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Mayor Walsh Honors George Floyd, Reflects On 'Traumatic Reality'

Mayor Walsh Honors George Floyd, Reflects On 'Traumatic Reality'

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh asked people to honor George Floyd and reflect on his murder Saturday.

Read full article: Mayor Walsh Honors George Floyd, Reflect...→
Boston Marathon Is Canceled This Year, Mayor Walsh Says

Boston Marathon Is Canceled This Year, Mayor Walsh Says

The Boston Marathon won’t be run this year, Mayor Marty Walsh announced Thursday, calling it unfeasible for public health reasons. “There’s no way to hold the [...]

Read full article: Boston Marathon Is Canceled This Year, M...→
Pressley, Walsh want Boston closed, workers lose

Pressley, Walsh want Boston closed, workers lose

Why does Rep. Ayanna Pressley want black people to go without paychecks? What does Mayor Marty Walsh have against the workin’ man? When these allegedly progres [...]

Read full article: Pressley, Walsh want Boston closed, work...→
Boston mayor delays reopening due to coronavirus antibody study

Boston mayor delays reopening due to coronavirus antibody study

Boston’s mayor has put his plans for reopening the city on ice after a new study revealed that nearly 90% of residents haven’t been exposed to the coronavirus. [...]

Read full article: Boston mayor delays reopening due to cor...→
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Celtics Hoping To Reopen Training Facility Next Week, Though Official Status Uncertain

Celtics Hoping To Reopen Training Facility Next Week, Though Official Status Uncertain

Whether or not the Celtics will be allowed to do that is not yet known. Marty Walsh expects a clearer picture coming on Monday.

Read full article: Celtics Hoping To Reopen Training Facili...→
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Coronavirus: Boston Considers Expanding Sidewalks, More Outdoor Dining

Coronavirus: Boston Considers Expanding Sidewalks, More Outdoor Dining

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said the city is working on coronavirus precautions that could include expanded sidewalks and more outdoor dining options.

Read full article: Coronavirus: Boston Considers Expanding ...→
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Marty Walsh calls $300 face mask fine ‘uneven’

Marty Walsh calls $300 face mask fine ‘uneven’

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh raised serious concerns about the $300 penalty for ignoring the state’s new face mask mandate, saying that ticketing has been “uneven [...]

Read full article: Marty Walsh calls $300 face mask fine ‘u...→
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Coronavirus: No Boston Students Will Be Forced To Repeat Grade Level

Coronavirus: No Boston Students Will Be Forced To Repeat Grade Level

Mayor Marty Walsh said no students in Boston will be forced to repeat their grade level due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Read full article: Coronavirus: No Boston Students Will Be ...→
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Mayor Walsh Wants Drivers To Slow Down And Everyone To Wear A Mask

Mayor Walsh Wants Drivers To Slow Down And Everyone To Wear A Mask

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh reminded residents, and directly called out millennials, to continue social distancing despite the weekend's warm forecast.

Read full article: Mayor Walsh Wants Drivers To Slow Down A...→
Trump's threat to withhold coronavirus relief from sanctuary states is a

Trump's threat to withhold coronavirus relief from sanctuary states is a "fear tactic," Boston mayor says

"Every time the president gets his back up against the wall he pulls out the sanctuary city card," said Boston Mayor Marty Walsh.

Read full article: Trump's threat to withhold coronavirus r...→
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Antibody testing has Baker, Walsh in opposite corners

Antibody testing has Baker, Walsh in opposite corners

An unimpressed Gov. Charlie Baker shot down the idea of statewide antibody testing Monday, as Mayor Marty Walsh trumpeted a major antibody testing initiative i [...]

Read full article: Antibody testing has Baker, Walsh in opp...→

Retired Army general brings ‘A plus’ team to help Boston beat back coronavirus

Two military all-stars have joined retired four-star Gen. Stanley McChrystal to help Boston Mayor Marty Walsh steer the city and quickly address daily issues p [...]

Read full article: Retired Army general brings ‘A plus’ tea...→
Boston Marathon, re-opening economy hinge on coronavirus testing: Marty Walsh

Boston Marathon, re-opening economy hinge on coronavirus testing: Marty Walsh

Re-opening the economy and even running the Boston Marathon this fall will depend on a major increase in testing for the novel coronavirus, Mayor Martin Walsh [...]

