Milton J. Valencia

Milton Valencia covers the policy and politics of Boston city government, focusing on news that streams from City Hall, to include watchdog accountability and slice-of-life features from the halls of power and the streets of the city, where real people are affected by policies, or the lack of them. He previously covered the federal court system, where he reported on the state’s most high-profile trials including the cases of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, and former House speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi. He also reported on federal law enforcement investigations ranging from terrorism probes to the search for the Gardner Museum paintings. Before that, he covered news as a general assignment reporter, and a regional reporter. He has been with the Globe since July 2007.

Latest stories

Boston City Council race could change landscape

By , Globe Staff

They are the races that have played out in the background of a humdrum mayoral election, in the neighborhoods where local politics matter.

Where could a Martin Luther King statue go in Boston?

By , Globe Staff

Mayor Walsh’s announcement that the city will renew a push to erect a memorial to King in Boston has set off excitement throughout the city.

IndyCar organizer files $15.5 million lawsuit against Boston

By , Globe Staff

The failed 2016 IndyCar event caused uproar throughout the city because of questions about its finances and organization.


These City Council candidates have more campaign cash than Tito Jackson

By , Globe Staff

Two candidates for City Council have raised more than any of Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s challengers.