Special coverage of the official ceremonies marking the one-year anniversary of the Boston marathon bombings, plus conversations with Bostonians about the anniversary.
Alicia Shambo was a volunteer at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon. She ran toward the site of the explosions and began administering aid.
Brittany Loring was seriously injured in the bombing last year, on her 29th birthday. She capped the ups and downs of the past year with an emotional walk across the Boston Marathon finish line on Boylston St.
With the anniversary of the Boston marathon bombing just a few days away, we speak with someone who counseled both the wounded — and those who cared for them.
Late last month, Governor Deval Patrick banned the prescription and sale of hydrocodone-only drugs, which includes the recently FDA approved painkiller Zohydro. Today a federal judge heard arguments that the Massachusetts ban on Zohydro is unconstitutional. She declined to make a ruling, so as for now, the ban still stands.
Blackstonian creator Jamarhl Crawford offers a different perspective on the “One Boston” and “Boston Strong” slogans, arguing that there have been 235 shootings in the city since last year’s Marathon.
Nearly one year after two bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, new information continues to emerge about the alleged bombers, and particularly about law enforcement’s handling of information leading up to, and following, the attack. Today, we put some of these questions on the table.
For true textile connoisseurs, of course masterful quilts are works of art. But for just about everyone else, including the art world at large, quilts have at best been ignored as works of art, and at worst, derisively dismissed as mere humble women’s work.
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