This month, the Boston Public Library will begin a series of Compass Roundtables designed to offer continuing conversation about the library’s strategic plan. Continue reading
It is not difficult to understand the cheerful feeling one gets when entering through the glass doors of Adcotron EMS, Inc. Not only is the environment spotless – the pearly white walls visible all around the 35,000 square foot lot the company occupies in South Boston’s Marine Industrial Park – but in a supremely organized manner, highly-automated equipment place components on boards with precision and efficiency. However… Continue reading
Riled and united by the Committee on Census and Redistricting’s first proposed map which, first seen before Thanksgiving, split Chinatown in half, many residents of Chinatown, as well as Mission Hill and South Boston, turned up to the latest redistricting hearing on December 9 to look at Councilor Linehan’s newest proposed map (Docket #1591), as well as voice their concerns and opinions, mostly on the speed at which the process is happening.
Advocates for the poor across New Englandare calling on Congress to act immediately to maintain fuel assistance funding at the $4.7 billion level provided last year. Continue reading
The Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Board of Directors has presented the 10th annual Robert M. Melzer Leadership Award to Helen Chin Schlichte for her contributions “leading constructive, lasting and all-embracing change” at the medical center. Continue reading
In a first-of-its-kind event held in Chinatown, the Asian American Civic Association Youth Council organized a College Day in which students, parents and college admissions representatives had the opportunity to meet and talk about the college admissions process and financial aid. Continue reading