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  • New Northern Avenue Bridge Proposed

    by Rick Winterson      It is common knowledge that the old Northern Avenue Bridge has been completely taken out of service, after it was closed for use by pedestrians and bicyclists to cross the [...]

  • Winter Coats to Paraclete

    The staff of Community Services from South Boston’s Police Station C-6 brings winter coats – generously supplied by the Stone Foundation – to the Paraclete Center on E Street. These will keep their students warm [...]

  • 2018 ABX Showcase Spectacular at the BCEC

    Connor McGuire, Steven Burke, Lisa Robbins Carrie Havey on Experts on Healthy Schools. By Richard Campbell This year’s ABX Conference showcased such depth in architecture, design, construction and innovation that the show’s program [...]

  • Third Annual Seaport Light Up

    By Richard Campbell The third annual Light Up Seaport went off this past Friday December 1st, showing signs of Christmas coming.  The event supports Massachusetts Fallen Heroes and the Gavin Foundation, The Fort Point Arts [...]

  • The Tree Market at Seaport Opens

      by Rick Winterson       The Tree Market at Seaport opened for business last Thanksgiving weekend.  South Boston Online visited Joseph, James, and Ben on their Opening Day on Black Friday.  You should visit [...]

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News

USS Hudner Visits South Boston for Her Commissioning

The destroyer USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116) docked at the Flynn Cruiseport on the Reserved Channel on Monday, November 26.  Week-long events and festivities ensued – guided tours, press events, and celebrations – leading up to her formal Commissioning on Saturday morning, December 1.  This article deals with a South Boston student visit to the Hudner and her Commissioning.   [...]

December 5th, 2018|

Laboure Christmas House Tours This Weekend

by Rick Winterson This article is really just a reminder – it will serve to remind you of the very best way to begin the Christmas Season here in South Boston: South Boston’s 28th Annual Christmas House Tour is at hand. There are actually two House Tours: A Twilight Tour this Saturday, December 1, 4 to 6 p.m., followed by [...]

November 29th, 2018|

Sports

Boston Triathlon Celebrates 10th Anniversary at Carson Beach

July 26th, 2018|

By Richard Campbell The 10th annual Boston Triathlon returned to Carson Beach generating its trademark excitement for spectators and participants alike, bringing thousands to South Boston.  In a reversal of last year’s event, the third annual Kid’s Day this past Saturday was blessed with sunny skies and almost ideal weather, whereas the adult main event [...]

Unity Cup Tournament Proudly Plays Through Weekend at Moakley

July 12th, 2018|

By Richard Campbell As the World Cup headed into the final elimination rounds this past weekend (July 6th to 8th) South Boston hosted the city’s own version in the inaugural Mayor’s Unity Cup Tournament.  Sixteen Boston based soccer teams were packed into Saunders Stadium representing their original home nations in three days of competitive soccer. [...]

Celts Rap the Raptors

April 4th, 2018|

by Rick Winterson The Boston Celtics occupy a solid second place in the NBA’s Eastern Conference. They were on a streak – six games in a row as of last weekend. They are in the top four of the entire NBA. They had been three games behind the Toronto Raptors. After Saturday’s 110-99 rapping of [...]

Lifestyle

ICA Gallery Review: Interactive Arts for the Holidays

November 22nd, 2018|

By Richard Campbell It is not often that the visual arts attempt to engage the audience into playing on a jungle gym, but William Forsythe’s “Choreographic Objects” currently installed at the ICA in the Seaport gives the viewer room to romp.  The choreographer’s experience-based works  coincide with his residency at the Boston Ballet, and would [...]

Opening Reception:  Society of Arts + Crafts

November 22nd, 2018|

       On Thursday, November 8, South Boston’s Society of Arts + Crafts (100 Pier 4 Boulevard, second floor) held its Opening Reception for “Adorning Boston and Beyond” and “Our Cups Runneth Over”.  These are cleverly combined exhibitions of both jewelry and cups, which are on view until February 17, 2019.  Admission is free; [...]