Read full article: Boston Marathon, re-opening economy hing...→
‘Kids aren’t back to school’ on May 4 amid coronavirus, Marty Walsh says

‘Kids aren’t back to school’ on May 4 amid coronavirus, Marty Walsh says

There “isn’t any question” students will not return to school on May 4 as the coronavirus pandemic rages on across the state, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said Mo [...]

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Boston Police Officer Dies Of Coronavirus

Boston Police Officer Dies Of Coronavirus

BOSTON (CBS) — An active-duty Boston Police officer died of coronavirus, the Boston Police Department confirmed Tuesday. Officer Jose Fontanez was 53 years old [...]

Read full article: Boston Police Officer Dies Of Coronaviru...→
Watch: A Curated Conversation with Mayor Walsh amid the coronavirus pandemic

Watch: A Curated Conversation with Mayor Walsh amid the coronavirus pandemic

Mayor Marty Walsh spoke with Linda Henry, the co-founder of Manifest Boston and managing director of Boston Globe Media Partners, in a virtual discussion about [...]

Read full article: Watch: A Curated Conversation with Mayor...→
Walsh: Sports Will Be 'Very Different' Upon Return From Coronavirus

Walsh: Sports Will Be 'Very Different' Upon Return From Coronavirus

Mayor Marty Walsh said professional sports will be “very different” when they are able to safely return to venues in Boston following the coronavirus pandemic.

Read full article: Walsh: Sports Will Be 'Very Different' U...→
Mayor Walsh: Public Health Emergency In Boston Will Not Be Lifted Next Week

Mayor Walsh: Public Health Emergency In Boston Will Not Be Lifted Next Week

The Public Health Emergency will not be lifted in Boston next week, Mayor Marty Walsh announced Friday. 

Read full article: Mayor Walsh: Public Health Emergency In ...→
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh jabs Tom Brady after Tampa Bay park incident

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh jabs Tom Brady after Tampa Bay park incident

Tom Brady’s troubles in Florida have reached back north and the mayor of his former home weighed in Wednesday.

Read full article: Boston Mayor Marty Walsh jabs Tom Brady ...→
Mayor Walsh: Boston Will Not Reopen On May 4

Mayor Walsh: Boston Will Not Reopen On May 4

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said the city will not be reopening on May 4.

Read full article: Mayor Walsh: Boston Will Not Reopen On M...→
'Social Distancing Is Working': Walsh Says Boston Hospitals Not Overwhelmed During Coronavirus Surge

'Social Distancing Is Working': Walsh Says Boston Hospitals Not Overwhelmed During Coronavirus Surge

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said steps being taken to combat the coronavirus, such as social distancing, are having a positive effect.

Read full article: 'Social Distancing Is Working': Walsh Sa...→
Coronavirus: Boston Mayor 'Not Too Confident' Students Will Return

Coronavirus: Boston Mayor 'Not Too Confident' Students Will Return

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said no decision has been made about when in person learning can resume, but he's "not too confident" it can happen this academic year [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus: Boston Mayor 'Not Too Confi...→
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Boston Mayor Says School Closure Decision Should Be Made As A State

Boston Mayor Says School Closure Decision Should Be Made As A State

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said the decision to keep schools closed due to the coronavirus pandemic is a decision that should be made collectively as a state.

Read full article: Boston Mayor Says School Closure Decisio...→
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Cancelling Boston Marathon the right call to avert potential disaster

Cancelling Boston Marathon the right call to avert potential disaster

On Thursday, Mayor Marty Walsh and officials from the Boston Athletic Association announced that the Boston Marathon will not be run this year.

Read full article: Cancelling Boston Marathon the right cal...→
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'We Have To Get It Right': Walsh Asks For Patience Reopening Boston

'We Have To Get It Right': Walsh Asks For Patience Reopening Boston

Mayor Marty Walsh said that while coronavirus data is moving in the right direction for the city, he added that Boston will work cautiously to reopen.

Read full article: 'We Have To Get It Right': Walsh Asks Fo...→
Boston has released the results of its coronavirus and antibody testing. Here’s what to know.

Boston has released the results of its coronavirus and antibody testing. Here’s what to know.

"This is a sample of residents in four zip codes," Mayor Marty Walsh said of the coronavirus study results. "It does not give us a defined, citywide picture."

Read full article: Boston has released the results of its c...→
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All large summer events in Boston canceled, Marty Walsh says

All large summer events in Boston canceled, Marty Walsh says

All large summer gatherings such as parades, festivities and road races will be cancelled this year due to health concerns surrounding coronavirus, Mayor Marti [...]

