The year 2013 was a rough one for Massachusetts, from the Boston Marathon bombing to the slaying of Danvers math teacher Colleen Ritzer. Here is a look back at the most popular stories published across Massachusetts Patch sites.
Watertown: MIT Officer Killed in Campus Shooting
Fenway-Kenmore: FBI: We Know Who Robbed the Gardner Museum
Watertown: ‘We Got the Call and We Got the Guy’
Arlington: Four Found Dead in Arlington HomeInvestigators Match Desalvo DNA to Sullivan Crime Scene