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.

Latest stories

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

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“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

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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.

Diversity lags on Boston police, fire departments

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Both agencies will face a wave of retirements in the next several years, giving Mayor Walsh the chance to diversify the ranks.

City touts pothole numbers, but what exactly qualifies?

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For Mayor Walsh, patching potholes is a metaphor for his data-driven approach to making basic services more efficient.