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.