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Similarly to the wake on Monday, there was massive police support at Tuesday's funeral for MIT Police Officer Sean Collier, who was killed in the line of duty last week.
Killed in the line of duty on Thursday, Wilmington native and Somerville resident Sean Collier was honored with a wake on Monday in Stoneham.
Hundreds came to Stoneham Monday afternoon to pay their respects to the late MIT officer.
Line extended close to Billings Avenue around corner from funeral home before doors opened.
Police & Fire
More than 1,000 residents and police officers from across the state packed Wilmington Town Common for a candlelight vigil in honor of slain MIT Police Officer Sean Collier.
Wilmington native and Somerville resident Sean Collier is remembered as a national hero after he was shot and killed in the line of duty on Thursday night.
Sean Collier, 26, was killed on Thursday night in a shooting at MIT, allegedly by the suspects in Monday's Boston Marathon bombings.
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Pyrotecnico, the vendor that handles Newton's Fourth of July celebration, will be unable to participate in next year's Fourth of July festivities in Massachusetts after leaving unexploded shells behind this year.
Newton native Tony Gentile received a six month suspended license from the Massachusetts Fire Marshal.
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