Park City high school band group rerouted from Boston
By Scott Iwasaki
The Park Record
Published: April 19, 2013 02:23PM
Updated: April 19, 2013 03:27PM
Members of the Park City High School bands gathered Friday at Salem Willows, Mass., located 16 miles north from Boston and across the bay from Beverly, Mass. (Kim Lesueur)

All 48 students in the Park City High School bands that are in Topsfield, Mass., to perform at the Wide Strides Heritage Festival this weekend, are safe and accounted for after a shootout that left one of the Boston Marathon suspects dead and his brother at large in a nearby area.

In fact, the students didn't arrive in Topsfield, which is 23 miles north of Boston, until a few hours after the incidents, said PCHS director of bands Chris Taylor during a phone call with The Park Record.

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