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5 Things You Should Know This Week – December 27th

NYE in the Neighborhood

Whether you’re staying home for NYE or venturing out to our local restaurants, let these local businesses help make your celebration a little easier. (We will be updating daily – so check back for new additions.)Check out our roundup here! 

Prepare to Recycle those Christmas Trees

Recycle those dried out Christmas trees this week! The City of Boston will be collecting them the first two full weeks in January! Place trees at curb by 6am on trash day. No decorations, bags, stands or lights on the tree. The tree will be shredded up to be used as compost. The compost will be distributed in various Boston parks o help new things grow!

Be Informed. Get Involved.

The BPDA will be hosting a series of Virtual Public Meetings in connection with the submission of the Draft Project Impact Report for the proposed Dorchester Bay City project. These upcoming topic-specific Public Meetings follow an initial Kick-Off Public Meeting, which was held on December 15th. You can see the meeting schedule here.

Order your Girls Scout Cookies

It’s Girl Scout Cookie time and Sloane McGrath of Troop 70036 wants you buy some cookies. Thin Mints, Shortbread, Caramel Delights – they are all right here! Just click this link, order your cookies and they’ll be delivered right to your door! Don’t have a sweet tooth? For every $5 donation, the troop will donate a box of cookies to local police officers, firefighters, healthcare workers and military.

Community Covid-19 Testing at the Dot House

Traveling over the holidays or attended a large gathering this weekend? Get yourself tested at the Dorchester House Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8:30am-12pm and Wednesday 11am-2:30pm

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Maureen Dahill

Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and Caught in Dot and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Hockey mom, yoga enthusiast, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.