Mayor Thomas M. Menino and agencies around the City of Boston continue to monitor a potentially serious winter weather event. About 300 pieces of Public Works equipment will be deployed overnight to treat and clear city streets.
This year’s first Chinatown Safety Committee monthly meeting was held at the Double Tree Hotel on January 4. More than 20 individuals from the Chinatown Community attended the meeting. The meeting included an update of last month’s crime rate, an overview of the crime rate from last year, and an update of a new hostel near Chinatown which plans to be complete and open before this year’s Boston Marathon.