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St. Patricks Day Parade

Parade Day A Mixture Of Nostalgia And Melancholy

With the weather sporadically cooperating, parade participants stepped off from Broadway Station on their way to Farragut Statue in one of the shortest Saint Patrick’s and Evacuation Day parade routes in memory. Many observers, while appreciating … [Read More...]

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REPRESENTATIVE NICK COLLINS RECEIVES 2015 LEGISLATOR OF THE YEAR AWARD FROM CHILDREN’S LEAGUE OF MASSACHUSETTS

Celebrated as ‘Superhero 4 Kids’ at Advocacy Day Event Recently, State Representative Nick Collins (D-Boston) accepted the 2015 Legislator of the Year award from the Children’s League of Massachusetts (CLM), a statewide non-profit association … [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...]

Featured Articles

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What Does South Boston Have That Everyone Wants? – Friendship – Love – Loyalty

The Irish Claddagh Ring has a clear and inviting meaning evident in its design. The Hands symbolize Friendship; the Heart, Love; the Crown, Loyalty. Openly displaying the symbol is a way to express one’s connection to their Irish heritage. For some, it’s a subtle expression of pride in having been raised in South Boston. Over time, the reasons for this open expression of connection and pride haven’t changed, nor should it. It’s part of the allure of South Boston that attracts … [Read More...]

Featured Sports

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The Team That Refused to Tank: Meet the Surging Boston Celtics

By Zach Buckley , National NBA Featured Columnist Ignorance truly is bliss for the Boston Celtics. While the rest of the basketball world dismissed this team as a not-so-subtle tanker, the Celtics acted as if they were completely unfamiliar with the term."What is that word, tank?" Jae Crowder said, per Mark Murphy of the Boston Herald. "I know the meaning but I don’t even know how to say that. A lot of guys maybe want to do that [on other teams], but we just move forward." Tanking isn't a … [Read More...]

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Mayor and Electeds

Evacuation Day Exercises Cap 2015 Celebration

The South Boston Citizens’ Association held the annual Memorial and Historical Exercises on Tuesday, March 17, 2015. The celebration began at St. Augustine’s Chapel; the oldest Catholic Church in Boston and the Mass was celebrated by Father White at 9:00AM. Margaret Lynch was the honorary … [Read More...]

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Most people have never run a marathon

To run 26 miles takes a tremendous amount of training and discipline to prepare for and the majority of athletes could not do it if they tried. That’s not a criticism; it’s just a fact about the limitations of the human body.  So what Ricky Coyne did last week was by any standard; an amazing … [Read More...]

MBCU Coat Drive

Mass Bay Coat Drive Benefits Boston’s Homeless

Mass Bay Credit Union wrapped up their 4th annual Coat Drive to benefit the Friends of Boston’s Homeless.  Mass Bay employees and members donated hundreds of coats, warm clothing, socks, gloves and scarves.  “With an especially harsh winter this year, we hope this Coat Drive helped bring some … [Read More...]