The Senate on Tuesday took decisive action to end mismanagement and financial abuses at the Commonwealth’s education collaboratives, which help teach children with special needs, Sonia Chang-Díaz announced. With a unanimous vote, the Senate passed legislation that establishes strict oversight and accountability of the state’s 30 institutions. Continue reading
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
Quincy will celebrate the life and work of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., at its 16th Annual Breakfast on Monday, January 16, 2012, which marks his birthday in 1929. Dr. King was a Baptist Minister and Social Activist, who led the Civil Rights Movement in the United Statesfrom the mid 1950’s until his assassination in 1968. 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.
The Asian American Civic Association (AACA) hosted the City of Malden’s newly elected Mayor Gary Christenson as part of its Fall 2011 Community Forum series on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011 at 12 – 1 p.m. More than 75 attendees crowded into AACA’s fourth-floor conference room to listen to Christenson speak on “Embracing Diversity in the City of Malden.”