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Marty Walsh Is Hitting the Road for Democrats

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, who’s been cultivating a bit of a national brand during his tenure in office and has answered the call of the […]

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Hundreds of Mayors Will Be in Boston this Weekend for Annual Conference

They may lead Houston, Baltimore, Providence, and any number of other cities across the country, but for a few days, the nation’s mayors will call […]

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Driverless Cars Resume Testing in Boston Following Weeklong Pause

In the midst of safety concerns nationwide, city officials gave autonomous vehicles the green light to resume testing in Boston. After a weeklong suspension of […]

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South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade May be Canceled

  Updated at 5:10 p.m. on March 14: Mayor Marty Walsh said the St. Patrick’s Day parade will follow a snow route to ensure the safety of participants […]

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Marty Walsh Says Boston Will Fund Police Body Cameras

Mayor Marty Walsh pledged to fund body cameras for the Boston Police Department on Monday, and the force could be outfitted with the devices by […]

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Ed Markey, Marty Walsh Unveil a National Gun Bill Modeled on Massachusetts

U.S. Sen. Ed Markey, joined by Marty Walsh and local law enforcement leaders, unveiled a bill on Monday that would encourage states to follow Massachusetts’ lead […]

From right, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, and former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, react along with the family of Boston Marathon bombing victim Martin Richard, behind, during a remembrance ceremony at the finish line on Boylston Street in Boston, Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
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Marty Walsh Spent over $18,000 on Joe Biden’s Book

If politics doesn’t work out for Marty Walsh, the mayor may have a solid shot at success in book publicity. Walsh treated 1,500 people who […]

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Stan Rosenberg Faces Murky Political Future after Hefner Email Reveal

Stan Rosenberg’s political future is looking more and more dire. Since the Boston Globe reported on Sunday that the former Senate president’s estranged husband, Bryon Hefner, had […]

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Marty Walsh to Explore Lawsuit against Pharmaceutical Companies

Hospitals, police stations, and T stops have all been part of Boston’s efforts in the ongoing battle against the opioid crisis. But now, Mayor Marty Walsh […]

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Mayor Walsh Has a Plan to Shake Up Airbnb

In an move he says will help free up housing in a tight market, Mayor Marty Walsh has a plan that would shake up the way Boston […]

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Marty Walsh Threatened to End the Space Saver Rule in Boston

Threats are generally frowned upon, and Mayor Marty Walsh is scowling. Since 12.6 inches of snow were dumped on Boston last week, the shovel-toting masses […]

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Boston Public Schools Canceled Due to Bomb Cyclone Snow Conditions

Boston Public Schools will remain closed for the second-straight day on Friday due to the winter storm pummeling the city with high winds rapidly falling snow, Mayor […]

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Mayor Marty Walsh Signs Boston’s Plastic Bag Ban Into Law

Start hoarding plastic bags now, Boston, because it’s twilight for the ubiquitous vessels. Despite expressing concerns about who will foot the bill, Mayor Marty Walsh […]

From right, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, and former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, react along with the family of Boston Marathon bombing victim Martin Richard, behind, during a remembrance ceremony at the finish line on Boylston Street in Boston, Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
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Marty Walsh Will Be Sworn in by His Bud Joe Biden

When Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is sworn in for his second term, he’ll have a high-profile pal there to lead the ceremony: Joe Biden. The […]

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Boston Is Ready for a Snowy Winter

Massachusetts is no stranger to salt: salty oceans, salty residents, salty pigs, and, apparently, a lot of literal salt. Boston is equipped with 44,000 tons […]