More than 3,500 police officers will patrol this year’s Boston Marathon, more than double the number deployed last year, when two bombs exploded near the finish line, killing three people and injuring more than 260.
Boston police cleared out part of the area outside Fenway Park Wednesday morning because of a suspicious truck.
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Added security measures are in place for this weekend’s Head of the Charles Regatta.
The NFL is instituting a new bag policy at all stadiums for security reasons. Backpacks and purses are out. Clear, plastic bags are in. Good call by the league? Do enhanced security measures make you feel safer?
Amid high temperatures and heightened security, attendance appeared down Thursday at Boston’s Fourth of July celebration.
The MBTA says it is planning a large security increase on July 4.
The state Senate has allotted $47,000 to reimburse the city of Worcester for securing a funeral home that held one of the alleged Boston Marathon bombers.
State and local law enforcement announced Tuesday the Massachusetts Avenue Bridge will be completely closed to the public and there will be significant restrictions on bags and coolers.
Be prepared for some major traffic changes next week for the 4th of July Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular on the Esplanade.