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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.

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

Parking meters
Mar 28

Mayor Walsh announces first demand-responsive price change for Seaport parking meters

New Urban Mechanics
Main streets logo
Mar 27

Mayor Walsh celebrates new partnership between main streets organizations and project place

Mayor's Office
EMS Graduation
Mar 27

Mayor Walsh, Boston EMS graduate class of 21 EMTs

Mayor's Office
One Boston Day rainbow logo
Mar 22

Mayor Walsh announces third annual One Boston Day

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My Brother's Keeper Boston

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.