"An Irish Farewell"
"There's a lingering in the doorw`ay
When the Irish say farewell
And there's always one more story
That the parting guest must tell.
Then an extra round of handshakes
With a kiss or two and then
Reassuring shouts of pleasure
Urging them to come again!
Screen doors held ajar in summer
Like an invitation wide
For the flies and the mosquitoes
To find banquet fare inside.
And the same is true in winter Read more
St. Ann's champs: Top (l-r) Asst. Coach Charlie Conners, Candace Andrews, Maria King, Claire Folan, Molly Ryan, Kaelyn Sullivan, Fiona Morgan, Coach Lisa DelTufo w/son Charlie Jr. Bottom: Mallory O'Dwyer, Lauren Cavaleri, Kelly Sullivan, Taylor Ball. Photo by John Sullivan Read more
The Neponset Avenue campus that houses St. Ann's Catholic grammar school will be renovated over a two year period beginning this June, officials involved in the construction plans told the Reporter this week. The decision means that students will not be displaced during the reconstruction project, which had initially called for the demolition of the original 1909 schoolhouse and the construction of a brand new academic facility. Read more
"A bright New Year, a promised dawn,
Ring New Year bells, ring on, ring on!
A bright New Year, a bright new dawn,
The old year fades, the old year gone.
A new beginning, another chance
Of nobler living to enhance.
A bright New Year, a bright new day,
A gladsome promise of work and play."
"New Year Bells Ring On Ring On" Read more
A plan to remodel the Li'l Peach convenience store on Neponset Avenue was met with some resistance from Popes Hill neighbors last week, largely because of a potential facet of that plan to add a Dunkin' Donuts counter and a drive-thru window to the store. Read more