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There are more public meetings in Dorchester than anywhere else in Boston.


β€œA glorious democracy depends upon the education of its people.”

Edward Everett, 1851

β€œAt our best, we petition, crusade, sacrifice, endlessly go to meetings, freely give of our time and cry out for equality, justice, and righteousness.”

Dorchester Civic Association leader, 2010




Press Release (September 10, 2013) Launch of Edward Everett Square Website (August 2, 2013) Meet the Mayoral Candidates: What is your favorite piece of public art in Boston?

Universal Hub, (December 30, 2012) The sugar-frosted giant pear of Dorchester.

Rosso, Patrick. (August 24, 2012) Edward Everett Square statues to receive thorough cleaning.

Reily, Elizabeth. (Summer, 2012) Edible Traditions. Edible Boston

Bayles, Cara. New Sculptures in Everett Square.

Deehan, Mike. (Apr. 19, 2012) "Gauntlet" of vagrancy decried in Edward Everett Square. The Dorchester Reporter

Cook, Greg. (September, 2010) Worst Public Art. See discussion and comments.

Conrad, Nancy J. (October 11, 2010) Ground breaking Public Art Work Unveiled. Upham’s Corner News

Ashbrook, Susan. (Sep 1, 2010) Credit where it is due for public art projects. The Boston Globe

Harding, Chris. (October 14, 2010) Two art installations set for ends of the town. The Dorchester Reporter

Nicas, Jack. (Aug 22, 2010) Tough-skinned pear a symbol of Dorchester's agrarian past. The Boston Globe

Feinberg, Jody. (Sept 12, 2009) Wine of the Times: At winery in Dorchester, customers get to make the wine. Patriot Ledger

Kraut, Carolyn. (May 12, 2009) Picture of the Week: What's that Pear in Edward Everett Square?

Essaibi, Sonia (July 2, 2008) Sculpture additions to Everett Square due in October.The Dorchester Reporter

Dorchester Athenaeum. (2007) Edward Everett Square Pear Sculpture Dedication.

Flack, Kristopher. (Jun 10, 2007) For Edward Everett Square, a Sweet Turnabout; Pear statue caps 12-year revitalization effort. The Boston Globe

Manzo, Lou. (April 10, 2007) Creating 'connections' at Edward Everett Square. The Dorchester Reporter

Tench, Megan. (Apr 13, 2006) Square Renovation Bears Fruit. The Boston Globe

Dorchester Voices/Dorchester History
Boston Art Commission

Cannon, Eionn. (June 3, 2004) Art and History in the Public Square. The Dorchester Reporter

Cannon, Eionn. (June 19, 2003) Activists seek to Reinvent the Square. The Dorchester Reporter