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Bus Service In South Boston A Hot Topic

The Department of Transportation and the MBTA will visit the Tynan Community Center on Wednesday October 26 at 6pm to answer questions and provide an update on its plans to address the challenge of providing expanded and convenient bus service in a … [Read More...]


Creepy Clowns – Are Police Concerned? Should You Be?

Creepy Clowns, Scary Clowns, call them what you will, but this latest phenomenon continues to spread across the US and Canada. For those readers who still may not be familiar with Creepy Clowns, it’s the act of people dressing up in clown costumes … [Read More...]

3/21/13: Boston, MA: Massachusetts State Representative Nick Collins (D-South Boston), who is running for the state senate seat being vacated by Jack Hart (not pictured) had a meet and greet with friends and voters at the Harp and Bard on Dorchester Avenue. He is pictured as he makes the rounds at the event. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff) section:metro topic: south collins pic


$11 million in funding to improve transportation without new taxes or fees State Senator Linda Dorcena Forry and State Representative Nick Collins announced a comprehensive transportation plan to improve public transit while reducing … [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...]

Featured Sports

This week, Danny gave “Pic’s Picks” for NFL Week 7:

As we enter Week 7, there’s only one sure thing in the NFL: the New England Patriots will not only win, but they’ll also cover. I took the Pats as a nine-point favorite at home over the Cincinnati Bengals. With their 35-17 win, it made the Patriots my most reliable pick of the season. So why run from them now? Here are my picks for Week 7: NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (-7.5) over Pittsburgh Steelers -Some here in New England are acting like Ben Roethlisberger’s knee surgery is such a bad … [Read More...]

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Around Town


The Art of Collaboration at St Peter Academy

Mr. Peter Witts second grade students have been studying the War of 1812 and recently finished their collaborative project on “The Attack on Washington.” After doing little more than a read aloud on the event the students were set loose to research more about the topic. With use of technology … [Read More...]


Operational Shifts Will Provide Boston's Families With More Access and Programming Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced operational changes at the City's community centers that will increase operating hours and provide more opportunities for Boston's families. These changes take effect … [Read More...]


34th Annual Halloween Celebration at Castle Island

The Castle Island Association is holding its 34th Halloween celebration at Fort Independence on Castle Island this Saturday and Sunday, October 22 & 23, 2016, between 12:00 and 4:00 PM, weather permitting.  All children from South Boston are cordially invited to come to the “Children’s … [Read More...]


Young Artists – Paint with Us!

In partnership with the South Boston Arts Association, St. Peter Academy and the South Boston Community Health Center’s Youth Ambassadors program, “Young at Arts” painting classes will begin on Monday, November 7th at 4:30 p.m. The new location of the classes is St. Peter Academy 371 West … [Read More...]