Obituary

Boston Mayor Tom Menino. (Photo by Gail Oskin/Getty Images)

Tom Menino, Former Boston Mayor, Dies At Age 71

In the beginning, he was just Tommy Menino from Hyde Park, the son of a factory worker, married to a local girl with two young kids.

10/30/2014

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‘Father of G.I. Joe’ Passes Away In R.I.

Donald Levine, the Hasbro executive credited as the father of G.I. Joe for developing the world’s first action figure, has died. He was 86.

05/24/2014

james q wilson

B.C. Scholar James Q. Wilson Dies. His Theories Led To Community Policing

Political scientist James Q. Wilson, whose “broken windows” theory on crime-fighting helped trigger a nationwide move toward community policing, died Friday at a Boston hospital.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/03/2012

Singer, Songwriter Gene McDaniels Dies In Maine

Gene McDaniels, who recorded the 1961 hit “A Hundred Pounds of Clay” and later wrote Roberta Flack’s chart-topping single “Feel Like Makin’ Love,” has died. He was 76.

08/03/2011

N.H. Man Corrects NY Times Obituary 112 Years Later

A New Hampshire man stumbled on a relative’s old obituary and found some surprising results.

05/25/2011

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