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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.

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.

Southie Business Scoop

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In the ever changing landscape of Southie, it’s always good to keep abreast the new things happening in our local business community.  Remember is important to support small business so get out there and spend some money! 

Worden Hall is hoping to open its doors this summer at 22 West Broadway.

Traffic/Parking Advisory for South Boston and beyond

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The Haitian-American Unity Parade will be held on Sunday, May 17, with an estimated 7,000 participants gathering in Mattapan Square.  The parade will begin at 1 PM and will proceed on Blue Hill Avenue from Babson Street to Talb

The City of Boston wants to give to the heads up!

Boston drivers are

Help support a Night for Nana

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A fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Association

A very special event has been planned in memory of Ann Reitman - Ann lived her entire life in South Boston, raising her three children in a home at the corner of M and 5th where she lived until she moved to Compass on the Bay (Bayview) on Columbia Road

Open House - 724 East Second Street Unit 2

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Looking for a new condo in #Southie?  

There’s an open house this Sunday, May 17th from 12pm-1pm for this gem! 

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LAST UNIT REMAINING!! Simply stunning barely scratches the surface in describing this beautiful new modern renovation & addition!

M Street Park Scoop the Poop Day

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The cold and dark days of winter are a thing of the past.  If you've been up to M Street Park lately, you can see the "little gifts" left by dogs and owners turning a blind eye when no one was looking.  Let's get the park warm weather ready!

If you're a dog owner and would like to lend a hand

Southie Shout-out - Kristen McGill

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Local marathoner Kristen McGill of South Boston raised approximately $4,500 for Franciscan Hospital for Children running the 2015 Boston Marathon. Kristen, whose father is Detective Kevin McGill in District 4 of the Boston Police Department, was strongly supported in her fundraising efforts by the

Calling all first-time homebuyers!

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Mass Bay Credit Union to host a special seminar! 

Buying your first home can be scary! The good people of Mass Bay Credit Union wants to help ease your fears with a night filled with helpful information, tools, and guidance.  The First-Time Homebuyers Seminar takes place on Tuesday, May 12th from

Boston Shines

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Join the clean up

A Eulogy for Gerry Dooley

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Written by Ray Flynn

This eulogy was said at a memorial service for Gerry Dooley- who passed away several weeks ago by Ray Flynn.  
Saint Augustine's Cemetery Chapel- South Boston- Saturday, April 25, 2015

Thanks Freddy for coming up to Boston all the way from Arizona to make the arrangements for

South Boston Little League - 2015 Season

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Play ball!

On Sunday, April 26th, South Boston Little League celebrated opening day at Moakley Field drawing a crowd of family members and friends.  Commissioner Jimmy Burgio wished the teams a great season and thanked the coaches and parents for their commitment and dedication to the youth of

Calling all history buffs - help keep South Boston history alive!

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The CIA wants you!

The Castle Island Association is looking for some new recruits!  This Saturday, May at 12:30pm, the Castle Island Association is hosting a new volunteer information session inside Fort Independence.  You can also join and become a CIA member for $10.

Any type of volunteer help

Traffic/Parking Advisory

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DCR Traffic & Parking Advisory: Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation Race for Research

On Sunday, April 26th, the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will close William J. Day Boulevard in South Boston to all traffic to accommodate the Multiple Myeloma Race for Research on William J.

Let's celebrate! It's National Pretzel Day - April 26th

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Who doesn't love a pretzel?

Be it a twist, rod, stick, soft or hard, pretzels have been pleasing tastebuds for centuries.  So let's celebrate the pretzel and all its goodness!

Pretzel facts:

  • Pennsylvania is the center of American pretzel production for both the hard crispy and the soft bread

Some thoughts on gentrification

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Written by Brian Culkin

One of the difficulties in discussing gentrification is its status, not as a 'thing' that can be sensed and touched, but rather as an ideology. Yes of course, you can certainly see the reality of a new luxury condominium development taking over a former grammar school, but

Sneak a peek at 453 East Sixth Street

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Just on the market - take a peek at this single family located at 453 East Sixth Street. Everything is updated an in excellent condition, 2 bedrooms, living room, family room also could be 3rd bedrooms, 2.5 baths,  and 2 decks.  Price is $649,000 Check out a sampling of photos below.


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