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South Boston Elected Officials Announce Important Public Safety Initiatives

Over the last several weeks, South Boston elected officials met with the public safety officials from the Boston Police Department (BPD), the Massachusetts State Police (MSP), the Probation Department, and Court system to discuss the need to increase … [Read More...]

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Straight From The Mayor 

Dear Fellow Boston Residents: Last week, I announced Imagine Boston 2030, the first citywide planning process in 50 years. It will be a two-year planning process to create a roadmap for success leading up to Boston’s 400th birthday. Boston is a … [Read More...]

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MAYOR WALSH OUTLINES ROAD MAP TO BATTLE ADDICTION  

Mayor Martin J. Walsh joined the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation (BCBSMF) to release Addiction and Recovery Services in the City of Boston, a Blueprint for Building a Better System of Care, a report on the current status of … [Read More...]

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The Artists’ Studio

Fort Point Arts Community Spring Open Studios The Fort Point Arts Community’s 15th annual Fort Point Spring Open Studios  will be held on Friday May 15th from 4-7pm and Saturday and Sunday May 16th and 17th from noon-5pm. Seventy-five local artists open their studios in Boston’s Fort Point, along with galleries, performances, and a series of outdoor public art installations. Visitors can pick up a map at any participating building and see the studios of painters, jewelers, … [Read More...]

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Boston Parks Dept. Announces Tennis Partnership 

Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced a partnership with playlocal.com that will create a first-of-its-kind platform allowing Boston's tennis players to reserve courts online and find similarly skilled people to play with. The app will launch Friday, May 15 and can be downloaded at www.boston.gov/parks/tennis.asp “We are excited to offer this program to tennis players in our City's parks,” said Mayor Walsh. “We have plenty of courts, all offering tennis for free in the city, and … [Read More...]

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South Boston Memorial Day Exercises

Congressman Stephen Lynch presents a U.S. flag that was flown over the U.S. Capitol Building, to members of  the Thomas J. Fitzgerald Post (VFW Post #561) of South Boston.  Edward Flynn, commander of the Thomas J. Fitzgerald Post (VFW #561), accepts the flag on behalf of the member and officers … [Read More...]

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Collaborative Center Spring Event June 4

The South Boston Collaborative Center is hosting its Spring Fundraiser on Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 6:00 PM at the Ironworkers Local 7 Union Hall in South Boston. The event is free to all and there will be light refreshments and raffles. All proceeds go to support the Collaborative Center, which … [Read More...]

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Julie’s Learning Update

Over 300 people were in attendance to celebrate the lifework of Sr. Jean Sullivan, SND, and Sr. Louise Kearns, SND.  This “Honoring Event” was the biggest event of Julie’s history.  Speakers were Sr. Patricia O’Malley, who began Julie’s Children’s House with Sr. Jean in the 1970’s.  … [Read More...]

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Please join us in standing together for the future of the children of South Boston

Please join us in standing together for the future of the children of South Boston, in fighting to bring in a decent charter school at the site of the Gate of Heaven school building and opposing an approval of luxury condos by city hall and the ZBA. Our children deserve a decent, quality … [Read More...]