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Mayor Walsh Announces Education Finance Reform Legislation

Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced today that he will file comprehensive education finance reform legislation at the State House that aims to invest equitably in public education and expand access to high-quality education for students of all … [Read More...]

Bayside Expo Exposed

As reported in last week’s edition of SBT, negotiations have been quietly taking place among the various entities and property owners with an interest in the future of the former site of the Bayside Expo Center, now owned by UMass Boston. The … [Read More...]

Statement of Rep. Nick Collins on the Bayside Expo Center site in Dorchester

  "The Bayside Expo Center property is the gateway to Dorchester and is pivotal to the vitality of Columbia Point and the city as a whole.  A thorough community review involving all stakeholders is necessary to ensure that this valuable … [Read More...]

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Mastery Day at St Peter Academy

With the start of the 2016-2017 school year, St. Peter Academy proudly incorporated an exciting new concept to the already rigorous academic schedule. An entire school day dedicated to individualized instruction and mastery of grade level skills, fittingly named Mastery Day, has been fully embraced by all of SPA's exemplary teachers and students. Mastery Day is a purposeful pause to the introduction of new material; and used to ensure that all students have the foundational knowledge necessary … [Read More...]

Featured Sports

This week, Danny gave “Pic’s Picks” for Conference Championship weekend

Let’s call it what it is. I didn’t have a good weekend in the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs. The only game I got correct was the New England Patriots winning and covering the spread as a 16-point favorite. Makes sense though. The Pats were the closest thing to the sure thing all season long. Now, we’ve got four teams left standing. And in my preseason predictions that were printed right here in this very newspaper back in early September, I correctly predicted three of the final four … [Read More...]

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Mastery Day at St Peter Academy

With the start of the 2016-2017 school year, St. Peter Academy proudly incorporated an exciting new concept to the already rigorous academic schedule. An entire school day dedicated to individualized instruction and mastery of grade level skills, fittingly named Mastery Day, has been fully embraced … [Read More...]

Parks Dept. Announces Tree Removal Hearing

  In accordance with Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 87, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will hold a public hearing on Thursday, February 2, at 11 a.m. on a request to remove one public shade tree at 586 East Third Street in South Boston.   The hearing will be … [Read More...]

Celebrate the New Year With 10 Free Flowering Trees from the Arbor Day Foundation

Residents in your state can ring in the New Year with 10 free flowering trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation any time during January 2017. By becoming a part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation, new members will receive two Sargent crabapples, three American redbuds, two Washington … [Read More...]

All In for Local Art at St Peter Academy

Submitted By: SPA Middle School Teacher, Ms. Charlyn Cuffy   St. Peter Academy students in grades two through eight, appreciated, pondered and marveled looking at artwork in the Fort Point Arts Community. The inquisitive students spent the day looking at the exhibitions Materials Witness … [Read More...]