New York Times Interview

Mayor Tom Menino. (Photo credit STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Menino: ‘I Made A Mistake, I Apologize’ For ‘Blow Up Detroit’ Comment

Boston Mayor Tom Menino admitted Wednesday he used a poor choice of words to describe what he would do with the city of Detroit.

09/04/2013

In March, Boston’s longest-serving mayor announced he would not seek re-election to a sixth term. After twenty years in office, and a series of recent health issues, Mayor Tom Menino decided to hand over the reins. Before the year was out, Boston Schools Superintendent Carol Johnson and Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis would also step down. When his term ends in January, Menino will take a job at Boston University.  Marty Walsh was elected the next Mayor of Boston. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)Read: Mayor Menino Will Not Seek Re-Election  Watch: One-on-One With Mayor Tom Menino

Menino Sorry For ‘Blow Up’ Detroit Comment

A spokeswoman for Boston’s mayor says Thomas Menino is sorry that his published remarks that Detroit should be blown up and started over caused offense in the Motor City.

09/03/2013

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