12 hours ago

West Broadway Neighborhood Association (South...

    WCVB Channel 5 Boston
    WOW! Sky5 was over a huge crowd waiting for buses due to a derailment that has suspended service on the Red Line in Boston.
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13 hours ago

Andrew Square Civic Association shared a post...

This forum is tomorrow night

    Southie Community Bulletin Board
    The Southie Community Bulletin Board is a group for people interested in the community of South Boston, Massachusetts. Postings about events, recommendations and general questions are welcome. RULES: 1 No political discussions. 2. No general dog issue posts (except lost/found). 3. No use of the words 'yuppie' or 'junkie'--both needlessly divisive.
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14 hours ago

Climate Ready South Boston meeting is March 6...

Climate Ready South Boston meeting is March 6th. There is a lot of potential improvements to happen along our end of Fort Point Channel to prepare for this.

    City of Boston on Twitter
    Help us protect South Boston from sea level rise & coastal flooding. Our next #ClimateReady South Boston meeting is March 6th at the @BosChildMuseum -- learn more about the project & give your feedback. https://t.co/oUK8wLmaVk @GreenovateBos
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17 hours ago

Community Preservation Act Forum

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    Community Preservation Act Forum - Caught In Southie
    Be informed. Get involved. On Thursday, February 22nd from 6pm-8pm join your neighbors and fellow South Boston residents at a Community Preservation Act Forum at the Tierney Learning Center. Last year voters overwhelmingly passed the Community Preservation Act to create a $20 million fund annually for historic preservation, parks and affordable housing.
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17 hours ago

West Broadway Neighborhood Association (South...

    Red Line service shut in South Boston after train, track fail in a blast of sparks, glass shards at Andrew
    Seth Hardy was at Andrew when the inbound train had a serious meltdown shortly before 9:30 a.m. Kyle Thomas, who was on the train, writes: The MBTA says there are "severe" delays on the Red Line due to what it calls a track problem at Andrew and is running buses between Broadway and JFK/UMass.
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19 hours ago

It’s 70 degrees out!  Let’s eat/drink outside!

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    It's 70 degrees out! Let's eat/drink outside! - Caught In Southie
    70 degrees in February - however fleeting - we'll take it! Here are some places to enjoy the warm weather and eat and drink outside! The Broadway will have its garage door open so you can enjoy lunch and dinner al fresco! Coppersmith is opening its roof deck on Wednesday from 4pm-10pm.
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35 hours ago

Community Preservation Forum hosted by City C...

Community Preservation Forum hosted by City Councilor Ed Flynn Thursday 6-8PM. Share your input on the community and attend!

    Svlena
    Community Preservation Forum hosted by City Councilor Ed Flynn Thursday 6-8PM. Share your input on the community and attend!
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37 hours ago

West Broadway Neighborhood Association (South...

    The Bar Mezzana Team Is Opening a Tiki Bar
    Shore Leave will open in late 2018 across Harrison Ave. from their Italian-inspired spot. Simply stellar crudo are a perfect match with a spritz or Negroni, sure, but Bar Mezzana has also proven the union between swizzles, mai tais, and other rum-focused drinks.
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42 hours ago

Jimmy Flaherty Kick-off Breakfast Set for Sat...

Jimmy Flaherty Kick-off Breakfast Set for Saturday March, 3rd, 2018 The SBCA President Thomas McGrath is pleased to announce that on Saturday, March, 3rd 2018, at the Kick-off Break-fast, at the Seapoint Restaurant at 9:30AM. The Henry Knox Award Presentation will take place. Family, Friends and Neighbors are respectfully invited to attend this wonderful event. A $10.00 donation is requested at door to help off-set some of the costs. This year’s event will once again feature great music of Bob Fowkes and Curragh's Fancy. The event Chairman will be Suffolk County Clerk of the Courts Michael Donovan, who has always supported the fight to preserve the historical importance of Evacuation Day. “As returning President of the Association, it is an honor for me to once again appoint Mike to kick-off the festivities. His commitment and involvement with the SBCA and the entire community has been a tremendous asset to me and the Executive Board.” Said McGrath President McGrath also stated "It is an honor to recognize these individuals who dedicate their time and energy to the South Boston Community. I hope the community will join me and others on Saturday March 3rd to honor these individuals."Tickets can be purchased at the door for $10.00. This event sells out Annually so don’t get shut out ! This year’s Henry Knox Recipients are Laurie Linehan, Jimmy Cahill, Sean Connor, Jennifer Zablocki Evans and Dianne Horne. Check back next week for a short bio on their contributions to our great neighborhood.

