Lynch Nominates Benjamin O’Brien As West Point Appointee

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston) recently announced the nomination of Benjamin O’Brien of South Boston for appointment to the United States Military Academy.  Benjamin, the son of Holly and Steve O’Brien, is a senior at Boston Collegiate Charter School. As part of his congressional duties, Congressman Lynch nominates exemplary candidates to the United States service […]

Medicine Wheel Productions Presents Hand in Hand at the Cyclorama

Today Medicine Wheel Productions (MWP) kicked off the exhibition of its most recent Hand In Hand project at the Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts in the South End.  MWP creates Hand in Hand projects with the hope of mending divisions, as well as improving health and safety in communities through the creation […]

BC High’s Choir Sings at St. Patrick Breakfast

BC High student Tim Smyth of South Boston, a member of the Boston College High School Concert Choir, contributed to the festivities on Sunday March 19 with an early morning concert at the Massachusetts Convention Center. The 42-member choir (41 students and 1 faculty) under the direction of Doctor Marina Rozenberg of Hingham was invited […]

Let’s Talk!

Youth/Adult Community Dialogue About Violence Prevention and Medicine Wheel Productions Hand in Hand Exhibit With an awe inspiring, artistic backdrop of Medicine Wheel Production’s Hand in Hand Exhibit and opening remarks from Boston Police Superintendent Randall J. Halstead – Night Commander, youth and adults will have an opportunity to share their views and have conversations […]

Evacuation Day Historical Exercises and Essay and Poster Competition: The Traditions Continue

  There were 2 solid weeks of events highlighting the St. Patrick’s Day/Evacuation Day and all of them brought pleasure to people of every age. Two of the final events were of course the Essay and Poster Competition and the Historical Exercises held at Thomas Park. The Historical Exercises which is a long standing and […]

Congressman Lynch Opens Art Competition

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston) announced the opening of “An Artistic Discovery,” the 2017 Congressional Art Competition. This competition is open to all high school students who reside in the 8th Congressional District. The winner will have his or her work displayed in the United States Capitol for a full year. Additionally, there will be […]

BCYF Condon St. Patrick’s Day Senior Luncheon

  The annual BCYF Condon St. Patrick’s Senior Luncheon went off as planned last weekend and can be summed up in one word – Fun. Nearly a hundred area senior citizens, many sporting festive green wigs, sunglasses and light up earrings were treated to fantastic food from Alfredo’s Restaurant and Catering, some good music and […]

Evacuation Day Banquet Honors Veterans and Community Leaders

Headlined by Mayor Marty Walsh, Governor Charlie Baker, Congressman Stephen Lynch and an array of city, state and county officials, the banquet commemorating the 137th South Boston Citizens Association Evacuation Day Banquet was by all accounts a resounding success. Kudos to Executive Director David Gibbons and his team for providing a comfortable venue and to […]

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 […]