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Welcome to the John W. McCormack Civic Association!  The purpose of our volunteer Association is to help maintain and improve the quality of life in our North Dorchester neighborhood by working in partnership with the city government, local businesses and other community organizations to bring about civic betterment and social improvements for the good of our residents and the welfare of our community.


You are invited to browse our website to find out more about our Association, our work and how you can become more involved in making your neighborhood an outstanding place to live, work and enjoy.



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2016 Boston Shines

Spring Neighborhood Clean-up


Mayor Martin J Walsh will spearhead the city-wide annual spring clean-up effort again this year.  The main clean-up day in the neighborhood will be Saturday, 30th April 2016.  Your neighbors will meet at Sharon's Park to concentrate their efforts on putting a shine on Sharon's Park, Paul's Triangle, Dorchester Avenue and Boston Street.


To volunteer, please kindly meet at Sharon’s Park (Mount Vernon Street at Buttonwood Street) at 10:00 AM on Saturday, 30th April 2016.


More details and a volunteer sign-up sheet will be available at April's membership meeting.


BOS:311 is the City of Boston's award-winning effort to empower residents to be the City's "eyes and ears." You can alert the City of Boston to neighborhood issues such as potholes, damaged signs, and graffiti, to name a few.


To start reporting, download the app, send a text or tweet, visit the website, or give them a call. All available 24/7/365.




South Bay Mixed-use Town Center Project


The proposed project consists of the construction of several new 6-storey buildings including approx. 115,000 SF of commercial/retail space, an approx. 65,000 SF cinema, a 150-200 room hotel, up to 500 units of housing, and two parking garages.  Click here to learn more.


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