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With theme of unity, Walsh takes over as Boston’s mayor

Mayor Martin J. Walsh left the stage at Boston College’s Conte Forum after an inauguration ceremony marked by tradition and optimism Monday.


Martin Walsh took the oath of office Monday as Boston’s 48th mayor, vowing a new era of progress and collaboration.

Joe Dillon, a Boston municipal employee, watched the inauguration of Martin J. Walsh at Dorchester Tire Service on Monday. City residents said they want the new mayor to be aggressive with plans to reduce crime and spur job growth.

With new mayor, Boston residents optimistic

Across the city, many said they were optimistic Martin Walsh would prove to be a worthy successor to Thomas Menino — at least in time.


// Walsh signals new way of doing business

Mayor Martin Walsh’s inaugural address focused more on establishing distance from the Menino record than building on it.

Australian paramedic Emily Jackson checked on train schedules during her wait at Logan.


Weather, precautions leave Logan, other airports clogged

A combination of snow, ice, fog, and new rules brought the national air transportation system to its knees Monday.