Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino has issued an ultimatum to Occupy Boston Protesters: Leave by midnight, or the city will force you out.

The news comes just a day after a Suffolk Superior Court judge lifted a restraining order that kept the city from raiding the tent city at Dewey Square.

The ultimatum brings a likely end to the country’s longest-running occupation and sets up an equally likely late night conflict with Boston police today.

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John Guilfoil is the editor-in-chief of Blast: Boston's Online Magazine and the Blast Magazine Network. He can be reached at guilfoil.j@blastmagazine.com. Tweet @johnguilfoil.

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