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Hip? Hype? …or Help?

The emerging transformation of South Boston from a middle class, family-based, take care of our own ‘neighborhood’ to a gentrified, not in a hurry to get married, take care of myself collection of ‘districts’ may need to be confronted, if the … [Read More...]


Lynch, Organized Labor Endorse Collins for Re-Election

This week the campaign to re-elect Nick Collins announced the endorsements by sitting U.S. Congressman Stephen F. Lynch and long list of Labor unions. In endorsing Rep. Collins, Congressman Lynch had this to say: "Nick Collins has become a forceful … [Read More...]

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AG Candidate Maura Healey Visits South Boston

Candidate for Attorney General Maura Healey visited South Boston last week. Joined by Rep. Nick Collins and Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry, Healey stopped the Cushing House to speak with leaders at the Gavin Foundation and adolescents in recovery about the … [Read More...]

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Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Celebrating 25 Years Of Success

Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams is celebrating 25 years of setting the standard in the furniture industry memorialized in a new book. MG+BW is a renowned lifestyle furniture brand best known for comfortable, stylish and value-conscious slip covered and upholstered furniture, casegoods, lighting, accessories, and a wide array of carefully-edited wall art. From the beginning, Mitchell Gold and Bob Williams set out to create a company with a different mindset--one that would take care of its … [Read More...]

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This is part five of a series of articles appearing only here in South Boston Today. For those of you who haven’t been following, I will summarize what was shared. I had been a fairly successful (played in college, won individual awards, championships, etc…) goalie in the past but was now struggling to make saves on a very young and competitive team (Bar Down playing in the NESHL). Folks, I had simply lost my way in the net but desperately wanted to help my team win hockey games. Although I … [Read More...]

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St Peter Academy – Community as Classroom

On Friday, October 17th, St Peter Academy Students in Grades 4, 5 and 6 went to Fort Independence Castle Island to see the USS Constitution do her last turn around before going into dry dock for a three year restoration project. They joined hundreds of other spectators on a clear autumn day. … [Read More...]

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Thousands Visited the Magical Halloween Castle

The 32nd Annual Magical Halloween Castle lived up to all expectations last weekend as thousands flocked to Fort Independence at Castle Island to delight in this unique Halloween display. One young Mom, Deb Macgregor, with her 3 kids in tow and here for the first time couldn’t believe what she was … [Read More...]

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Mayor Martin J. Walsh joined Boston Parks Commissioner Chris Cook, Boston Veterans Services Commissioner Francisco Urena, and representatives of The Coca-Cola Company and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) on October 11 to unveil Troops for Fitness, a new program to help bolster the … [Read More...]

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Joe Quinn, Bob Turner Remembered. Annual Tourney Saturday

South Bostonians; current and former are fortunate that they are part of a community with deep and lasting roots; where good friends are like family to be loved, cherished and remembered forever. It’s so often been said that when you make friends here, no matter how many miles may come to separate … [Read More...]