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  • Calling all Happy Haunts! 

    Join us for a safe and festive Halloween celebration. Dress up your cars and yourselves and roll into this socially distant car parade.  This parade is being hosted by The MOMS Club of South Boston. EVERYONE [...]

  • A Cut Above: Louie Styles now Open

    By Ginger DeShaney The 32-year-old owner of Louie Styles is kicking it old school in his new barbershop at 100 Dorchester St. in South Boston.  Louie Ramos officially opened his doors about two months ago [...]

  • Fall and Winter Support for Restaurants

    Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced the expansion of the Reopen Boston Fund to ensure restaurants in Boston are able to purchase necessary equipment for outdoor dining this fall and winter. This opportunity will include costs [...]

  • End of Summer Volleyball

    Taking advantage of the last official weekend of summer, young adults and college kids hit Carson Beach to play volleyball and celebrate the end of the season on Saturday.    

  • Civil Fine of up to $300 for South Boston House Parties

    Dear Neighbors, In recent months during this pandemic, many of you have contacted our offices out of great concern regarding largely attended house parties throughout the neighborhoods of South Boston. Please note that we share [...]

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Civil Fine of up to $300 for South Boston House Parties

Dear Neighbors, In recent months during this pandemic, many of you have contacted our offices out of great concern regarding largely attended house parties throughout the neighborhoods of South Boston. Please note that we share your concerns about these house parties, not only in terms of their noise and impact on the quality of life for our residents, but primarily [...]

August 31st, 2020|

Pride, faith, hard work will make for meaningful change

Submitted by Ray Flynn former Mayor of Boston Boston Police officers are the best, and do their best to protect the people of Boston — from the hard working poor and middle income families to the vulnerable elderly. They are the first line of defense against violent criminals and gangs. Activists nationwide are calling for police departments to be defunded [...]

June 11th, 2020|

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

Drawing A Line In The Sand To Keep Our Beaches Safe And Open

May 21st, 2020|

The late US District Court Judge A. David Mazzone, who oversaw the Boston Harbor case for nearly 20 years, often said that he measured the success of the Boston Harbor cleanup not by the “number of feet” you could see into the water, but by the “pairs of feet” he saw on the region’s public [...]

South Boston Residents Step Up to Deliver Groceries

April 14th, 2020|

It was late on a Friday afternoon when the South Boston Neighborhood Aid Hotline received a call from a hospital social worker: A young woman was about to be released from the hospital. She was still very sick, and had no family or friends to help make sure there was food in her apartment for [...]

Business

A Cut Above: Louie Styles now Open

October 7th, 2020|

By Ginger DeShaney The 32-year-old owner of Louie Styles is kicking it old school in his new barbershop at 100 Dorchester St. in South Boston.  Louie Ramos officially opened his doors about two months ago and he and his fellow barbers are already attracting regular customers. He attributes this early success to his strong work [...]

Fall and Winter Support for Restaurants

September 30th, 2020|

Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced the expansion of the Reopen Boston Fund to ensure restaurants in Boston are able to purchase necessary equipment for outdoor dining this fall and winter. This opportunity will include costs to cover heaters, storage equipment, and propane. In May, Mayor Walsh announced the $6 million Reopen Boston Fund, which provides debt-free [...]

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Editorial

South Boston Elected Officials Hold Fireworks Meeting

July 1st, 2020|

On Monday evening, Councilor Ed Flynn, Councilor At-Large Michael Flaherty and State Rep. David Biele, along with the offices of Congressman Lynch and Senator Collins, hosted a meeting with concerned neighbors and representatives from both the Boston Fire Department and the Boston Police Department to discuss the impact of illegal fireworks on our neighborhoods. The [...]

Bill Frew Remembers

May 25th, 2020|

Editor’s NOTE:  William J. “Bill” Frew is a local writer.  His major work is “A Pilot’s Life”, memoirs of flying for the Air Force and TransWorld Airlines.  With his permission, we have excerpted a vivid memory Bill wrote about in Book 2, concerning Charles Bazzinotti – now memorialized on South Boston’s Vietnam Memorial, the first [...]

Happenings

Calling all Happy Haunts! 

October 27th, 2020|

Join us for a safe and festive Halloween celebration. Dress up your cars and yourselves and roll into this socially distant car parade.  This parade is being hosted by The MOMS Club of South Boston. EVERYONE is welcome to participate! Please feel free to RSVP even if you don't belong to the club. Southie, this is [...]

End of Summer Volleyball

September 26th, 2020|

Taking advantage of the last official weekend of summer, young adults and college kids hit Carson Beach to play volleyball and celebrate the end of the season on Saturday.    

Real Estate

The South Boston Zoning Initiative (cont.)

September 11th, 2019|

by Rick Winterson     No one has to be told that South Boston is an unusual place.  It was annexed to the City of Boston 215 years ago in 1804, and certain areas in Southie still retains their original names, evoking a “once-upon-a-time” connection with Dorchester.  These names include Washington Village, whose brother neighborhood [...]

Amazon Project Breaks Ground

May 31st, 2019|

Another keystone, landmark event occurred in South Boston.  Call this event what you will, the Amazon Corporation and WS Development broke ground that day, for a new office complex in the center of South Boston’s booming Seaport District.  The nameplate address of the new complex is 111 Harbor Way, and it is located near the [...]

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. [...]

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