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As Mayor Menino departs, there’s work left to do

As Mayor Thomas M. Menino prepares to leave office, towering buildings are rising from Downtown Crossing to the Fenway, new companies, retailers, and residents are flocking to the city, and a new neighborhood is rising along the burgeoning South Boston Waterfront. Boston is a city transformed.

But the work of its reinvention is far from complete. The next administration faces the task of building on Menino’s successes while putting its own stamp on projects and policies to make the city more livable, vibrant, and accommodating to new ideas, services, and people.

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