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 […]

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 […]


  GYM NOTES:   YOUTH FLOOR HOCKEY LEAGUE In last week’s games, the L.A. Kings took on the Maple Leafs in the first game.  The Kings came out strong and had a 3-0 lead at the end of the first period.  The Leafs fought back but could not score due to the strong goaltending of […]


  Summer youth employment enrollment now available online   Martin J. Walsh announced the opening of SuccessLink, an online tool that enables Boston youth to register for summer jobs. The SuccessLink application will be available until 11:59 pm on Friday, March 31st. Teens can apply 24 hours a day on the BCYF Youth Engagement & Employment Division website […]

South Boston Citizens’ Association Events This Week

  The Annual St. Patrick’s Day boxing show will be held this Saturday night at Peter Welch’s gym. Doors open at 6:00PM. There is a 20-bout schedule. Admission is free, so come out and support these young athletes. The Annual Tommy and Eddie Butler Senior salute sponsored by Mayor Martin Walsh will be held this […]

Patty Cloherty To Receive SBCA Shamrock Award

    South Boston Citizens’ Association president Tom McGrath has announced the Association’s 2017 recipient of the James M. “Jimmy” Kelly/Margaret “Peggy” Flaherty Shamrock Award for Community Service. The 2017 Shamrock Award will be presented to Patty Cloherty, for her selfless efforts in aiding those in need, and pitching in at the drop of a […]

South Boston Branch Library Events

  South Boston Branch Library Friends Sale March 18, 2017, 10 am – 3 pm Join the Friends of the South Boston Branch at their Spring Book Sale, where you’ll find books, DVDs, CDs, and audiobooks for adults, teens, and children available at the lowest prices around. Come and meet our Friends—and maybe become one […]