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  South Boston, Virginia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
NASCAR drivers Ward Burton and Jeff Burton are from South Boston and prepared for their racing career at the local speedway.
On December 8, 1796, the General Assembly authorized eight commissioners to establish at Boyd's Ferry on the south side of the Dan River the town of South Boston, named for Boston, Massachusetts.
South Boston became a town again and rejoined Halifax County in 1995.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/South_Boston,_Virginia   (516 words)

 South Boston, Massachusetts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
South Boston is a densely populated neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts, located south of the Fort Point Channel and abutting Dorchester Bay.
The section of South Boston north of First Street is targeted for massive redevelopment by the administration of Mayor Thomas Menino and the Boston Redevelopment Authority.
According to the 2000 U.S. Census 86.98 percent of South Boston's population is white.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/South_Boston   (1159 words)

 South Boston, Massachusetts
South Boston is a small peninsula village community bordering Downtown Boston and the Atlantic Ocean.
South Boston has three miles of public beaches, recreational parks, a close proximity to Downtown Boston with attractive Victorian brick and turn of the century housing styles.
The South Boston neighborhood has always readily recognized the accomplishments of its citizens, the James Brendan Connolly Statue is one of numerous commemorations and memorials throughout the neighborhood.
www.mcmproperties.com /SB/SouthBoston.html   (457 words)

 Hexapedia - South Boston, Virginia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab-3.cs.princeton.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
South Boston is a town located in Halifax County, Virginia.
History On December 8, 1796, the General Assembly authorized eight commissioners to establish at Boyd's Ferry on the south side of the Dan River the town of South Boston, named for Boston, Massachusetts.
Geography South Boston is located at 36°42'28" North, 78°54'12" West (36.707722, -78.903388).
www.hexafind.com.cob-web.org:8888 /encyclopedia/South_Boston,_Virginia   (508 words)

 The Boston Historical Society and Museum
The oldest Catholic building still standing in Boston, this Gothic Revival chapel was built in 1819 as a mortuary chapel for the remains of Father Francis Matignon, one of the founders of the Church in Boston and for many years the only Catholic priest in the city.
It was enlarged in 1831 to accommodate the increasing Catholic population in South Boston.
In 1816, John Hawes, a prominent South Boston landowner and benefactor, donated this parcel of land to be set aside as a burying ground.
www.bostonhistory.org /m_south.php   (652 words)

 South End Historical Society - History
When Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1635, the South End was only a narrow isthmus of land connecting the town of Boston to the mainland.
Boston's burgeoning population outgrew the original peninsula in the 1840s, pressing the city to fill in the Back Bay and South Bay marshes on each side of the isthmus.
In 1972, the South End was placed on the National Register of Historic Places as the largest Victorian brick rowhouse district extant in the United States.
www.southendhistoricalsociety.org /history.htm   (315 words)

 Boston travel guide - Wikitravel
Boston is the largest city in New England, the capital of the state of Massachusetts, and one of the most historic, wealthy and influential cities in the United States of America.
Boston is a city of diverse neighborhoods, many of which were originally towns in their own right before being assimilated into the city itself.
Boston's nicknames include "Beantown", "The Hub" (shortened from Oliver Wendell Holmes' phrase 'The Hub of the Universe'), "The City of Higher Learning" (due to the plethora of universities and colleges in the Boston area) and - particularly in the 19th century - "The Athens of America," on account of its great cultural and intellectual influence.
wikitravel.org /en/Boston   (9748 words)

 Policy Review, November-December, 1998 -- "Busing's Boston Massacre" by Matthew Richer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
South Boston High School is located on Dorchester Heights, the very soil made sacred by George Washington and his Irish infantry.
Boston has been forced to lower its official threshold for the acceptable racial balance of each school from a minimum of 50 percent white in 1965 to a minimum of 9 percent white today.
The aftershocks of busing are not confined to Boston’s tight-knit neighborhoods.
www.policyreview.org /nov98/busing.html   (3845 words)

