The big story in town this week, of course: Marty Walsh. After he was sworn in, the new mayor of Boston embraced inclusiveness with a century-old phrase about the city.
Also new leadership for the Boston Police Department, which now has the highest-ranking African-American in its history. And that man, William Gross, says the city has come a long way since he first arrived here during busing.
Plus, this week the French company Keolis won a $4.3 billion dollar contract to run the state's commuter rail system.
And the Patriots prepare for the playoffs — bruised and battered as they are.
Mike Ross, former city councilor, attorney with Prince Lobel, and Boston Globe op-ed contributor
Peter Canellos, Boston Globe editorial page editor
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