ABC’s at St. Peter Academy

It is never too early to begin teaching literacy skills. That is the philosophy at St. Peter Academy where one of our toddlers recently announced to her family, “I’m a reader!” While she might not actually be able to “read” all of the words in the book, she and her classmates have developed letter recognition […]

Letter to the Editor

To:       Residents of South Boston, The great industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie once said, “As I grow older I pay less attention to what people say, I just watch what they do”. I have watched Ed Flynn for over 30 years as a dedicated father, husband, serving his country and all of us in the […]

Hey! No Parking. We’re Filming Here

Local residents don’t need a newspaper to tell them how bad parking has become in South Boston. It’s a fact of life that they live with each and every day. So, it came as no surprise when some neighbors were upset at finding yet more no parking signs posted on trees and on poles in […]

Chinatown Group Alleges Voter Intimidation In District 2 Race

Armed with affidavits from several residents of apartment buildings, housing mostly the elderly, in the Chinatown Section of Boston, which is part of the District 2 City Council seat, the Chinese Progressive Association claims evidence of voting violations with absentee ballots by persons affiliated with Candidate Michael Kelley, including a city employee. It is noted […]

Thomas J. Butler Freight Corridor & Memorial Park

Governor Charlie Baker, Mayor Marty Walsh and local elected officials today joined Massport and the family of the late Thomas J. Butler, former Director of External Affairs at Massport and true son of South Boston, to celebrate the opening of the Thomas J. Butler Freight Corridor and Memorial Park. “This project is a fitting tribute […]

Ed Flynn Humbly Asks For Your Vote

As this election approaches its conclusion this upcoming Tuesday, November 7th, I would like to extend my best wishes to my neighbors and thank you for the hospitality that you have extended to me, my family, and my supporters as we knocked on thousands of doors and made tens of thousands of phone calls throughout our district. […]

Jim Brett to Receive Lifetime Disability Advocacy Award

New England Council President and CEO Jim Brett will be honored by Community Work Services as the first recipient of their Lifetime Achievement and Advocacy Award for Individuals with Disabilities. Community Work Services is turning 140 years old, and will be having a gala party on November 9, 2017 at the Omni Parker House Hotel. […]

Wards 6 & 7 Democratic Committees Endorse Candidates for Boston City Election

Following presentations from the candidates in attendance to the assembled democratic committees on Tuesday, September 19, the committees met separately and voted the following endorsements. The general election is Tuesday, November 7. For Mayor:                                          Martin J. Walsh For District 2 City Councilor:    Edward N. Flynn   The candidates endorsed by the Ward 6 & 7 […]

Window Into The State House

House to debate scaled-down criminal justice bill; Baker expresses ‘very significant concern’ with Senate measure Amid pressure from progressives to pass the Senate’s sweeping criminal-justice bill, the House is expected today to set a Nov. 9 deadline to debate its own reform legislation, which likely will be a whittled-down version of the Senate plan, reports Jim O’Sullivan at the […]

Flood Insurance Renewal is Critical for Massachusetts and New England

Flood Insurance Renewal is Critical for Massachusetts and New England By Richard Paris New England is well aware of the wreckage that can come with a major storm. In recent years, Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Irene, and Hurricane Hanna were just a few of the storms that left scars up and down the Northeast. Those storms […]