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PATRIOTS STRONG – Patriots Day Parade commemorates the American Revolutionary War

The Patriots Day Parade Boston - Watch Video. Boston, MA: Patriots Day commemorates the anniversary of the Battles of Lexington and Concord, the first battles of the American Revolutionary War. This annual parade always takes place on Patriots Day, which falls on Monday, April 16, this year. The Patriots Day Parade begins at 9 at City Hall Plaza and ends at about 10 at the Paul Revere Mall (also known as the…
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4 15 Boston is strong.

April 15, 2018 - Family of victims of the Boston Marathon Bombing placed a wreath at the site of the former Forum Resturant on Boylston St. in Boston marking the 5 year anniversary of the attack. (Mayor's Office Photo by Jeremiah Robinson) Boston, MA: 4 15 2018 Wreath laying ceremonies honor Boston Strong. - Maura Healey tweets" Boston is strong. Our city’s resilience inspires people around…
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Emerson College – CHRIS DOBENS ’16 ON RUNNING BOSTON STRONG

Boston Strong News Editor's Note - BostonStrong. com was created 11/29/2012. via Emerson Public Relations - A version of the following profile ran in the Fall 2017 issue of Expression, the magazine for alumni and friends of Emerson College. We’re posting it on Emerson College Today in honor of the five-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing and “Boston Strong,” which was started by three Emerson College students.  …
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U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration will conduct low-altitude helicopter flights over the route of the Boston Marathon

Boston, MA: The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) will conduct low-altitude helicopter flights over the route of the Boston Marathon, from Hopkinton to Boston, between April 12th and April 15th to measure naturally occurring background radiation. The public may see a twin-engine Bell 412 helicopter, which is operated by the Remote Sensing Laboratory Aerial Measuring System from Joint Base Andrews and is…
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Therapy Dogs Stop by BPD’s 911 Call Center

Boston, MA: Therapy Dogs Stop by BPD’s 911 Call Center to Celebrate National Public Safety Telecommunications Week: Whenever a person finds themselves in a dangerous situation necessitating immediate emergency help, the 9-1-1 Telecommunications Operators of the BPD are always there to answer the call and to stay on the line until help arrives. Often heard but seldom seen, these behind-the-scenes first responders play an integral role in…
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TSA marks milestone with stronger carry-on screening at all U.S. federal airports

In addition to removing electronics larger than a cellphone, TSA recommends separating foods, powders and items that can clutter bags to ease screening process. WASHINGTON, DC: – With the summer travel season on the horizon, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that it has completed rollout of enhanced screening procedures for carry-on baggage as part of a greater effort to raise the baseline for…
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2018 Educator of the Year Award Winners Announced Boston Public Schools Teachers Recognized for Their Exceptional Contributions to Students

BOSTON, MA:   — Boston Public Schools (BPS), the City of Boston, and the Boston Teachers Union (BTU), are pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Boston Educator of the Year Award. Recipients were honored last night at a Boston sports game. The educators recognized consistently go the extra mile to make lasting impressions on their students and the BPS community. “The Educator of the…
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