Ted Kennedy

On Friday morning at 1:45, I left the John F. Kennedy Library having joined tens of thousands who paid their respects as Senator Ted Kennedy’s body lay in repose there. At 5 p.m. the previous evening, my wife and I had gone to see the motorcade with... Read more
Waiting for the procession: Onlookers gather along the Savin Hill Avenue Bridge in Dorchester to view the funeral cortege. The scene was replicated all along the 75 mile route form Hyannisport to Boston. The procession passes: Senator Ted Kennedy's... Read more
ear that Senator Kennedy had died during the night on Tuesday, though his death was not unexpected. Following are reactions to the news in Dorchester as gathered by the Reporter staff Wednesday morning. Bret Lipow, originally from New York:
 “I think... Read more
“I wanted to say a few words this morning about the passing of an extraordinary leader, Senator Edward Kennedy. Over the past several years, I’ve had the honor to call Teddy a colleague, a counselor, and a friend. And even though we have known this... Read more
Much is being said this week about the passing of Senator Ted Kennedy. First diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor in May, 2008, our senior senator carried forth for more than 15 months, all the while spending his remaining days fighting with great... Read more
U.S. Senator Edward Moore Kennedy, (1932-2009) Photo (May 2008) by Susan Walsh, Associated Press Long lines of persons gathered outside the JFK Library Thursday afternoon and long into the night, waiting in to pay final respects to a beloved Senator.... Read more
U.S. Senator Edward Moore Kennedy, (1932-2009) - Photo (May 2008) by Susan Walsh, Associated Press Senator Edward M. Kennedy’s body will be brought by motorcade from the Cape to the JFK Library today and will lie in repose for public viewing later in... Read more
This statement just arrived in the inbox of supporters of mayoral candidate Michael Flaherty and is reprinted in full below. (He also includes a link set-up by the Office of Sen. Kennedy: http://www.tedkennedy.org/): As you may have already learned, one... Read more
The following is Mayor Thomas Menino's statement on the death of U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy: "On behalf of the city of Boston, our thoughts and prayers go out to Vicki and the entire Kennedy family. Senator Kennedy was steadfast in his devotion to the... Read more
Mayoral candidate and City Councillor At Large Sam Yoon issued a statement on the death of U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy: "Out of respect for the passing of Senator Kennedy I have suspended campaigning. "Senator Kennedy was a public servant of the highest... Read more


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