North Quincy High School transformed into a cultural hub this past weekend in celebration of the lunar New Year. In its 24th incarnation, the Lunar New Year festival attracted almost 10,000 visitors, organizers said. Continue reading
In the context of years of paralysis in Congress, states have taken addressing our dysfunctional immigration system into their own hands. There has been a rising tide of “attrition through enforcement” legislation, most notably enacted in Arizona and Alabama. This “self-deportation” strategy aims to make life so hard for unauthorized immigrants that they have no other options but to flee. In Alabama, local police are allowed to detain individuals suspected of being undocumented. Parts of the law, later repealed, even rendered going to school and attending church risky decisions and assisting undocumented immigrants potentially illegal. Continue reading
Both the Asian American Civic Association and the Kwong Kow Chinese School were awarded grants by the city of Boston’s Partners with Non-Profits program to help with building maintenance and improvement work. Continue reading
MYTH: Always insist that your agent show you NO FEE apartments only. That way you won’t get stuck with paying a broker fee.
FACT: It is important to view ALL available apartments that fit your needs. EVERY apartment rented through a real estate broker agency comes with a fee equal to one month’s rent. Continue reading
Kam Man Supermarket opened its new store located at South Bay Center in Dorchester on February 11. The Mayor of Boston – Thomas M. Menino, the mayor of Quincy – Thomas P. Koch, and the mayor of Malden – Gary Christenson were all present at the opening ceremony. Local customers crowded in front of the new store on the first day of its grand opening. Continue reading