Tuesday Trash Pick Up Delayed

Due to the Fourth of July holiday, if your trash day is Tuesday, trash will be picked up on Wednesday this week. Please plan accordingly. Here’s a little refresher on trash etiquette for you to read! 

BPD Public Safety Reminders

The Boston Police Department wants all adults and children in the City to have an enjoyable summer! Here are a few reminders to make the rest of the summer safe and more enjoyable for all! Check them out here! 

Throw a Block Party this Summer

The City of Boston wants to give you up to $750 to have a block party. Mayor Wu announced that applications are open for block party grants to purchase food, supplies, and other goodies for summer block parties. You can learn more here! The city will also be offering block party kits for residents to borrow for their get togethers. You have to apply at least four weeks before your proposed event, and you have to apply for a block party permit before submitting the grant application.  You can learn more about his whole process here! 

Beach Water Quality Report Card

Save the Harbor/Save the Bay released its annual Metropolitan Beaches Water Quality Report Card this week, just in time for the summer! See how Dorchester did here! 

Calling all Teens with a Story to Tell

This fall, the Boston Globe is dedicating an entire issue of their Ideas section to young voices. Teens can submit a piece of writing, illustration, or video sharing hopes, dreams, aspirations, secrets – just keep it under 700 words). You can learn more here.


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