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Martin Walsh is officially Boston's 54th mayor, succeeding Tom Menino who held the office for 20 years.

At his swearing-in at Boston College, Wash said his priorities include addressing urban violence, creating a world-class public school system, and job creation. 

The new Mayor says Bostonians are making their voices heard through community meetings, letters, emails and phone calls. 

Walsh says he's listening and vows to work on behalf of every resident in every neighborhood of the city.  (Metro Network Inc.)