MIT Dedicated Monumental Sculpture by Internationally Renowned Artist Cai Guo-Qiang

By David Li, Cambridge – In the evening of May 10, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) dedicated Ring Stone (2010) by internationally renowned artist Cai Guo-Qiang in front of the new Sloan building at 100 Main Street. The monumental white granite sculpture is the artist’s first public work of art for a university […]

Michael Wong Among Volunteers of the Year at Boston Main Streets’ 16th Annual Awards Ceremony

By David Li, Boston – Mayor Thomas M. Menino, together with Department of Neighborhood Development Director Evelyn Friedman, WPLM Easy 99.1’s “Strictly Sinatra” host Ron Della Chiesa, and the Boston Latin School Wolftones presented awards at the Boston Main Streets (BMS) 16th Annual Awards Ceremony, which took place at the majestic Strand Theatre in […]

Tufts University Unveils Plans for New Medical Research Laboratory to Focus on Tuberculosis

BOSTON – Tufts University today announced that it will seek approval from the Boston Public Health Commission to build a 1,700 square foot biosafety level 3 research laboratory within its School of Medicine’s existing Biomedical Research and Public Health Building at 136 Harrison Avenue. The Arnold 8 Biosafety Laboratory will enable Tufts researchers to find […]

Governor Patrick Breaks Ground on First-in-the-Nation Biomanufacturing Center at UMass Dartmouth

FALL RIVER – Wednesday, May 16, 2012 – Governor Deval Patrick today broke ground on the $28 million Massachusetts Accelerator for Biomanufacturing (MAB) at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. The facility, a result of Governor Patrick’s $1 billion Life Sciences Initiative, is expected to create 120 construction jobs and ten permanent jobs and strengthen Massachusetts’ standing as a […]

Boston Erhu Ensemble To Delight Chinese Music Fans on June 2

By David Li, On Saturday, June 2, Boston Erhu Ensemble will present a Chinese music concert at the First United Methodist Church, (645 Main St.), in Melrose at 7 PM. This concert will feature both traditional Chinese folk songs as well as arrangements of contemporary music pieces, and bring joy to many traditional Chinese […]