Read full article: All large summer events in Boston cancel...→
Marty Walsh urges residents to stick with masks as weather warms

Marty Walsh urges residents to stick with masks as weather warms

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh toned down his fiery criticism of lax residents flaunting COVID-19 precautions today as the mandatory mask orders and continued shutdo [...]

Read full article: Marty Walsh urges residents to stick wit...→
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Coronavirus in Boston: Young people need to wear masks, Marty Walsh urges

Coronavirus in Boston: Young people need to wear masks, Marty Walsh urges

Reports of young people frolicking on the beach in Southie amidst the coronavirus have caused calls and emails to pour into City Hall, Mayor Martin Walsh said, [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus in Boston: Young people need...→
Boston coronavirus aid shouldn’t be tied to sanctuary city rules, Marty Walsh responds to Trump

Boston coronavirus aid shouldn’t be tied to sanctuary city rules, Marty Walsh responds to Trump

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh pushed back on President Trump’s suggestion that the amount of federal resources available could depend on whether they’re “sanctuary [...]

Read full article: Boston coronavirus aid shouldn’t be tied...→
Walsh: President Trump Using 'Fear Tactic' By Threatening To Withhold Coronavirus Aid From Sanctuary Cities

Walsh: President Trump Using 'Fear Tactic' By Threatening To Withhold Coronavirus Aid From Sanctuary Cities

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said President Donald Trump is using a “fear tactic” by threatening to withhold coronavirus funding from sanctuary cities. 

Read full article: Walsh: President Trump Using 'Fear Tacti...→
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh Says He Wouldn't Have Kicked Tom Brady Out Of A Local Park

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh Says He Wouldn't Have Kicked Tom Brady Out Of A Local Park

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh had some fun with Tom Brady's little run-in with the law down in Tampa Bay.

Read full article: Boston Mayor Marty Walsh Says He Wouldn'...→
10-year-old girl struck by stray bullet recovering, says Mayor Marty Walsh

10-year-old girl struck by stray bullet recovering, says Mayor Marty Walsh

“Thankfully, the information I have now is, she’s been upgraded to good condition,” Walsh said Friday.

Read full article: 10-year-old girl struck by stray bullet ...→
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Mayor Walsh 'Disappointed' By Lack Of Social Distancing During Pandemic

Mayor Walsh 'Disappointed' By Lack Of Social Distancing During Pandemic

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said he was "disappointed" by activities over the weekend that showed people are still not getting the message when it comes to social [...]

Read full article: Mayor Walsh 'Disappointed' By Lack Of So...→
Coronavirus Relief: Boston Resiliency Fund Climbs Past $25 Million

Coronavirus Relief: Boston Resiliency Fund Climbs Past $25 Million

Mayor Marty Walsh said on Wednesday that an additional $1.7 million worth of grants is being made available through the Boston Resiliency Fund.

Read full article: Coronavirus Relief: Boston Resiliency Fu...→
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Mayor Walsh Honors George Floyd, Reflects On 'Traumatic Reality'

Mayor Walsh Honors George Floyd, Reflects On 'Traumatic Reality'

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh asked people to honor George Floyd and reflect on his murder Saturday.

Read full article: Mayor Walsh Honors George Floyd, Reflect...→
Cancelling Boston Marathon the right call to avert potential disaster

Cancelling Boston Marathon the right call to avert potential disaster

On Thursday, Mayor Marty Walsh and officials from the Boston Athletic Association announced that the Boston Marathon will not be run this year.

Read full article: Cancelling Boston Marathon the right cal...→
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Walsh: Sports Will Be 'Very Different' Upon Return From Coronavirus

Walsh: Sports Will Be 'Very Different' Upon Return From Coronavirus

Mayor Marty Walsh said professional sports will be “very different” when they are able to safely return to venues in Boston following the coronavirus pandemic.

Read full article: Walsh: Sports Will Be 'Very Different' U...→
Pressley, Walsh want Boston closed, workers lose

Pressley, Walsh want Boston closed, workers lose

Why does Rep. Ayanna Pressley want black people to go without paychecks? What does Mayor Marty Walsh have against the workin’ man? When these allegedly progres [...]

Read full article: Pressley, Walsh want Boston closed, work...→
'We Have To Get It Right': Walsh Asks For Patience Reopening Boston

'We Have To Get It Right': Walsh Asks For Patience Reopening Boston

Mayor Marty Walsh said that while coronavirus data is moving in the right direction for the city, he added that Boston will work cautiously to reopen.

