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Week In Review: Walsh Looks Forward, Casinos In Doubt

Newly elected Boston Mayor Martin Walsh, right, gestures to the crowd as his girlfriend Lorrie Higgins, left, looks on during a watch party Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 in Boston. Walsh defeated Boston City Councilor John Connolly in the mayoral race. Thomas Menino, the city's longest serving mayor, announced earlier this year he would not seek another term after more than two decades in office. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Newly elected Boston Mayor Martin Walsh, right, gestures to the crowd as his girlfriend Lorrie Higgins, left, looks on during a watch party Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 in Boston. Walsh defeated Boston City Councilor John Connolly in the mayoral race. Thomas Menino, the city’s longest serving mayor, announced earlier this year he would not seek another term after more than two decades in office. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Marty Walsh beat John Connolly in the race for mayor. Now, a few weeks of transition before he takes office. We’ll see what we know so far. And a big defeat for legalized gambling in the state, as two towns reject proposed casinos.

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Peter Canellos, editorial page editor of the Boston Globe.

Julie Mehegan, deputy editorial page editor, Boston Herald

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Boston Globe You can read out-going Mayor Tom Menino’s advice to Marty Walsh here.


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