Boston, Dec. 15, 2016 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced a set of tips and guidelines in advance of this week’s forecast of bitterly cold weather. Forecasters are predicting an Arctic plunge on Thursday night into Friday, with wind chills reaching 16 degrees below zero. The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Watch, as […]
Boston, Nov. 30, 2016, — Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced that the default speed limit on City of Boston streets will be reduced from 30 mph to 25 mph effective January 9, 2017. Thanks to the combined efforts of the Mayor, Boston City Council, Governor Baker, MassDOT and Massachusetts State Legislature this change will […]
Beijing, November 25, 2016 — On November 9, Beijing Shareco Technologies Co., Ltd. (“Shareco”, NEEQ: 837676) and Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. (“GEE”, NASDAQ: ENT) jointly announced that Shareco plans to acquire up to a 34.9% stake in GEE for approximately US$416mm, and would become GEE’s single largest shareholder post-transaction. Shareco and GEE also expect to […]
BOSTON – Feb. 5, 2016 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced that due to weather forecasts, with expected accumulations of up to eight inches, Boston Public Schools will be closed today. The Public Works Department (PWD) will have 500 trucks pre-treating roads in Boston by 6:00 a.m. and two city-owned truck-mounted snow blowers to prepare […]
Nov. 23, 2015, — The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to possible risks of travel due to increased terrorist threats. Current information suggests that ISIL (aka Da’esh), al-Qa’ida, Boko Haram, and other terrorist groups continue to plan terrorist attacks in multiple regions. These attacks may employ a wide variety of tactics, using conventional and non-conventional weapons and […]
Boston, Nov. 2, 2015, — Have you taken a road trip north to the green mountain state of Vermont? Do you dream of flying above the colorful landscape? You can find pictures of the beautiful foliage from 10,000 feet above ground by a reader of bostonese.com here.
Boston, Sept. 10, 2015 (cntv.tv) — A subsidiary of CRRC, the world’s largest rail-car maker in China has just broken ground for a $60 million plant in Springfield, Mass. that will assemble new cars for Boston’s subway system. It is expected to create hundreds of local jobs.
Bar Harbor, Maine, August 26, 2015, (cntv.cn) — Chinese tourists visiting the United States tend to flock to cities like New York, Washington DC and Las Vegas but a direct flight that began last year from Beijing to Boston is opening up new areas– like the state of Maine– to Chinese visitors. Captain John Nicolai […]
Boston, August 5, 2015, — A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 8:00 PM EDT for Southern Essex, Northwestern Plymouth, Norfolk, Suffolk and southeastern Middlesex counties. At 4:09 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated a line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing large damaging hail up to golf ball size and damaging winds in excess […]
By Xinming Li, bostonese.com Boston, June 8, 2015, — Ms. Feng Chai is a member of Boston Chinese Photographers Association (BCPA). She shared her experiences and photos of traveling to Africa at the GBCCA Yiwen Club lecture in Newton in the evening of June 7. National bird of Kenya: lilac-breasted roller (all photos by Feng […]