Cleanest Street Event | June 11

Join your neighbors and /or fellow residents of Nuestra Comunidad and Winn Residential Management for a morning of streets cleaning in the neighborhoods of Dorchester and Roxbury where Nuestra Comunidad owns properties. 

When: Saturday, June 11, 2016; 7:30am-3:30pm

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Boston Shines in Dorchester! | May 2

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Be a part of the community-wide clean up! Below are all of the opportunities for you to join the Boston Shines event and help make Dorchester shine!


Codman Square: Boston Shines will be happening in several different locations of Codman Square!

  • 9:00AM- Codman Square Great Hall, 6 Norfolk St (MyDorchester)
  • 9:00AM- Loesch Family Park, Wainwright Street (Codman Square Neighborhood Council)
  • 9:00AM- Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation, 587 Washington Street (CSNDC)


  • 9:00AM- Corner of Richfield and Puritan (Bowdoin-Geneva Residents Association)
  • 10:00AM- St. Peter’s Teen Center, 278 Bowdoin Street 

Fields Corner:

  •  9:00AM- Toohig Park, 40 Gibson Street
  • 9:00AM- Ronan Park flag pole, Adams Street (Friends of Ronan Park)

Four Corners:

  • 8:00AM- 367 Washington Street (Greater Four Corners Action Coalition)


Uphams Corner:

  • 9:30AM- Uphams Corner Main Street main office, 545 Columbia Road (Uphams Corner Main Street)
  • 9:00AM- Wendover Street (Dorchester Bay EDC)
  • 9:00AM- St. Mary's Women and Children Center,  90 Cushing Ave (Jones Hill Civic)

Ashmont Adams: 

  • 9:00AM- 319 Ashmont Street (Ashmont Adams Association)


Franklin Field  area:

  • 10:00AM- Sportsman Tennis Club, 950  Blue Hill Avenue (Sportsman Tennis Club)

Franklin Park Spring Clean-Up | April 25

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Help the Franklin Park Coalition get ready for Spring! Pick up litter, remove invasives, maintain path! Stick around for Boston Shines/Earth Day Celebration afterwards!


When: Thursday, April 25th


Where: Franklin Park

For more info: Call FPC at (617)442-4141


Ronan Park Clean Up | July 13 2014

Bring family & friends and come out to help clean up Ronan Park. The cleanup will be from 11am - 1pm and will follow with refreshments and a potluck. For more infomation feel free to email: or visit:

Scrub the Hub | April 25 and April 26

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On Friday, April 25 and Saturday, April 26 Boston Shines will host a cleanup to involve residents, youth, universities, and members of the community. Boston Shine’s 3 weekend format is Mayor Walsh’s approach to underscoring the importance of Boston spring cleanup. On this weekend the cleanup will take place in West Roxbury, Jamaica Plain, Roxbury, Allston, and Brighton. The Office of Neighborhood Services will call upon constituents to help each other bring vibrancy back to the parks, sidewalks, school years, and streets. Brooms, shovels, and other tools will be provided by the city and will be distributed at one of the thousand sites that have been identified for cleaning. The following weekend May 2nd and 3rd the cleanup will take place in Hyde Park, Roslindale, Dorchester, and Mattapan. >> Read More

Spruce-up Party & Barbecue @ Sharon's Park | June 9

Sharon's Park crew

Sharon's Park Spruce-up Party, Saturday, 9th June 2012, from 10AM - 2PM.

The park's landscape advisor is amping up the plant collection already in place, so more annuals and perennial flowers and shrubs are on their way. Saturday, help is needed to plant and help with trimming. For those who work, there will be a bbq and refreshments. If you would like to participate in this event, please RSVP here. Sponsored by The Polish Triangle's John W. McCormack Civic Association, 72 Roseclair Street, Dorchester, MA 02125, Tel: (617) 710-3793


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