Boston Kicks off 2018 Early Voting

BOSTON – Monday, October 22, 2018 – A day before World Series to start at Fenway Park, the City of Boston today began its two-week early voting period for the November 6, 2018 State Election. “VoteEarly Boston” runs through Friday, November 2, 2018, and City Hall is Boston’s main early voting site, with voting from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and […]

BCNC Releases Statement on Proposal to Deny Green Cards to Those Who Use Public Benefits

By Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center (BCNC) Dear Friends and Supporters, Over the weekend, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced an upcoming proposed policy that would allow the government to deny green cards to immigrants who use public benefits, such as housing assistance, Medicaid and Medicare, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits – commonly called […]

Mayor Walsh Appoints BPD’s First African American Commissioner

Boston, July 23, 2018 – Mayor Martin Walsh today announced the appointment of William Gross as the City of Boston’s first African American Commissioner of the Boston Police Department (BPD), who will assume the duties and responsibilities of Commissioner William B. Evans who is set to retire from the Boston Police Department on Saturday, August […]

Interview with Michelle Wu on Boston City Council’s Short-term Rental Ordinance

By Olivia Bornstein, bostonese.com Boston, June 20, 2018, — There will soon be new rules surrounding nightly rentals in Boston. You might have heard this on radio as Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu spoke about her support for these new rules on local radio stations. On June 13, the Boston City Council voted 11 to […]