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5 Things You Should Know This Week – November 15th

Compost your pumpkins

Give your Halloween pumpkins a new life and compost them curbside this week on your neighborhood trash day!  You can learn more here!

Register to Run the MR8

Register to run the MR8! Presented by Boston Landing and co-founded with the Boston Bruins Foundation, New Balance and DMSE Sports, this 5-mile (8K) race is open to runners, walkers, para-athletes and families of all ages and abilities. Proceeds and optional fundraising efforts benefit the Martin Richard Foundation.

A little comfort food at 224 Boston

224 Boston’s legendary meatloaf is the perfect comfort food! Enjoy a generous slice of meatloaf served with potato puree, mushrooms black garlic gravy.  You can check out the full menu here! 

Fields Corner Crossroads Collaborative Harvest Festival

This family friendly neighborhood event will take place on Saturday, November 20th from 9am-11am at 1565 Dorchester Ave. There will be family activities, giveaways, SNAP sign ups, Fresh Truck, music, family portraits and fun!

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Have you seen the recycling dropboxes in the the neighborhood? For residents looking to drop off their household textiles, including clothes, shoes, sneakers, bags, stuffed animals, bedding and towels, those items must be dry and placed into a secured plastic bag. You can find Dorchester Drop Boxes at the following addresses! 

  • 191 Adams Street, Dorchester
  • 20 Georgia Street, Dorchester
  • 575 Washington Street, Dorchester


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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.