In The Bay State Banner: Janey delivers farewell address
At Hibernian Hall in Roxbury Wednesday night, acting Mayor Kim Janey closed out her historic tenure as Boston’s 55th mayor and as the first woman and person of color to lead the city.
In the Boston Globe: Read the full text of Kim Janey’s farewell speech as acting mayor
Acting Mayor Kim Janey gave a farewell address at Hibernian Hall in Roxbury on Wednesday to city officials and community members in an event that included a performance by local artists and video highlighting her mayoralty’s accomplishments. Janey, the acting mayor of Boston since Martin J. Walsh became US transportation secretary in March, will be succeeded by Mayor-elect Michelle Wu, who will be sworn in as the city’s leader on Nov. 16.
In the Mission Hill Gazette: Acting Mayor Kim Janey delivers farewell address days before Wu set to take office
A farewell event for Acting Mayor Kim Janey was held at Hibernian Hall in Roxbury on November 10, where she delivered a farewell address and reflected on her service to the City of Boston as its first woman and first Black mayor.
On WBUR: Boston Acting Mayor Kim Janey says goodbye to her short, but historic post
Acting Mayor Kim Janey — Boston’s first woman and first Black resident to serve in the top post — bid farewell to the office Wednesday, ticking off a series of accomplishments during her brief tenure, including helping the city navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.