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Mayor Walsh, Congressman Capuano and Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly celebrate groundbreaking for the $23 million Harry and Jeanette Weinberg House

BOSTON – Friday, July 21, 2017 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh today joined Congressman Michael Capuano, Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly (JCHE), local elected officials and residents of the JCHE Brighton Campus for the groundbreaking for the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg House. The $23 million project will create 61 units of supportive, affordable housing for seniors at 132 Chestnut Hill Avenue, and will be connected to JCHE’s existing 700-unit Brighton campus. “This project will create 61 modern and supportive homes for seniors in this community, and ground-floor retail the whole neighborhood can enjoy,” said Mayor Walsh. “I’m proud of … Continue reading

Malden Mayor Christenson to host senior cookout August 16

Mayor Gary Christenson will be holding his annual Senior Citizens Cookout on Wednesday, August 16th from 4-6 PM at Anthony’s, 105 Canal Street. The event will be held for the benefit of Malden seniors and tickets are required for entry into the event. The free event provides Malden seniors with a fun evening out complete with food, music and raffles. Tickets will be delivered to seniors residing in elderly housing. Malden seniors who do not live in elderly housing may obtain tickets at the Senior Center, 7 Washington Street on Tuesday August 1st from 1-3 PM, Wednesday, August 2nd and … Continue reading

Keeping hope alive for DACA

Washington, D.C. — Today, Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) plan to introduce the 2017 DREAM Act to provide legal status and a pathway to citizenship for young undocumented immigrants who came to the country as children. Asian Americans Advancing Justice, an affiliation of five civil rights organizations, released the following statement in response to the introduction of the 2017 DREAM Act: “We applaud today’s bipartisan introduction of the DREAM Act by Senator Durbin and Senator Graham. It’s a strong bill that would provide undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children a path to citizenship. The … Continue reading