Community Pressure Or GE Foresight

  For now, Governor Charlie Baker and Mayor Marty Walsh are off the hook regarding their commitment to site a corporate helipad for GE as part of their relocation enticement. In a prudent, if not calculated move, GE has decided that it no longer needs a public heliport to shuttle executives to its new Boston […]

New England Council News

Rep Nick Collins joins former Rep Jim Brett of the New England Council during a break at a symposium held by NEC at Bank of America featuring special guest speaker Mayor Martin J. Walsh.

Harpoon Shamrock Splash Fundraiser

More than 250 brave beach-lovers will plunge into the icy waters of Boston Harbor at the BCYF Curley Community Center on Carson Beach in South Boston on March 5th at the Harpoon Shamrock Splash to raise money to support free events and programs on the region’s public beaches from Nahant to Nantasket this summer after […]


  Representative Nick Collins has made early education and care (EEC) one of his key legislative priorities as the House of Representatives develops its budget for FY18.   In an announcement last week, the Early Education and Care Business Advisory Task Force, convened by House Speaker Robert DeLeo and consisting of business leaders from across the […]

Parade Preparations: Looking Good – Real Good!

  The weather has been cold, blustery and snowy. People are walking around bundled up to the max and often can be seen carrying shovels and ice choppers. Valentine’s Day has now come and gone and all of this points to one thing in South Boston: preparations are in their final stages for the big […]


  Funding will create or preserve 602 units in Boston’s neighborhoods; Walsh Administration has committed nearly $100 million to affordable housing   Building on his commitment to create more affordable housing in the City of Boston, Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced nearly $22 million in funding for ten affordable housing developments in neighborhoods across […]

L Street Running Club Trains For Marathon

Spring marathon training 2017 has begun for the members of L Street Running Club. Fourteen weeks of training will take many to the start line of the Boston Marathon on April 17th. If you see members of this group on Sunday mornings please wish them well.  

K of C Free Throw Contest

Pere Marquette Knights Of Columbus of South Boston announces its Basketball Free Throw Contest for Boys and Girls ages 9-14. The contest will be held on February 26th at 3:00PM at the P.A.L. Gym behind the South Boston Courthouse. For more information please contact Sean Monahan or Ed Flynn at or 617-269-0776.

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 services are acted upon and have a direct impact on daily life. They are […]

Hero’s Cup First Responders HOckey Tournament April 21-23

The Hero’s Cup Hockey Tournament, the largest first responder hockey tournament in the United States, is set to be held at the New England Sports Center, 121 Donald Lynch Blvd, Marlborough, MA.  56 teams, over 900 First Responders will be competing in the inaugural 3-day tournament to raise money for the host charity, The Last […]