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2 days ago

Week of February 19th

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    Week of February 19th - Caught In Southie
    Have fun! It's February Vacation week and here are some suggestions of fun things to do with the kids! From bowling to animals, we've got it all! Be lucky! The new AC by Marriott Hotel is offering a special St. Patrick's Day Weekend deal!
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2 days ago

Flooding at Broadway Station

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    Flooding at Broadway Station - Caught In Southie
    On Sunday, the Boston Fire Department responded to calls for a water main break on Dot Ave near Broadway Station. around 9:40am. Water flooded into Broadway Station as well as the construction site at 6 West Broadway. The water caused the street to Crews are working to repair it.
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3 days ago

Vacation Week: Things to do with the kids!

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    Vacation Week: Things to do with the kids! - Caught In Southie
    It's February Vacation week and here are some suggestions of fun things to do with the kids! Staycation! Located right on D Street in Southie, Aloft and Element are the perfect hotels to book for your family to have a sleepover including swimming pools! If you live in Boston you get a resident discount rate ...
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3 days ago

West Broadway Neighborhood Association (South...

    South Boston water main break shuts down part of Broadway Bridge - The Boston Globe
    A water main break on Dorchester Avenue in South Boston shut down the inbound side of the Broadway Bridge Sunday morning, Boston Fire Department said on Twitter. Water drained from the break into an adjacent construction site and into Broadway Station, which remained open, fire officials said.
    https://www.bostonglobe.com

6 days ago

City Councilor Ed Flynn District Office Hours

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    City Councilor Ed Flynn District Office Hours - Caught In Southie
    Stop by and discuss District 2 neighborhood issues with City Councilor Ed Flynn on Friday, February 16th from 8:30am-10:30am at the Cranberry Cafe - 704 East Broadway! Let us know if you go!
    http://www.caughtinsouthie.com

6 days ago

Aloft Seaport: Free meeting space for non-profits

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    Aloft Seaport: Free meeting space for non-profits - Caught In Southie
    The Aloft Seaport Boston has launched a new program built to deliver free meetings space to the region's nonprofits. Recognizing that finding space to conduct their important work can be a challenge for area nonprofits, the Aloft Boston Seaport is offering free meeting space for board meetings, presentations, small community sessions and other nonprofit activities ...
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6 days ago

Andrew Square Civic Association added an even...

The 7th annual Harpoon Shamrock Splash to benefit Save the Harbor/Save the Bay will be held on Sunday, March 11, 2018, at the BCYF Curley Community Center at M Street Beach in South Boston. This year, Save the Harbor plans to raise more than $50,000 to support free beach events and programs on the region's public beaches from Nahant to Nantasket. For just $25, participants can enjoy refreshing Harpoon beer, tasty treats, a terrific beach party and a chance to win round trip flights from JetBlue, terrific swag from Harpoon and other great prizes for best costume and biggest fundraiser. "There is simply no better way to celebrate the end of winter than with a quick dip in the cool clean water of Boston Harbor followed by a refreshing Harpoon and burgers on the beach with your friends" said Save the Harbor/Save the Bay's spokesman Bruce Berman, who has splashed each year since the event began. "Sure, you will be cold for a few minutes but the warm feeling you get from raising funds for a great cause will last all year long." The Harpoon Shamrock Splash began in 2011 to jump start free events and activities on the region's public beaches from Nahant to Nantasket. In 2017, the Harpoon Shamrock Splash raised more than $55,000 to support nearly 100 free concerts, beach festivals, sand raking competitions, and circus performances in Lynn, Nahant, Revere, Winthrop, East Boston, South Boston, Dorchester, Quincy and Hull. "We're grateful for the fact that we get to do what we do - make great beer - because of the support of our friends and neighbors. So when we have a chance to return the favor, especially with a group like Save the Harbor/Save the Bay, we're happy to do so." said Harpoon Brewery President Charlie Storey. "I'm not as happy about jumping in the frigid water - but, as Bruce says, the cause (not to mention the food and beers!) make it all worth it!" Save the Harbor plans to top last year's record and raise $60,000 to support free events and programs on the region's public beaches this year. Register online before the event at www.shamrocksplash.org for just $20, or register on the day of for $25. Registration includes a beer, a burger, a Harpoon Koozie, and the chance to win round-trip flights on JetBlue for best costumes and biggest fundraisers.* So start a team, invite your friends to join, and help Save the Harbor make a big splash on the beach in 2018.

