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Public Safety Plan for Marathon Monday

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As the City of Boston prepares for millions of visitors over the next week culminating in the 118th Boston Marathon, city officials today released detailed public safety plans for Boston’s approximately 2 miles of marathon route.

Things You Should Know - Week of April 14th

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Remember.   Tuesday, April 15th will mark the first anniversary of the Marathon Monday Tragedy.  At 12pm, Vice President Joe Biden, Governor Deval Patrick, and Mayor Martin J.

Spring has sprung - The Laboure Spring Benefit

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The air is growing warmer.  The trees are budding and the Laboure Spring Benefit are all signs of the arrival of a new season.  On Thursday, April 24th at 5:30pm help support an amazing South Boston charity and enjoy cocktails, savories and the harbor view.

Rep. Collins pushes for passage of Domestic Violence Bill

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Representative Nick Collins joined House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo and his House colleagues in voting for a comprehensive domestic violence bill which creates new criminal offenses and elevated penalties, boosts prevention efforts and seeks to empower victims.

The legislation establishes a first

Easter Brunch in Southie

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Wondering where to get a little Easter Brunch in South Boston?  We've got the scoop!

Lincoln - 425 West Broadway:
Lincoln will be open for Easter Brunch from 10am-3pm.

Fun Facts about Easter

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When did the resurrection of Christ transform into the Easter Bunny?

  • The exchange of eggs for Easter dates back to a springtime custom older than Easter itself in which eggs were given as a symbol of rebirth in many cultures.
  • Easter’s name is actually derived from a Goddess named Eastre.

Easter Mass Schedule for South Boston

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Celebrate Easter in church.  Here is list of the Easter Mass schedule:

Saint Brigid Parish, Gate of Heaven Parish, St. Monica-St. Augustine
On Easter Sunday - April 20th:
5:55AM Sunrise Mass at Castle Island
8:00AM Mass at Saint Brigid Church
9:00AM Mass at Gate of Heaven Church 
9:30AM Mass at St.

The Transforming Distillery Building Brings Promise to Southie

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Written by Betsy Walsh Frissora

The Distillery Project Status
The proposed Distillery project, located on 516 East 2nd Street could bring many exciting things to Southie, including art, music, transportation, eco-friendly living, business, and aesthetically pleasing landscapes.

Concerned Southie neighbor is reaching out to woman in distress

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The following is a letter from a resident in the F Street neighborhood:

Hey, Caught in Southie!

I am not sure if you post things like this, so if you don't, no problem. But it's on my mind and you have contact with so many people in the neighborhood that I thought it might be worth asking.

On Thursday

Council President Linehan Works to Fund Recovery Programs through alcohol tax

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City Council President Bill Linehan recently introduced a Home Rule Petition that would implement a 6.25% tax on “off premise” alcohol purchases within the City of Boston.  A hearing was held on April 7th in the Boston City Council’s Iannella Chamber regarding this proposal.

Macaron lovers rejoice! Miam Miam Macaronerie coming soon to Southie

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Southie is the new Paris.   South Boston is about to get its first macaronerie.  Miam Miam Macaronerie (pronounced mee-yahm mee-yahm is the french word for "yummy) will be opening very soon in an undisclosed South Boston location - very mysterious.   In the meantime, they will be taking orders, so