BOSTON (AP) – A friend of one Boston Marathon bomber who had dinner with the brothers hours after the attack has been sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison for misleading investigators. Khairullozhon Matanov (hy-ROO’-luh-zhahn MAH’-tuh-nahf) was a friend of Tamerlan Tsarnaev and an acquaintance of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR’). He pleaded guilty in March to […]
Fall River, Ma – Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has been found guilty of first-degree murder. A Massachusetts jury on Wednesday found Hernandez guilty of killing Odin Lloyd on June 17, 2013. Lloyd was dating the sister of Hernandez’s fiancee, and was found shot six times in an industrial park less than a […]
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Canadian tourism officials and the operators of the Nova Star ferry from Maine to Nova Scotia will focus the ship’s marketing efforts on Boston. The Portland Press Herald reported Monday that the Nova Scotia Tourism Agency and Nova Star Cruises both consider the bigger media market the target for the ferry. […]
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A 300-mile power cable line would be buried on land and run underwater from Maine to Boston in a proposal to tap Canada’s hydropower for power-hungry southern New England. New England governors say they need up to 3,600 megawatts of renewable energy to meet green energy goals, while also lowering costs […]
When we look back on the Boston Marathon, many of us immediately think of the tragic bombings. But there are happy stories to tell about that day. In fact, one Maine couple shared an extremely special moment just an hour before the explosions happened . News Source 8’s Katie Zarrilli has the story.