In Roslindale, on the South Boston Waterfront, in Mattapan, across Boston, Menino made the city his own.

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A mayor, and the people he touched

Guided by Thomas Menino?s words, Globe reporters revisit the places and lives that the former Boston mayor changed.

Thomas Menino to lie in state Sunday

Menino will lie in state at Faneuil Hall Sunday and a Mass in his honor is slated at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross.

Friends of a victim of the fire consoled one another other Saturday in Portland, Maine.

Five dead, one injured after three-alarm fire in Portland

Students from the University of Southern Maine live in the building, but officials could not say if the deceased were students.

Readville man loses wedding ring to trick-or-treaters

The man said his wedding ring slipped off his hand at some point while handing out 700 pieces of candy.

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Harvard Art Museums: Raising the roof

An in-depth look at the new complex designed by architect Renzo Piano opening to the public Nov. 16.

Vacationers can lend a hand to the locals? economy, ecology, self-image, and future.


For many travelers, eco-tourism is giving way to ?altru-tourism?

If ecotourism means doing no harm, the next step for vacationers is to do some good.

Darrelle Revis is one reason why the Patriots? secondary should be able to compete with the Broncos? passing offense.

Patriots? secondary excited to face Peyton Manning

When Peyton Manning and the Broncos visit Gillette Stadium, the Patriots? pass defense is expected to be tested like never before.

Martha Coakley and Charlie Baker each made eight stops Saturday, exhorting supporters to knock on doors and turn out at the polls Tuesday.

Coakley, Baker race around the state in the rain

With three days before the election, the two candidates exhorted supporters to knock on doors and turn out at the polls Tuesday.


Why Mass. should defect from its time zone

Sunset at 4:11? It doesn?t have to be this way.

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// Why do people earn what they earn?

Sometimes the answer is simple supply and demand. But often it?s something much stranger.