Menino recalled as a man of the people

“He’s done so much for so many people in the city,” one mourner said. “He saw no color, no barrier. It’s just a sad day.’’

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A sign thanking the former mayor loomed over commuters Friday.

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Amy DeLong wrote about Menino’s strength in a condolence book.

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RJ Petruccelli, 10, who is reading Menino’s memoir, said he cried yesterday.

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A makeshift memorial for Menino sprang up in Downtown Crossing.

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James Maconochie left a bouquet of flowers as the memorial grew.

People paid their respects to Menino inside of Boston City Hall.

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People paid their respects to Menino at a memorial inside Boston City Hall.

Services, memorials for Thomas M. Menino

Details on the services planned for Boston’s former mayor.

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Biden will travel to Boston for the services, but it was unclear whether he will have a speaking role.

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Public schools across the city were finding ways to honor Thomas Menino on Friday.

The Long Island Bridge.

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Mayor Walsh hopes to reopen Long Island Bridge in three years

The new timeline, shortened from five years, includes about one year of planning and two years of construction.

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The online retail giant announced it intends to build a one million square foot facility — its first in Mass.

Items stacked inside a shoebox-sized 1901 time capsule.

Letter in time capsule foresaw flight, video communication

A letter to posterity written more than 100 years ago made a few accurate predictions — and some very wrong ones.

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The seafood chain said the 20-year-old Back Bay location will close Dec. 28, when its lease expires.

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The comments by Baker came after Martha Coakley visited New Bedford, where she said Baker must answer for the changing storyline.

Brockton High teacher charged with rape of student

Joaquim Andrade, 56, was held on $20,000 bail Friday after he was accused of sexually assaulting a female student.

Globe Insiders

Nov. 5

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After the Huntington Theatre Company production, join Boston Globe Ideas editor Stephen Heuser and Dr. Emery N. Brown.