Boston’s Ground Shakes as Mayor Menino Announces He Won’t Seek Re-election

The “announcement” made international news and at 4:00 pm on Thursday the ground was actually shaking from the helicopters hovering over Faneuil Hall. After 20 years, Boston’s longest serving Mayor, Thomas M. Menino, made it official that he will not seek re-election for a sixth term. Here is a selection of news, images and videos of this historic moment.