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Marty Walsh Calls Jeff Sessions’s Sanctuary Cities Threat “Irresponsible and Destructive”

Mayor Marty Walsh issued a strong rebuke to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s threat to strip the nation’s so-called “sanctuary cities” of federal funding. “The safety and […]

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Deal Reached to Keep Citgo Sign in Kenmore Square for “Decades to Come”

Worry no more—after more than a year of uncertainty, the Citgo sign is staying put in Kenmore Square. Mayor Marty Walsh announced late Wednesday afternoon […]

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Marty Walsh’s March Madness Bracket Has UNC Winning It All

Mayor Marty Walsh may lack the basketball prowess of Gov. Charlie Baker or Attorney General Maura Healey, but that doesn’t mean he’s immune to the […]

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Mayor Walsh, Boston Police Extend Body Cam Pilot Program

Mayor Marty Walsh and Boston Police Commissioner Bill Evans announced a six-month extension for the department’s body camera pilot program Monday, after reaching an agreement […]

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Massachusetts Doesn’t Like Travel Ban 2.0 Either

So President Trump unveiled his administration’s highly anticipated second try at a travel ban yesterday, and this one isn’t going over well either. Not surprisingly, Massachusetts’ political […]

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Everyone Is Missing the Point About Sanctuary Cities

If we have learned anything in this first month of the Trump presidency, it’s how malleable the term “sanctuary” can be, with respect to protections […]

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Marty Walsh Has Called for a Crackdown on Mean Space Saver Notes

Even when it snows, you need to keep your cool. So put your boxcutters and weaponized car keys away, and—says Mayor Marty Walsh—don’t add any mean […]

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Marty Walsh Bashes Trump, Defends Sanctuary Cities on The Daily Show

  Mayor Marty Walsh came out swinging against President Donald Trump when he joined Trevor Noah on The Daily Show Thursday night, vowing to defend Boston’s so-called […]

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Walsh Vows to Protect Immigrants from Trump’s Executive Orders in CNN Op-Ed

Mayor Marty Walsh said he isn’t afraid of Boston losing federal funding for the so-called “sanctuary city” protections it offers undocumented immigrants, rebuking the Trump […]

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Photos: Huge Crowds Gather in Boston to Protest Trump Travel Ban

Just one week after hundreds of thousands of protesters flooded into Boston and Washington D.C. for the women’s march, another massive crowd gathered in Copley […]

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Marty Walsh Gets in Heated Argument with WEEI Hosts over Sanctuary City Plan

Mayor Marty Walsh earned plaudits Wednesday after he announced he was prepared to shelter undocumented immigrants inside City Hall, in response to President Donald Trump’s forthcoming […]

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Boston, Somerville Mayors Defiant After Trump’s Sanctuary City Orders

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and Somerville Mayor Joe Curatone took a stand against Donald Trump Wednesday after the president announced a blockbuster executive order to target […]

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City, State Officials Getting Serious About General Electric’s Free Helipad

The taxpayer-funded helipad included in the $145 million deal that lured General Electric to Boston is inching closer to reality. City and state officials announced […]

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Walsh Officials Secretly Negotiated with Bob Kraft on Soccer Stadium, Critics Say

Local electeds have blasted the Walsh administration’s “behind-closed-door discussion” with UMass officials and New England Revolution owner Robert Kraft, over plans to build a soccer stadium […]

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Boston’s Women’s March May Be the Second Largest of the Day

Yordanos Eyoel, one of the organizers for this Saturday’s Women’s March in Boston, was 13 when she immigrated to the U.S. from Ethiopia, but she […]