Mayor Menino Kicks off 38th Annual First Night Boston

Mayor Thomas M. Menino today held the city’s annual First Night public safety press conference, encouraging people to come to Boston to ring in the New Year during the 38th Annual First Night celebration. Officials from the Boston Police Department, Boston Fire Department, Emergency Medical Services and the MBTA reminded revelers to celebrate the holiday safely […]

Consul General Sun Guoxiang Hosts China’s National Day Reception in NYC

By Luyuan Zhang, bostonese.com New York City, Sept. 30, 2013 –On Sept. 27, Sun Guoxiang, Consul General of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in New York City, hosted a lunch reception in celebration of the 64th anniversary of the founding of the PRC. More than 450 people, including guests from government institutions, diplomatic corps […]

New Bostonians Office September 13, 2013 Announcements

  September 13, 2013 Announcements Dear Friends and Colleagues, Enclosed are this week announcements for your sharing with your networks. Please forward any of your announcements to mayra.canetti@cityofboston.gov and we will be happy to post them on.     All the best, Reverend Cheng Imm Tan     Mayor’s Office of New Bostonians Immigration Advice (July-December […]

Obama Names Sixteen Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients

WASHINGTON, August 9, 2013 – Today, President Barack Obama named sixteen recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or […]