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12 Times Tom Menino Gets Emotional in His New Book

Even if you shouldn’t, sometimes you can judge a book by its cover. There’s nothing too splashy about the book jacket for Mayor for a New America, former […]

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Don’t Forget to Blame Mayor Menino for the Convention Center

I wish I still had the great map, probably produced around 1998 or 1999, that showed what the Seaport District was supposed to look like when […]

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Tom Menino Reacts to Cancer Diagnosis with Typical Determination

Tom Menino appears to be approaching his diagnosis of late-stage cancer in much the way the former Mayor takes on most challenges: with a lot of […]

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Where The Sidewalk Shoveling Ends

Last February, after Nemo dropped 25 inches of snow on Boston, the city’s Inspectional Services Department handed out a staggering 2,400 citations to residents and […]

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City, State Officials Prepare for Major Boston Snowstorm

Massachusetts residents are starting the New Year with the first official snowstorm of 2014, which could dump up to 14 inches of powdery white flakes […]

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Butt Out: Boston Enacts Smoking Ban At Public Parks

Boston’s Parks and Recreation Commission is giving people who were planning on quitting smoking in 2014 a little extra push. On Monday, the city agency […]

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State Officials: Go Home, It’s Snowing

The snow has just started to fall in the Boston area, but already, officials have cancelled after-school programs and are asking businesses to let their […]

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What the Tech?: You Can Now Find Parking In the Innovation District Using An App

Nobody enjoys sluggishly searching for an open parking spot in the busiest parts of Boston, as drivers stuck behind them lay on the horn in […]

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In His Final Speech, Mayor Menino Reflected on What’s Changed

Tom Menino delivered his final speech as mayor of Boston to the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce Tuesday morning. He offered as a thesis that […]

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Mayor Menino Doesn’t Care What You Think Anymore

Boston News, Weather, Sports | FOX 25 | MyFoxBoston As his time in office wanes, Mayor Menino is getting into a rollicking Thanksgivukah spirit (it’s […]

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Mayor Menino Declares November 28 ‘Thanksgivukkah’ In Boston

Ask and you shall receive. As the once-in-a-lifetime convergence of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving approaches, leading to the creation of the now nationally recognized holiday of […]

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City Council Votes to Ban Smoking In All of Boston’s Public Parks

The city is waiting on the signature of Mayor Tom Menino before officially banning people from smoking cigarettes and marijuana in all of Boston’s public […]

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Mayor Menino Has a Brand New Job At Boston University—And a Customized Cane

Mayor Tom Menino had his pick of educational institutions where he could have worked after his 20-year stint as an elected official, but he picked […]

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Sorry Harvard (and Everyone Else) Prof. Menino Is Headed to B.U.

After leaving office, Mayor Tom Menino will head to Boston University to direct the school’s new Initiative on Cities, according to multiple reports. WBZ’s Jon Keller […]

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How Marty Walsh Can Carry Mayor Menino’s Torch for Women

In his State of the City address this past January, an ebullient Tom Menino sauntered to the podium while the Kelly Clarkson anthem, “Stronger,” played […]