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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.

Meet the Mayor

Mayor Martin J. Walsh
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.
Mayor's Office
1 City Hall Square, Suite 500
Boston, MA 02201-2013
United States
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Latest news

Mayor Walsh at a press conference
Sep 13

City of Boston pursues litigation against the pharmaceutical industry

Mayor's Office
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Aug 31

Financial audit of Boston Public Schools student activity accounts released

Patricia Brown Family Photo
Aug 30

Mayor Walsh joins former public housing resident in celebrating purchase of first home

Housing Authority
Kara Elliott-Ortega
Aug 29

Kara Elliott-Ortega named Chief of Arts And Culture for the City of Boston

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My Brother's Keeper Boston

My Brother's Keeper is a national initiative that addresses persistent opportunity gaps faced by young men of color.


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