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Mayor's Office

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, was sworn in as the City’s 54th Mayor on January 6, 2014. 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.

Upcoming events

Upcoming events

Major speeches

State of the City 2017

State of the City

Learn more about the Mayor's vision to create a thriving, healthy, and innovative City.

Read the STATE OF THE CITy speech

Municipal Research Bureau

Mayor Walsh's Municipal Research Bureau Speech

Mayor Martin J. Walsh delivered his annual address to the Boston Municipal Research Bureau on March 1, 2017.

Read Mayor Walsh's speech

Chamber of Commerce

Mayor Walsh's Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce speech in 2014

The Mayor delivered the speech to the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce on September 27.

Read the Chamber speech

Latest news

Boston Creates
Jun 27

City of Boston marks one year milestone of Boston Creates Cultural Plan

Arts and Culture
Open Newbury Street in the summer of 2016
Jun 26

2017 'Open Newbury Street' series to take place again this summer

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Mayor Walsh talks about Boston's opioid crisis response at the US conference of mayors
Jun 26

Mayor Walsh guides mayors through Boston's response to opioid crisis

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Mayor Martin J. Walsh
Jun 23

Mayor Walsh attends U.S. Conference of Mayors 85th annual meeting in Miami

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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.

Meet the Mayor's team

Meet the Mayor's team


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