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Mayor's Office

Our mission is to provide executive leadership, as well as set priorities and goals for the City and its neighborhoods.

The City of Boston is governed by Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the City Council with the assistance of various departments, agencies, and commissions.

Mayor Martin J. Walsh, an accomplished advocate for working people and a proud product of the City of Boston, is the City’s 54th mayor. Mayor Walsh was sworn in to serve a second term on January 1, 2018. Learn more about Mayor Walsh and read his blog. You can also request the Mayor for your event.

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1 City Hall Square, Suite 500
Boston, MA 02201-2013
Temporary COVID-19 hours
City Hall is only open to the public on Tuesdays and Fridays, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Boston's movement to end racism

Mayor Walsh and the City of Boston are embracing the opportunity this moment and movement offer us to produce lasting, systemic change. We want to eliminate all the ways that racism and inequality harm our residents.

Ending racism in Boston

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More than 2,480 small businesses have received COVID-19 relief funds and grants in Boston

Economic Development
Irwin Edwards sets up their new accessibility ramp at Elephant & Castle in downtown Boston. (Mayor's Office Photo by John Wilcox)

New ramp initiative to highlight increased accessibility to outdoor dining

Economic Development
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$2 million in Boston Resiliency Fund grants to support those most impacted by COVID-19

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Second round of funding open for Childcare Entrepreneur Fund

Women's Advancement
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Meet the Cabinet Heads

Meet the Cabinet Heads

CityScore

Learn about the initiative designed to inform the Mayor and city managers about the overall health of the City.

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