John Hancock

A historical dig at Old City Hall (WBZ-TV)

Historical Boston Dig Seeks Site Of Nation’s Oldest Public School

Archaeologists are digging in front of Boston’s Old City Hall to find the original location of America’s oldest public school.


Massachusetts State House. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Why Doesn’t Massachusetts Have A Governor’s Mansion?

Massachusetts is one of five states without an official residence for the governor


Team Gifford (Image from John Hancock)

Taking Back Boston: Team Gifford And Project Hope

Two days after the bombings last April, my 19-year old son Matthew called me at work and asked if I would help him train for the 2014 Boston Marathon.


Boston Marathon volunteers Gloria and Skylar Webster. (Image: John Hancock)

VIDEO: Volunteering At The Boston Marathon Is A ‘Family Tradition’

For Skylar and Gloria Webster, volunteering at the Boston Marathon has become a family tradition.


Jen and Joe Andruzzi. (Image: Andruzzi Foundation)

VIDEO: The Joe Andruzzi Foundation Team Is Running Boston

The Joe Andruzzi foundation provides help, hope and a reason to smile for patients and their families that are battling cancer.


2013 Boston Marathon champion Lelila Desisa. (Image: John Hancock)

VIDEO: 2013 Champion Lelila Desisa’s Gesture To Boston

The character of a champion includes overcoming adversity. In last year’s marathon, Lelila Desisa was the champion.


Alosha (Big A) O’Brien. (Image from John Hancock)

From Best Buddies To Marathon Buddies

Craig Welton and Alosha (Big A) O’Brien are taking the concept of “training buddy” to a whole new level as they embark on their journey along the historic route from Hopkinton to Boston on Marathon Monday.


(Image: John Hancock)

VIDEO: Share Your Love For Boston: #WeRunTogether

We cheer together. We inspire together. We honor together. And now, #WeRunTogether in the 2014 Boston Marathon.


John Hancock employee Brenna McCarthy will run the 118th Boston Marathon.

VIDEO: Brenna McCarthy Is Running Boston

“We’re all in this together. And we’re going to cross Boylston Street, and we’re going to celebrate – all of us.”


Desiree (nee´Davila) Linden trained in Kenya for this year's Boston Marathon. (Image credit: John Hancock)

Desiree Linden: Stepping Outside the Comfort Zone

Desiree Linden returns to Boston ready to race and seek the title. In 2011 she narrowly missed winning by two seconds.