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Boston police were keeping careful watch Sunday in the area of the Boston Marathon finish line. (WBZ-TV)

Tight Security In Place On Eve Of First Boston Marathon Since Bombings

Crowds flocked to the Boston Marathon finish line Sunday but on Monday the area will essentially be locked down with heightened...

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Volunteers served up pasta dinner to Boston Marathon runners at City Hall Plaza. (WBZ-TV)

Boston Marathon Runners Fuel Up On Carbs At Festive Pre-Race Pasta Dinner

Boston Marathon runners flocked to City Hall Plaza to fuel up on carbohydrates at a festive pre-race pasta dinner.

The Blessing of the Athletes at Old South Church. (WBZ-TV)

Blessing Of The Athletes Attracts Marathon Runners To Boston’s Old South Church

Blessing Of The Athletes Attracts Marathon Runners To Boston’s Old South Church.

Gov. Deval Patrick on 'Face The Nation' April 20, 2014. (Image courtesy: CBS News)

Patrick: Boston Marathon Will Be ‘Very Safe’

Gov. Deval Patrick said the Boston Marathon will be ‘very safe’ Monday as the city and several towns prepare for the first annual race since last year’s terrorist attacks.

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Boston Marathon Forecast: Absolutely Terrific Weather

An absolutely terrific forecast for Marathon Monday, whether you’re running or spectating it doesn’t get much better than this.

Religious leaders gather on the steps of Trinity Church for the interfaith Light the Fire of Peace vigil. (WBZ-TV)

Interfaith Vigil Offers Chance For Marathon Remembrance, Prayer And Hope

As the next Boston Marathon approaches, the Light the Fire of Peace interfaith vigil was held on the steps of Trinity Church offering an opportunity for prayer, remembrance and hope.

Survivor Adrianne Haslet-Davis speaks to runners from the BMC marathon team. (WBZ-TV)

Marathon Survivors Cheer Boston Medical Center Runners Who Treated Them

A year after being treated by them, survivors of the Boston Marathon bombings showed up to motivate members of the Boston Medical Center marathon running team.

MBTA police Officer Dic Donohue talks with one of the blood donors at Watertown High School. (WBZ-TV)

Watertown Blood Drive Honors MBTA Officer Shot During Marathon Manhunt

A blood drive was held at Watertown High School Saturday in honor of MBTA police Officer Dic Donohue.

File of searches in Watertown from 4/19/13. (Photo by Mark Katic/WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

One Year Later: Mass. Governor Has No Regrets About Lock Down Of Greater Boston

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick says the decision to lock down much of greater Boston during the search for the surviving suspect in the marathon bombing was a “tough call” but one he’s glad that was made.

(Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Boston Prepares For Huge Wave Of Marathon Visitors

With an expanded field of runners and the memory of last year’s bombings elevating interest in one of the world’s great races, the 2014 Boston Marathon could bring an unprecedented wave of visitors and an influx of tourism dollars to the area.

Michael Cloherty and Katie O'Halloran. (WBZ-TV)

Man Runs 3 Marathons, In 3 Countries, In 3 Weeks

It sounds like an insane dream but one man is making it happen with the goal of helping a young woman live a better, more independent life.

Sean Collier

MIT Police Officer Sean Collier Honored In Ceremony Of Remembrance

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where Sean Collier worked and died, held a remembrance ceremony Friday and unveiled plans for a permanent memorial.

Gov. Deval Patrick signs a bill creating a 'Boston Strong' license plate. (Photo by Spencer Crispino/Governor's Office)

Patrick Signs Bill Creating ‘Boston Strong’ License Plate

Gov. Deval Patrick signed a bill Friday morning creating a license plate that includes the phrase “BostonStrong.”