If you are a Boston gardener whose hard work and dedication deserves recognition - or know one - you have until July 15 to register for Mayor Menino’s 2011 Garden Contest.
Launched 15 years ago as part of Mayor Menino’s citywide beautification initiative, the contest recognizes gardeners who have landscaped, planted flowers, trees, and shrubs, and, in the process, helped beautify Boston’s neighborhoods. Read more
Dorchester Day Parade Committee— 2011 Mayor of Dorchester Contest Announcement
Come One, Come All, Dorchester residents to campaign to be the next honorary Mayor of Dorchester.
The Dorchester Day Parade Committee is looking for a few good neighbors to compete for the bestowed title as the honorary Mayor of Dorchester. The winner will receive the coveted Mayor’s medallion and will be the honorary mayor for one year.
The Mayor will also walk at the front of the parade on Sunday, June 5, 2011 and will be invited to participate in all of the Dorchester Day events for 2011. Read more
For Immediate Release Media Contact?
Now- January 13, 2011
Massachusetts Department of Transportation Kicks Off
New Transit Study With a Series of Community Meetings
The public is invited to attend kick off meetings designed to develop strategies to improve the public transportation system in Roxbury, Dorchester and Mattapan. The community meetings launch a new 15 month transit study and will convene as follows:
-Wednesday, January 12, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Mattapan Branch Library
1350 Blue Hill Avenue
Mattapan Read more
The Knights of Columbus Dorchester Council 107 has changed the monthly meeting starting time from 8PM to 7PM. Meetings will still be held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at the Veterans Post on Neponset Ave. For more information contact Mike Flynn at 617-620-8514.
BGMS Board meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month, from 6PM to 7PM at the BGMS Office, 200 Bowdoin Street, Dorchester
Member’s recruitment- Our invitation for new members is always open. We invite both youth and adults to be part of the coalition to assist us in carrying out our mission, vision, goals and objectives. If you would like to get involved, become a member, volunteer your services or join one of our sub-committees, please contact Sandra Kennedy, Executive Director, at 617-436-9980 or email:firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
For 19 years, the Dorchester Board of Trade [DBOT] has hosted a Holiday celebration event where members and friends contribute to worthy causes in Dorchester. We pool our resources by donating toys and making other contributions that support families that are struggling to provide for the essential needs of their households.
This year, we selected two organizations to be the 2010 DBOT Charity Award recipients Read more
Do you need to modify your loan? Are you concerned about keeping your home? Nuestra CDC is offering free, confidential foreclosure intervention counseling services to Boston residents who are being threatened with foreclosure. Our counselors have had great success working with clients to lower their monthly mortgage payments and help them stay in their houses. For more information on our services, please contact Amelia Hill at 617.989.1218 or email@example.com, or find us on the web at www.nuestracdc.org.
It's time to get healthy. Visit the Dorchester YMCA for special membership offers as well as programs for families and youth. Visit us on the web at www.ymcaboston.org/dorchester. Call 617.436.7750, or just come visit the branch at 776 Washington Street, Dorchester, MA 02124. Free parking, directly on bus Rt #26 and a short walk from the Ashmont T.
Eastman/Elder Streets Neighborhood Association meets monthly on the third Thursday at 7:00 PM at the Uphams Corner Health Center at 636 Columbia Road, Dorchester (across from the fire station, NOT the main health center building). Upcoming meeting dates are July 15, August 19, September 16, October 21, November 18, December 16. Contact Joan at 617-436-5754.
For girls ages 7, 8, and 9. For more information regarding the Young Miss Dorchester or Little Miss Dorchester Contest, please contact Annissa George at 617-474-0797 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Entertainment - Light Refreshments - Prizes -
Sat May 15 11am – 2pm
First Parish Church, 10 Parish St., Dorchester, MA