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Fed Up!?

  The message coming out of the Presidential Candidates Phase 1 Test, the Iowa Caucuses and New Hampshire Primary, is that the voters in those states are fed up with the political establishment and business as usual in Washington DC. By … [Read More...]

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Straight From The Mayor – Building America’s Most Age-Friendly City

  Here in Boston, we are committed to making our city a place where everyone can succeed --- of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities. This is our guiding principle as we plan and build the future of our city. That’s why an essential goal of … [Read More...]

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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...]

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The Gallery at 249 A Presents Dogs: January 7th – February 19th

Reception: January 21st 5-7pm That artists love dogs seems obvious. Their poses and behaviors inspire us to take up pencil or brush or camera. Their cheerful openness to new experience, sets an example for us to follow, if we can, and behind their eyes, we sense a different kind of logic that, as we try to understand it, enlarges our own awareness. Dogs: Includes painting, drawing, photography, video, printmaking and installations by 26 artists. The show is organized by artist Don … [Read More...]

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South Boston Girls Softball 2016 Registration Dates

  The 2016 South Boston Girls Softball League (SBGSL) season has officially begun.  Registration for the spring season is now open through April 21, 2016.  Parents and Guardians can register players today on the SBGSL website at http://www.southbostongirlssoftball.com.  The SBGSL accepts players for House Leagues in 8 and under (8U), 10 and under (10U), 12 and under (12U), and 14 and under/16 and under (14U-16U) divisions.  There is also a 16 and under (16U) Travel division for … [Read More...]

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Sunday Is Valentine’s Day. Celebrate ‘Southie Style’

Yes, the weather is freezing and though it could be a whole lot worse, it’s not been a friendly winter.  But, none of that should interfere with Valentine’s Day in South Boston – 2016. Flowers, candy, dinner, maybe a chilled bottle of wine in a romantic setting? All of these things and more … [Read More...]

Admiral Farragut keeps watch

A window into winter in South Boston

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The Senior Connection

by Lu O'Brien Mr. Ground Hog had a blindfold on when he predicted an early spring. Boy is he wrong...we have winter storm warnings and blizzard warnings posted. we are supposed to get 6-12 inches of snow. Oh well, we are hearty Bostonians and know how to deal with lots of snow. The Super Bowl … [Read More...]

Hearts of Kindness

A Gift of Hearts 2016

In celebration of Random Acts of Kindness and Valentines Week, a display of beautiful hearts created by the youth of South Boston has been hung on the tree outside of the Area C-6 Police Station on West Broadway. The hearts, created by South Boston youth, are a gift to the residents of South Boston. … [Read More...]