Mayoral, city council hopefuls stump in Chinatown: Conley, Wu, Flaherty, Saunders

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The Chinatown Resident Association and the Governor’s Asian American Commission hosted the fifth Boston mayoral forum with Dan Conley, Suffolk County district attorney on Sept. 4 at the Josiah Quincy School. City council at-large candidates Michelle Wu, Michael Flaherty and Gareth Saunders also spoke, as the Sept. 24 primary loomed large. Continue reading

Opinion: New City Council Map Holds Promise for Chinatown

After more than a year of public testimony, internal debate, and two vetoed proposals, Boston City Council adopted a new district map on October 31 of this year. The new map passed the council by a vote of 11 to 2. Councilor Bill Linehan of District 2, who chaired the Committee on Census and Redistricting, voted in opposition. Continue reading