Read full article: 'We Have To Get It Right': Walsh Asks Fo...→
Celtics Hoping To Reopen Training Facility Next Week, Though Official Status Uncertain

Celtics Hoping To Reopen Training Facility Next Week, Though Official Status Uncertain

Whether or not the Celtics will be allowed to do that is not yet known. Marty Walsh expects a clearer picture coming on Monday.

Read full article: Celtics Hoping To Reopen Training Facili...→
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Marty Walsh calls $300 face mask fine ‘uneven’

Marty Walsh calls $300 face mask fine ‘uneven’

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh raised serious concerns about the $300 penalty for ignoring the state’s new face mask mandate, saying that ticketing has been “uneven [...]

Read full article: Marty Walsh calls $300 face mask fine ‘u...→
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Marty Walsh urges residents to stick with masks as weather warms

Marty Walsh urges residents to stick with masks as weather warms

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh toned down his fiery criticism of lax residents flaunting COVID-19 precautions today as the mandatory mask orders and continued shutdo [...]

Read full article: Marty Walsh urges residents to stick wit...→
  • #Marty Walsh
Mayor Walsh Wants Drivers To Slow Down And Everyone To Wear A Mask

Mayor Walsh Wants Drivers To Slow Down And Everyone To Wear A Mask

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh reminded residents, and directly called out millennials, to continue social distancing despite the weekend's warm forecast.

Read full article: Mayor Walsh Wants Drivers To Slow Down A...→
Boston coronavirus aid shouldn’t be tied to sanctuary city rules, Marty Walsh responds to Trump

Boston coronavirus aid shouldn’t be tied to sanctuary city rules, Marty Walsh responds to Trump

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh pushed back on President Trump’s suggestion that the amount of federal resources available could depend on whether they’re “sanctuary [...]

Read full article: Boston coronavirus aid shouldn’t be tied...→
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh Says He Wouldn't Have Kicked Tom Brady Out Of A Local Park

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh Says He Wouldn't Have Kicked Tom Brady Out Of A Local Park

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh had some fun with Tom Brady's little run-in with the law down in Tampa Bay.

Read full article: Boston Mayor Marty Walsh Says He Wouldn'...→
Mayor Walsh: Boston Will Not Reopen On May 4

Mayor Walsh: Boston Will Not Reopen On May 4

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said the city will not be reopening on May 4.

Read full article: Mayor Walsh: Boston Will Not Reopen On M...→

Retired Army general brings ‘A plus’ team to help Boston beat back coronavirus

Two military all-stars have joined retired four-star Gen. Stanley McChrystal to help Boston Mayor Marty Walsh steer the city and quickly address daily issues p [...]

Read full article: Retired Army general brings ‘A plus’ tea...→
'Social Distancing Is Working': Walsh Says Boston Hospitals Not Overwhelmed During Coronavirus Surge

'Social Distancing Is Working': Walsh Says Boston Hospitals Not Overwhelmed During Coronavirus Surge

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said steps being taken to combat the coronavirus, such as social distancing, are having a positive effect.

Read full article: 'Social Distancing Is Working': Walsh Sa...→
‘Kids aren’t back to school’ on May 4 amid coronavirus, Marty Walsh says

‘Kids aren’t back to school’ on May 4 amid coronavirus, Marty Walsh says

There “isn’t any question” students will not return to school on May 4 as the coronavirus pandemic rages on across the state, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said Mo [...]

Read full article: ‘Kids aren’t back to school’ on May 4 am...→
Boston Mayor Says School Closure Decision Should Be Made As A State

Boston Mayor Says School Closure Decision Should Be Made As A State

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said the decision to keep schools closed due to the coronavirus pandemic is a decision that should be made collectively as a state.

Read full article: Boston Mayor Says School Closure Decisio...→
  • #Marty Walsh
Boston Police Officer Dies Of Coronavirus

Boston Police Officer Dies Of Coronavirus

BOSTON (CBS) — An active-duty Boston Police officer died of coronavirus, the Boston Police Department confirmed Tuesday. Officer Jose Fontanez was 53 years old [...]

Read full article: Boston Police Officer Dies Of Coronaviru...→
Watch: A Curated Conversation with Mayor Walsh amid the coronavirus pandemic

Watch: A Curated Conversation with Mayor Walsh amid the coronavirus pandemic

Mayor Marty Walsh spoke with Linda Henry, the co-founder of Manifest Boston and managing director of Boston Globe Media Partners, in a virtual discussion about [...]

