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Linehan Calls for the Naming of the South Boston Branch Library for Bill Bulger

News & Politics

Looks like our South Boston Branch of the public library will be named after former MA State Senate President and President of UMass Boston Bill Bulger.  We'll second that! The following is a press release from Bill Linehan:

City Council President and South Boston District City Councilor Bill

Family fun on the beach!

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The South Boston Neighborhood House is inviting you to some good old fashioned fun on the beach!  On Tuesday, August 12th from 6pm-8pm stop by Carson Beach for an night of music, dancing, refreshments and books!  All kids will get a t-shirt and a book to take home. 

This family event is sponsored by

Try something new - teach yoga! Teacher Training at South Boston Yoga

Health & Wellness

Whether it's been a lifelong dream or just on your bucket list, teaching yoga can be very rewarding!  On Thursday, July 31st South Boston Yoga's summer intensive teacher training begins.  It's three weeks (200 hours) of incredible, extensive training in all aspects of yoga.

T.E.A.M. Mentor Mixer at Lincoln

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Mix it up! South Boston T.E.A.M. (Together Engaging Adolescents Through Mentoring) wants you to help make our community a little bit stronger! South Boston T.E.A.M. is a mentoring program that matches caring adults with teens from South Boston. Matches will meet once a week for at least one year.

If the "Water Company" knocks - don't let them in.

News & Politics

On Sunday, a South Boston Dorchester Street resident heard a knock on the door and was greeted by a gentleman wearing a checked button down shirt claiming to work for the "Water Company."  The homeowner was suspicious and asked to see a company i.d.

Week of July 28th


Sip and celebrate Urban Art Bar's new location!   On Monday, July 28th from 5pm - 8pm, stop by 709 East Broadway (formerly Calnan's) and check out their new space, have a cocktail and mix and mingle with friends!

Happy 100th Birthday - Armando Guarino!  Help him celebrate a century of life at his

Happy 100th Birthday - Armando!

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Armando Guarino will turn 100 this week!   Help him celebrate a century of life at his birthday celebration on Tuesday, July 29th at 2pm at Compass on the Bay.  Stop by and wish him well!   Guarino has been a Southie resident since he emigrated from Italy many years ago!

Remembering Amy Lord

News & Politics

A special Mass will be held on Sunday, July 27th at 6pm at St. Brigid Church in memory of Amy Lord.  Amy was a 24 year-old South Boston resident who was abducted and brutally murdered on July 23, 2013.

Please continue to keep Amy's family and friends in your prayers. 


#ParkinginSouthie - a recap of the 7 Day Parking Pilot Program Meeting

News & Politics

Concerned South Boston citizens gathered in the cafeteria of the Tynan school on Wednesday, July 23rd to discuss a proposed 7 Day Resident Parking Pilot Program for the City Point neighborhood.   City Council President Bill Linehan presided over the meeting and also presented the  proposal of the

#ParkinginSouthie a blog by Peter Gailunas

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Last night a group of concerned South Boston residents packed themselves into the cafeteria of the Tynan School to discuss parking in our neighborhood.  City Councilor Bill Linehan has proposed a 7 Day Resident Parking Pilot Program for the neighborhood of City Point.

Weekend Picks - July 25th

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Lobster, shrimp and oysters, oh my!  Celebrate 100 years of the Boston Fish Pier at the Boston Seafood Festival on Sunday, July 27th from 11am-6pm.  This family friendly event begins at 11am and goes for 7 delicious hours until 6pm.

Prep for a community meeting - the how-to's

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Written by Heather Foley - orignally published in 2011

Southie has been abuzz with community meetings lately.