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We Will Always Be Boston Strong

THE BOSTON MARATHON 2013 and Today’s Anniversary

Today is the anniversary of that day Boston was shocked with fear and shook from two terrible bombs that had exploded on Boylston street. 157 more words


Brink of Revolution: First Brigade Marches from Boston

On March 30, 1775, General Thomas Gage, commanding British forces occupying Boston, made a major show of force that would escalate already high tensions in the province of Massachusetts Bay. 1,314 more words


Boston Firefighters Mourned In Contra Costa County

United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County mourn with our Brothers and Sisters from Boston Firefighters Local 718 who suffered a tragic loss today, losing two of their own on a 9 alarm structure fire. 155 more words

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Robert B. Forbes and Irish Famine Relief

On St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, 1847, volunteers from the Boston Laborers Aid Society (consisting almost entirely of Irish immigrants) began the onerous task of loading thousands of barrels of provisions on board the USS¬† 1,191 more words



Boston Massachusetts mayor Martin J, “Marty” Walsh claims to be an Irish-American; but his refusal to appear in Boston’s Saint Patrick’s Day parade clearly demonstrates he has no allegiance to either. 195 more words


I Stepped Into Spring Yesterday

I stepped into Spring yesterday in Boston and it felt so good!
For the first time in just about 50 years I attended the Boston Flower Show without my Mom. 471 more words

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