Boston City Councilor At-Large Michael Flaherty has officially endorsed his longtime friend and colleague Edward M. Flynn in the race for the District 2 city council seat, citing Flynn’s lifelong community ties, experience in addressing important neighborhood issues and commitment to improving the city for all. “I grew up with Ed. I played youth sports […]

A Call To Hashtags!

When a South Boston neighbor has an opportunity, and is a deserving candidate for advancement, we always step up. Well, now is a good time. Cam Askew of South Boston has proven himself both on and off of the ice. In the hope of playing in the NHL, Cam is honing his skills in the […]

April Means Street Sweeping, Tickets and Tows

  If you live in Boston, April 1st means that winter is over. It’s also more than just a day to play pranks on our family and friends. Because along with the ‘1st’ being April Fool’s Day, it also signals the beginning of street sweeping and that ever-looming potential for a costly ticket and even […]


Investments made for families of first responders, DCF, and behavioral health issues   Representative Nick Collins joined his colleagues in the Massachusetts Legislature to pass a supplemental budget that makes crucial investments to support the Commonwealth’s most vulnerable residents including children, the elderly, the homeless, those with mental health issues, and the families of first […]


Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics (MONUM), the Boston Transportation Department (BTD) and the Department of Innovation and Technology (DoIT) today announced the first demand-responsive price change of the Performance Parking Pilot. A majority of metered hours in the Seaport pilot area will drop to $1.00 an hour, lowered from […]

Boston Bruin Gary Doak: A True Friend of South Boston

  Some sad news came out of the sports world over the weekend, particularly professional hockey, as the passing of former Boston Bruin’s great Gary Doak was announced. He died after a long and difficult bout with cancer at the age of 71. Many current and former South Bostonians were especially saddened by the news […]

Hundreds Turn Out to Support Ed Flynn’s Campaign for City Council

Congressman Lynch, Rep. Collins, Councilor Flaherty lead support More than 400 supporters turned out at Capo Restaurant on West Broadway in South Boston to support Ed Flynn’s campaign for Boston City Council, District 2. “I’m so humbled by the support I’ve received,” Flynn said. “It was incredible to see so many friends and supporters, both […]

The Parade Delivered – Shortened Route And All

  The weather was cold, blustery and overcast; a typical mid-March day, but as always, it couldn’t diminish the size of the crowd that flooded our streets for the Annual Evacuation Day/St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Though the route of the march was shortened considerably, said to be caused by the mounds of hardened ice on […]

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 tax […]

Straight From The Mayor

Our Transportation Plan: Go Boston 2030 By Mayor Martin J. Walsh   On any given day at any given time, I can look outside my window at City Hall and see our streets alive and bustling. From tourists crossing the street to Faneuil Hall to the cars waiting at the intersection, the Government Center T-stop […]