    Harpoon Shamrock Splash
    The 7th annual Harpoon Shamrock Splash to benefit Save the Harbor/Save the Bay will be held on Sunday, March 11, 2018, at the BCYF Curley Community...
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6 days ago

Snowstorm predicted for Saturday night into S...

Snowstorm predicted for Saturday night into Sunday - 3-6 inches - so I was really premature with the daffodils. Winter is going to stick around for awhile unfortunately.

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6 days ago

Andrew Square Civic Association updated their...

    Andrew Square Civic Association
    Andrew Square Civic Association, South Boston, MA. 473 likes. The purpose of the Andrew Square Civic Association is to improve the quality of living in the neighborhood by serving as a forum for...
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6 days ago

Weekend Picks – Presidents’ Day Weekend

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    Weekend Picks - Presidents' Day Weekend - Caught In Southie
    Play: Just when you thought Southie had it all, there's this news! The Seaport District is getting Glowing Musical Seesaws! Yes, seesaws (or you may know them as teeter-totters)! The playground apparatus of our childhood will be souped up to glow with white lights and create musical notes.
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6 days ago

My Diner is officially open!

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    My Diner is officially open! - Caught In Southie
    Welcome back! It's been a long time coming but My Diner is back in Southie and officially open for business! Our neighborhood felt the void after the closing of the poplar breakfast and lunch spot on A Street back in June! My Diner is now open at the new development at the Distillery at 455 ...
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Feb 14

Operation Clean Sweep: Pitch in!

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    Operation Clean Sweep: Pitch in! - Caught In Southie
    Have you noticed how dirty our neighborhood streets are? Well, some local businesses, organizations and neighbors want you to join them in cleaning up Southie! Whether you join a group clean up or simply sweep in front of your home or business, it's going to make a huge difference!
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Feb 14

Just a reminder - the February ASCA meeting i...

Just a reminder - the February ASCA meeting is tonight at 6:30 at Washington Village. Happy Valentine's Day everyone ~

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Feb 14

Andrew Square Civic Association updated their...

    Andrew Square Civic Association
    Andrew Square Civic Association, South Boston, MA. 472 likes. The purpose of the Andrew Square Civic Association is to improve the quality of living in the neighborhood by serving as a forum for...
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Feb 14

Andrew Square Civic Association added a new p...

    Andrew Square Civic Association
    Andrew Square Civic Association, South Boston, MA. 472 likes. The purpose of the Andrew Square Civic Association is to improve the quality of living in the neighborhood by serving as a forum for...
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Feb 13

West Broadway Neighborhood Association (South...

    My Diner
    GET EXCITED!!! We will be opening our South Boston location on Thursday, February 15th at 6:00am-2:30pm!!! Please share this post & spread the word!! Can't wait to see everyone!
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Feb 13

Five Ways to Celebrate Being Single!

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    Five Ways to Celebrate Being Single! - Caught In Southie
    In my extremely humble opinion, I've always considered Valentine's Day a bit...unnecessary. It usually just makes single people feel kind of lousy, and people in a relationship feel pressure to show more love than usual, even though it should be shown every day. Alas, life goes on, and Cupid will continue to fire arrows from ...
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Feb 13

Andrew Square Civic Association added an even...

Help Clean up the South Boston Neighborhood Saturday, February 17-Sunday, February 25, 2018 Any time of your choice The streets and sidewalks are a mess! Please join local business owners and fellow residents in picking up trash around South Boston. You may join a group clean-up or simply sweep in front of your own home or business. Getting rid of litter is the goal, so, even if you have only a few minutes, please make an effort to pick up trash that you see around the neighborhood. If you need supplies, we can help! We are working with DPW to provide brooms and trash bags. Let us know when you are planning your clean-up. Once your trash is bagged, please contact the City of Boston by dialing 311 or using the 311 App for trash pick- up. Questions? Please contact : Councilor Ed Flynn ed.flynn@boston.gov 617 635-3230 Donna Brown, South Boston NDC, 617 268-9610 Kathy Lafferty, South Boston Neighborhood House, 617 268-1619 Dyan La Rosa, The Beauty Bar Gino Provenzano, Boston Police/Neighborhood Resident Cathe Walsh, Cranberry Café Thanks for helping to beautify South Boston!

