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There is nothing that can replace what was lost on 4.15.2013 bostonstrong. org

As we remember the horrific Boston Patriots Day attacks against our nation during the marathon, and the strong resilience that followed, we realize that there is nothing that can replace what was lost on charity was created for the community to join together remembering and honoring those lost while supporting the resilience of the survivor community moving forward. Boston Strong can only be as strong…
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WILLIAM GROSS NAMED BOSTON POLICE COMMISSIONER

Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced the appointment of William Gross as the City of Boston's first African American Commissioner of the Boston Police Department (BPD), who will assume the duties and responsibilities of Commissioner William B. Evans who is set to retire from the Boston Police Department on Saturday, August 4. Gross currently serves as Superintendent in Chief of the Boston Police Department. "On behalf…
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INDUSTRIAL DISASTERS – Boston Globe Fabricates details of Marathon Bombing

Boston, MA: Newspaper launched an investigation after claims from WEEI that Kevin Cullen’s columns from recent years included misleading information. Share More: CBS News Video Boston Globe columnist Kevin Cullen fabricates details of Marathon bombing WEEi News Boston - - “I can smell Patriots Day, 2013. I can hear it. God, can I hear it, whenever multiple fire engines or ambulances are racing to a scene.” That…
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Sports News – Marathon 2018 Moments – Desiree Linden of the United States celebrates Strong 1st Place Finish

April 16, 2018 - Desiree Linden of the United States celebrates after placing first in the Woman's Elite Division at the 2018 Boston Marathon. (Mayor's Office Photo by Jeremiah Robinson)
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Run to Remember Boston 1st Responders killed in the line of duty

Boston, MA: The Run to Remember Boston, of North Berwick, ME, will hold the 14th running of Run To Remember Boston on Sunday, May 27, 2018. The run will honor all 1st Responders killed in the line of duty by celebrating their lives and giving back to the community. Run To Remember Boston is a half marathon or 5 mile run through historic downtown Boston. Share More: 
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NATION – Sandy Hook Newtown CT TEAM 26 Rallies NJ Capitol on route to Washington for Sensible Gun Legislation

WATCH EXCLUSIVE PRESS VIDEO from State House News for Sandy Hook. Trenton, NJ: Sandy Hook Newtown Ct awareness Team 26 travels from Sandy Hook to Washington stopping in Trenton, NJ Capitol.    
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MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES NEW CITY OF BOSTON CHIEF RESILIENCE OFFICER

Lori D. Nelson will lead city-wide resilience building efforts to help Boston implement long-term strategies for protecting the city from the effects of persistent racial and economic inequality. Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced Lori D. Nelson as the City of Boston's newest Chief Resilience Officer (CRO), a position created in partnership with 100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation (100RC) in 2015 to lead city-wide resilience…
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Governor Baker Declares “No First Time” Day in the Commonwealth

BOSTON, MA:  — Governor Charlie Baker declared today “No First Time” Day in the Commonwealth to raise awareness of teen drug use. “No First Time” is an early education and awareness program started through the Evan G. Foundation to fight substance abuse. The Evan G. Foundation raises awareness of substance abuse disorders and helps prevent youth drug use so that no child has any reason…
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“Nonprofits and other service providers see the challenges vulnerable people in Massachusetts face every day. ” General Healey

AG Healey Hosts ‘People’s Law Firm’ Summit in Worcester. More Than 100 Come Together at Clark University for Presentations and Discussions on Community Partnerships to Assist Residents. WORCESTER — Attorney General Maura Healey today hosted an outreach day for more than 100 community leaders, educators, and service providers from across Central Massachusetts focused on expanding partnerships and highlighting the many ways the Attorney General’s Office can assist…
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ICE HSI counterfeit steroid trafficking, money laundering case leads to prison sentence in Massachusetts

BOSTON, MA: - A Gloucester, Massachusetts, woman was sentenced to prison April 26 in federal court in Boston for her role in a conspiracy to traffic counterfeit steroids and launder money following charges brought from a Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE)  Homeland Security Investigations(HSI)-led case. Melissa Sclafani, 30, was sentenced by District Court Judge Nathaniel M. Gorton to one year and one day in prison…
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IPR Center celebrates tenth anniversary on World IP Day

WASHINGTON, DC: – Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), Customs and Border Protection (CBP), FBI and other partner agencies with the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) renewed their fight today against counterfeiting and IP theft that threaten the safety of American consumers, levy negative impacts on the economy and fund transnational criminal organizations, during at an event recognizing the center’s tenth…
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SPORTS NEWS – Entercom / WEEI and the Red Sox renew partnership – Will WEEI go silent on B Globe entertainment news Boston Bombings Fakes News?

Boston, MA: APRIL 28, 2016 - BOSTON - Today, Entercom announced that the long-standing broadcast partnership between WEEI and the Boston Red Sox will continue through the 2023 Major League Baseball season. The announcement extends a play-by-play relationship with one of the most fervently loyal fan bases in pro sports. Red Sox broadcasts have been heard on WEEI since 1995. Entercom CEO David Field praised the…
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Critical Investments – Imagine Boston Capital Plan

Boston, MA: - Mayor Martin J. Walsh today presented his $ billion Imagine Boston Capital Plan (Fiscal Year 2019 - 2023), which makes critical investments in every Boston neighborhood, guided by Boston's citywide plan, Imagine Boston 2030. From a new playground at Harambee Park and to a new library in Upham's Corner, to kitchen upgrades at 25 Boston schools, to new fire engines and fire houses, the City's…
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NATION – Fake News Plagues Boston as Writers Omit to Manipulate Consumers, Moguls Buy In

First Fake News Columnist Place on Leave since News Room Downsizing. NYPOST NATIONAL NEWS - BOSTON — The Boston Globe has placed columnist Kevin Cullen on paid leave as an examination of his work is conducted. The newspaper said Friday it’s asking a third party to conduct the probe but didn’t detail what prompted it. The Globe was awarded a 2014 Pulitzer Prize for its…
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The blue and yellow Boston Strong signs, once ubiquitous, are harder to spot throughout the year.

FIVE YEARS AFTER ATTACK, BOSTON MARATHON DIGITAL ARCHIVISTS FIND HEALING IN STORYTELLING Boston, MA: by Molly Callahan Northeastern University - Five years on, revisiting the digital archive created after the Boston Marathon bombing is still part of the healing process for those who curated it. “It feels like you’re touching a wound,” said Elizabeth Maddock Dillon, one of the archive’s primary investigators. “It’s painful. While…
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MIT Sean Collier Memorial

Cambridge, MA: Sean Collier Memorial is situated on MIT’s campus in honor of Officer Sean Collier who was shot and killed on April 18th 2013, the Collier Memorial marks the site of tragedy with a timeless structure—translating the phrase "Collier Strong" into a space of remembrance through a form that embodies the concept of strength through unity.  The memorial is composed of thirty-two solid blocks…
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