The governor’s Asian American Commission and the Chinatown Resident Association welcomed three more mayoral candidates on July 31 and August 7 at the Josiah Quincy School. Seven of the 12 mayoral candidates have met with residents through the Chinatown forums so far, with an eighth candidate scheduled.
The Academy of the Pacific Rim takes Chinese very seriously.
Chinese class is required from 7th grade until senior year at the public charter school, which serves 5th to 12th graders. Students tidy the school together and start class with a distinctly Asian call to order.
The Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center celebrated the Year of the Snake at its Chinese New Year Banquet on March 1 at Empire Garden.
Boston native Alice Kane, nee Yee, spoke at the Central Library on “They Came for the Gold and Stayed: An Introduction to Chinese-American Genealogy” on Feb. 27.
Chinese seniors, caretakers and elementary school students rang in the Lunar New Year at Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation in Quincy on Feb. 21.
The Fung Wah bus line suspended services indefinitely on Feb. 27, after the U.S. Department of Transportation ordered Fung Wah to remove its buses from operation. It runs buses between Boston and New York City’s Chinatowns.