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Police Shooting in Dorchester Is “Tragic and Traumatizing,” Mayor Walsh Says

After police shot and killed a 19-year-old suspect who allegedly fired at officers in Dorchester, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is calling the incident “tragic and traumatizing.” […]


Marty Walsh Is Changing His Tune, Says No to MBTA Fare Increase

With another fare increase on the MBTA just two weeks away, Marty Walsh is finally sipping the AriZona Iced Tea. The mayor on Monday made a […]


A Giant Stanley Cup Watch Party Is Going Down at City Hall Plaza on Monday

Don’t worry if you didn’t score a ticket to the Garden to see the Bruins at Monday’s Stanley Cup Game 1. You can still watch the game […]


Marty Walsh Is Not on Board with Encore’s Plans for a 4 a.m. Liquor License

A new bid from Encore Boston Harbor to serve alcohol until 4 a.m. when it (eventually) opens has an opponent: Marty Walsh. Boston’s mayor this […]


You Can Now Pick Up a CharlieCard at a Library or City Hall

Stop scanning the sidewalks and hop on a train bound for Government Center. CharlieCards will now be available for pickup at City Hall and in […]


Parking in Boston May Be Getting More Expensive

If Boston Mayor Marty Walsh gets his way, parking in Boston is about to get a lot more expensive. Walsh’s proposal would raise the citywide minimum fee from […]


Marty Walsh on Joe Biden: “He’s a Very Emotional Person”

Pointing to what he knows about the “very emotional” former vice president, and lamenting what he described as a “tough world right now,” Boston Mayor Marty Walsh […]

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Marty Walsh Promises to Fix Parking Ticket Errors

Diligent and legal parkers in Boston are getting stacks of parking tickets on their windshields for violations they didn’t commit. Turns out even if you […]


Marty Walsh Wants to Lower the Speed Limit to 20 mph

After Boston reduced its speed limit from 30 mph to 25 mph two years ago, the results were pretty clear: Driving that slow, even if […]


Marty Walsh Offered Boston’s Snow Plows to Los Angeles

As if the Khloe/Tristan/Jordyn scandal wasn’t enough drama for Los Angeles this week, Southern Californians have been hit by a major winter storm. Less than […]

The long road ahead: I-93 South at rush hour.

Boston Has the Worst Traffic in the Country

When you’re sitting in traffic on your morning commute, at least you can comfort yourself knowing that somewhere out there, someone is stuck in an […]


Mayor Walsh Stopped at a Burning Car on His Way Home from the Parade

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh had a long and interesting day yesterday. First he spent the day overseeing the largest Patriots victory parade in Boston’s history, […]


Marty Walsh Hopes Marijuana Tax Revenue Is “Worth the Human Toll”

Mayor Marty Walsh, expecting that Boston will soon enter the legal marijuana market, said he hopes that the tax revenue collected is “worth the human toll.” Walsh, […]


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 […]


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 […]