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Menino kept busy in his final months after leaving office.

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He attended events such as the Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfast.

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The former mayor also got to work in his new role at Boston University.

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He found time for visits to the neighborhoods, such as this stop in Dorchester.

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He attended the Fenway Park celebration in honor of the 2013 world champs.

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Menino is shown during a book signing in New York City last month.

The last 297 days of a most remarkable life

Friends and observers said Thomas Menino’s last 10 months were lived with new purpose, even as his body failed him.

Menino meticulously planned funeral, burial

It should surprise no one that in the months before his death, the former mayor left unambiguous instructions.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/31/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/memorial150-8385.jpg At quiet memorials, tearful tributes to Menino

“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.’’

Services, memorials for Thomas M. Menino

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

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Charlie Baker has some explaining to do

The candidates are asking you to consider this question as you approach the voting booth: Don’t you think my opponent is a big fat liar?

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Republican Charlie Baker said he got some details of the story wrong, and his rival Martha Coakley criticized Baker.

Veronica DiPerna and Patrick Foley had a drink as vapor.

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At a scientist’s cafe, food is the next frontier

Café ArtScience in Kendall Square is the latest product of inventor David Edwards’s frantic imagination.

Mass. hospitals agree on plan to care for Ebola patients

Six of the state’s largest academic hospitals have agreed to treat Ebola patients should any surface in Mass.

WCVB-TV chief meteorologist Harvey Leonard in his office.

TV weatherman Harvey Leonard tracks his career

Marking his 40th year in the business, WCVB-TV’s chief meteorologist admits to a lifelong obsession with weather.