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Downtown View: Boston’s Good Luck

Some of you probably went to the Mayor’s State of the City address last week. Some of you, like me, watched it on television. There was lots of blather about the standing ovation and the probability that Menino will run for office once again. Maybe he will. Few candidates could prevail over him, given the Read More…

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Mayor Menino’s 2013 State of the City (#SOTCBOS on Twitter)

It’s the “era of the city” and the time for working women equality, school choice and gun control. Those were some of the themes broadcast in Tuesday night’s State of the City address by Mayor Thomas M. Menino at Faneuil Hall. After recovering from a lengthy illness, the Mayor walked the 50 feet to the Read More…