Photos: One Year Anniversary Of The Boston Marathon Bombings

April 15, 2014
People photograph a banner reading "Boston Strong" at Rowes Wharf, April 15, 2014, in Boston. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)

A year after the Boston Marathon bombings, wreaths were placed at the sites where the two bombs exploded, and Bostonians gathered to remember the dead and injured in a tribute ceremony at the Hynes Convention Center. See full coverage of today’s events.

Billions Approved For Massachusetts Transportation

April 15, 2014

BOSTON — Construction could begin in the near future on several high-profile transportation projects around the state following an agreement reached by legislative negotiators on a $13 billion bond bill.

Forecast: Heavy Wind, Rain Expected

April 15, 2014

BOSTON — It could rain heavily at times today. The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the eastern half of the state.

Tufts Medical Center, Lowell General, Seek Merger

April 15, 2014

LOWELL, Mass. — Tufts Medical Center in Boston and Lowell General Hospital have reached a tentative deal on a merger officials say will make both institutions stronger while lowering medical costs.

Menino: Boston Is A Stronger City Today

April 15, 2014

BOSTON — Former Boston Mayor Tom Menino joins WBUR’s Morning Edition to reflect on the Boston Marathon bombings and to discuss the one year anniversary of the attack.

Tributes Mark One Year Since Boston Marathon Bombings

April 15, 2014
Police honor guard stands with a wreath. (Joe Spurr/WBUR)

The community will gather along Boylston Street Tuesday afternoon to honor those affected by last year’s deadly bombing at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

On Bombing Anniversary, Runners Look To ‘Close That Past And Start Again’

April 15, 2014
A crowd gathered at the finish line of the Boston Marathon Saturday morning for a Sports Illustrated cover shoot before the one-year anniversary of the bombings. (Michael Dwyer/AP)

BOSTON — It will be a day of mixed emotions for runners, who are anxious to run the Boston Marathon on Monday but also filled with the horrible memories of last year.

Carter-Williams Leads 76ers Past Celtics, 113-108

April 15, 2014

After a desperation three-pointer that would have tied the game was discounted, the 76ers beat the Celtics, 113-108.

For Some Boston Bombing Victims, Psychological — Not Physical — Wounds Linger

April 14, 2014

BOSTON — Many Boston Marathon bombing victims weren’t physically injured in the attack, but they do have psychological wounds that linger a year later. Each week, some of them meet in a support group at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

Boston Globe Wins Pulitzer For Marathon Coverage

April 14, 2014

BOSTON — The announcement of the award came as the city prepares for the anniversary of the bombing. It was met with a moment of silence in the Globe newsroom for the bombing victims.

Proposal Calls For New Strategies On Autism

April 14, 2014

BOSTON — The bill would allow families to set up tax-exempt savings accounts to help them care for disabled children and cover costs for education, medical care and other needs.

Boston Bombing Survivor: A ‘Miracle’ To Be Here

April 14, 2014

BOSTON — John Odom, 66, was standing near the finish line last year to watch his daughter when the bombs went off.

Lawmakers Approve ‘Boston Strong’ License Plate

April 14, 2014

BOSTON — The specialty license plate will cost $50, with proceeds after administrative costs going to One Fund Boston.

A Gallon Of Gas In Massachusetts Up A Penny

April 14, 2014

BOSTON — AAA Southern New England reports Monday that a gallon of self-serve, regular is up to an average of $5.53 per gallon.

Davis In Amherst To Launch Rowdiness Review

April 14, 2014

AMHERST, Mass. — Former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis is at the University of Massachusetts Amherst to review the school and town’s handling of the so-called Blarney Blowout parties.

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