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All about Dorchester, Boston's largest neighborhood (and founded before Boston itself).


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A Decent Place to Live: From Columbia Point to Harbor Point

Excerpts from a history of the housing project in Dorchester.

About Black Boston

Boston history sites, business, culture, calendar of events and more.
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Alianza Hispana

Provee a las comunidades de Roxbury y Dorchester con servicios linguisticos y culturales.
Roxbury, Dorchester

All Dorchester Sports League

"We feature basketball, baseball and soccer and focus on sending talented athletes to the best schools possible. We assist student-athletes with tutoring, SAT and MCAS preparation, and the college application process. Our Town Field fieldhouse on Dorchester Ave in Fields Corner houses the league's office, college resource center,and a baseball-specific weight training facility with scores of exercise machines. Instructional skill development is offered in pitching and hitting."

Ashmont Hill Association Web Site

News items, events listings, and other information important to the residents of Ashmont Hill, one of Dorchester's (and Boston's!) most beautiful Victorian neighborhoods.

Bird Street Community Center

Youth center serving Uphams Corner and Dudley Street.

Blue Hill Avenue Friends Registry

Site dedicated to reuniting people who grew up along Blue Hill Avenue in the 1950s and 1960s.

Boston Harborwalk

Boston Harborwalk is an inviting public walkway around Boston Harbor, with parks, seating areas, boat ramps, cafes, exhibit areas, interpretive signage, water transportation facilities, and a wide range of other amenities. When fully completed, Boston Harborwalk will provide 43-miles of walkways along Boston's waterfront and will incorporate a broad range of amenities and waterfront attractions. The Boston Harborwalk is one of Boston's best places for walking, sightseeing, taking in spectacular views of the Harbor and so much more.
Downtown / Waterfront

Boston Police Department, District B-3

Boston Public Library, Adams Street branch

Boston Public Library, Codman Square branch

Boston Public Library, Fields Corner branch

Boston Public Library, Lower Mills branch

Boston Public Library, Uphams Corner branch

Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston

Clubhouses in Charlestown, Dorchester, Chelsea, Roxbury and South Boston.
Charlestown, Dorchester, Roxbury, South Boston

Carney Hospital

2100 Dorchester Ave.


"An online museum of the John 1 and Nathan 2 Carruth Family line in Massachusetts and Dorchester Boston. The museum displays information and personal family documents."
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Clam Point Civic Association

"Visit Clam Point, tucked away in a quiet corner of Dorchester near Dorchester Bay."
Clam Point

Columbia-Savin Hill Civic Association

Death of an American Jewish Community: A Tragedy of Good Intentions

How integration idealists and greedy bankers and real-estate kingpins destroyed the Jewish community in Mattapan, Roxbury and Dorchester in the mid 1960s.
Roxbury, Mattapan

Dentists in Dorchester

From TeethWeb.

Dorchester Atheneum

"The Dorchester Atheneum exists only as a web site devoted to the history of Dorchester, Massachusetts. The original Dorchester Atheneum was a private subscription library for Dorchester residents. The site is devoted to Dorchester's history and to the shameless promotion of Dorchester's wonderful features: its people, its architecture, its businesses, its institutions."
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Dorchester historic buildings

Eight photos taken in the 1930s.

Dorchester Historical Society


Dorchester Neighbors

"An interactive website designed specifically for your individual neighborhood to keep you informed of community news, free classified advertisements, etc."

Dorchester Reporter

Weekly newspaper. Has a Dorchester online forum.

Dorchester Stories

Reminiscences of growing up in Dorchester.


"DotOUT is a grassroots, political organization representing gay and lesbian voters in Dorchester. We are committed to advancing a legislative agenda that will grant us equal and fair protections under the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. We are further committed to working with and supporting those Dorchester elected officials and candidates for elected office whose personal conviction, public position and voting record demonstrate a commitment to us, their gay and lesbian neighbors. ..."

