Mayor Marty Walsh


City Council President Endorses Marijuana Legalization, Opposing Walsh

The state ballot push to legalize recreational marijuana just picked up two supporters at City Hall. City Council President Michelle Wu and Councilor Tito Jackson have formally endorsed the […]


Lawsuit: Marty Walsh Told Southie Parade Organizers ‘Don’t F— Me Over’

A new lawsuit filed against Marty Walsh in Massachusetts District Court alleges the mayor coerced organizers of South Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day parade into allowing LGBT veterans to […]


David Ortiz to Make Wake-Up Calls to Boston Public Schools Students

If Big Papi tells you to get out of bed, you get out of bed. Boston Public Schools Superintendent announced Monday it would team up […]


How Marty Walsh’s DNC Speech Could Help the Recovery Community

Mayor Marty Walsh began his speech at the Democratic National Convention Monday with a simple sentence: “My name is Marty Walsh, and I’m an alcoholic.” […]


We Really Dodged a Bullet Passing on Boston 2024, Huh?

A year ago this afternoon, Chris Dempsey stood at the bar inside the Beantown Pub, sleeves rolled up, and slugged another Bud Light Lime. Boston 2024 […]


Amid Turmoil, A Decent Showing for Massachusetts Politicians at DNC

All things considered, it was a pretty decent night for our hometown heroes. Day one at the Democratic National Convention turned out to be a […]


Mayor Marty Walsh Talks Alcoholism in DNC Speech

Update, 11 p.m.: Mayor Walsh delivered his speech to the Democratic National Convention Monday night, and as promised, he shared his personal story of recovery from […]


Marty Walsh on Debbie Wasserman Schultz Resignation: ‘I Wouldn’t Take the Podium’

If Marty Walsh were Debbie Wasserman Schultz, he might keep a lower profile. The embattled DNC chairwoman will resign her post after nearly 20,000 DNC emails published by […]


Walsh, Chang Say Exam School Document in WGBH Story Doesn’t Exist

What started out as a huge education scoop that shocked parents across the city has turned into a puzzling case. Mayor Marty Walsh and Boston Public […]


Mayor Marty Walsh Will Speak at Democratic National Convention

Marty’s going primetime. Mayor Walsh will be a featured speaker when the Democratic National Convention convenes in Philadelphia next week, reports Politico Massachusetts. He will reportedly […]


Mayor Walsh Orders Newbury Street Pedestrian-Only for One Day

For one day, one of Boston’s most popular thoroughfares will be reserved for people—and their four-legged companions, of course. Mayor Marty Walsh announced plans Monday to […]


Mayor’s Aides Plead Not Guilty to Extortion Charges

Two members of Mayor Marty Walsh’s administration were arraigned Tuesday, pleading not guilty to federal extortion charges alleging they withheld permits from the Boston Calling music […]


Conservative Group Questions Walsh’s Role in HuffPo Hit Piece on Federal Prosecutor

A national Republican group has filed a public records request with Mayor Marty Walsh’s office to determine the extent of City Hall’s involvement, if any, in […]

Arts & Entertainment

Optimism and Concern as Official Boston Creates Plan Is Unveiled

It’s just a beginning. That’s what Mayor Marty Walsh said last month when he unveiled Boston Creates, the city’s newly minted ten-year cultural plan that […]


Second Walsh Administration Official Arrested on Federal Extortion Charges

A second member of Mayor Marty Walsh’s administration has been arrested on federal extortion charges, U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz announced early Wednesday morning. City of Boston […]