MyDorchester Transition -- Your Patience is Appreciated!

Dorchester community members & patrons of


We are having an unscheduled transition with staff at the moment and may begin to run behind on some updates and activity. We apologize for this inconvenience and we are going to do all we can to be back ready to serve the community ASAP. We appreciate your patience as we make this transition.


In the interim we expect to be able to be doing some occassional updates on the website, a less frequent eblast and some social media engagement when possible. Our emailing will be quite limited during this time.


Thank you for your understanding.



Connect With a Purpose | April 17

The Y Logo

The Dorchester YMCA has been hosting a Building Future Leaders Workshop Series this spring. On Thursday, April 17, they will host Connect With a Purpose at the Dorchester YMCA located at 776 Washington Street beginning at 8:00 pm. This session will focus on how to use social media wisely and safely. It will also create awareness on some of the dangers of interacting with strangers online.

In addition they will include a dialogue on cyberbullying, how to protect yourself and treat others. If anyone is interested in volunteering at future workshops, please contact DeNina Lewis, Volunteer Coordinator at

Dorchester Bike Festival | April 26

Join the Dorchester Bike Festival on Saturday April 26, 2014 from 9am to noon.
Location: Pedal & Park Bike Parking Facility on Dorchester Avenue by the Ashmont T Station

Breakfast will be provided!


9am-11am - enjoy some free breakfast and get to know the Ashmont Pedal & Park facility, which enables commuters to park their bikes before catching buses and trains at the Ashmont T Station. There will be free bike tune-ups and family friendly activities to raise awareness about safe bicycling practices. You can also enter to win prizes.

11am-Noon - Family friendly group bicycle ride around Dorchester.

Sponsored by St. Mark’s Area Main Street, Ashmont Cycles, BikeMilton, Bikes Not Bombs, Boston Bikes, Boston Cyclists Union, Boston Police Department, Green DOT, LivableStreets Alliance, MassBike, MBTA, MBTA Transit Police, Quincycles

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