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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, 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.

Major speeches

Municipal Research Bureau speech

Mayor Martin J. Walsh delivered his annual address to the Boston Municipal Research Bureau. We’ve added context to his remarks with the online annotation platform Genius.

Read Mayor Walsh's speech

State of the City 2016

Learn more about the mayor's vision to create a thriving, healthy, and innovative city for all residents and neighborhoods in Boston, and watch full video of his first State of the City address.


Latest news

Friday Afternoon Concert Series
Jul 25

Mayor Walsh Announces August Friday Afternoon Concert Series Lineup

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Mayor Martin J. Walsh
Jul 25

Mayor Walsh Announces Acting Commissioner of Property Management for the City of Boston

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BCYF Clougherty Pool
Jul 22

Mayor Walsh Declares Heat Emergency

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Poster for the Disco Band Stardust
Jul 21

Disco Night at City Hall Plaza August 10

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