Everett Elementary School

Savin Hill.

Extras For Creative Learning

"ExCL recycle center collects materials from business and industry like: fabric, tile, foam, paper, books, art supplies and office supplies, for use by teachers, artists, and creative people looking for inexpensive unique resources."

Fifield Elementary School

25 Dunbar Ave.

Franklin Park Golf Course

Also known as the William J. Devine Golf Course.

Harvard Street Community Health Center

632 Blue Hill Ave.

Harvard Street Community Health Center

632 Blue Hill Ave.

Heart of the City Project

Database of greenspaces and local issues in Roslindale and Jamaica Plain and parts of Dorchester, Roxbury and Mattapan.
Roxbury, Jamaica Plain, Roslindale, Dorchester, Mattapan

Hospice of Boston and Greater Brockton

"Seeking caring adults to help us care for our terminally ill patients and their families. Qualities of warmth, compassion, non-judgmental attitudes and the ability to be a good listener and communicator are enhanced by each volunteer's style, skills and experiences. Our hospice volunteers are provided with the necessary training, on-going support, and education to assist them in providing care and comfort to our patients."
Dorchester, Roxbury

John F. Kennedy Library and Museum


Jones Hill Neighborhood Association


Joseph Lee Elementary School

K-5 public school.

Mary and John Clearing House

Information about and for the descendants of settlers who came on the Mary and John in 1630 and founded Dorchester.

Meeting House Hill Reunion/Ronan Park Web Site

"This site has been created to support all those who lived in Dorchester, MA (Meeting House Hill - Ronan Park - Saint Peter's Parish - and a few other areas) over these past decades. Our treasured memories of childhood in Dorchester are alive and well with us and we want them to continue to live on. We are also providing information to you if there will possibly a future reunion or other events that your old neighbors want to invite you to."

Melville Park Association

Melville Park includes the area bordered by Dorchester Ave, Park St, Washington St, and Centre St.

Monday Night Bowling League

"To provide a safe, structured environment where the GLBTQ community and their friends, regardless of skill level, can enjoy the sport of candlepin bowling." Held at Boston Bowl in Dorchester.

Neponset River Watershed Association

"A nonprofit environmental organization whose members, staff, volunteers and supporters have been working since 1967 to improve water quality, protect stream flow and water supplies, advocate for fisheries restoration, and help create increased open space and better land use practices within the Neponset River Watershed. NepRWA's focus includes the Boston communities of Mattapan, Hyde Park and Dorchester."
Mattapan, Hyde Park and Dorchester

OK Computer Services

Computer repair, upgrades, home and office networking, tutoring and other computer services.
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Peace Games

Violence-prevention program that encourages elementary-school students to become peacemakers.

Pope's Hill Neighborhood Association

The Pope's Hill Neighborhood Association was founded in 1957 by a small group of neighbors who lived in the neighborhood around Pope's Hill Street. The streets included Neponset Avenue, Houghton Street, and Victory Road.
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SCI Dorchester

"SCI Dorchester is a new initiative to build social capital and civic engagement in Dorchester, focusing on the Fields Corner and Codman Square neighborhoods. SCI Dorchester is a new initiative to build social capital and civic engagement in Dorchester, focusing on the Fields Corner and Codman Square neighborhoods."

Social Capital Inc. Dorchester

"This site was developed as part of SCI's Neighborhood Guide Project but an online version of the guide, a database of community organizations, is only one of the new community building tools that you'll find here. We hope you'll take a look around, register, participate and mobilize."

St. Mark's Area Main Street

"We are a non-profit corporation that works with local businesses, residents and community organizations to revitalize our local business district (Dorchester Ave. from Mercier Ave. to Melville Ave.) and to strengthen our community."

WCFM 102.9

Choice FM - All Caribbean music.
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YMCA, Dorchester branch

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Zoo New England

Runs the Franklin Park Zoo in Boston and the Stone Zoo in Stoneham.

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