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Mayor Walsh gives One Boston Day permanent place on city calendar

One Boston Day will be a day to “lend a hand, greet our neighbors, care for each other, protect one another, and give back to the people and places of the city we love,” Walsh wrote in the proclamation.
Nicolaus Czarnecki

Mayor Marty Walsh announced Monday morning that One Boston Day has been permanently placed on the city’s calendar.

The mayor’s made the announcement via Twitter:


April 15 was chosen by the city to honor “the kindness and support shown in the wake of the marathon bombing on April 15, 2013. A moment of silence will be held at 2:49 p.m. to honor those killed or injured in the attack, followed by the ringing of church bells throughout the city,” WCVB reported.

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The day, which was first celebrated in 2015, will be a day to “lend a hand, greet our neighbors, care for each other, protect one another, and give back to the people and places of the city we love,” Walsh wrote in the proclamation.

 

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