This has been a weird day. I've watched too much news and haven't been able to focus on anything. I'll probably update on Saturday morning.
I don't know what's actually happening tonight, but here is some of the major announcements.
Commonwealth of MA:
The "shelter in place" request for affected communities has been lifted. However, please remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity. If you see the suspect or suspicious activity, please call 9-1-1 immediately. Tips, call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3. MBTA has reopened (commuter rail to resume on Saturday)
Residents and businesses should monitor media for further information.
Incident Updates (Last Updated 4/19 6:30PM)
MBTA: Limited Service has RESUMED on ALL MBTA modes except the Commuter Rail. Copley Station still closed. MBCR will resume tomorrow 4/20 (Saturday Schedule). See www.mbta.com for updates.
Residents in Boston, Watertown, Newton, Belmont, and Cambridge: The request to "shelter-in-place" and stay indoors has been lifted at this time. Public safety officials ask you to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity to authorities.
Emergency Notifications: Sign up for ALERTBoston, the city's emergency notification system [link]
TIPS for Investigation: Call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) & choose prompt #3. Submit info to FBI website. Submit info via Email: Boston@ic.fbi.gov.
Emergencies: Dial 911
Residents With Questions: Call the Mayor's Hotline at 617-635-4500.
4/15 Marathon Incident Press Release: Full City of Boston response to Boston Marathon tragedy [link]
4/15 Marathon Incident Map: Latest crime scene perimeter [link]
4/19/13,6:43 PM -
The stay indoors request has been lifted, but people are advised to stay vigilant. Rubbish and recycling for those who have a Thursday & Friday collection will take place Saturday, April 20.The Apr. 20 Recycling drop center will be open normal hours. Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is cancelled. Some other city programs that were previously cancelled may resume. Please check with specific agency. MBTA service is resuming. Please monitor local media for latest updates.
April 19, 2013 1:11 PM
THE 'STAY AT HOME' ORDER HAS BEEN LIFTED. PLEASE REMAIN VIGILANT IN ALL YOUR ACTIVITIES.
WATERTOWN RESIDENTS WILL SEE SATURATED PATROLS THE ENTIRE WEEKEND.