Feb 13

Councilor Ed Flynn watching out for our pets!

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    Councilor Ed Flynn watching out for our pets! - Caught In Southie
    Boston City Councilor Ed Flynn is seeking to assemble a working group to examine the issues related to stray voltage in the City of Boston that recently led to the tragic death of a dog on Southampton Street. Flynn has since met with an official from the City of Boston Department of Public Works and has ...
    http://www.caughtinsouthie.com

Feb 13

South Boston Citizens' Association updated th...

    South Boston Citizens' Association
    South Boston Citizens' Association, South Boston,Massachusetts. 1,174 likes · 7 talking about this. America's oldest civic association
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Feb 13

We have adjusted our meeting schedule and wil...

We have adjusted our meeting schedule and will be regularly meeting on the FOURTH Tuesday of the month, except April and December. Future meeting dates are: 2/27 3/27 4/24 5/22 6/26 7/31 8/28 9/25 10/23 11/27 12/18 *If any should change or not take place, we will send out notification. Our 2/27 meeting will be at 6:30PM at LaBoure Center. If you are not on our membership email list, please message your email info to be added on if you live in the St. Vincent's neighborhood. Thank you!

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Feb 12

BPD Black History Month controversy

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    BPD Black History Month controversy - Caught In Southie
    On Sunday, the Boston Police Department tweeted out a post celebrating Boston Celtics coach and president Red Auerbach for Black History Month. After an outcry from the public, the tweet was removed and an apology was issued. "BPD realizes that an earlier tweet may have offended some and we apologize for that," BPD said via ...
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Feb 12

United Way of Massachusetts Bay added 25 new ...

On Saturday, Feb. 10, more than 100 people gathered at EverybodyFights in Boston to work out like the pros. They raised nearly $37,000 to support Youth Venture! Special thanks to all of our fighters, donors, and sponsors - Bank of America, HubSpot, National Grid, City Tap Boston, Gilbane Building Company, LeClairRyan, Select Demo Services, Sun Life Financial U.S. - who made this event a tremendous success! Congratulations to our top fundraisers: Cyndy Gibson Murphy, Margulies Perruzzi Architects; Gabriella Williams, Bain Capital Ventures; Joe Renaud, Markforged; Chelsie Gilbert, J.Calnan & Associates, Inc.; and Matt Mayo, Liberty Mutual Insurance. Everybody wins when we #FightUnited!

    United Way of Massachusetts Bay
    On Saturday, Feb. 10, more than 100 people gathered at EverybodyFights in Boston to work out like the pros. They raised nearly $37,000 to support Youth Venture! Special thanks to all of our fighters,...
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Feb 11

Week of February 12th

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    Week of February 12th - Caught In Southie
    Support the Troops! Stop by Roza Lyons on Tuesday, February 13th at 7pm, watch the Bruins game and help fill boxes to send to the troops! Bring items like cigars, packaged snacks and other goodies to keep the troops going strong! (No baked goods or perishables) I'm on a boat!
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Feb 11

The scoop on Lent

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    The scoop on Lent - Caught In Southie
    The scoop on Fat Tuesday and Ash Wednesday It's Fat Tuesday, a hedonistic day to gorge yourself with food and drink before the kick-off of lent on Ash Wednesday so get it in! As for Ash Wednesday, knock off the nonsense and get down to Lenten business of fasting, deprivation and possibly a little soul ...
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Feb 10

SMILF Controversy

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    SMILF Controversy - Caught In Southie
    Earlier this week, City Council Ed Flynn released a statement regarding the Showtime series SMILF. See below: Dear friends, In recent weeks, many of my constituents have relayed to me their disgust with Showtime's TV Show "SMILF" and its depiction of the people of South Boston.
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Feb 10

West Broadway Neighborhood Association (South...

    After 'SMILF' controversy, Frankie Shaw has a lot to say - The Boston Globe
    Frankie Shaw has something to say about the backlash from South Boston regarding her show "SMILF." If you're unfamiliar with the controversy, here's a brief summary: Earlier this week, City Councilor Ed Flynn called for the removal of posters around Boston promoting the show.
    https://www.bostonglobe.com

Feb 09

The "old" Broadway Bridge and Post Office in ...

