A community based organization, the Greater Four Corners Action
Coalition promotes neighborhood stabilization through addressing public
safety and quality of life issues, organizing neighborhood groups,
supporting economic growth and engaging area residents in strategic
planning for the community.
The Administrative Assistant will promote the Coalitions goals by
providing administrative services and program support. Must be a
self-starter. Must be able to work well with people in and out of the
State Representative Carlos Henriquez joined his colleagues in the
House of Representatives today in passing an act that provides courts
access to forensic and scientific analysis under certain circumstances.
The legislation aims to prevent the wrongful conviction of innocent
parties in criminal cases.
This legislation establishes a process for persons convicted of a
crime, adjudicated delinquent, who pled guilty to a crime or pled no
contest, to file a motion with a court requesting forensic or
scientific analysis of evidence that could prove their innocence. Read More
Bringing "light" to Dorchester (and its beloved neighborhood Upham's
Corner), the Boston Lyric Opera's opening night for Peter Maxwell
Davies' opera ,The Lighthouse, is a step forward for our communities to
engage with, support and be transformed by the arts.
This opera is a complex interplay of past, present and the imagination
of the unknown and is a sensual experience across both human voice and
Aisles and aisles
of packaged food transporting us, the uninitiated, to lands
Produce - some familiar, some not. At the back of
the store - the aquarium of live seafood ready for the
After two years in bankruptcy court, the South Bay Asian market is
taking new form and ownership as Kam Man Market, a cousin to the same
popular market in Quincy.
Officially opening on Feb 11, 2012, it will bring a world of "unknown"
to those of us who ordinarily shop "American" and a world of the
familiar to Asian and other populations.
Healthworks offers free gym memberships for female teens
and women in transition (shelter housing, pregnant teens), women who
receive any kindof public assistance, and women with incomes of less
than 25k yearly.
Contact Maxine Inniss, Site Director
Heathworks at St. Mary's
ST. MARY'S CENTER FOR WOMEN AND CHILDREN
90 CUSHING AVENUE, 4th Floor
DORCHESTER, MA 02125
The Winter Farmers' Market sponsored by the Dorchester Community Food
Cooperative will run through March 25, 2012. Held in the Great
Hall of Codman Square Sundays 12-3, it draws hundreds of local buyers
to purchase and savor produce, meats, cheeses and breads, all of it
Each week offers a different theme to stimulate your mental faculties
and artistic yearnings. Great for the kids as well.
Boston Youth Fund Job Applications
February 1, 2012
As of February 1, 2012, you (a youth) can apply to the Boston Youth
Fund to be considered for a summer job. You must turn 15 years
old by July 8, 2012 and you cannot turn 18 years old before August 18,
Huffington Post announced the launch of Good News on Jan 12, "a new
section that will shine a much-needed spotlight on what's inspiring,
what's positive, what's working."
From our inception UC News has been highlighting the good.
Starting today, we will call it that: The Good News from Upham's
Share stories about yourself and others that highlight the blessed side
of life. What do you like doing, reading, talking about?
What are your hopes and dreams?
every beautiful face, there is an equally beautiful story!
and vagrancy were a concern to both sides of the "St.. Kevin's fence" -
on one side the neighbors and, on the "parish" side, Fr. Jack
Ahern. Fr. Jack found himself working against the
tide, so to speak, repairing windows and doors in Building B only
to find them broken again.
Whoever wanted inside wasn't taking "no" for an answer. In January 2012
Fr Jack authorized Building B
What happened? They (??) turned their efforts elsewhere and broke
into Building A.
Reflections on life, death and what's between through the eyes of my crushed van and the journey of my father home.
Little by little, sleep time after shower time, break time after
coffee time, the routines of the living awakened my hibernating soul.
Thoughts emerged like tiny sparkling mushrooms, perspectives changed
like the long afternoon shadows of cloudless skies and gratitude washed
over the muddy, seaweed covered beaches of my introspection.
The man in the moon looked down and grinned. "Go away,"Ã‚� I
So you want to surprise someone special with a
gift from yourself? A gift that shows thought and creativity? How
about writing an acrostic poem? It's pretty easy and a lot of
fun. You'll feel good about the time you put in and oh, what a
Acrostic poetry is familar to all of us but perhaps not under that
name. A poem that is structured to spell out a name or phrase by
first letters of (selected) lines is called "acrostic."