Andrew Ryan

Andrew Ryan covers city politics for The Boston Globe. He joined the newspaper in 2006 as a breaking news reporter. In 2010, he became City Hall bureau chief and has covered all of Mayor Thomas M. Menino’s fifth term. Prior to joining the Globe, he wrote for the Associated Press in Boston, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale, The Day in New London, Conn., and the Highbridge Horizon in the Bronx.

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Mayor Walsh shares stage with Council President Linehan

By , Globe Staff

This doesn’t happen often in Boston politics: The mayor is sharing the spotlight with the city council president.

City Council races drawing few candidates

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All 13 incumbent councilors are running for reelection. Only a handful of challengers have been actively campaigning.

Boston’s director of animal care leaves job after 5 months

By , Globe Staff

“It didn’t work out,” a spokeswoman for the mayor said in a statement. “There was a mutual parting of the ways.”

Boston marks two years since Boston Marathon bombings

By , and , Globe Staff

People gathered at the site of the two explosions and at ceremonies at the State House and City Hall Plaza to observe moments of silence.