Settled one month before
Boston in 1630, Dorchester grew along an Indian trail leading to
summer fishing grounds by the harbor and on the islands. The first
settlers established themselves on the hills: Popes Jones, Savin, and
Ashmont. Today, the two oldest houses in Boston remain in Dorchester, and there are more than a dozen pre-Revolutionary War
buildings in existence here. (Read more)
OFFICIALS:Open Seat: Primary, September 11. General Election,
October 16, Michael E.
President of the United States: George W. Bush
Vice President of the
United States: Dick Cheney
Senators in the US
Senate: Edward M.
Kennedy, John F.
Representative in the US Congress:
Governor of the Commonwealth of
Secretary of State: William F. Galvin
General: Thomas F.
Treasurer / Receiver General: Shannon P.
State Senator: Brian A. Joyce, Stephen F.
State Representatives: Thomas M.
Finneran, Martin J.
Walsh, Marie P. St.
Owens-Hicks, John A. Hart,
ELECTED CITY COUNCILORS:
Feeney, District 3, Charles
Yancey, District 4, Charles
Turner, District 7
City Councilors At-Large: Peggy
Flaherty, Stephen J.
Murphy, Francis "Mickey"
COMMUNITY GROUPS & LINKS:
(My family walking in the
Dorchester Day Parade)
Adams Street Branch /
City of Boston Web site
- View this site to find out everything about Boston. This site
includes fire, police and other important numbers.
Columbia-Savin Hill Civic
Dorchester Board of
Fields Corner Branch /
Melville Park Association
Branch / BPL
Shawmut MBTA Station Renovation
With Speaker Finneran and Senator
Kerry helping to support the Dorchester YMCA.
ELC East Zone (Kindergarten
only), 370 Columbia Road, 617-635-8604
Edward Everett (P-5), 71 Pleasant St.,
Fifield School (K-5), 25 Dunbar Ave., 617-635-8618
John P. Holland, 85 Olney
John Marshall School (K-5), 35 Westville St.,
John Winthrop School (P-5), 35 Brookford Rd.,
Lucy Stone (K-5), 22 Regina Road,
Mather School (P-5), Meeting House Hill,
OW Holmes School (P-5), 40 School St.,
Patrick O'Hearne School (P-5), 1669 Dorchester
Paul A. Dever School (P-5), 325 Mt. Vernon
Pauline Agassiz Shaw (P-5), 429 Norfolk St.,
Roger Clap School (K-5), 35 Harvest St.,
Sarah Greenwood School (K-8), 189 Glenway St.,
Wm E. Endicott (K-5), 2 Mclellan St.,
William E Russell (K-5), 750 Columbia Rd.,
William Monroe Trotter (P-5), 135 Humboldt Ave.,
Frank V. Thompson Middle School, 100 Maxwell
Grover Cleveland Middle
Charles St., 617-635-8631
Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School,
77 Lawrence Ave., 635-8212
Wilson Middle School, 18 Croftland St., 617-635-8827
Dorchester High, 9 Peacevale Rd.,
Boston Latin Academy (7-12), 205 Townsend St.,
Burke High School, 60 Washington St., 617-635-9837
Berea SDA Academy (K-8), 800 Morton St.,
St. Ann Elementary (1-8), 239 Neponset Ave.,
St. Ambrose Elementary (K-8), 23 Leonard St.,
St. Brendan Elementary (1-8), 29 Rita Rd.,
St. Gregory Elementary (K-8), 2214 Dorchester Ave.,
St. Mathew Elementary (1-8), 29 Stanton Rd.,
St. Margaret Elementary (1-8), 790 Columbia Rd.,
St. Mark Elementary (1-8), 197 Centre St.,
St. Peter Elementary (1-8), 284 Bowdoin Rd.,
St. William Elementary (1-8), 100 Savin Hill Ave.,
Boston College High
School, 150 Morrissey Blvd., 617-436-3900
Ashmont Outlook, 25 Harley St.,
Bay State Banner, 68 Fargo St, Boston,
Boston City Paper, 65 E. Cottage St,
Dorchester, 02125, 617-282-9272
Boston Connections Magazine, PO
Box 303, 24 Regis Rd, Readville, MA. 02137 617-722-9422
Boston Herald, 1 Herald
Sq., 02106, 617-426-3000
Boston Irish Reporter,
304 Neponset Ave., 02122,
Parent's Paper, 670 Centre St., JP, 617-522-1515
Boston People's Voice, PO Box 940, 554 Washington St,
Boston Phoenix, 126
Brookline Ave., 02215, 617-536-5390
Boston Tab, 254 2nd Ave.,
Dorchester Argus Citizen, PO Box 6, 395 W.
Broadway, South Boston, 617-268-3440
Dorchester Community News,
1454 Dorchester Ave., Dorchester
Reporter, 150 Mt. Vernon St., Suite 120, Dorchester, 02125,
La Semana, PO
Box 850, Dorchester, 02125, 617427-6212
Senator Brian A. Joyce Room 413A
Boston, MA. 02133