Chinatown Neighborhood Council looks at local safety

The Chinatown/South Cove Neighborhood Council met on August 18 for its monthly meeting to discuss new business approvals and keeping Chinatown clean, particularly alleys. The meeting was held at the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association. The council suggested working with Boston’s licensing board so businesses must approval from the CNC on new proposals, so businesses maintain a healthy relationship with the community. The council proposed talking with the Boston city government and the Chinatown Safety Committee about involving the neighborhood council. The council discussed a Chinatown shooting that occurred August 17 on Edinboro Street, after four men were hospitalized. Boston police … Continue reading

Chinatown meeting roundup: CCBA, CNC, CRA, CSC

Boston Police Capt. Jim Hasson for district A-1 (center) addressed the Chinatown Safety Committee on Dec. 4. On his right was Tom Lema, while moderator Bill Moy was on his left. (Image courtesy of Ling-Mei Wong.)
波士頓警察局A-1區長 Jim Hasson 在12月4日的華埠治安委員會自我介紹。左邊是隊長利瑪•湯姆跟右邊是主席陳灼鋆。 (圖片由黃靈美提供。)

The Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association, Chinatown Neighborhood Council, Chinatown Resident Association and Chinatown Safety Committee met in November and December. Continue reading

Monthly Safety Meeting Recap

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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. Continue reading