The last Boston Marathon bombings suspect sought by authorities was captured Friday evening in a dramatic two hour stand off with police in Watertown, a community just outside of Boston. The day after, Saturday morning's newspapers offers a look at a state that was brought to its knees, now standing tall once again.
The two main papers in the state's capital city were understandably relieved Saturday morning. The Boston Globe may say it the best:
The Herald doesn't do a bad job, either:
He was found in a boat, you see. Across the whole state, though, the newspapers in different communities capture the released tension now that both suspects are either dead or in police custody. We quite like the pictures from the Taunton Daily Gazette:
Or the simplicity of Quincy, Massachusetts' Patriot Ledger:
New Bedford, Massachusetts' The Standard-Times opted for the easy and direct pull quote:
The Cape Cod Times high-fived the authorities with their headline and picture choice:
Fall River's The Herald News went for the capture story above the fold and dramatic picture of a military helicopter below:
Brockton's Enterprise didn't mince words when it came the morning's biggest news story:
Finally, Attleboro's The Sun Chronicle closes it out with a picture of a smiling police officer after a stressful Friday evening:
It's a good day in Massachusetts.