Boston general election shows strong turnout

Michelle Wu stopped by the Metropolitan polling station on Nov. 5 to greet supporters Tony Yee (center) and Henry Yee (left). (Image courtesy of Ling-Mei Wong.)

Mayor-elect Marty Walsh won 52 percent of votes in the general election on Nov. 5, beating city council at-large John Connolly by 4,908 votes. Chinatown’s District 2 city councilor Bill Linehan won reelection against former Josiah Quincy School principal Suzanne Lee. Continue reading

Bostonians count down to Nov. 5 general elections

City councilor at-large John Connolly and state Rep. Marty Walsh attended a mayoral forum at the Reggie Lewis Athletic Center on Oct. 23. (Image courtesy of Ling-Mei Wong.)
波士頓市議員約翰江樂理和眾議員華殊均於10月23日參加一場在Reggie Lewis Athletic Center的市長論壇。(圖片由黃靈美提供。)

Boston’s mayoral candidates and city council candidates were busy campaigning across the city ahead of the Nov. 5 election. Continue reading

Boston City Councilor Linehan Works to Crack Down on Public Consumption of Marijuana

City Councilor Linehan has filed an order that would prohibit the public use of marijuana in public parks. During the City Council Meeting to be held on Wednesday, August 21st, the Council will be presented with provisions to the already existing laws against marijuana which will now make it illegal for anyone to smoke, ingest, or consume the drug while in the Boston Common or any public park owned by the City of Boston. Continue reading