Lower Mills

Come join the children's librarian Ms. Celeste for stories, songs, fingerplays, and crafts every Tuesday morning at the Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library. Reading and singing with young children helps them develop early literacy skills.
With a complete design overhaul for the intersection of Morton Street and Gallivan Boulevard in place, state transportation officials last week briefed community members on a plan to prioritize safety and improve traffic flow across the hazardous... Read more
One of the neighborhood’s most perilous traffic crosshairs— the intersection of Morton Street and Gallivan Boulevard— will be redesigned and rebuilt over the next two years as state engineers take aim at improving safety and aesthetics along a key stretch... Read more
Favored by the bright fall foliage and fresh plantings, Department of Conservation and Recreation managers gave elected officials and reporters a tour of the 1.3-mile Neponset River Greenway extension last Thursday morning, offering an update on the... Read more
The Lower Mills Civic Association voted 12 to 9 on Tuesday in support of a mixed-use proposal for several parcels of land, including the former Molloy funeral parlor on Washington Street. After more than two years of discussion with community groups,... Read more
The Boston Licensing Board on Thursday approved liquor licenses for three restaurants in Dorchester, but denied requests for licenses in the South Bay Town Center mall still under construction. Among the winners: Kriola on Hancock Street in Uphams Corner... Read more
The majority of those who spoke on a proposed 18-unit condominium on River Street in Mattapan objected to the project’s density and neighborhood fit at a Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA)-hosted meeting Thursday night. George Tsolirides, the project... Read more
The Boston Licensing Board could decide next week whether to grant liquor licenses to a proposed taqueria in Lower Mills, a new Italian restaurant in Adams Corner and a proposed Wahlburgers and movie complex at the new South Bay Town Center mall. The... Read more
Dot Park Gala The health of a city neighborhood can be evaluated in many different ways. How well we maintain, respect, and use our public parks is chief among them. It’s telling, then, that one of this community’s finest jewels – Dorchester Park – will... Read more
Dorchester Park, our own nationally recognized landmark in Lower Mills, will celebrate the 125th year with a festive gala on Friday, Sept. 9 beginning at 7 p.m. Set in the park under a festive tent, the event will feature music by Eastside Horns,... Read more


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