Mayor Marty Walsh

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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.

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]

Marty Walsh and Tito Jackson

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 […]

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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Massachusetts United for Puerto Rico Fund Sprints Toward $800,000 in Pledges

President Trump may be lambasting Puerto Rico for complicating the national budget, but Massachusetts residents are stepping up financially to help the island out. Officials […]


Massachusetts Officials Launch Hurricane Maria Relief Fund

Massachusetts officials announced today the creation of the Massachusetts United for Puerto Rico fund to help streamline donations and relief efforts for the hurricane-battered island. […]


Tito Jackson Finishes a Distant Second to Marty Walsh

The results from the preliminary round of Boston’s mayoral race are in, and they do not look good for Tito Jackson. The city councilor finished […]


Walsh Wins!

Forget the election, Marty, we’re calling it for ya. From cops to schools to who to fire, here’s your blueprint for the next four years. (You can thank us later.)


Sexual Harassment Complaint Filed Against Felix Arroyo Jr.

A female employee of the city of Boston has filed a complaint against Felix G. Arroyo, Mayor Marty Walsh, Arroyo’s chief of staff Ilyitch Nahiely […]