South Boston Today Dedicates Evacuation Day Issue To Brian R. Mahoney

This Issue of South Boston Today Is Dedicated To The Late Brian R. Mahoney for his great love of South Boston and his devotion to our traditions, as both a veteran and civic leader.

Brian Mahoney’s History of Evacuation Day

The late Brian R. Mahoney left an indelible mark on this community, especially in his devotion to our traditions, as both a veteran and civic leader. His chronicling of our history is immortalized through this newspaper. South Boston lost one of its favorite sons, suddenly and sadly just three short months ago. Please enjoy this […]

Remembering Peg Flaherty on St. Patrick’s Day

Remembering Peg Flaherty on St. Patrick’s Day From the Heart – SBT Staff   The days that surround the St. Patrick’s Day holiday in South Boston are filled with long held and cherished traditions. And a very important part of those traditions are certain people – special people – who through their work on behalf […]

Captain And Crew Of USNS Comfort And USS San Jacinto Recognized

  Several Massachusetts-native members of the crew of U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort will be participating in South Boston’s Evacuation and St. Patrick’s Day events March 17th and 19th. The 894-foot hospital ship – nearly the length of three football fields – is at Boston Ship Repair for routine maintenance. SBCA President Thomas McGrath […]

Senior Salute Perfect Yet Again

For as long as it’s been going on, the Annual Senior Salute has never failed to be a big hit and in 2017, the Thomas and Edward Butler St. Patrick’s Senior Salute was no exception. Last weekend, hundreds of senior citizens, many of them decked out in their finest party clothes, turned out to yet […]

What Does South Boston Have That Everyone Wants? – A Sense Of Place

When you think of South Boston, what comes to mind is an innate sense of security in all of its synonymous forms – refuge, sanctuary, protection, defense, safe harbor, shelter, retreat, fortification, well-being, safe-keeping. This sense of security comes from an even stronger ‘sense of place’. This strong sense of place comes from a feeling […]

U.S. Representative Stephen Lynch Addresses the New England Council

On March 7, 2017, U.S. Representative Stephen Lynch (D-MA) spoke to members of The New England Council at a Congressional Roundtable Breakfast in Boston, MA.  The New England Council–the nation’s oldest regional business association–regularly hosts members of the New England Congressional delegation at roundtable events throughout New England. At the March 7 event, which was […]


  Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Boston Police Commissioner William Evans announced an agreement with the Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association (BPPA) to extend the Body Worn Camera Pilot Program by an additional six months to ensure sufficient data is available for an effective study of the program.   “This extension is a positive development and […]

Coffee And Conversation At Gate Of Heaven

Parishioners and Communicants enjoyed a wonderful ‘Taste of Irish’ breakfast following the 9:00 Mass last Sunday at Gate of Heaven Church. The lower hall was the scene where approximately 70 people came to share their faith, talk about the neighborhood, compare notes on their good health and enjoy eggs, home fries, baked ham, baked beans, […]

Taste of South Boston Seaport Hotel Sunday April 2

The South Boston Neighborhood Development Corporation (South Boston NDC) will hold its 15th Annual Taste of South Boston on Sunday April 2, 2017, from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Seaport Hotel. This event has become one of the city’s premier food events, enjoyed by 500 attendees. For an entrance fee of $70 in advance […]