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Mayor’s Enchanted Trolley Tour to Visit Paul Revere Mall December 8

The City of Boston has announced the schedule for the mayor’s annual Enchanted Trolley Tour. The trolley will pass through the Paul Revere Mall on Sunday, December 8 at 3 p.m. Now in its 24th year, the Enchanted Trolley Tour is a Boston holiday tradition of lighting holiday trees throughout the city. The trolley will Read More…

Community Government

Mayor’s Column: The Spirit of Giving in Boston

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh Happy Thanksgiving, Boston! This is a special time to show gratitude for all the things and people that make our lives full. It’s a time for surrounding ourselves with loved ones (and watching football, of course). This uniquely American tradition brings together people, families, and communities, and deepens our connections Read More…

Government Health & Environment

Mayor’s Column: Boston’s Next Steps to Address the Opioid Crisis

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh In big cities and small towns across the United States, the opioid epidemic is tearing families apart. It is inflicting incredible pain, and it will have implications for years to come. In Boston, we’ve made this issue a top priority. And now, we’re ready to take the next step with Read More…

Featured Government Health & Environment

Walsh Releases Plan for Carbon Neutrality

Mayor Marty Walsh released a plan this week that has Boston becoming carbon-neutral by 2050. Walsh plans on doing this by developing new guidelines for building projects and investing in energy saving options for city-owned buildings. About 70 percent of carbon emissions come from buildings in the city. New city-owned buildings will be designed as Read More…

Government

Mayor’s Column: Boston Saves

Saving for your child’s future can be overwhelming, but Boston is here to helpBy Mayor Martin J. Walsh The start of kindergarten marks the beginning of a child’s educational future and here in Boston we believe nothing should hinder a child’s path to success. That’s why, in 2016, and in collaboration with Boston Public Schools, Read More…

Featured Government

Council President Requests Inspector General Position Be Created

The Boston City Council President Andrea Campbell is calling for the creation of an Inspector General (IG) position for city government after corruption scandals. At the beginning of the month John Lynch, who used to work with the Boston Development and Planning Agency, pleaded guilty to taking a $50,000 bribe. Also, in July, two aides Read More…