Former Mayor Thomas M. Menino 1942 - 2014
WGBH joins the community in mourning the loss of former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino at 71. The first Italian American elected to the position, Menino was the city's longest-serving mayor, holding the office for an unprecedented five terms.
Tune in 89.7 WGBH or listen to the live stream for WGBH's special coverage today, including an extended edition of Boston Public Radio (11am to 4pm) and a WGBH News Special, The Passing of Mayor Tom Menino at 6pm. Greater Boston will air an hour-long special starting at 7pm on WGBH 2.
In the words of President Obama, “Bold, big-hearted, and Boston strong, Tom was the embodiment of the city he loved and led for more than two decades.”
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