The "old" Broadway Bridge and Post Office in background.

    West Broadway Neighborhood Association (South Boston)
    The "old" Broadway Bridge and Post Office in background.
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Feb 09

MassRobotics to Triple South Boston Space with $2.5M State Grant

The organization was founded in 2016 and opened its headquarters at 12 Channel St. last February. With 15,000-square-feet of space, it already hosts about 30 robotics startups and other organizations. After the expansion, it expects to host up to 80.

    MassRobotics to Triple South Boston Space with $2.5M State Grant
    MassRobotics, a nonprofit dedicated to fostering young robotics companies in Massachusetts, plans to expand its footprint in South Boston by up to 35,000 square feet, more than tripling its current space. The organization was founded in 2016 and opened its headquarters at 12 Channel St. last February.
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Feb 09

Feb 08

West Broadway Neighborhood Association (South...

    Micro Plant Studio
    Opening this Friday at 12noon! Check us out at www.MicroPlantStudio.com #southie #newstore #airplants #southend #microplantstudio #nature #photography #phototheday #succulents #platano #platanos...
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Feb 08

We better start ordering new Silver Line Buse...

We better start ordering new Silver Line Buses. "If the company creates 2,000 jobs, it will be eligible for about $46 million in state incentives, “the largest commitment ever made to a Springfield-based company,” according to the MassMutual news release. It is not receiving any incentives from the city of Boston, a source familiar with the project said."

    MassMutual to build $240 million office in Seaport District - The Boston Globe
    MassMutual plans to add 2,500 jobs in its home state over the next four years, including 1,000 at a new office in Boston's Seaport District. The Springfield-based insurer Thursday announced a "major expansion and reinvestment" that includes consolidating its operations in Massachusetts, moving jobs from Connecticut and other offices around the country to Springfield, and building a new office in Boston.
    https://www.bostonglobe.com

Feb 08

"police seized at least 33 pounds of fentanyl...

"police seized at least 33 pounds of fentanyl - good for several million doses - 13 pounds of cocaine, and 6,000 pills believed to be opioids "

    Arrests, raids across Boston and South Shore today in crackdown on fentanyl gangs
    A dozen people were arrested today as police in Boston, Swansea and Swampscott raided locations related to two groups that imported massive amounts of fentanyl and other drugs from Mexico for distribution in the Boston area, local and federal law-enforcement officials said today. Read more.
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Feb 08

West Broadway Neighborhood Association (South...

    North South Rail Link
    BREAKING NEWS from The Massachusetts State Senate! From State Senator Jamie Eldridge via Twitter @JamieEldridgeMA "Today, the @MA_Senate is taking up the Capital Bond bill, very pleased that...
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Feb 08

All the old "rules" in politics are thrown ou...

All the old "rules" in politics are thrown out at this point.

    Rep. Byron Rushing of South End, Roxbury To Face Democratic Challenger
    House Assistant Majority Leader Byron Rushing could face a primary challenge this fall. Jon Santiago, a Boston Medical Center emergency medicine resident and Ward 4 committee member, filed to run for the Ninth Suffolk seat Monday.
    https://news.wgbh.org

Feb 08

Thinking Outside the Box: City Buildings Potentially to be Developed

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    Thinking Outside the Box: City Buildings Potentially to be Developed - Caught In Southie
    The neighborhood is growing by leaps and bounds; new developments, new housing, new businesses. It's hard to imagine that the city is actually in a housing crisis. Well, according to the Boston Globe, the Walsh administration is looking for ideas to think outside the box when it comes to more than 80 city-owned buildings i.e.
    http://www.caughtinsouthie.com

Feb 08

First Suffolk Senate District News: Essaibi-George and Baker to chair Collins Campaign

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    First Suffolk Senate District News: Essaibi-George and Baker to chair Collins Campaign - Caught In Southie
    Looks like City Councilors Annissa Essaibi-George and Frank Baker have joined State Rep. Nick Collin's campaign for First Suffolk Senate district. Read press release below: BOSTON, Feb. 6, 2018 - Boston City Councilors Annissa Essaibi-George and Frank Baker have joined Rep. Nick Collins' team as co-chairs of his campaign for the open senate seat for the ...
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