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 […]

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 WALSH ANNOUNCES BODY CAMERA PILOT PROGRAM EXTENSION

  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 […]

Rep. Lynch Seeks to Exempt Veterans From President’s Hiring Freeze

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch led 23 House Democrats on a letter to President Donald Trump calling for an exemption for veterans from the President’s government-wide hiring freeze. With veterans representing 30% of our federal workforce and new hires at federal agencies nationwide, returning service men and women are disproportionately affected by the President’s executive action. […]

Progress Continues For WWI Heroes

  It is South Boston Today’s honor to publish the remaining half of the photos and the names of South Boston’s World War I heroes. In last week’s issue, we ran the first half of the photos that are on display in the memorial case located in the corridor of South Boston High School. In […]

Corned Beef Allowed on Friday, March 17th

  For those who may not have heard the news, it will be fine with the Church for Catholics to eat corned beef on Friday, March 17th. Though the day falls on a Friday during the Holy Lenten Season; traditionally a day of abstinence in regard to the consumption of meat by Roman Catholics over […]

Boston Athletic Club – Private Or Public Health Club?

Racquetball and Handball at the BAC ain’t Beanbag. Those who play these sports ain’t pushovers. Elected leaders know it and are weighing in. BAC management has yet to. As reported last week, it had come to the attention of this newspaper that there are plans underway to convert certain areas of the BAC facility from […]

“Battle for Boston”

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 the […]