The Revolution play the first of two games against the New York Red Bulls on Sunday in New Jersey.
Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno says he reached out to Menino last week upon learning of his failing health. He says he left a brief voicemail message in Italian.
Health officials, public safety personnel, cabinet secretaries and the mayor of Boston filed into a briefing room at Logan airport. They stood behind Governor Patrick, who told the public not to be alarmed.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick says Boston was chosen to take part in a counter-terrorism initiative because of how the area’s law enforcement agencies responded to the marathon bombing.
The gambling board dismissed a request by the City of Boston to delay the process of awarding a casino license until after the November election.
Voters in Boston Tuesday are electing their first new mayor in twenty years. Either City Councilor John Connolly or state Rep. Marty Walsh will succeed the retiring Tom Menino.