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Affordable Housing Is Key To Stable Neighborhoods

  Massachusetts has committed $1.1 billion to the Commonwealth’s affordable and workforce housing development and preservation programs, as announced by Gov. Charlie Baker this week. The investments in public and affordable housing will … [Read More...]

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BRA Continues Record Pace Of Real Estate Development Approvals

The real estate market continues unabated and the BRA is approving projects at a steady pace. Neighborhoods, the waterfront and downtown Boston see no signs of abating as commercial and industrial building are being gobbled up and no eyesore seems to … [Read More...]

Rep. Collins Votes To Strengthen Support for Veterans

State Representative Nick Collins joined his colleagues in the Massachusetts House of Representatives to pass two separate bills which place renewed emphasis on Veterans Services. The first bill, the FY17 budget, includes more than $77 million in … [Read More...]

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Irish Themed Paintings by Dan McCole

  Well known and very talented South Boston artist Dan McCole is showcasing his Irish themed paintings for the St. Patrick’s Day holiday. South Boston Today is proud to display such fine works of art for our readers. No matter what the season or occasion, Dan McCole creates art that just can’t help put all those who view his work in the spirit and bring smiles so many faces. Each day from now through Sunday, March 20 ... with the help of Dan’s meager internet skills (please … [Read More...]

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Preakness Stakes Horse Race This Sunday: Huge National Interest

The Preakness Stakes horse race is an American tradition now 138 years old.  It’s one of the most prestigious races in the world and known as the Second Jewel in the ‘Triple Crown’ of racing events along with The Kentucky Derby and The Belmonte Stakes. Held on the 3rd Weekend of May; this year it’s this Saturday, May 21st, at Pamlico Race Course in Baltimore Maryland; though in past years it has been run in other locations around the country, it is a grade 1 race over a distance of one … [Read More...]

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The South Boston Historical Society

Invites you to join us to hear about Katherine Gibbs:  Beyond White Gloves With Rose A. Doherty  author, Katherine Gibbs:  Beyond White Gloves How does a 46-year old widow with 2 sons, and a high school education support herself in 1911?  If she is Katherine Gibbs, she opens a secretarial … [Read More...]

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City Declares May 16th-20th Cruiseport Boston Week

Former Mayor Ray Flynn, elected officials, and children from the South Boston community helped the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) celebrate the 30th anniversary of Cruiseport Boston. Cruiseport Boston opened in 1986 and welcomed 13 cruise ships and a total of 11,723 passengers in its first … [Read More...]

There Are Places I Remember; Some Have Gone But Some Remain

For those of you who don’t know those lyrics, they are from one of my favorite Beatle songs, which I think about a lot when reminiscing about things in my past. One of those memories is the West Broadway of my youth. It certainly was a much different time back then we shopped West Broadway with … [Read More...]

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Mass Fallen Heroes/Patriots Week Events Begin This Friday

In South Boston, news has traditionally always traveled fast; especially when it’s about an event(s) pertaining to honoring America’s veterans. And the news that a unique series of gatherings to honor fallen veterans known as Mass Fallen Heroes Patriot Week will be highlighted in our area … [Read More...]