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God Sent A Messenger And A Message

Brian Mahoney – Husband, Dad, Brother, Veteran, Public Servant, Neighbor, Coach, Grand Marshall, Son of South Boston, Defender of Liberty and Community. This is how those of us in South Boston remember Brian, who died unexpectedly at home on … [Read More...]


Brian Mahoney

How does one describe Brian Mahoney?  It’s difficult, because he wore more hats than the old Bay View Men’s Shop had in stock. If you don’t know about the Bay View Men’s store, then you probably won’t identify too much with this … [Read More...]


Brian Mahoney 1950-2016

MAHONEY Brian R., 66, of South Boston, passed away suddenly on November 19, 2016. Beloved husband of Kellie (Fitzgerald) Mahoney. Devoted father of Brian J. Mahoney. Loving son of the late William and Mary (O'Donnell) Mahoney. Dear brother of Robert … [Read More...]

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St Peter Academy K1 Students Soar Into Math & Early Reading Skills

Ms. Erin Sawyer is the K1 Teacher at St Peter Academy and TALENTED she is! Under her guidance students are currently working in Literacy on the AT word family, identifying 1-3 syllable words, rhyming word pairs and recognizing uppercase and lowercase letters. Upon completing a unit on the letter sound Bb which included reading and singing Bb poems and songs, a Bb scavenger hunt, letter sound Bb show & tell, and labeling Bb pictures in their journals – Students created a 46 Bb word list all … [Read More...]

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South Boston Youth Soccer Wrap Up

The season is officially over after we have our annual Soccer Banquet, which will be held this Sunday, November 20, 2016 at the South Boston Boys & Girls Club, 230 West 6th Street. We will start the day off at 12 noon for the Under 4 Division, at 1:00 p.m. we will have the Under 6 Division followed by the Under 8 Division at 2:00 p.m. and ending with the Under 10 & Under 12 Division at 3:00 p.m. We ask parents to make sure they are on time as we are prompt and ask that you donate a … [Read More...]

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Around Town


Thanksgiving 1621 and 2016: Some Change, Some Tradition

Most adults today read about the first Thanksgiving while still in elementary school. It’s a story of hardship being overcome by success that finally led to the first Thanksgiving feast where the Pilgrims gave thanks to God for the bountiful food that was finally available which enabled them to … [Read More...]


Super Moon over Southie; Jim Gavaghan Was There

  Last Monday night was truly an event to behold.  The Super Moon rose majestically into the evening sky and thrilled all who saw it.  There hasn’t been a moon like this since 1948 and won’t be another for 18 years.  Luckily, South Boston photographer Jim Gavaghan was at Castle … [Read More...]


                          Care Packages for our Troops

Volunteers from the Castle Island Association staff the tables in front of Sullivan’s Restaurant at Castle Island for the 3 day Veterans Day weekend. Requested and needed items to be sent to American service men and woman who are deployed overseas were dropped off on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. … [Read More...]

Veteran’s Day Message

Edward M. Flynn On behalf of the Thomas J. Fitzgerald Post #561 (Veterans of Foreign Wars, South Boston), I want to publicly thank the people of South Boston for making our Veterans Day ceremony special and meaningful.  Thank you to the parishioners of Gate of Heaven and St. Brigid Church for … [Read More...]