Menino was ‘always there for everyone’

Mourners shared their thoughts and memories of the former mayor at a makeshift memorial in Downtown Crossing.

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Menino in his own words

A look at the former mayor’s life and history in Boston through speeches and interviews he gave over the years.


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Memorials for Thomas M. Menino


10 a.m.: Lying in state at Faneuil Hall


12 p.m.: Private Mass at Most Precious Blood Church, 25 Maple St. in Hyde Park


Flowers and mementos may be left in City Hall, inside the main entrance, on the City Hall Plaza side.

Condolence books will be located in all of the city’s neighborhood libraries and community centers.

Letters and cards may be sent to Menino’s office at Boston University, 75 Bay State Road, Boston MA 02215.

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