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Jenny Serratore and Rob Daigle got married on Saturday in Maine. (Courtesy Image: Jenny Serratore/YouTube)

Man Gets Married After ALS Diagnosis On April Fools Day

A Newburyport native may have been diagnosed with ALS on April Fools Day of all days, but that didn’t stop him from getting married over the weekend in Maine.

08/09/2015

Pete Frates presented with 'Bobble Bucket' from Lowell Spinners (WBZ-TV)

Lowell Spinners Present Pete Frates With ‘Ice Bucket Bobble’

The bobble honors the former BC baseball player’s contributions to the fight against ALS.

07/21/2015

Pete and Julie Frates (WBZ-TV)

Frates Family: ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Will Continue Until There’s A Cure

Pete Frates and his family say last year’s explosion of goodwill was only the first wave.

07/09/2015

Pete Frates 'Ice Bucket Bobble' (Image Credit: Lowell Spinners)

Minor League Baseball Teams To Hold Pete Frates ‘Bobble Bucket’ Giveaway

Two minor league baseball teams will have a special “bobble bucket” giveaway this season to honor the inspiration for the ice bucket challenge.

05/26/2015

Pete Frates, the inspiration for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. (WBZ-TV)

Gillette Stadium Sings Happy Birthday To Pete Frates During Patriots-Bills Game

Pete Frates had a very happy 30th birthday.

12/28/2014

Hundreds participated in a polar plunge to honor Pete Frates. (WBZ-TV)

Hundreds Honor Pete Frates In Gloucester With ALS Polar Plunge

Saturday marked the third annual passion plunge in honor of 30-year-old Pete Frates who battles ALS.

12/27/2014

Pete and Julie Frates at the Sports Illustrated gala. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated)

Pete Frates Named One Of Sports Illustrated’s ‘Inspirations Of the Year’

Pete Frates, the inspiration of massively successful Ice Bucket Challenge, was honored Tuesday by Sports Illustrated.

12/10/2014

1,000 people gathered for the Walk For Hope in Wakefield on Saturday to raise money to find a cure for ALS. (WBZ-TV).

Walk For Hope In Wakefield Raises Money For ALS Cure

So far, the Angel Foundation has raised $1.5 million but needs another $4 million.

09/06/2014

Participants tip buckets of ice water over their heads as they take part in the World Record Ice Bucket Challenge at Etihad Stadium on August 22, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Expedites Cambridge Institute’s ALS Drug Trial

The ALS Therapy Development Institute in Cambridge said the drug trial would’ve taken place in two years if not for the Ice Bucket Challenge.

08/27/2014

Dan Ice Bucket

NightSide – Dan Rea Takes The Ice Bucket Challenge

Dan Rea takes the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money to fight ALS.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/25/2014

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