On Monday, April 1, City Councilor and mayoral candidate John Connolly announced that he raised more than $70,000 in March, bringing his fundraising total to nearly $200,000 since January 1st.
This morning, more than 1,100 Boston students who live within a few blocks of each other boarded school buses and began long commutes to reach their classrooms in 67 different schools across our city. Together, they traveled more than 1,782 miles – the distance from Boston to Cheyenne, Wyoming.
At Mayor Thomas Menino’s International Celebration, children of all ages enjoyed games, performances and educational talks from Boston’s culturally diverse community organizations. Hosted by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department and the Mayor’s Office of New Bostonians, the event was held at the Franklin Park Golf Clubhouse on Saturday, Dec. 15.
Hostelling International Boston’s grand opening at the hostel’s new Chinatown location, on June 22, attracted numerous visitors who were given an inside look at the new facility.