Mayor Menino Urges Caution, Asks Commuters to Use Public Transportation For Thursday Evening, Friday Morning Commutes

As a winter storm continues to batter the Northeast, Mayor Thomas M. Menino is urging caution for those traveling in and around the City of Boston. Residents and commuters should expect a very slow morning commute as the City’s plowing operations continue throughout Friday morning. Continue reading

Statement of Mayor Thomas M. Menino, Co-Chair of Mayors Against Illegal Guns, in Response to President Obama’s Gun Control Announcement

“In nearly 20 years as Boston’s mayor, I have watched with frustration as our government has been bullied by special interests and ignored its duty to protect our citizens from gun violence. At long last, President Obama’s historic proposal brings Washington in line with the needs of our nation, our families – and, most importantly, our children and grandchildren, who look to us believing that our streets and schools, playgrounds and movie theaters, should be places of safety and joy, not conflict and mass murder. I applaud President Obama and Vice President Biden for their leadership and courage on this … Continue reading