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Thanksgiving Then and Now – 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. A feast where the Pilgrims gave thanks to God for the … [Read More...]



Testimony urges clarification of law regarding hospitals’ opiate prescription protocol Representative Nick Collins testified this week on Governor Baker’s comprehensive bill to address the opioid epidemic in Massachusetts - an issue he has … [Read More...]

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4 Residents Arrested for Illegal Firearm and Drugs.

  On Friday, November 6th, four South Boston residents were arrested at an apartment in the West Broadway Housing Development for possession of an illegal firearm and a large amount of drugs including heroin and marijuana. Also found was … [Read More...]

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Windmill – Pizza-Pasta-Burgers-Dinners-Catering and More   

Centuries ago, windmills usually were used to mill grain. It also is often noted as the forerunner to today’s wind turbines. For Windmill Italian and American Kitchen it symbolizes the beginning of the food making process. Its menu is exceptional in its simplicity and is clear, crisp and straightforward – enough choices but not overwhelming. Gluten-free pizza is a specialty not only for its obvious customer but because it tastes terrific so that everyone should try it. Located in the … [Read More...]

Featured Sports


Thanksgiving Day High School Classic Rivalry To Play at Fenway

  If you are looking to start your Thanksgiving celebration off right, you should make plans to head over to Fenway Park for one of the best High School football match ups in the state. On Wednesday night, Thanksgiving Eve, Boston College High School will face off against perennial rival Catholic Memorial. These two teams are two first class Division 1 programs that have a few players who learned to play the game over a decade ago in the South Boston Pop Warner program as 7 year olds … [Read More...]

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Around Town

A Letter to Cardinal O’Malley from The Gate of Heaven Neighborhood Association

  Dear Eminence Cardinal O’Malley,                                        November 11, 2015   We are writing you in an effort to arrange a meeting with the Archdiocese to work out a settlement agreement on the future of the Gate of Heaven … [Read More...]


Mayor’s Trolley Tour and Tree Lightings at Medal of Honor Park!

Join Mayor Walsh and Santa Claus at Medal of Honor Park on Sunday, December 6, at 1 PM for the annual Trolley Tour and Tree Lighting! Mayor Walsh will light the tree at 1 PM sharp! Refreshments will be served and each child will receive a gift from Santa Claus! The Enchanted Trolley Tour is a … [Read More...]


South Baptist Church Pre-Thanksgiving Bake Sale This Saturday

Yes, it’s that time of year again that so many residents of South Boston and beyond look forward to. Thanksgiving is coming and as everyone knows, what always precedes this wonderful holiday to the delight of many is the annual pre-Thanksgiving Bake Sale sponsored by the ladies of the South … [Read More...]

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Public Selections for New Exterior MBTA Car Designs Announced

  The public has spoken. The exterior designs for the MBTA’s new Green, Orange and Red Line cars have been chosen. The designs were selected by the public, which cast 177,338 votes for their favorites. Three sets of exterior designs were posted online at the MBTA website, with voting … [Read More...]