Boston Lockdown: An Odd Reminder Of “Patriot’s Day”

I’ve heard of schools being in lockdown, but never whole cities—certainly not a city the size of Boston. And yet it happened yesterday. It happened because of a series of events set in motion on Patriot’s Day—the bombing of the Boston Marathon. What is Patriot’s Day? “Patriot’s Day (or Patriots’ Day) commemorates the battles of Lexington and Concord, which were fought near Boston in 1775. Patriot’s Day is annually held on the third Monday of April. It should not be confused with Read more […]