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BOSTON, MA (WBZ-AM) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden is expected to be at Mayor's Marty Walsh's second inauguration and swearing-in ceremony in January 1.
In an announcement made by the Mayor on Wednesday, Biden will preside at the swearing-in ceremony for both the Mayor and the new Boston City Council.
The Mayor's says he plans to lay out out his vision and priorities for his second term during his inaugural address.
"It has been an honor to serve Boston and its residents over the past four years," said Mayor Walsh. "We've made great strides since 2014, but we know our work to make Boston the best city for all is nowhere near over. I look forward to building on our first term accomplishments, setting goals for our second term, and working to make this amazing city better every day. I greatly admire Vice President Biden's dedication to our country and its people. I'm so humbled that he will preside over my inauguration ceremony, and be a part of this special day."
"Mayor Walsh is a close friend and an incredible public servant," said Vice President Biden. "I'm honored to be able to preside over his Inauguration next month so that he can continue his tireless work on behalf of the people of Boston.
The New Year's Day ceremony, is expected to take place at the Cutler Majestic Theater on Tremont Street at 10:00 a.m.
Honored that on January 1, I will be sworn in to begin my second term as Mayor of Boston. I'm humbled @JoeBiden will be there to preside over my inauguration ceremony, and be a part of this special day.— Mayor Marty Walsh (@marty_walsh) December 6, 2017