Lower Mills

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...

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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

Carney dedicates its latest plus— a surgical center

Copeland Surgical Center launch: Dr. Martin Williams, Carney Hospital's chief of surgery, speaks at the official launch.Copeland Surgical Center launch: Dr. Martin Williams, Carney Hospital's chief of surgery, speaks at the official launch.Officials and staff of  Dorchester’s Carney Hospital gathered last week for the official dedication of the hospital’s new Copeland Surgical Center. The facility, located at the Seton lobby entrance off the rear paring lot, adds new services to the hospital.  Read more

Spring cleaning begins at Dorchester Park

About 25 neighbors came out on Saturday morning, March 28, to assist in an ambitious clean-up project led by the Dorchester Park Association under the direction of Richard O'Mara, owner of Cedar Grove Gardens. The Reporter was there and brings you video showing workers clearing brush and debris from the park's interior pathway.  Read more

CVS ousts Tedeschi store, will expand at Lower Mills

The CVS store in Lower Mills will expand its footprint in the Dorchester Avenue building it currently shares with a Tedeschi's convenience store, the Reporter learned this week. The Tedeschi's store will close its doors this weekend, according to sources familiar with the plan. The Tedeschi's store was operating at the location through a sub-lease authorized by CVS, which chose not to renew that lease for the new year, according to Alan Reardon, an executive at Tedeschi's.  Read more