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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

State of the City 2019
Lina Tramelli
Mar 20

Lina Tramelli announced as neighborhood liaison for East Boston

Mayor's Office
Our new birth certificates application works great on all screen sizes.
Mar 19

Online application for birth certificates launched

Innovation and Technology
Alexandra Valdez
Mar 14

Alexandra Valdez named Director of Engagement for Economic Mobility Lab

Mayor's Office
Mayor Walsh unveiled the Lactation Room at City Hall
Mar 11

Public lactation room unveiled at Boston City Hall

Women's Advancement
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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.