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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
Contact
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

Mayor Martin Walsh joins Boston University Officials and Rajen Kilachand for the official ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of the Rajen Kilachand Center for Integrated Life Sciences and Engineering at Boston University.
Sep 18

New state-of-the-art educational facility opens in Grove Hall

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onference featured more than 300 first responders, local officials and members of the recovery community
Sep 15

Mayor Walsh hosts Fighting Addiction in the Hub (Faith) conference

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Sep 14

City releasing $13 million for affordable housing projects

Neighborhood Development
  Hard in the Paint By Maria Molteni, Boston AIR 2.0, 2017. Photo courtesy of Jesse Abbruzzese.
Sep 14

Projects completed in City of Boston's artist-in-residence program

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More City of Boston news

My Brother's Keeper Boston

My Brother's Keeper is a national initiative that addresses persistent opportunity gaps faced by young men of color.

CityScore

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