Codman Square

CNN's John King to serve up food, news from Codman Square

CNN anchor John King will be broadcasting live from his old neighborhood this week. King, who will moderate tonight's gubernatorial debate, will be a celebrity chef at Thursday night's big Men of Boston Cook for Women's Health. The native of King Street—where else?— is CNN's chief national correspondent and anchors the nightly John King, USA program for the cable news network. The gala event is held each year in a tent outside the health center on Washington Street. Other celeb chefs due to make an appearance this year include Bay State Senator Scott Brown and Gov. Deval Patrick. All proceeds benefit women's health programs at the Codman Square Health Center. Tickets can be bought at the door. King's show will air live from the event from 7-8 p.m. this Thursday.  Read more

Dorchester YMCA Fall Programs

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 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.

Dorchester YMCA

Codman Square pharmacist pleads guilty to conspiracy to commit Medicaid fraud

Sep. 13, 2010

A long-time Codman Square pharmacist was convicted on Monday of Medicaid fraud, federal officials said.

Amadiegwu “Joe” Onujiogu, 63, pleaded guilty before a U.S. District judge on Monday to a conspiracy to defraud the U.S. government. He is scheduled to be sentenced on Dec. 16. He is facing ten years in prison, as well as three years of supervised release and a $250,000 fine.  Read more

Pharmacy hopes to fill a void in Codman Sq.

A new pharmacy has opened for business on the ground floor of the Codman Square Health Center, which is following the lead of several other community health centers that have already captured an important market by carving out space for an in-house drug store.  Read more

Codman Square bank robbed

Alleged robberThe FBI reports a man robbed the Mt. Washington Bank branch at 305 Talbot Ave. on Monday.

The FBI describes him as a white male, clad in a green sweatshirt and blue jeans. He is charged with giving a teller a note demanding money, after which he fled on foot.  Read more

Become a Basic Literacy or ESOL Tutor

Literacy Volunteers of Massachusetts invites prospective volunteers to one of our informational orientations held August 16 and September 9 from 6-8 in downtown Boston. Volunteer tutors work one-to-one with students from communities throughout the Greater Boston area, including Dorchester and Mattapan, for 2-hours per week for a minimum of 9 to 12 months at mutually convenient times in public places. LVM trains volunteers to tutor adult learners in either Basic Literacy or English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL).  Read more
Kirstin Griffiths

City Council passes Menino budget by 11-2 vote

The City Council on Wednesday voted 11-2 to pass Mayor Thomas Menino’s $2.3 billion budget for fiscal year 2011. Councillors also voted unanimously to pass a home rule petition – which requires approval from the mayor, the governor and the state Legislature – to hand library trustees the power to fundraise for the cash-strapped library system.  Read more

Codman Square NDC "Share Your Story" Contest - How Have Foreclosures in the Neighborhood Affected You?

How have foreclosures in the neighborhood affected you?  Read more; 617-825-4224 x 135
Dana McQuillin

Under construction

Under construction

Levedo building near Codman Square