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The 2015 Boston Marathon Spectator Guidelines Posted on Apr 13

The 2015 Boston Marathon Spectator Guidelines

This is a guest blog post from the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA). The 119th running of the Boston Marathon will be held on Patriot’s Day, Monday, April 20, 2015. This year, 30,000 registered participants will run the 26.2-mile course, which starts in Hopkinton and passes   …Continue Reading The 2015 Boston Marathon Spectator Guidelines

The Boston Marathon Tragedy Posted on Apr 16

The Boston Marathon Tragedy

The Boston Marathon tragedy has put the city, state, country and world on alert. Anyone affected by the blasts, whether trying to locate loved ones or figuring out how to navigate the city will find the resources below a helpful guide. Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has   …Continue Reading The Boston Marathon Tragedy

Celebrate Patriot’s Day with Muskets and Marathoners Posted on Apr 11

Celebrate Patriot’s Day with Muskets and Marathoners

The “shot heard ‘round the world” was fired 236 years ago and marked the beginning of America’s battle for independence. Massachusetts celebrates this fight for liberty on the third Monday in April with Patriots Day, a state holiday. Not only does Patriot’s Day commemorate the   …Continue Reading Celebrate Patriot’s Day with Muskets and Marathoners