By Christina Hager, WBZ-TVBy Christina Hager

BOSTON (CBS) – When the clock read 2:50 p.m. Monday, for some it was an undeniable flashback.

For others it was silence, peaceful silence.

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And after the moment of silence, Mayor Tom Menino, in an uncharacteristic turn, called for the death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

“I have never supported the death penalty but I will say in this one I might think it’s time this individual serves his time with the death penalty,” Menino said.

The statement came after Menino sat with a crowd in little Martin Richard’s neighborhood, alongside Sen. Elizabeth Warren, saluting the lives lost one week later.

Martin, 8, was killed in the Boston Marathon bombings.

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At neighborhood schools some children were understandably resistant as they returned to school after April vacation.

“He’s a little nervous, didn’t want to go back this morning, and got him up and got him here,” one parent said.

A police cruiser was outside Richard’s school on Monday.

Richard’s mother, in the hospital fighting for her life, is a librarian there.

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The children of the school made cards Monday, to send to the Richard family.

Christina Hager