Business

SUSAN DEVLIN – A LOCAL ENTREPRENUER AND HUMANITARIAN

July 16th, 2018|

By: Tara Kerrigan Hayes We all aspire to live our lives in a meaningful way, but anyone who knows Susan Devlin, knows she sets the bar. Having always been fiercely determined and inherently altruistic, Susan had two dreams as a little girl; to one day own her own business and ultimately, to help people. The [...]

Cannistraro Opens “The FID” at 25 Fid Kennedy

June 21st, 2018|

by Rick Winterson      Thursday morning was a busy, bustling day in South Boston’s prime industrial area, its Marine Industrial Park, now entitled the Raymond L. Flynn Marine Park.  Promptly at 11 a.m., Flynn Marine Park became even busier.  J.C. Cannistraro LLC, a two-generation, family-owned firm engaged in mechanical contracting, formally and officially opened [...]

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Editorial

Honoring the Most Honorable Lives

November 15th, 2018|

Letter to the Editor: Raymond L. Flynn, former Mayor of Boston and former U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican Attending morning Mass on Veterans Day was always a great opportunity to reflect on the many dedicated men and women who served our country in the military over these many years. There is always something special about [...]

Secure Voting Machines: The MIT Solution Already Exists

November 8th, 2018|

By Richard Campbell As the election results are coming in this writer decided to look a little more deeply into the 20-year-old voting machine debacle. Many Americans believe they are informed regarding the integrity of our outdated system of voting. Our technology challenged officials either claim there are no serious problems, or they can’t be [...]

Happenings

Winter Coats to Paraclete

December 7th, 2018|

The staff of Community Services from South Boston’s Police Station C-6 brings winter coats – generously supplied by the Stone Foundation – to the Paraclete Center on E Street. These will keep their students warm all this winter long. Thank you, and Merry Christmas.   Winter coats have been distributed to Paraclete students by [...]

Real Estate

Nurture Is 15

October 13th, 2016|

"Nurture Salon and Spa, which is located in the heart of South Boston at 127 L Street, celebrated its (very) Happy 15th Birthday last Thursday evening. Nurture’s Proprietor and Lead Stylist Susan Devlin (shown above) is not only an artiste in what she does, she’s also a successful businesswoman. The sur- roundings inside Nurture, the [...]

South Boston Development Update: PART TWO

September 15th, 2016|

In South Boston Online’s last issue, we presented PART ONE of an update on major developments in South Boston. That focused on the Waterfront, from Fort Point, where GE is locating their corporate headquarters, to the proposed power plant site development at the eastern end of Summer Street on the Reserved Channel. Now, let’s journey [...]

South Boston Development Update

September 8th, 2016|

by Rick Winterson This article will attempt to summarize the frenetic pace of development in South Boston. It keys in on seven major individual developments, including those areas of South Boston being most intensively developed. South Boston Online encourages you to keep yourself up to date about what’s going on, via the Internet, public meetings, [...]

A “Time” for Steve

September 1st, 2016|

By Rick Winterson Next Thursday, September 8, is State Primary Election Day – just one week away. As always, South Boston Online strongly encourages you to vote. It takes just a small amount of your time, and in our opinion, it’s not only your duty to vote, it’s actually your privilege. Please consider voting for [...]

South Boston Catholic Academy Summer News

August 25th, 2016|

Highlights from the Early Childhood Summer Camp Program at South Boston Catholic Academy   It has been another wonderful summer at South Boston Catholic Academy!  The children in the Early Childhood Summer Program had a lot of fun while learning and exploring new things.  The camp ran for 7 weeks changing themes biweekly. The themes [...]

Unity Day, 2016

August 25th, 2016|

by Rick Winterson     Unity Day has become another South Boston tradition, especially within the West Broadway Housing Development.  The 2016 event last Saturday, August 20, was no exception.  This is a celebration that is sponsored by the West Broadway Task Force, a highly active civic group presided over by our community’s own Betty [...]

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