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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

Boston's Way Home Graphic
Jul 21

Mayor Walsh Announces One-Year Results of Homeless Action Plan, Unveils "Boston's...

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voted sticker
Jul 21

Mayor Walsh Announces Early Voting Locations for the November 8 Presidential Election

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Mayor Walsh and Other Elected Officials Participate in the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Freedom House's New Educational Facility
Jul 20

Mayor Walsh and Freedom House Celebrate Groundbreaking of a New State of the Art Educational...

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City Seal of Boston
Jul 20

Statement from Mayor Walsh

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