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Where Did The Money Go?

Back in January, the Boston Globe penned an editorial questioning the BRA’s sloppiness ‘in applying its own procedures and internal controls’ and recommended that affordable housing funds be administered elsewhere in City Hall. The problem is … [Read More...]

Senator Forry Secures Legislation For Aa ‘Commission to Prevent Gun Violence’

On Thursday, July 17, the Massachusetts Senate passed legislation to reduce the impact and prevalence of gun violence in Massachusetts. The bill is designed to increase safety and among the provisions are:  stricter background checks, enhanced … [Read More...]

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Union Leader Jay Hurley Makes A Good Point

Publisher’s Note: In response to a front page story in our July 3 edition, the well-respected union leader and South Bostonian, Jay Hurley, New England Ironworkers Council President, took issue with the characterization of the role that the … [Read More...]

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‘The Paramount’ Restaurant: A Unique Dining Experience

The first things you notice when you walk into the Paramount Restaurant located at 667 East Broadway here in South Boston is the tasteful décor, its bright and welcoming atmosphere and of course the incredible aroma of fine food being prepared fresh. It’s a blend of so many tantalizing smells it’s hard to explain with words. You are instantly greeted with friendly and professional staff, who are genuinely glad that you walked through their door to experience their wonderful cuisine and … [Read More...]

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M STREET SOFTBALL – PLAYOFFS LOOMING

After enjoying a rain free summer, the skies opened up and washed away half of the schedule last week. The league did manage to play on Tuesday and Thursday where two of the best games of the season took place. On Tuesday night, the Playwright continued their torrid pace as they ruined the appetites of the Village Pizza crew, 13-2. It was the Playwright’s six win in a row and they are looking very good in the Feeney division. Jack Rogers picked up the win while Shayne Knowles provided the … [Read More...]

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South Boston Resident Damon Vaughn Set To Ride Pan-Mass Challenge

Damon Vaughn, of South Boston, is a Pan-Mass Challenge cyclist and cancer survivor who was honored by the Boston Red Sox on Sunday, June 15 during PMC Day at Fenway Park. Vaughn was among other cancer survivors who rode their bikes around the warning track in a pre-game ceremony during which the … [Read More...]

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Save the Harbor Announces 2014 Better Beaches Program Award Winners

Recently, Save the Harbor / Save the Bay awarded $31,500 in Better Beaches Program grants to 18 groups to support dozens of free public events in nine beachfront communities from Nahant to Nantasket this summer. The Boston Harbor region's public beaches are important assets to the region's … [Read More...]

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 South Boston Mourns the Loss of Kathy Morrison

Suddenly and unexpectedly, a true ‘Daughter of South Boston’ was taken from this neighborhood and her passing has caused many heavy hearts and a tremendous sense of loss to countless residents and nonresidents alike. Kathy ‘Kate’ Morrison epitomized the term ‘compassionate’. Her years of … [Read More...]

PARKS DEPARTMENT FREE SUMMER EVENTS NOW ONLINE

Looking for some outdoor fun this summer in City of Boston parks? Simply go to www.cityofboston.gov/parks where you can view the Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s full schedule of free summer events under the spotlight entitled “Join Us for Summer Fun with the Parks Department!” Take … [Read More...]