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 […]
No one likes ceding power, and Boston’s Mayor Menino and New York’s Mayor Bloomberg are two very big non-exceptions—so much so that people in both […]
Members of Boston’s school bus drivers’ union are planning to hold a rally on Saturday, asking that officials fired following an impromptu strike in October […]
Mayor Tom Menino announced Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis’s replacement on Friday as the city’s top cop prepared to step down from his role after […]
On the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, a non-profit environmental group released a series of alarming images showing what Boston landmarks could look like in […]
It’s long been a tradition—specifically for Boston—that elected officials in each city and state, whose sports teams are competing for a championship title, place a […]
Mayor Tom Menino won’t say much about his plans once he finally retires his title as the top-elected official of the city of Boston, but […]
It once seemed like Tom Menino would be mayor for life. But earlier this year, after two decades running the city, he surprised everyone by announcing he wouldn’t seek another term. When he steps down in January, he’ll leave a monumental legacy. This month, we explore the mayor’s time in office, from his stalwart support of LGBT rights to the developers who struck it rich on the waterfront. There isn’t one single story of Menino’s Boston, there are hundreds—each bearing his unmistakable thumbprint.