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It tolls for the city

A simple fix gives Boston back its bell

The bell atop Faneuil Hall (center) was inoperable for decades. Both an electronic striker (right) and a new rope were installed. A hand-held device even allows the bell to be rung by remote (left).
By Matt Viser
Globe Staff / May 4, 2007

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When the new millennium was marked by bells ringing in other cities, Mayor Thomas M. Menino had nothing to offer. And while bells around Boston rang to mark the Fourth of July or the Red Sox and Patriots championships, the mayor couldn't contribute. (Full article: 702 words)

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