Mayor Marty Walsh

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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 […]

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Marty Walsh Is Trying to Nip Tito Jackson’s Progressive Charge in the Bud

Let’s take a quick inventory of what Marty Walsh has been up to in the week since Tito Jackson formally announced his candidacy for mayor, shall we? […]

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Mayor Walsh Makes the Case for Marty at the 2017 State of the City

He doesn’t see it this way, or at least that was the impression he wanted to give to reporters, but Marty Walsh spent the 2017 State of […]

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Thousands Overwhelmed Faneuil Hall at Boston’s Pro-ACA Rally

As Republicans begin the process of eliminating the Affordable Care Act, demonstrators and most of the Massachusetts congressional delegation overwhelmed Faneuil Hall this weekend with a […]

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At Campaign Kickoff, Tito Jackson Hammers Walsh on 2024, GE Deal

If there’s enough daylight between Tito Jackson and Marty Walsh, the Roxbury councillor is betting everything it lay to the left. Jackson formally announced his mayoral bid Thursday […]

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Tito Jackson Will Run for Mayor

Tito Jackson has announced he will challenge Marty Walsh for mayor, following months of mounting speculation. The District 7 councillor emailed supporters Wednesday night announcing […]

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Marty Walsh Thinks Curt Schilling, Roger Clemens Should Be in the Hall of Fame

Mayor Marty Walsh may not agree with Curt Schilling politically, but the lifelong Red Sox fans believes No. 34 deserves to be enshrined in Cooperstown. […]

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Who’s Afraid of Marty Walsh?

After three years in office, the mayor has had nearly as many setbacks as successes. So why doesn’t anyone have the guts to run against him as he seeks reelection this year?

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City’s Gender Pay Gap Report a Good Start, But Lack of Race Info Glaring

Mayor Marty Walsh released a new report on the city’s gender pay gap Thursday, which found that women in Boston earn 77 cents for every dollar their […]

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Mayor Walsh Declares Thursday Boston Music Awards Day

Following in the footsteps of Guster, Godsmack, and Patti Smith, the Boston Music Awards will now have its own day in Boston. The city will […]

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Marty Walsh: Hamilton Performance Shouldn’t ‘Have Gotten Political’

A Hamilton performance was at the center of attention this weekend after the cast delivered a statement to Vice President-Elect Mike Pence saying they feared Donald Trump administration “will not […]