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Timothy (Doc) Cook Scholarship Recipients Honored

Twelve outstanding students who have demonstrated community involvement and an understanding of post-traumatic stress disorder and its effects have been awarded Timothy (Doc) Cook Scholarships. The scholarships are given in memory of Tim Cook, a Navy Corpsman who brought medical care to wounded soldiers on the battlefield. He was 28 years old in March 2013 when he lost his battle [...]

By |June 8th, 2023|Categories: Education, Featured, Happenings, Lifestyle|0 Comments

South Boston Farmers Market Opens June 5

It’s farmers market time again! The South Boston Farmers Market opens for business on Monday, June 5 in front of the municipal parking lot at 446 W. Broadway. Riverdale Farm will be back with its array of fruit, vegetables, eggs, and honey. But the hours have changed for this year. The market will open at 11 a.m. and close at [...]

By |June 1st, 2023|Categories: Featured, Happenings, Lifestyle|0 Comments

Sen. Collins’ Proposal to Convert Decommissioned Ship Into Floating Hospital Passes

Amendment Would Study Ship Use for Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Recovery Services The Massachusetts Senate has approved legislation to convert a cruise ship into The Floating Hospital for Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Recovery, taking a page from the Commonwealth’s public health history – to create new temporary housing, medical and supportive services for those battling substance use disorder [...]

By |May 31st, 2023|Categories: Featured, News|0 Comments

Southie Scholar: Henry Gailunas

By Carol Masshardt Education is connected to service for Catholic Memorial graduate, 18-year-old Henry Gailunas. Many peers are headed to college, but this graduate is choosing a different route and one that is driven by knowledge of how he learns and how he wants to contribute. After six years at CM, he is taking a “gap year” to continue working [...]

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New Jewelry with Familiar Name on East Broadway

By Carol Masshardt The Calnan name is synonymous with jewelry in South Boston, and in recent months Joe Calnan’s nephew, Carson, has opened at 705 E. Broadway. His emphasis on expert repair and using the newest technology for custom design reflects the changes in the possibilities of jewelry and his own impressive talents. He also holds the imagine of an [...]

By |May 12th, 2023|Categories: Business, Featured|Comments Off on New Jewelry with Familiar Name on East Broadway

It Takes a Community: Fran Dempsey

By Carol Masshardt It is rare for a community to have an auto mechanic that seems to be universally trusted, and one in love what he has been doing since the early 1970’s. South Boston can count itself among the lucky with Fran Dempsey of Fran’s Auto Body on 43 Preble St. “I’m a Southie guy,” said Fran as if [...]

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