Want To Have A Meaningful Marriage?

New Covenant Church is hosting a 12-week marriage workshop. The workshop is designed to help strengthen and give meaning to your marriage. Registration is open to both married and engaged couples.The workshop will cover topics such as the meaning of marriage, forgiveness, the roles of husband and wife, physical intimacy, marriage and children, and more.The […]

Conley Terminal Wins Environmental Award

The Clean Truck Program has proven successful in improving area air quality The Massachusetts Port Authority’s (Massport) Paul W. Conley Container Terminal received a 2015 Breathe Easy Leadership Award for making significant contributions to reducing diesel emissions and promoting clean transportation in the Northeast. The award was given to Conley Terminal by the Northeast Diesel […]

South Boston Around The Globe – Bo Cleary: From South Boston to Hollywood

There are probably very few people living in South Boston in 2013 who have not heard of Bo Cleary. But when it comes to this well known, South Boston man that so many have a good word for, it’s not just the lifelong and longtime Southie residents that know who he is. Even the new […]

South Boston Around the Globe – “Admiral George D. Murray”

Before leaving the Thanksgiving spirit behind it’s important to note that Thanksgiving is bookended by two historical military events that underline our reasons to be thankful. This issue of South Boston Around the Globe features a native who was part of both events.  George Dominic Murray was born July 6, 1889 and lived at 250 […]

South Boston Around the Globe – Sean Malone

In our continuing series of notable South Bostonians we are proud to present Sean Malone.  The son of Sean and Carolyn, Sean has two sisters, Courtney and Lauren, and is a senior at Boston College High School. Before specifically profiling Sean, SBT would point out there is a similar specific formula that outstanding young South […]

South Boston Around The Globe

My wife and I have this ongoing discussion.  She is bursting with pride, as I am, for our son, Brian, (attending Cornell) and she thinks I should write a column about him. I’ve said it wouldn’t be right to use this column for personal reasons. It is, however, that time of year when parents, aunts, […]


If you grew up in Southie the name conjures up memories of summertime and fun, bicycles, scooters, bicycles, baby carriages, bicycles, wagons, but mostly bicycles.  Beginning in 1938 at Emerson and Fourth Street, Federico’s has always been the last word in pedal power or wheeled mobility in general. Charles Federico was born in South Boston […]

South Boston Around the Globe – Fire Chief James E. Podolske, Jr.

Fire can be used to melt or to harden steel.  The same is sometimes true to test a person’s mettle. Jim Podolske, Jr. was tested at an early age when a senior at South Boston High.  He was subjected to the ill-conceived and disastrous social experiment of school busing.  He was a member of the […]

South Boston Around The Globe – General Donohue

South Boston is honored, on this July 4th Independence Day, to profile the highest ranking military officer in South Boston history, native son, Three Star Lieutenant General Robert James Donohue.  Long before he was General Donohue, he was “Bobby” who was born March 15, 1932 at 727 “N” Street.  He grew up, as most kids […]

South Boston Around the Globe…….“John Mullen”

This week’s South Boston Around The Globe takes us full circle back to introduce this outstanding South Bostonian. “The war was over but the battles were just beginning” are the words that best describe the second half of John Mullen’s life.  Being able to describe any part of John’s life is a “Battle”, because he […]