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A Man For Others – Paul McDevitt

As evidenced by the standing room only turnout at the dedication of McDevitt Hall, Home of the Paraclete Center, Paul McDevitt, a friend and mentor to many, has been touching more lives than even he might have imagined. Friends from organized labor … [Read More...]

Window Into The State House

Window into the State House provides our readers a synopsis of important issues of interest, past and current, that are being proposed, debated or acted upon by the Massachusetts Legislature. Many issues that are not related to local city government … [Read More...]

Senate Passes Forry’s Check-Cashing Bill

This week the Massachusetts State Senate passed legislation that addresses the high fees individuals are charged when using check cashing services. Senator Linda Dorcena Forry (D – Dorchester) introduced S. 2323, ‘An Act Creating A Maximum … [Read More...]

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Irish Themed Paintings by Dan McCole

  Well known and very talented South Boston artist Dan McCole is showcasing his Irish themed paintings for the St. Patrick’s Day holiday. South Boston Today is proud to display such fine works of art for our readers. No matter what the season or occasion, Dan McCole creates art that just can’t help put all those who view his work in the spirit and bring smiles so many faces. Each day from now through Sunday, March 20 ... with the help of Dan’s meager internet skills (please … [Read More...]

Featured Sports

South Boston Girls’ Softball League Updates – Week of June 20, 2016

South Boston, MA (June 22, 2016) - Championship Week is here for the South Boston Girls’ Softball League.  After a successful 2016 season, the SBGSL House Divisions play for their respective championships on Friday June 24th and Saturday June 25th.  The 14 and under championship game will be held at N Street Field on Friday at 7p under the lights.  The 10 and under and 8 and under championship games will be held from 9a to 3p at Shore Road Softball Field on Saturday.  All championship … [Read More...]

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Around Town


What Is A Fright Night?

Apparently, a proposal has been submitted for a 19-day “Fright Island” event at the historic Fort Independence, and would include haunted attractions, outdoor “scare zones,” and a “Macabre Village” where food would be served. According to reports, the event producers expect 780 people … [Read More...]

Open Hearts, Open Homes Gala

  John McGahan of The Gavin Foundation has announced its honorees to be awarded at the Open Hearts, Open Homes Gala to benefit the Gavin Foundation Charities to be held Thursday June 30 at the Renaissance Hotel on the South Boston Waterfront 606 Congress Street starting at 5:50pm with a … [Read More...]

DCR Commissioner Meets With Residents To Discuss His Goals

At a meeting last week, Leo Roy, Commissioner of the MA Department of Conservation and Recreation met with local residents to have a conversation about his vision for the agency and how it affects South Boston.  Roy took the opportunity to lay out his goals that include Increasing collaboration … [Read More...]


Governor Declares June “Great Outdoors Month” at Castle Islande

On Friday, June 17, 2016, Governor Charlie Baker and First Lady Lauren Baker joined with Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Matthew Beaton, Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) Commissioner Leo Roy, and fourth grade students from the Franklin D. Roosevelt School in … [Read More...]