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Gov. Baker Unveils Broad Plan to Combat Opioid Abuse

HealthCare News Clear in his aim to reframe substance abuse as a public-health crisis that can’t be solved by law enforcement alone, Gov. Charlie Baker on Monday detailed a suite of options to reverse the trend of opioid addiction that last year … [Read More...]

Window Into The Statehouse

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...]

Dyess and Abilene Regional airport firefighters team up to extinguish an aircraft fire during a joint training exercise here Nov 5. Firefighters from ABI are required by the Federal Aviation Association to be proficient in extinguishing aircraft fires. By inviting them onto the base, Dyess firefighters facilitate a means to achieve their annual training and foster a working  relationship. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Chelsea Cummings)

Rep. Nick Collins Testifies On His Bill To Improve Firefighter Safety

Representative Nick Collins testified on legislation to address concerns raised by last year’s fire in the Back Bay regarding the regulation of the hot works and welding trades. The bill, filed by Rep. Collins and Senator Ken Donnelly, a former … [Read More...]

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Elliott Physical Therapy: Helping People Be Themselves Again

Pain. No matter what your age or level of physical fitness, everyone experiences it and some more than others. And when it sets in, whether caused by work, sports activity or in some instances for no known reason, people want relief. South Boston Today recently stopped in to meet the folks at Elliott Physical Therapy, located at 960 Morrissey Boulevard, in the Market Place on Morrissey Mall in Dorchester, who are fast becoming known as some of the top experts in the field. We’ve been hearing … [Read More...]

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Red Sox Still Trying To Find The Winning Formu

Joe Kelly continues to struggle, Farrell gets tossed again and Napoli strikes out four times in Tuesday’s loss to the Baltimore Orioles, who have Boston’s number. Meanwhile, ESPN reported that Farrell announced a number of roster moves, the most notable involving Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo, who was optioned back to Pawtucket to make room for newly arrived catcher Erik Kratz, claimed on waivers from Kansas City. Kratz's stay here is expected to be short-lived. Catcher Blake … [Read More...]

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McDonough Sailing Center – Sailing Center – Pleasure Bay – Castle Island

The McDonough Sailing Center was the dream of the late South Boston sailing enthusiast Harry McDonough. Harry wanted to create a sailing center that would provide children from all economic and ethnic backgrounds the opportunity to learn and grow through sailing. Over forty years later, the … [Read More...]

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BRA awards $400,000 In Grants To South Boston

Twelve non-profit organizations operating in South Boston will receive grants, ranging from $20,000 to $80,000, to support their programs. The awards mark the successful completion of a Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) pilot program launched in February to test a new process for allocating … [Read More...]

FROG POND WADING REOPENS JULY 1

Boston Parks Commissioner Chris Cook and The Skating Club of Boston president Joe Blount are pleased to welcome children and guests to kick off the 2015 summer season as the Boston Common Frog Pond reopens on Wednesday, July 1. The day will include a fun and exciting celebration at 11 a.m. followed … [Read More...]

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“Retiring Old Glory”

In South Boston, the Paul J. Saunders Post hosts the annual Flag Retirement Ceremony. In ceremonies co-sponsored with the Castle Island Association, this small remembrance has grown over the recent years. What began as an event attended usually by veterans of the Saunders, Fitzgerald and Perkins … [Read More...]