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Giving thanks … during a pandemic

By Ginger DeShaney The year 2020 has been brutal, from the global COVID-19 pandemic, high unemployment, and business closures to remote learning, holiday restrictions, and political turmoil. But despite all this, people in South Boston are thankful for what they do have as we enter the [...]

By |November 27th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Lifestyle|0 Comments

Catch the Waves:  New hair boutique focuses on customized service 

By Ginger DeShaney For Erin Ghella and Marty Horn, one blessing came out of the COVID-19 pandemic: their new hair boutique, Feather & Waves.  During the state shutdown, Marty was laid off from her job and Erin’s hours were drastically cut. Marty called Erin and asked: [...]

By |November 21st, 2020|Categories: Business, Featured|0 Comments

Oh, Christmas trees! Santa ups his delivery game

By Ginger DeShaney We all know Santa Claus delivers gifts on Christmas Eve. But in the Boston area, Santa has expanded his job description to include delivering trees.  Santa Trees Boston, run by Robert Harrington and Dan Brett, 2018 Boston College graduates, allows you to order [...]

By |November 20th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Happenings|0 Comments

Serenity now: East Side Yoga & Fitness offers peace of mind during stressful times

By Ginger DeShaney With everything going on in the world right now -- from the Covid-19 pandemic to the political situation -- people are seeking an antidote. One such medicine comes with a mat.  “At this point, our mental well-being is at the forefront,” said Andrea [...]

By |November 13th, 2020|Categories: Business, Featured|Comments Off on Serenity now: East Side Yoga & Fitness offers peace of mind during stressful times

This library is open: Bakers share their love of reading

By Ginger DeShaney Rachel and Billy Baker are avid readers. And they are hoping to instill that love of reading in others through their Little Free Library, the first one in South Boston. “We want people to take books,” Rachel said, noting that she anticipates the [...]

By |November 12th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on This library is open: Bakers share their love of reading

Fitzgerald Post Unveils Centennial Plaque

by Rick Winterson   It was a joyful occasion – the Memorial gathering at the Thomas J. Fitzgerald VFW Post No. 561 on  Veterans Day in 2020, and the unveiling of the Post’s 100th Anniversary Centennial Plaque.  The Post was named for Thomas J. Fitzgerald, killed in [...]

By |November 11th, 2020|Categories: Featured, News|Comments Off on Fitzgerald Post Unveils Centennial Plaque
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