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Voices in Healthcare

By Carol Masshardt (This series will focus on healthcare professionals and their experiences during the Pandemic.   All have some connection to South Boston.)   Some people seem born into a profession and challenges only seem to deepen a sense of who they are and what they do. South Boston’s Kate Nolan, Gynecology/Oncology nurse practitioner at Beth Israel Lahey Health Systems, [...]

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Growing Kindness: Volunteers Prepare Mother’s Day Plants for Seniors

By Ginger DeShaney The mother-daughter duo of Karen O’Leary and Nichole Mikshenas are regulars at the Lynch Campaign Mother’s Day Plant Night.  Karen has been volunteering for this annual event for 21 years. “It’s fun,” said the Southie resident. “It feels like we’re doing something good.” A room full of volunteers gathered at Plumbers Local 12 Union Hall in Dorchester [...]

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All Aboard the BioBus! Next Stop: Discovery

By Ginger DeShaney The BioBus was in South Boston Saturday, April 30, and will be back tomorrow, May 1, in conjunction with the City Nature Challenge, a four-day international bio blitz, said Rachel Vincent, a biological science technician with the National Park Service. In a joint effort between the New York-based BioBus, the National Park Service, Boston Harbor Now, and [...]

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Look Who’s Cooking!

    By Carol Masshardt (This series will focus on local chefs) Moonshine’s owner/chef, Asia Mei, could be doing a million things successfully. A Boston College graduate in Biology and Economics with minors in Film and Education, Asia, 40, was a competitive gymnast and has enough sustained intellectual and physical energy to take on most any challenge. She is a [...]

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Guardian Angels: Julie’s Honors Ann D’Auria, Dianne Driscoll at Spring Event

By Ginger DeShaney Ann D’Auria and Dianne Driscoll are guardian angels for countless women and children at Julie’s Family Learning Program. “I marvel at their passion and their dedication. This is not easy work,” said Julie’s Executive Director Bob Monahan. “You have to have the right qualities as a staff person to be effective. Their commitment to the mission of [...]

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Making an Impact: Boys & Girls Club Promotes Four 

By Ginger DeShaney  Jennifer Nunez, Angela Huber, Stephanie Greene, and Izzy Gonzalez are always there for the kids in Southie, providing a safe haven. “You know the phrase, be the person you wish you had when you were younger?” asked Stephanie. “We are trying to do that. “We want to make an impact on young people.” In recognition of their [...]

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