Australian music and, among other things was distributing brochures and drumming up interest for the event. 477 more words

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