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Office of Neighborhood Services

The Mayor's Office of Neighborhood Services (ONS) encourages, facilitates and maximizes citizen input and participation in all aspects of government through service requests, neighborhood meetings, mailings, and emergency responses.

 Tell Us About Your Ideal Civic Academy

Have you ever considered starting a community garden, but not known how? Gotten stuck in the permitting process when organizing an activity in your neighborhood? Mayor Walsh is shaping a Civic Academies initiative to address your needs, and to increase civic engagement across the city.

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Please share your thoughts via our brief survey:

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With the information you provide, the City will be able to frame workshops around the interests and concerns of Boston residents.

Thank you!

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    New Trash & Recycling Collection Dates for Select Neighborhoods

    New collection hauling and disposal contracts will become effective July 1, 2014 and will continue until the end of the contract term in fiscal year 2019.

    Affected neighborhoods: Back Bay, Bay Village, Beacon Hill, Chinatown, Downtown, Fenway, Financial District, Leather District, Mission Hill, North End, Roxbury, South End, and West End.

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  • myNeighborhood Viewer

    Explore your neighborhood using the latest census data available.

    myNeighborhood Viewer (powered by Census Data)

  • My Neighborhood

    Just enter your property address to get detailed information about your community such as the nearest library or community center. You can even find out what day your trash will be picked up or where to vote!

    Find Your Neighborhood

  • Your Neighborhood Coordinator

    ONS neighborhood coordinators and liaisons facilitate the delivery of services in collaboration with city departments and serve as a primary contact for constituents to communicate with the Mayor's Office.

    Find My Neighborhood Coordinator

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