Haitian Family Reunification Parole Plan Meeting | Jan 22

info on haitian family reunification parole plan meeting

Attention Haitian community!:

Senator Linda Dorcena Forry and the USCIS will stand with the Mayors Office for New Bostonians at a meeting to inform the Haitan community about federal changes to Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program and the impact of DACA/DAPA. Translation to Haitian Creole will be provided.


When: Thursday, January 22


Where: St. Angela’s Parish Hall

1554 Blue Hill Avenue, Mattapan

Questions?:  contact The Mayors Office of New Bostonians at (617) 635-2980.

Quincy Street Reconstruction Public Meeting | Jan 20

quincy street map

A message from the Boston Public Works Department: 

"Please join your neighbors as the Public Works Department begins discussing roadway and urban design improvements to Quincy Street (between Blue Hill Avenue and Columbia Road)"


When: Tuesday, January 20th, 2015, 6:30 PM

Where: Atkins Building

215 Blue Hill Avenue, Boston, MA  02119.

Questions?: contact Jeffrey.Alexis, Senior Civil Engineer at (617)635-4966 or email

"Our Lives, Our Police, Our Community" | Jan 21

alpha phi alpha logo

A message from the The Brothers of the Epsilon Gamma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.: 

"Since our beginning, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. has been at the forefront of the civil rights movement and social/community issues.  We continue this charge today!! The Brothers of the Epsilon Gamma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. in partnership with Myrtle Baptist Church invite you to our town hall meeting "Our Lives, Our Police, Our Community". Black lives matter and All lives matter!

We've marched, we've protested, we've had die/sit-ins, now what is next! Join as we as take the next step to have a healthy conversation about police brutality and law enforcement engagement.  >> Read More

Community Meeting | Jan 15

former grove hall library

The Department of Neighborhood Development is having a community meeting where all are welcome to explore ways to re-use the Grove Hall Branch Library. The DND will look for input from community members in order to issue "Request for Proposals" for the Grove Hall building. 

When: Thursday, January 15th, 2015, 6 PM

Where: The Former Grove Hall Branch Library, 621 Warren St, Dorchester

For more information: contact Mr. Bernard Mayo, Project Manager

(617)635-0297 |

American Legion Playground Design Meeting | Jan 14

a picture of the park's playground

The final meeting for the American Legion playground design will be held at the Franklin Hill Boys and Girls Club. Come offer your feedback on the final plans for the new playground and hear what others have to say about it!


When: Wednesday, January 14th


Where: Franklin Hill Boys and Girls Club

5 Shandon Road Dorchester, MA 02124

Questions?: Contact the Boston Parks Department at (617)635-4505


American Legion Playground Renovation Meeting | Dec 17

American Legion Playground Renovation Meeting

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department and the Mayor's Office of Neighborhood Services invite the public to a meeting to discuss upcoming improvements to the American Legion Playground located in Franklin Park. 

When:  Wednesday, December 17th 

Time:  6:00pm

Where:  At the Franklin Park Golf Clubhouse
One Circuit Drive, Dorchester, MA 02121

This project was funded by the nation's first youth participatory budgeting process, Youth Lead the Change. Young people between the ages of 12-15 brainstormed and developed projects across the city, and held a city-wide youth vote to allocate capital funds.
Questions? Call: 617-961-3019.


Area C-11 Community Leaders Advisory Committee Meeting | Nov. 20

Captain Sexton

Calling all community leaders in the Dorchester Police District C-11:

Captain Richard Sexton hopes you are able to attend this important meeting.

The Area C-11 Community Leaders Advisory Committee is meeting is:

When: Tonight, November 20th, 2014

Where:  40 Gibson Street, Dorchester, MA 02122

Time:  6:30 PM


Please join us as we partner with the Police to address crime and
quality of life issues that continue to be a problem in our neighborhoods.

We know that the leaders in the community are stretched when it comes to
meetings. However, the Captain would like to see a representative from every
community group attend the meetings. Space is limited; please send one
representative of your choice. >> Read More

General Meeting: Parents/Guardians of Children with Special Needs | Nov. 20

Boston Spedpac

The Boston Public Schools Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SpedPac)
invites you to attend their General Meeting tonight!

When: Thursday, November 20 - 7-9 pm
Where: The Richard J. Murphy School, Library
1 Worrell St. Dorchester, MA 02122

Childcare is available upon request. When possible, please reserve childcare at least 3 days prior to each meeting by contacting Boston SpedPac at: or (617) 297-7335

Spanish translation is available upon request and light refreshments will be served.

Directions: The Richard Murphy School is accessible by public transportation: 

Fields Corner Station – Red Line and the 210 Bus

Boston SpedPac Website:

Facebook: >> Read More

Community Beautification Planning Meeting | July 23

Please join St Mark's Area Main Street (SMAMS) for a community meeting on Wednesday, July 23 from 6:30-8:00pm to brainstorm creative ways to beautify our neighborhood business district. We'll meet at the Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance building at 1803 Dorchester Ave. Light refreshments will be provided!

R.O.C Neighborhood Watch | November 21

R.O.C.'s mission is to make the community a safe place to live, raise family awareness on violence, and reduce the occurrence of violent crime in the community. Ongoing activities and events are provided by R.O.C to increase the unity and solidarity of the community.
Their community meeting will take place this Thursday, November 21st, 6-8pm at 40 Norfolk St, Dorchester MA
More Info: Contact R.O.C. Neighborhood Watch at 617-593-7887 or visit http://www.rocn​ 
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