Tom Menino

Wellness

School Program Gets Kids Moving with ‘Recess Coaches’

We covered the BOKS program,which brings physical activity to schools before class starts, but now Boston Public School students in 31 schools across the city will get “recess […]

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Tom Menino Says What He Wants, Damnit

Mayor Tom Menino hasn’t announced yet whether he’s going to run again for mayor. According to an interview in the Globe this morning, he still […]

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Boston University, Mayor’s Office Roll Out Improved Bike-Safety Measures

  Following a series of bike-related accidents that claimed the lives of two Boston University students in the last year, city officials, in conjunction with […]

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Can Boston Really Become the Premier City for Working Women?

It appears Mayor Menino has been reading Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In, the Facebook exec’s bestselling new book urging women to let their natural ambitions—not their […]

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Report Reveals Latest Health Trends in Boston

Boston photo via Shutterstock This year’s Health of Boston report, an annual compilation of health trends and data for the city as a whole and for specific […]

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Get Fit for Free at the YMCA

Fitness class photo via Shutterstock Boston Moves for Health, an ultra-ambitious program launched by Mayor Menino last year calling for Boston residents to collectively lose […]

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Menino Discusses His Hopes for the Campaign He Won’t Say He’s Running

Mayor Tom Menino made his first comments on Councilman John Connolly’s recently launched campaign to replace him, and they are … almost cinematic in their […]

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John Connolly Is Gonna Go Ahead and Run for Mayor

After declaring his interest last week, City Councilor John Connolly will officially announce a run for mayor Tuesday. Connolly’s campaign is going to focus heavily […]

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PHOTOS: The Today Show Visits Boston

Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie are all smiles as they turn to face the Today show cameras at Faneuil Hall. (Photos by Regina Mogilevskaya) While most of Boston […]

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How Menino Plans to Address the Wage Gap

Mayor Menino's decision to walk out to Kelly Clarkson's “Stronger” before his State of the City address on Tuesday night was widely deemed a not-to-subtle reminder […]

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Menino Charters the Way Forward

Tom Menino delivered his 20th State of the City Address last night in Faneuil Hall and, for all the hoopla over how good he looked post-hospital […]

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Boston's Crazy Rental Prices

(2013 Boston Apartment Prices Map via Jeff Kaufman) During last night's State of the City address, Mayor Tom Menino told the crowd: “We’ll make available […]

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Does Mayor Menino Love The Patriots As Much This Year As Last Year?

Based on Mayor Tom Menino’s history of making bets with the mayors of rival cities in the playoffs, it sure seems like he doesn’t believe […]

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Menino Uses Mattapan Massacre Verdict to Talk Gun Control

Shortly after a jury found Dwayne Moore guilty of murdering four people in Mattapan back in 2010, Mayor Tom Menino has issued a statement praising the […]

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Mayor Menino Sees What You're Writing About Him

Out to prove what his staff has been telling reporters for weeks – that he’s up and able – Mayor Tom Menino spoke publicly to […]