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Here's what I see all across this great city - people working together to make Boston a better place to live and to raise children, to grow and pursue dreams.

Here's what I see all across this great city - people working together to make Boston a better place to live and to raise children, to grow and pursue dreams.

The true privilege of being Mayor is that I have the opportunity to be everyone's neighbor. ---->>>

2004 was a great year for Boston! The Patriots won the Super Bowl! Boston hosted its first national political convention! And - the Red Sox won the World Series! ---->>>

Preparing our city to achieve its destiny will require strong leadership. ---->>>

This is a bad day for Boston, but I think if we pull together we'll get through it. ---->>>

And for the city's birthday, we will host events in every neighborhood of the city, inviting all of our residents to share in the celebration of Boston's great epic - the story of neighbors who support one another where it matters most. ---->>>

Children need continuity as they grow and learn. ---->>>

The true value of sport is more than the skills that young people learn.

The true value of sport is more than the skills that young people learn.

I am working hard to ensure that working families can continue to afford to live in our city. ---->>>

In the 1990s, we introduced Boston's community policing strategy. We reversed the tide of violent crime that threatened our city, and we established a national model for preventing and fighting crime. ---->>>

We must be vigilant in our actions towards criminals, and innovative in our approach towards solving crime. ---->>>

And it was from Boston that one in every six American families began their journey into the land of the free. ---->>>

I brought together experts from health care, business, academic institutions, and the community to develop a comprehensive blueprint for eliminating racial and ethnic disparities in health care in the City of Boston. ---->>>

Diversity gives our city a competitive edge. ---->>>

My fellow citizens, the state of our city is strong. ---->>>

We were the first urban school system in the country to wire all of our schools for the Internet. ---->>>

Tonight, I am pleased to announce that I have secured $1 million from the Convention Host Committee to fund the beautification of Boston's neighborhoods. ---->>>

Let's use the energy of this historic year to propel us toward our shared vision of a greater Boston. ---->>>

Boston is the engine of the state's economy. ---->>>

Boston is known for its innovation. ---->>>

Boston is safe. And we're going to keep it safe. ---->>>

For every $5 that Boston's economy sends up to Beacon Hill, the state gives only $1 back to us. ---->>>

I am also committed to providing city employees with housing assistance. ---->>>

These are national problems that require national solutions. ---->>>

Currently, Boston has only nine percent of the state's population - but we provide more than 16 percent of the jobs and 19 percent of the state's revenues. ---->>>

One of our key strategies has been to restructure traditional high schools into small learning communities with personalized attention and a range of options. ---->>>

I'm proud to report that in 2004 alone, we approved 3,600 new units of housing - our best year ever! ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 12-27, 1942
Birthplace:
Die: 10-30, 2014
Occupation: Politician
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Thomas Michael Menino (December 27, 1942 – October 30, 2014) was an American politician who served as the 53rd Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts from 1993 to 2014. He was the city's longest-serving mayor. Before becoming mayor, the Boston native was a member and President of Boston City Council. Menino was President of the United States Conference of Mayors (2002–2003) and co-chair and co-founder with Michael Bloomberg of Mayors Against Illegal Guns (wikipedia)