Danny McDonald

McDonald is the Globe’s weekday, nightside general assignment reporter. Prior to joining the Globe as a digital producer in 2015, he worked as a staff reporter for a number of publications, including The MetroWest Daily News, The Standard-Times, and The Bermuda Sun. A graduate of UMass Amherst, McDonald also holds a master’s in journalism from City University London.

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Lawrence mayor urges judge to reject gas explosion settlement, saying lawyers would receive too large a share

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Lawrence Mayor Daniel Rivera wants a judge to reject the proposed $143 million settlement of a class action lawsuit filed against Columbia Gas, arguing that lawyers are taking too large a share of the money destined for victims of the 2018 natural gas explosions that rocked the Merrimack Valley.

House bill threatens Springfield railcar plant

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Legislation passed by federal lawmakers on Wednesday raised serious questions about the future viability of a massive subway-car manufacturing facility in Springfield that is producing new Red Line and Orange Line cars.

In Brockton, police cruiser strikes pedestrian

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Brockton police cruiser struck a pedestrian Tuesday afternoon while responding to a call and the Plymouth district attorney’s office is investigating the incident, authorities said.

Pedestrian struck by truck in downtown Boston

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A pedestrian was struck by a truck in downtown Boston Tuesday evening, according to police.