Read full article: Watch: A Curated Conversation with Mayor...→
Boston Marathon Is Canceled This Year, Mayor Walsh Says

Boston Marathon Is Canceled This Year, Mayor Walsh Says

The Boston Marathon won’t be run this year, Mayor Marty Walsh announced Thursday, calling it unfeasible for public health reasons. “There’s no way to hold the [...]

Read full article: Boston Marathon Is Canceled This Year, M...→
Boston mayor delays reopening due to coronavirus antibody study

Boston mayor delays reopening due to coronavirus antibody study

Boston’s mayor has put his plans for reopening the city on ice after a new study revealed that nearly 90% of residents haven’t been exposed to the coronavirus. [...]

Read full article: Boston mayor delays reopening due to cor...→
  • #Marty Walsh
Boston has released the results of its coronavirus and antibody testing. Here’s what to know.

Boston has released the results of its coronavirus and antibody testing. Here’s what to know.

"This is a sample of residents in four zip codes," Mayor Marty Walsh said of the coronavirus study results. "It does not give us a defined, citywide picture."

Read full article: Boston has released the results of its c...→
  • #Marty Walsh
Mayor Walsh: Public Health Emergency In Boston Will Not Be Lifted Next Week

Mayor Walsh: Public Health Emergency In Boston Will Not Be Lifted Next Week

The Public Health Emergency will not be lifted in Boston next week, Mayor Marty Walsh announced Friday. 

Read full article: Mayor Walsh: Public Health Emergency In ...→
Coronavirus: Boston Considers Expanding Sidewalks, More Outdoor Dining

Coronavirus: Boston Considers Expanding Sidewalks, More Outdoor Dining

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said the city is working on coronavirus precautions that could include expanded sidewalks and more outdoor dining options.

Read full article: Coronavirus: Boston Considers Expanding ...→
  • #Marty Walsh
All large summer events in Boston canceled, Marty Walsh says

All large summer events in Boston canceled, Marty Walsh says

All large summer gatherings such as parades, festivities and road races will be cancelled this year due to health concerns surrounding coronavirus, Mayor Marti [...]

Read full article: All large summer events in Boston cancel...→
Coronavirus: No Boston Students Will Be Forced To Repeat Grade Level

Coronavirus: No Boston Students Will Be Forced To Repeat Grade Level

Mayor Marty Walsh said no students in Boston will be forced to repeat their grade level due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Read full article: Coronavirus: No Boston Students Will Be ...→
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Coronavirus in Boston: Young people need to wear masks, Marty Walsh urges

Coronavirus in Boston: Young people need to wear masks, Marty Walsh urges

Reports of young people frolicking on the beach in Southie amidst the coronavirus have caused calls and emails to pour into City Hall, Mayor Martin Walsh said, [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus in Boston: Young people need...→
Trump's threat to withhold coronavirus relief from sanctuary states is a

Trump's threat to withhold coronavirus relief from sanctuary states is a "fear tactic," Boston mayor says

"Every time the president gets his back up against the wall he pulls out the sanctuary city card," said Boston Mayor Marty Walsh.

Read full article: Trump's threat to withhold coronavirus r...→
  • #Marty Walsh
Walsh: President Trump Using 'Fear Tactic' By Threatening To Withhold Coronavirus Aid From Sanctuary Cities

Walsh: President Trump Using 'Fear Tactic' By Threatening To Withhold Coronavirus Aid From Sanctuary Cities

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said President Donald Trump is using a “fear tactic” by threatening to withhold coronavirus funding from sanctuary cities. 

Read full article: Walsh: President Trump Using 'Fear Tacti...→
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh jabs Tom Brady after Tampa Bay park incident

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh jabs Tom Brady after Tampa Bay park incident

Tom Brady’s troubles in Florida have reached back north and the mayor of his former home weighed in Wednesday.

Read full article: Boston Mayor Marty Walsh jabs Tom Brady ...→
Antibody testing has Baker, Walsh in opposite corners

Antibody testing has Baker, Walsh in opposite corners

An unimpressed Gov. Charlie Baker shot down the idea of statewide antibody testing Monday, as Mayor Marty Walsh trumpeted a major antibody testing initiative i [...]

