Thursday, January 10, 2013
The city-owned building has an elevator, and is closer to Boston City Hall than the Mayor's Hyde Park home.
Boston Mayor Thomas Menino hopes to be finally back living at his Hyde Park home in the next 10 days. Menino has been staying at the Parkman House on Beacon Street since being released from Spaulding Rehab on Dec. 23. Menino chose to stay at the city-owned property due to its proximity to Boston City Hall and Spaulding Rehab, while he continues twice a day physical rehabilitation. The Parkman House at 33 Beacon Street has an elevator, which is better for the 70-year-old mayor who is recuperating from a bad back, said Emilee Ellison, Mayor's Office spokesperson. Menino was hospitalized for two months with a combination of ailments from a viral infection, a back fracture, and then discovery of him having Type-2 diabates. But Menino is …
Friday, January 4, 2013
Mayor Thomas Menino met with his Cabinet and is back in City Hall.
Boston Mayor Thomas Menino is back in City Hall and running the city as he was before being hospitalized for two months. "The Mayor’s doing great. He’s working. He’s been in City Hall a couple times this week to check in with his staff," said John Guilfoil, city spokesman. Menino celebrated his 70th birthday at City Hall on Dec. 27, Guilfoil said. "He was at his Cabinet meeting yesterday (Jan. 2), to see all the Cabinet secretaries. They were all excited to see him. And we’re getting back to normal," added Guilfoil. Menino, who's known for being in the neighborhoods, is not back to running that part of his mayoral routine yet. "The neighborhoods are where he wants to be and he’s very eager to get out there," said Guilfoil. The five-…
Saturday, December 22, 2012
Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has been hospitalized with several ailments since Oct. 26.
Boston Mayor Thomas Menino hopes to be celebrating Christmas at his Hyde Park home, and finally out of the hospital this Sunday. "The Mayor is doing much much better," said John Guilfoil, spokesperson for the Mayor's Office. "He has said he hopes to be home on Sunday. But nothing is certain." Menino has been hospitalized since October 26 after returning early from an anniversary trip with his wife in Italy. He was diagnosed with a viral infection, and it was found he had a blood clot in his leg, then a back fracture was found during his stay. He was then transferred to Spaulding Rehab on Nov. 26, during which time his doctor at Brigham and Women's Hospital revealed Menino had been diagnosed with Type-2 Diabetes, too.