Lower Mills

Health Insurance??? Who does not have it? Who needs it?

There are so many reasons why people do not have health insurance. It is not offered through my employer, it is so expensive, I don't know how to get it on my own... Are any of these really worth the penalty? It is now a law in Massachusetts for all residents to have health insurance. I am sure a lot of people got hit with the tax penalty in April if you did not have proof of health insurance for 2008. The fee that you may be forced to pay in April 2010 may be more than $1,000 depending on your situation. Why throw this money away?  Read more

Memorial Day Parade 2009

Memorial Day Parade 2009

Jerry Hurley of Lower Mills watched the Memorial Day Parade pass Dorchester Park on Monday, May 25, 2009. Photo by Chris Lovett

Memorial Day parade, ceremonies set for Monday

Memorial Day Parade: Members of the McKeon Post marched into Cedar Grove Cemetery during the 2006 parade. Photo by Bill ForryMemorial Day Parade: Members of the McKeon Post marched into Cedar Grove Cemetery during the 2006 parade.  Read more

Riding in presidential style on the Mattapan trolley line

Haven't ridden the Mattapan trolley line in a while? Here's a You Tube refresher...

DotOUT

DotOUT is an organization of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people and their allies who live and work in Dorchester. The group hosts social events and civic activities, endorses political candidates, and supports charitable causes to improve the quality of life in Dorchester.

For more information, visit www.dotout.org.

info@dotout.org

Graffiti leaves trail of hate along Neponset Greenway

Bike trail graffiti: An worker paints over a racist slogan along the Neponset bike trail near Butler Street MBTA station on Tuesday, April 28, 2009. Photo by Ed ForryBike trail graffiti: A worker paints over a racist slogan along the Neponset bike trail near Butler Street MBTA station on Tuesday, April 28, 2009. Photo by Ed ForryVandals left a spray-painted trail of racist insults, swastikas and obscene images up and down the scenic Neponset Greenway this weekend, leaving state officials scrambling to clean-up the mess and neighbors outraged by the graphic destruction of public property.  Read more

Wiping out graffiti

Wiping out graffiti

A worker from the state's Dept. of Conservation and Recreation paints over graffiti along the Neponset bike trail on Tuesday, April 28, 2009.

Little Wigglers Story time and Playgroup

Join Miss Maija Wednesday mornings in the Community Room. Miss Maija will read stories at 10:30, followed by dancing that leads to the playgroup.The stories are fun for the children to hear. The playgroup brings together toddlers and babies with music and play! If you and your family are new to the area, it's a great opportunity to get out there, meet other local parents, and get the scoop on our great neighborhood! The stories start at 10:30, so come for the stories, and stay for the playgroup!

617-298-7841
Maija Meadows

Little Wigglers Storytime and Playgroup

Join Miss Maija on Wednesday mornings! Miss Maija will read stories at 10:30 a.m., followed by music and play! The stories are a fun way to get your toddler engaged with reading. The playgroup has young children from babies to age four who have a lot of fun playing and socializing. If you and your family are new to the area, it's a great opportunity to get out, meet other local parents and get the scoop on our great neighborhood! Wednesday Mornings. Come for the stories and stay to play!

617-298-7841
Maija Meadows- Children's Librarian

Preschool Reading Adventures

Join Miss Maija Tuesday mornings for storytime and a craft! A great activity for older preschool aged children! Listen to fun stories, dance around, and make a craft (like kites!) to take home. Tuesday mornings at 10:30 a.m. in the Community Room at the Lower Mills Branch Library.

617-298-7841
Maija Meadows-Children's Librarian