Mayor Marty Walsh

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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 […]

Education

After Boston’s $1 Million Fine, Walsh Points the Finger at Chang, the Past

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, under pressure after the IRS imposed a nearly $1 million fine on the city after a sweeping audit, said blame for […]

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Marty Walsh Was Just Re-Elected Mayor of Boston

After a lopsided race that nonetheless shed light on some of Boston’s most pressing problems and sparked discussion of the priorities of the city’s mayor, […]

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Low Voter Turnout Expected in Boston Mayoral Election

On election day in 2016, 277,366 Bostonians cast a vote. In 2014, 161,115 people pulled the lever. And in 2013, the last mayoral election, 142,007 […]

Arts & Entertainment

Boston Winter Will Return to City Hall Plaza

Although jack-o-lanterns still sit on porches and the stress of Thanksgiving dinner is just a dull nag so far out, Bostonians will soon have the […]

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At the WGBH Debate, Tito Jackson Challenged Marty Walsh’s Record

If Tito Jackson is going down, he’s going down swinging. The city councilor, in the last scheduled debate between the two candidates before the November […]

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Elizabeth Warren Is Endorsing Marty Walsh

Back when the 2016 Democratic primary was a toss-up in Massachusetts, Sen. Elizabeth Warren chose to let a progressive challenge to Hillary Clinton from Bernie Sanders […]

Wellness

Planned Parenthood Endorsed Marty Walsh for Mayor

In its first-ever mayoral endorsement, the Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund of Massachusetts (PPAF) is throwing its support behind Mayor Marty Walsh’s re-election campaign. “At a […]