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South Boston Today Dedicates Evacuation Day Issue To Brian R. Mahoney

This Issue of South Boston Today Is Dedicated To The Late Brian R. Mahoney for his great love of South Boston and his devotion to our traditions, as both a veteran and civic leader. … [Read More...]

Brian Mahoney’s History of Evacuation Day

The late Brian R. Mahoney left an indelible mark on this community, especially in his devotion to our traditions, as both a veteran and civic leader. His chronicling of our history is immortalized through this newspaper. South Boston lost one of its … [Read More...]

What Does South Boston Have That Everyone Wants? – A Sense Of Place

When you think of South Boston, what comes to mind is an innate sense of security in all of its synonymous forms – refuge, sanctuary, protection, defense, safe harbor, shelter, retreat, fortification, well-being, safe-keeping. This sense of security … [Read More...]

Featured Articles

The Luxury Box Barber Shop: Getting A Haircut Can Be Fun

              Long ago, going for a haircut was something that in many cases was a necessary pain in the neck that consumed valuable time that most people would rather be using for something else. That’s not to say it was dreaded as much as oh, say a trip to the dentist or to the local health center for a flu shot, but seldom something to look forward to. In recent years however, the local barbershops have become quite a bit more appealing as many of today’s shops and hair salons have … [Read More...]

Featured Sports

L St. Runners Rull, McGuire and Morgan Marathon Bound

The L Street Running Club (LSRC), has become a well-established organization that not only boasts fine athletes and encourages, by example, a healthy life style, it’s also a group of individuals who pride themselves in working on behalf of all sorts of worthy charities. They have hosted road races over the span of their many years of existence which raise funds that then are donated to those groups that need them and put those funds to good use in efforts to improve the quality of life for … [Read More...]

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Around Town

Remembering Peg Flaherty on St. Patrick’s Day

Remembering Peg Flaherty on St. Patrick’s Day From the Heart – SBT Staff   The days that surround the St. Patrick’s Day holiday in South Boston are filled with long held and cherished traditions. And a very important part of those traditions are certain people - special people - … [Read More...]

Captain And Crew Of USNS Comfort And USS San Jacinto Recognized

  Several Massachusetts-native members of the crew of U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort will be participating in South Boston’s Evacuation and St. Patrick’s Day events March 17th and 19th. The 894-foot hospital ship – nearly the length of three football fields – is at Boston Ship … [Read More...]

Senior Salute Perfect Yet Again

For as long as it’s been going on, the Annual Senior Salute has never failed to be a big hit and in 2017, the Thomas and Edward Butler St. Patrick’s Senior Salute was no exception. Last weekend, hundreds of senior citizens, many of them decked out in their finest party clothes, turned out to yet … [Read More...]

Coffee And Conversation At Gate Of Heaven

Parishioners and Communicants enjoyed a wonderful ‘Taste of Irish’ breakfast following the 9:00 Mass last Sunday at Gate of Heaven Church. The lower hall was the scene where approximately 70 people came to share their faith, talk about the neighborhood, compare notes on their good health and enjoy … [Read More...]