Chinatown meeting roundup: Chinatown Coalition, Public Works

Matthew Mayrl, chief of staff for the Department of Public Works, presents on Oct. 16 at the Josiah Quincy Elementary School. (Image courtesy of Ling-Mei Wong.)
公共工程部參謀長Matthew Mayrl在昆士小學演講。(圖片由黃靈美提供。)

The Chinatown Coalition met on Oct. 10 to discuss community updates. The city of Boston’s Public Works Department gave a presentation on Oct. 16 on drafting a new contract for trash collection. Continue reading

AACA gala celebrates 46 years of success

State Rep. Donald Wong of the 9th Essex District. (Image by Ling-Mei Wong.)

The Asian American Civic Association gala took place aboard the Odyssey Cruise Ship on June 7. Despite torrential rain from Tropical Storm Andrea, 95 percent of the guests attended the gala to raise $260,000 for the agency’s language and job-training programs. Continue reading