About Ling-Mei Wong 黃靈美

Editor of the Sampan, the only bilingual Chinese-English newspaper in New England 舢舨報紙總編輯。舢舨是全紐英倫唯一的中英雙語雙週報。

Chinatown June meeting roundup: Clean Up Chinatown, TCC, CNC

Sgt. Emanuel Dorosario spoke at the Clean Up Chinatown Committee meeting on June 9 at the Asian American Civic Association. (Image courtesy of Ling-Mei Wong.)
波士頓市政府檢部門的Emanuel Dorosario在華埠清潔委員會的6月9日例會報告在華美福利會。(圖片由黃靈美攝。)

By Ling-Mei Wong   The Clean Up Chinatown Committee met on June 9 at the Asian American Civic Association (AACA). Chinatown will have two new Big Belly trash barrels, said Sgt. Emanuel Dorosario of the Inspectional Services Department. The locations have yet to be decided. Illegal dumping is the concern, as household trash dumped around the barrel may result in littering fines for nearby businesses. Commercial businesses are fined $50, while residential tickets are $25. The committee is looking into cigarette butt recycling services and plans to meet with Boston city councilors and departments.   The Chinatown Coalition The Chinatown … Continue reading