Two men drape themselves in the American flag following the arrest of second Boston bombing suspect in Watertown. PHOTO CREDIT: NICOLAUS CZARNECKI/METRO Two men drape themselves in the American flag following the arrest of second Boston bombing suspect in Watertown. PHOTO CREDIT: NICOLAUS CZARNECKI/METRO

Mayor Thomas M. Menino, Governor Deval L. Patrick, and One Fund Boston said today that they are calling upon Boston and all communities across Massachusetts to join together in a Moment of Silence Monday afternoon, exactly one week following the Boston Marathon bombings.

The minute of silence will take place at 2:50 p.m. to honor the victims of the attacks and their families. It will be followed by the ringing of bells throughout Boston and the Commonwealth. [embedgallery id=135450] [embedgallery id=135622]

Mayor Menino and Governor Patrick said through a spokesperson they are "humbled by the support shown by the public and the business community, and they continue to encourage everyone to visit onefundboston.org to make a donation to help the victims of this tragedy."

 

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