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Bruins Beat Sabres 3-2 In Overtime

October 31, 2014

Brad Marchand — who’s availability to play was in question due to an injury — scored the deciding goal.

In Hyde Park, Everyone Has A Menino Story To Tell

October 30, 2014
Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino’s imprint is all over Hyde Park, where he grew up and raised his family. Pictured here, Menino's wife Angela applauds as he is introduced at a 2013 ceremony held to name the Hyde Park YMCA after him. (AP)

Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino’s imprint is on dozens of multi-million dollar initiatives around the city. But it’s also everywhere in Readville, the section of Hyde Park where Menino, who passed away Thursday at 71, was born, raised his own children, and was called Tommy as often as he was called mayor.

Former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis Remembers Menino

October 30, 2014

Former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis discusses the legacy of former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, who died Thursday at 7.

Sen. Warren: With Menino’s Death, The City Of Boston Loses A Great Fighter

October 30, 2014

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren discusses the legacy of former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, who died Thursday at 71.

Religious Leaders To Gather In Mattapan To Remember Menino

October 30, 2014

Religious leaders from several congregations will gather at Morning Star Baptist Church in Mattapan Thursday evening to celebrate the life of Thomas Menino.

Coakley, Baker Say There Are Political Lessons In Menino’s Legacy

October 30, 2014

Thomas Menino, the longest-serving mayor in Boston’s history, is being remembered as a political giant. He passed away Thursday morning at 71 after a battle with cancer.

Peter Meade: Dudley Square Is Where Menino Left His Mark

October 30, 2014

Peter Meade, a business and civic leader who ran the Boston Redevelopment Authority under former Mayor Thomas Menino, joined WBUR’s All Things Considered to discuss Menino’s legacy.

Former City Councilor Rob Consalvo: Menino Gave His All To Moving Boston Forward

October 30, 2014

Former City Councilor Rob Consalvo, who grew up in the Menino’s community of Hyde Park and considered him a family friend, also came to know the mayor as a mentor.

At City Hall, Menino Remembered As ‘A Giant’

October 30, 2014

Those who worked closest with former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, who died Thursday at 71 after a battle with cancer, are remembering him as someone who worked tirelessly for the people.

Bostonians Share Their Personal Encounters With Former Mayor Menino

October 30, 2014
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Considering so many of Boston’s residents were able to meet Thomas Menino during his long tenure as the city’s mayor, we asked them to share stories.

Mass. Economic Growth Lags Nation’s In Q3

October 30, 2014

Economic growth in Massachusetts slowed in the third quarter to a 3.2 percent annualized rate. The U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 3.5 percent from July through September.

In Remembrance: Boston Reflects On Former Mayor Menino

October 30, 2014
Flags fly at half mast in front of City Hall Thursday. Thomas Menino, Boston's longest-serving mayor, passed away Thursday morning after a battle with cancer. He was 71. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Remembrances poured in through social media after the news that Thomas M. Menino, Boston’s longest serving mayor, died Thursday at 71 after battling cancer.

Menino Put His Stamp On Boston’s Skyline

October 30, 2014
A view from the Seaport District of Boston's downtown waterfront. (Flickr/Corey Templeton)

As Bostonians say goodbye to their former longtime mayor, who passed away Thursday at 71, they’re working and living in a city that Thomas Menino helped shape — old neighborhoods and new developments alike.

‘Urban Mechanic’ Menino Never Wanted To Be Anything More Than Mayor

October 30, 2014
Thomas Menino, in a 2013 file photo (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

He was the accidental mayor. But once there, Thomas Menino set record for longevity. He had his fingers in everything, you could find him everywhere.

‘Bold, Big-Hearted, And Boston Strong': Officials React To Menino’s Passing

October 30, 2014
Founder of The One Fund Jim Gallagher, left, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, center left, former Boston mayor Tom Menino, center right, and current mayor Marty Walsh, right, stand on the field at Fenway Park for the playing of the national anthem during ceremonies marking the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings before a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles in Boston, Sunday, April 20, 2014. (Michael Dwyer/AP)

Thomas Menino, the longest-serving mayor in Boston’s history, has died. We’re collecting reactions and statements.

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