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Filene’s Basement closes for good tonight

Manon Marchard took a bus from Montreal to Boston for one last Filene’s Basement shopping spree. A faithful Filene’s customer for 30 years, the counselor couldn’t resist finding some good bargains this morning at the store’s Boylston Street location.

“I just came here to say goodbye,’’ said Marchand who bought two winter coats for $25 each. “Filene’s was the archetype of the mother. It always gave you gave you something - good gifts, good deals, and good bargains.’’

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