Shelter in Place: A Boston Perspective

Shelter in Place: A Boston Perspective

The advisory that went into place after the Boston Marathon bombings called for creative thinking among event planners.

“Shelter in place.” Since I don’t watch crime dramas or sci-fi thrillers, it’s not a phrase I’d heard before.

Not until Friday, April 19, when the governor of Massachusetts, Deval Patrick, put the advisory in place for residents of Boston, Watertown, and other adjacent communities. It was the morning after Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the younger of two brothers suspected of carrying out the bombings at the Boston Marathon, had survived a shoot-out with polic

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