2020 will go down as one of the most challenging and pivotal years in our city’s history. We came together to face a devastating pandemic, and launched an all-hands-on-deck effort to protect the most vulnerable members of our community. At the same time, we reckoned with the social and racial…


In 2019, the City of Boston, alongside our Massachusetts legislators, filed a comprehensive legislative agenda with a common goal: make Boston a city where everyone has opportunities to thrive.

While our lives look different than they did two years ago, the partnership between the City of Boston, the Massachusetts Legislature…


Below are Mayor Walsh remarks as prepared for Tuesday, January 12, 2021.

Good evening, my fellow Bostonians. One year ago, I delivered my State of the City address at Symphony Hall with an audience of over 2,000 people. …


2020 was an incredibly challenging important year. See it through the lens of the City of Boston’s Photography team.

Mayor Walsh delivers the State of the City address at Symphony Hall. (Mayor’s Office Photo by Isabel Leon — January 7, 2020)


Below are Mayor Walsh’s remarks for December 14, 2020.

I want to start with a moment of silence for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut on the eight-year anniversary of that tragedy. Twenty-six people were killed that day, including 20 children and six school…


Below are Mayor Walsh’s remarks for December 3, 2020.

The state numbers yesterday (Wednesday): there were 4,613 new confirmed cases, for a total now of 225,787. There were 46 new deaths reported, and 10,588 people have now passed away.

In Boston yesterday (Wednesday), there were 418 new confirmed cases, for…


Below are Mayor Walsh’s remarks for December 1, 2020.

State numbers yesterday (Monday): there were 1,166 new confirmed cases, for a total of 218,329. There were 25 new deaths reported, and 10,512 people have now passed away.

In Boston today (Tuesday): there were 407 new confirmed cases, for a total…


Below are Mayor Walsh’s remarks prepared for November 25, 2020.

The state numbers yesterday (Tuesday): 2,225 new confirmed cases, for a total of 204,060 cases. There were 20 new deaths reported, and 10,319 people have now passed away.

In Boston yesterday: 187 new confirmed cases, for a total of 25,962…


Last week, I became Chair of the U.S. Climate Mayors, a national coalition of more than 450 American cities that are taking bold action to fight climate change. On Tuesday, November 17, I participated in a national conversation with my fellow Climate Mayor Latoya Cantrell of New Orleans, and Director…

Marty Walsh

Mayor of @CityofBoston

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