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Week of May 25th

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Be informed.  Get involved.  City Council President Bill Linehan will hold a hearing on the alcohol tax proposal on Wednesday, May 27th at 11am at City Hall.

The mayor says, “Have a safe and enjoyable summer!”

News & Politics

Some helpful summertime tips and information 

On Friday, Mayor Martin J. Walsh joined City officials to highlight the cross-departmental measures the City of Boston is taking to keep residents and visitors safe this summer.  

"Summer should be a time of joy and fun, and the City of Boston has

Alemany trial has begun for the murder of Amy Lord

News & Politics

Testimony began this week in the case of Edwin J Alemany, the man accused of murdering South Boston resident Amy Lord and attacking three other women.  

Back in July of 2013, news of the abduction and murder of Lord, 24, shook the community of South Boston.  On the morning of July 23rd, 2013, Lord

Helicopter action in Southie

News & Politics

The Norwegian Dawn is back in town!

Are you wondering why helicopters were circling over head on Friday morning?  They were sneaking a peek at the cruise ship that was stranded for hours near Bermuda after hitting a coral reef earlier this week.  Luckily no one was hurt - other than maybe the

Lunch Break at the Lawn on D!

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Leave your brown bag lunch at home!  Take a break from your ordinary lunch break and head to the Lawn on D!

Every Friday this summer, The Lawn on D is shaking things up in the lunch department.  Enjoy games, activities and unique programming designed to send you back to work refreshed and

Rep. Collins Unveils Legislative Agenda for Upcoming Session

News & Politics

Emphasis on local issues relating to open space, public safety and transportation issues 

The following is a press release from Rep. Nick Collins' office:

Last week, Representative Nick Collins announced his legislative priorities for the district for the current legislative session, which began

Southie - start your engines. Grand Prix Boston

arts & entertainment

Southie is the new Monaco.  Imagine Grand Prix race cards ripping down Summer Street.  Looks like it's going to be a reality next year! 

According to the Boston Herald, South Boston has the green flag as the spot for the Grand Prix of Boston — the Verizon IndyCar Series’ season-finale race which

Weekend Picks - Memorial Day Edition

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Eat:
Having a backyard cookout?  K&8th Market and Butcher Shop can help you with when it comes to the meat you're grilling - they are the local experts.

A Time to Mourn and Remember

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Thomas J. Fitzgerald Post VFW #561 to host memorial exercise on Sunday (May 24th) at 9:15am

On Sunday, May 24, 2015, members of the Thomas J.

Dru Errico @Seapoint

arts & entertainment

Dust off those dance shoes

Kick it old school Southie-style at Seapoint (367 East Eighth Street).  

Revisit the good old days and enjoy Southie DJ legend Dru Erico as he spins the tunes at Seapoint on Sunday, May 24th beginning at 8pm.   Plan on dancing the night away to such local favorites like

Memorial Day

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Always Remember

A little bit o' history.   Memorial Day is a national holiday and a day of remembrance of those who have died while serving our country in the armed forces.  Originally called Decoration Day, it was a day to visit the cemetery and decorate the graves of fallen soldiers.