Read full article: Antibody testing has Baker, Walsh in opp...→
10-year-old girl struck by stray bullet recovering, says Mayor Marty Walsh

10-year-old girl struck by stray bullet recovering, says Mayor Marty Walsh

“Thankfully, the information I have now is, she’s been upgraded to good condition,” Walsh said Friday.

Read full article: 10-year-old girl struck by stray bullet ...→
  • #Marty Walsh
Boston Marathon, re-opening economy hinge on coronavirus testing: Marty Walsh

Boston Marathon, re-opening economy hinge on coronavirus testing: Marty Walsh

Re-opening the economy and even running the Boston Marathon this fall will depend on a major increase in testing for the novel coronavirus, Mayor Martin Walsh [...]

Read full article: Boston Marathon, re-opening economy hing...→
Mayor Walsh 'Disappointed' By Lack Of Social Distancing During Pandemic

Mayor Walsh 'Disappointed' By Lack Of Social Distancing During Pandemic

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said he was "disappointed" by activities over the weekend that showed people are still not getting the message when it comes to social [...]

Read full article: Mayor Walsh 'Disappointed' By Lack Of So...→
Coronavirus: Boston Mayor 'Not Too Confident' Students Will Return

Coronavirus: Boston Mayor 'Not Too Confident' Students Will Return

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said no decision has been made about when in person learning can resume, but he's "not too confident" it can happen this academic year [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus: Boston Mayor 'Not Too Confi...→
  • #Marty Walsh
Coronavirus Relief: Boston Resiliency Fund Climbs Past $25 Million

Coronavirus Relief: Boston Resiliency Fund Climbs Past $25 Million

Mayor Marty Walsh said on Wednesday that an additional $1.7 million worth of grants is being made available through the Boston Resiliency Fund.

Read full article: Coronavirus Relief: Boston Resiliency Fu...→
  • #Marty Walsh
Mayor Walsh Honors George Floyd, Reflects On 'Traumatic Reality'

Mayor Walsh Honors George Floyd, Reflects On 'Traumatic Reality'

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh asked people to honor George Floyd and reflect on his murder Saturday.

Read full article: Mayor Walsh Honors George Floyd, Reflect...→
Watch: A Curated Conversation with Mayor Walsh amid the coronavirus pandemic

Watch: A Curated Conversation with Mayor Walsh amid the coronavirus pandemic

Mayor Marty Walsh spoke with Linda Henry, the co-founder of Manifest Boston and managing director of Boston Globe Media Partners, in a virtual discussion about [...]

Read full article: Watch: A Curated Conversation with Mayor...→
Cancelling Boston Marathon the right call to avert potential disaster

Cancelling Boston Marathon the right call to avert potential disaster

On Thursday, Mayor Marty Walsh and officials from the Boston Athletic Association announced that the Boston Marathon will not be run this year.

Read full article: Cancelling Boston Marathon the right cal...→
  • #Marty Walsh
Boston Marathon Is Canceled This Year, Mayor Walsh Says

Boston Marathon Is Canceled This Year, Mayor Walsh Says

The Boston Marathon won’t be run this year, Mayor Marty Walsh announced Thursday, calling it unfeasible for public health reasons. “There’s no way to hold the [...]

Read full article: Boston Marathon Is Canceled This Year, M...→
Walsh: Sports Will Be 'Very Different' Upon Return From Coronavirus

Walsh: Sports Will Be 'Very Different' Upon Return From Coronavirus

Mayor Marty Walsh said professional sports will be “very different” when they are able to safely return to venues in Boston following the coronavirus pandemic.

Read full article: Walsh: Sports Will Be 'Very Different' U...→
Pressley, Walsh want Boston closed, workers lose

Pressley, Walsh want Boston closed, workers lose

Why does Rep. Ayanna Pressley want black people to go without paychecks? What does Mayor Marty Walsh have against the workin’ man? When these allegedly progres [...]

Read full article: Pressley, Walsh want Boston closed, work...→
'We Have To Get It Right': Walsh Asks For Patience Reopening Boston

'We Have To Get It Right': Walsh Asks For Patience Reopening Boston

Mayor Marty Walsh said that while coronavirus data is moving in the right direction for the city, he added that Boston will work cautiously to reopen.

Read full article: 'We Have To Get It Right': Walsh Asks Fo...→
Boston mayor delays reopening due to coronavirus antibody study

Boston mayor delays reopening due to coronavirus antibody study

Boston’s mayor has put his plans for reopening the city on ice after a new study revealed that nearly 90% of residents haven’t been exposed to the coronavirus. [...]

