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  • Intersection at L & East 6th – Still Dangerous

    By Tara Kerrigan Hayes The familiar sounds of screeching tires and tearing metal rang through the neighborhood yet again last week, at the corner of L and East 6th.  While no injuries were sustained in [...]

  • How We’re Investing in South Boston

    By Mayor Martin J. Walsh Every spring, we release our Capital Investment Plan which funds the critical improvements to our infrastructure and facilities in Boston over a five-year period. It is a reflection of our [...]

  • Charity Hockey Game to Support Veterans and their Families

    Recently, Representative David Biele skated in the 4th Annual Heroes vs. Legislators charity hockey game to benefit the Skate for the 22 Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides support services to over 375 veterans and [...]

  • The Lawn on D Weekend Events

    Swing into Spring for the Lawn on D’s first family event of the season with great entertainment for all ages!  This annual favorite will feature a live animal show, author readings, a magic show, and [...]

  • Life Turns on a Dime

    By Brianne R.  Fitzgerald RN, MSN, NP, MPH Winter in Boston is long and dark.  The Redline breaks down, folks complain about the weather and we make do.  This winter I was part of the [...]

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Intersection at L & East 6th – Still Dangerous

By Tara Kerrigan Hayes The familiar sounds of screeching tires and tearing metal rang through the neighborhood yet again last week, at the corner of L and East 6th.  While no injuries were sustained in this particular crash, it was another stark reminder that this notoriously dangerous intersection is still exactly that – dangerous. Local residents continue to express concerns [...]

May 16th, 2019|

How We’re Investing in South Boston

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh Every spring, we release our Capital Investment Plan which funds the critical improvements to our infrastructure and facilities in Boston over a five-year period. It is a reflection of our priorities, and is guided by the voices of over 15,000 residents who offered input for our citywide plan, Imagine Boston 2030. Our Capital Plan funds [...]

May 13th, 2019|

Sports

Charity Hockey Game to Support Veterans and their Families

May 8th, 2019|

Recently, Representative David Biele skated in the 4th Annual Heroes vs. Legislators charity hockey game to benefit the Skate for the 22 Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides support services to over 375 veterans and their families across Massachusetts. Founded in 2015 by a group of veterans, the Foundation gets its name from a staggering [...]

Gate of Heaven CYO “All-Star” Game 

March 5th, 2019|

In the most exciting game of the season, the winning team coached by Allison Baker and  Jacqueline Beggan, grabbed the victory by one point!    The blue team was coached  by Christina McDonagh Running the scoring table was first place coach, Emily Harris and longtime volunteer, Mary Kate Hart.  Marie Laundry, director of the girl’s program [...]

 Basketball Free-Throw and Swimming Competitions Rescheduled Due to Weather  

March 4th, 2019|

South Boston Citizens’ Association Annual basketball free-throw competition will take place Monday, March 11th at 6:00 p.m. at the Tynan Community School gym. Please register with Kathy Davis and her staff Tuesday, March 12th at 6:00 p.m. We move down to the boys and Girls Club Swimming Pool for the Annual Swim Meets. Register with [...]

Lifestyle

Life Turns on a Dime

May 2nd, 2019|

By Brianne R.  Fitzgerald RN, MSN, NP, MPH Winter in Boston is long and dark.  The Redline breaks down, folks complain about the weather and we make do.  This winter I was part of the huddling hoards on the platform at Andrew trying to get home at night.  I was a regular at Dunkin Donuts [...]

Nurture Your Neighbor – Nominate a Mom for a Free Ultimate Mind / Body Makeover

April 28th, 2019|

By Tara Kerrigan Hayes While the complicated origins of Mother’s Day attributes a woman named Anna Jarvis to founding the holiday, it was actually her own mother, Ann Jarvis, who had a slightly different idea for the holiday’s intent. Rather than simply celebrating one mother in particular, (our own), she envisioned a community service day [...]

Business

224 Boston Street – The New Brunch Hot Spot

April 27th, 2019|

By: Tara Kerrigan Hayes   If you’re looking for a new favorite brunch spot, it’s time to take a fresh look at the old 224 Boston Street. While the name hasn’t changed, the proprietors have, along with the menu, look and energy. The vision for 224 by new owner, Eric Aulenback, is simple - preservation [...]

Boston Harbor Hero Kathy Lafferty Honored at Save the Harbor’s Gala

April 3rd, 2019|

On Thursday, March 28, 500 corporate and civic leaders, elected officials, community partners, and Save the Harbor/Save the Bay supporters gathered at the Seaport Hotel for Destination Boston Harbor, Save the Harbor's annual fundraising gala.  This event celebrated a year of on-the-water programming that connects millions of the region's residents and visitors to Boston Harbor, [...]

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Editorial

The Moakley Park “Vision”

April 2nd, 2019|

A VISION FOR “Retaining and enhancing Moakley as a key, active, recreational amenity for South Boston and the entire City through elevated sports fields, and destination sports courts and play areas with improved stormwater management.”   The words above represent no small goal.  From April, 2018, until September, 2018, there were a multitude of media [...]

Marijuana Facilities Nearer Than You Might Think

February 10th, 2019|

by Rick Winterson    In many ways, this article is a follow-up to the 3 articles in South Boston Online on marijuana by Brianne Fitzgerald, Nurse Practitioner (NP) and the Founder of Recoverymattersma.org.  Ms. Fitzgerald is a highly qualified individual on this issue.  We encourage you to read carefully all of the articles, which you [...]

Happenings

The Lawn on D Weekend Events

May 3rd, 2019|

Swing into Spring for the Lawn on D’s first family event of the season with great entertainment for all ages!  This annual favorite will feature a live animal show, author readings, a magic show, and a ton of interactive activities and live musical performances. Signature Event:  Swing Into Spring Saturday, May 4th  Noon to 10:00 [...]

Giving Back to A Veteran in Need

March 27th, 2019|

By: Tara Kerrigan Hayes   If there’s one thing to be said for Bostonians, it’s that they rise up to take care of their own, and who better to consider one of our “own” than a Dorchester native, Veteran Marine who served his country in in the Vietnam war, then dedicated his life to serving [...]

Real Estate

Residential Project in South Boston will Move Forward

January 18th, 2019|

The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) Board of Directors approved a residential development project in South Boston near Broadway Station.   The 21-35 West Second Street will construct a new six-story building with 55 residential rental units, approximately 2,600 square feet of ground-floor retail space, and two on-site parking spaces for car share services. Seven [...]

47 Marine Road Asking Price: $1,779,000

August 2nd, 2018|

K & Marine Rd Two-Family with 4 off-street parking spaces? Need I say more?...Here's the deal: The current owners are approved (Permit in hand) to renovate and expand their two-family to include two bi-level units that are approximately 2,000 Square feet each. Yes, that's 4,000 SF total. The upper unit will have great water views. [...]

Washington Village 235 Old Colony: First Signs Major South Boston Development

September 28th, 2017|

Richard Campbell DJ Properties Development plan for Washington Village is a huge project in full swing with the first of eight buildings being built, on a 5acre site, to include over 656 units, and nearly 100,000 square feet of retail shops- largely reinventing the moribund corridor on the corner of Dorchester Street and Old Colony [...]

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