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Marathon Acts of Kindness

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Neil Diamond Giving Proceeds From ‘Sweet Caroline’ Sales to One Fund

Neil Diamond is showing his support for Boston by giving the money earned from the sales of “Sweet Caroline” to the One Fund. In the […]

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Behind #BacktoBackBay’s Unofficial Website

With Boylston Street reopened Wednesday morning, people spent the day promoting a movement to bring consumers #BacktoBackBay (to borrow the language of Twitter). Boylston businesses […]

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In Times of Tragedy, People Get Boston-Themed Tattoos

What seems like endless amounts of charities, fundraisers, and efforts to generate money for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings have cropped up in […]

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Hundreds of Comics, Watches Donated to Patients at Children’s Hospital

The wards at Boston Children’s Hospital are about to get more animated. After finding out that multiple victims of the Boston Marathon bombing were children, […]


Fitness Studios Offering Special Classes

When coping with a tragedy, getting to the gym kind of falls off the radar for many of us. But since exercise (not to mention […]

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Money Raised From Mixtape Featuring Boston Bands Going Towards City’s ‘One Fund’

Like most everyone else in Boston, bands from around the city came together to show their support for the victims and families of the Boston […]

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Group Forms Human Wall to Block Potential Westboro Baptist Church Protests

Regina Fisher arrived at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in the South End at 11 p.m. on Wednesday night, 12 hours before President Barack […]

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The London Marathon Will Donate £2 for Every Finisher to Boston

Among the many kind gestures from cities around the country and the world comes news that organizers of the London Marathon will donate £2 for every […]

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Go Hug a ‘Comfort Dog’ And Make Yourself Feel Better About Everything

When it comes to coping with trauma and anxiety, hugging a dog is the best medicine, experts say. This week, several canines from the Lutheran […]

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Roundup: Boston Marathon Athletic Tribute Events

It’s a testament to all of us as Bostonians and Americans that following Monday’s tragedy, people did not wallow: We sprung into action. In the […]

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Resident Calls on People to Wear Boston-related Clothing For ‘Spirit Day’

Melissa Bourgoine knows that Boston has a lot of spirit, and in this time of tragedy she wants residents to show it by wearing clothing […]

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Vigils and Reflections for the Boston Marathon Tragedy

The following locations are holding vigils or reflections after the Boston Marathon bombing. Please email us or leave a comment below with additional vigils and […]

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People Turn to Fundraising Sites to Help Pay for Hospital Expenses

Less than 24-hours after two explosions set off along the Boston Marathon route injured more than 170 people, supporters turned to fundraising websites to collect […]

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Residents, Students Will Travel Race Route to Show Support for Marathon Victims

Area residents, workers, and college students are organizing treks along the Boston Marathon route to show support for the victims of the bombing on Monday […]