Read full article: Boston mayor delays reopening due to cor...→
  • #Marty Walsh
Boston has released the results of its coronavirus and antibody testing. Here’s what to know.

Boston has released the results of its coronavirus and antibody testing. Here’s what to know.

"This is a sample of residents in four zip codes," Mayor Marty Walsh said of the coronavirus study results. "It does not give us a defined, citywide picture."

Read full article: Boston has released the results of its c...→
  • #Marty Walsh
Celtics Hoping To Reopen Training Facility Next Week, Though Official Status Uncertain

Celtics Hoping To Reopen Training Facility Next Week, Though Official Status Uncertain

Whether or not the Celtics will be allowed to do that is not yet known. Marty Walsh expects a clearer picture coming on Monday.

Read full article: Celtics Hoping To Reopen Training Facili...→
  • #Marty Walsh
Mayor Walsh: Public Health Emergency In Boston Will Not Be Lifted Next Week

Mayor Walsh: Public Health Emergency In Boston Will Not Be Lifted Next Week

The Public Health Emergency will not be lifted in Boston next week, Mayor Marty Walsh announced Friday. 

Read full article: Mayor Walsh: Public Health Emergency In ...→
Coronavirus: Boston Considers Expanding Sidewalks, More Outdoor Dining

Coronavirus: Boston Considers Expanding Sidewalks, More Outdoor Dining

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said the city is working on coronavirus precautions that could include expanded sidewalks and more outdoor dining options.

Read full article: Coronavirus: Boston Considers Expanding ...→
  • #Marty Walsh
All large summer events in Boston canceled, Marty Walsh says

All large summer events in Boston canceled, Marty Walsh says

All large summer gatherings such as parades, festivities and road races will be cancelled this year due to health concerns surrounding coronavirus, Mayor Marti [...]

Read full article: All large summer events in Boston cancel...→
Marty Walsh calls $300 face mask fine ‘uneven’

Marty Walsh calls $300 face mask fine ‘uneven’

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh raised serious concerns about the $300 penalty for ignoring the state’s new face mask mandate, saying that ticketing has been “uneven [...]

Read full article: Marty Walsh calls $300 face mask fine ‘u...→
  • #Marty Walsh
Marty Walsh urges residents to stick with masks as weather warms

Marty Walsh urges residents to stick with masks as weather warms

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh toned down his fiery criticism of lax residents flaunting COVID-19 precautions today as the mandatory mask orders and continued shutdo [...]

Read full article: Marty Walsh urges residents to stick wit...→
  • #Marty Walsh
Coronavirus: No Boston Students Will Be Forced To Repeat Grade Level

Coronavirus: No Boston Students Will Be Forced To Repeat Grade Level

Mayor Marty Walsh said no students in Boston will be forced to repeat their grade level due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Read full article: Coronavirus: No Boston Students Will Be ...→
  • #Marty Walsh
Coronavirus in Boston: Young people need to wear masks, Marty Walsh urges

Coronavirus in Boston: Young people need to wear masks, Marty Walsh urges

Reports of young people frolicking on the beach in Southie amidst the coronavirus have caused calls and emails to pour into City Hall, Mayor Martin Walsh said, [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus in Boston: Young people need...→
Mayor Walsh Wants Drivers To Slow Down And Everyone To Wear A Mask

Mayor Walsh Wants Drivers To Slow Down And Everyone To Wear A Mask

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh reminded residents, and directly called out millennials, to continue social distancing despite the weekend's warm forecast.

Read full article: Mayor Walsh Wants Drivers To Slow Down A...→
Boston coronavirus aid shouldn’t be tied to sanctuary city rules, Marty Walsh responds to Trump

Boston coronavirus aid shouldn’t be tied to sanctuary city rules, Marty Walsh responds to Trump

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh pushed back on President Trump’s suggestion that the amount of federal resources available could depend on whether they’re “sanctuary [...]

Read full article: Boston coronavirus aid shouldn’t be tied...→
Trump's threat to withhold coronavirus relief from sanctuary states is a

Trump's threat to withhold coronavirus relief from sanctuary states is a "fear tactic," Boston mayor says

"Every time the president gets his back up against the wall he pulls out the sanctuary city card," said Boston Mayor Marty Walsh.

