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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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.

Services, memorials for Thomas M. Menino

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


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Thomas Menino molded the city’s skyline — and its very identity — through an unprecedented five consecutive terms.

// Menino still managed to fill out his absentee ballot

The former mayor’s effort underscored “the importance of voting,” said longtime spokeswoman Dot Joyce.

Nurse Kaci Hickox addressed the media outside of her home on Friday.

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Judge rejects Ebola quarantine for nurse

A Maine judge has rejected a bid by state health officials to restrict the movement of Kaci Hickox.


// Trick or treat in these towns at your own risk

Where do the dentists live? Brookline, Wellesley, Longmeadow, Lexington, and Weston have the most per capita.

// How Congress connects on Twitter

Is Congress truly polarized? Here’s how the House and Senate interact on Twitter.

One dead in Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo accident

The company has reported an unspecified problem during a test flight of its SpaceShipTwo space tourism rocket.

// Baker must answer for changing fisherman story, Coakley says

Martha Coakley said she thought Charlie Baker’s emotion was genuine but said that he must account for the changing storyline.

Convicted killer whose case changed state law will be freed

The man whose life sentence without parole led to a court ruling preventing such punishment for minors will soon be released.

Globe Insiders

Nov. 5

// ‘Ether Dome’: Globe Insider Night

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