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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
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City Hall is only open to the public on Tuesdays, Thursdays, 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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 MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES THE CITY OF BOSTON WILL ENTER MODIFIED VERSION OF PHASE 3, STEP 2 OF THE COMMONWEALTH'S REOPENING PLAN ON MONDAY

Boston will enter modified version of Phase 3, Step 2 of the state's reopening plan on Monday

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MAYOR WALSH AND STEERING COMMITTEE ANNOUNCE $3.85 MILLION AWARDED TO 62 ORGANIZATIONS IN BOSTON RESILIENCY FUND GRANTS

$3.85 million awarded to 62 organizations in Boston Resiliency Fund grants

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Image for Disparity study completed; executive order signed establishing goals for minority- and woman-owned businesses

Disparity study completed; executive order signed establishing goals for minority- and woman-owned businesses

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City of Boston to increase capacity limit on businesses starting Monday

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

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