WBZ Weather: School Closings | Current Conditions | Blog | Traffic
SUPER BOWL XLIX: Patriots Coverage  |  Seahawks Coverage  |  Share Your Photos |  Buy Gear
TONIGHT: Welcome To Arizona @ 10:30pm on myTV38


Menino ‘Raring To Go’ After Release From Hospital

View Comments
Menino speaks to reporters before his surgery. (CBS)

Menino speaks to reporters before his surgery. (CBS)

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has been released from the hospital after prostate surgery and says he is “raring to go.”

The 70-year-old Menino says in a video that he is holding meetings, and he thanks people for their cards, phone calls and well-wishes.

He was released from Brigham and Women’s Hospital on Thursday. He is recuperating at an easily accessible city-owned mansion instead of his more distant home.

Menino has been mayor since 1993 and has announced he will not seek re-election. He has been beset by health issues recently, including a bone fracture and a serious respiratory infection.

He most recently had surgery for an enlarged prostate. His doctor says the surgery is not unusual and does not indicate a more serious condition.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,441 other followers