Read full article: Trump's threat to withhold coronavirus r...→
  • #Marty Walsh
Walsh: President Trump Using 'Fear Tactic' By Threatening To Withhold Coronavirus Aid From Sanctuary Cities

Walsh: President Trump Using 'Fear Tactic' By Threatening To Withhold Coronavirus Aid From Sanctuary Cities

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said President Donald Trump is using a “fear tactic” by threatening to withhold coronavirus funding from sanctuary cities. 

Read full article: Walsh: President Trump Using 'Fear Tacti...→
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh jabs Tom Brady after Tampa Bay park incident

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh jabs Tom Brady after Tampa Bay park incident

Tom Brady’s troubles in Florida have reached back north and the mayor of his former home weighed in Wednesday.

Read full article: Boston Mayor Marty Walsh jabs Tom Brady ...→
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh Says He Wouldn't Have Kicked Tom Brady Out Of A Local Park

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh Says He Wouldn't Have Kicked Tom Brady Out Of A Local Park

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh had some fun with Tom Brady's little run-in with the law down in Tampa Bay.

Read full article: Boston Mayor Marty Walsh Says He Wouldn'...→
Antibody testing has Baker, Walsh in opposite corners

Antibody testing has Baker, Walsh in opposite corners

An unimpressed Gov. Charlie Baker shot down the idea of statewide antibody testing Monday, as Mayor Marty Walsh trumpeted a major antibody testing initiative i [...]

Read full article: Antibody testing has Baker, Walsh in opp...→
Mayor Walsh: Boston Will Not Reopen On May 4

Mayor Walsh: Boston Will Not Reopen On May 4

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said the city will not be reopening on May 4.

Read full article: Mayor Walsh: Boston Will Not Reopen On M...→
10-year-old girl struck by stray bullet recovering, says Mayor Marty Walsh

10-year-old girl struck by stray bullet recovering, says Mayor Marty Walsh

“Thankfully, the information I have now is, she’s been upgraded to good condition,” Walsh said Friday.

Read full article: 10-year-old girl struck by stray bullet ...→
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Retired Army general brings ‘A plus’ team to help Boston beat back coronavirus

Two military all-stars have joined retired four-star Gen. Stanley McChrystal to help Boston Mayor Marty Walsh steer the city and quickly address daily issues p [...]

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Boston Marathon, re-opening economy hinge on coronavirus testing: Marty Walsh

Boston Marathon, re-opening economy hinge on coronavirus testing: Marty Walsh

Re-opening the economy and even running the Boston Marathon this fall will depend on a major increase in testing for the novel coronavirus, Mayor Martin Walsh [...]

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'Social Distancing Is Working': Walsh Says Boston Hospitals Not Overwhelmed During Coronavirus Surge

'Social Distancing Is Working': Walsh Says Boston Hospitals Not Overwhelmed During Coronavirus Surge

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said steps being taken to combat the coronavirus, such as social distancing, are having a positive effect.

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Mayor Walsh 'Disappointed' By Lack Of Social Distancing During Pandemic

Mayor Walsh 'Disappointed' By Lack Of Social Distancing During Pandemic

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said he was "disappointed" by activities over the weekend that showed people are still not getting the message when it comes to social [...]

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‘Kids aren’t back to school’ on May 4 amid coronavirus, Marty Walsh says

‘Kids aren’t back to school’ on May 4 amid coronavirus, Marty Walsh says

There “isn’t any question” students will not return to school on May 4 as the coronavirus pandemic rages on across the state, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said Mo [...]

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Coronavirus: Boston Mayor 'Not Too Confident' Students Will Return

Coronavirus: Boston Mayor 'Not Too Confident' Students Will Return

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said no decision has been made about when in person learning can resume, but he's "not too confident" it can happen this academic year [...]

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Boston Mayor Says School Closure Decision Should Be Made As A State

Boston Mayor Says School Closure Decision Should Be Made As A State

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said the decision to keep schools closed due to the coronavirus pandemic is a decision that should be made collectively as a state.

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Coronavirus Relief: Boston Resiliency Fund Climbs Past $25 Million

Coronavirus Relief: Boston Resiliency Fund Climbs Past $25 Million

Mayor Marty Walsh said on Wednesday that an additional $1.7 million worth of grants is being made available through the Boston Resiliency Fund.

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Boston Police Officer Dies Of Coronavirus

Boston Police Officer Dies Of Coronavirus

BOSTON (CBS) — An active-duty Boston Police officer died of coronavirus, the Boston Police Department confirmed Tuesday. Officer Jose Fontanez was 53 years old [...]

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