 Track Information
South Boston Speedway is steeped in tradition, serving as the training ground for many of today’s top NASCAR drivers.
South Boston Speedway provides fans, sponsors and competitors with the same level of professionalism that is now the norm at America’s Super Speedways, but in the warm and hospitable setting of a 4/10 mile oval.
South Boston Speedway is dedicated to becoming your “Hometown Track” and we will continue to work hard everyday to achieve that.
www.southbostonspeedway.com /IndexPageLinks/TrackInformation2004.htm   (1673 words)

 South Boston (Boston, MA) News
September 21, 2006 Boston police investigating the stabbing of a 25-year-old South Boston man plan to compel a woman who owns the alleged getaway car to testify before a grand jury in an effort to locate the...
Residents in South Boston on Sunday marked the 25th anniversary of the area's Vietnam Memorial in M Street's Medal of Honor Park.
The Boston Globe reports: The developer of a new luxury condominium project in Boston's financial district is resorting to a tactic last seen in the real estate bust of the 1990s: It's holding an auction for...
www.topix.net /city/boston-ma-south-boston   (809 words)

 South Boston Virginia Real Estate * Residential * Country Homes * Farms * Land * Waterfront * Businesses   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
South Boston serves as the trading hub for the 37,500 people of the city and county, as well as for residents of
South Boston offers a wide variety of shops and stores, both downtown and in outlying shopping centers, provides all the goods and services the community needs right at home.
South Boston is on north-south and east-west major US highways.
www.unitedcountry.com /sbostonva   (403 words)

 NASCAR Tracks - South Boston Speedway
South Boston was one of the founding tracks of what is today's NASCAR Busch Series.
Mattioli, with over 20 years of experience at his family's superspeedway, is intent upon maintaining the warmth, charm and exciting short track racing that South Boston is famous for, while at the same time providing fans, drivers and sponsors with the amenities and service they would expect at a Super Speedway.
At South Boston today you will find everything from attendants at the restrooms to an arcade, swimming pool, closed circuit TV at the concessions stands and beautiful landscaping.
premium.nascar.com /TRACKS/southboston   (303 words)

 South Boston Historic District Walking Tour
The South Boston Historic District is representative of South Boston's industrial, commercial, and residential development from the 19th century to the 1930s.
South Boston's commercial district is characterized by compact, mostly two-story brick buildings usually possessing modernized storefronts but preserved upper-story facades highlighted with corbeled brick cornices, round-arched windows, and other decorative features.
It is also interesting to note that the cobblestones originally used for the streets of South Boston were later used to construct the wall around Oak Ridge Cemetary, located on the corner of North Main Street and Hamilton Blvd. Main Street was first paved around 1910.
www.oldhalifax.com /county/SBWalkingTour.htm   (445 words)

 South Boston   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Boston Harborwalk is an inviting public walkway around Boston Harbor, with parks, seating areas, boat ramps, cafes, exhibit areas, interpretive signage, water transportation facilities, and a wide range of other amenities.
Boston Fire Department account of a bad wharf fire that required the use of two tons of dynamite to put out.
The John Paul II Polish Saturday School is South Boston Web site with links to its youth news pages "Glos Mlodziezy" /Voice of Youth/ and other links to Polish Ethnic Community in the Area.
www.boston-online.com /Neighborhoods/South_Boston   (583 words)

 South Boston Online - Print Edition
South Boston Online is the weekly news publication for South Boston and its surrounding neighborhoods.
South Boston Online will be well written and entertaining to read – in this media-saturated age, we owe our readers no less.
South Boston Online Print Edition is published every Thursday and delivered throughout South Boston, Dorchester, the South Boston Waterfront and surrounding areas.
www.southbostononline.com /print/index.cfm   (226 words)

 South Boston Online
Located at the entrance to the Seaport District on South Boston's Westside, The Trolley House was developed by the very reputable Niskanen Development Corp in 2005.
Family and friends are raising funds for medical expenses for a 7 year old South Boston boy.
Weekend Celebration Planned for 25th Anniversary of South Boston Vietnam Memorial
www.southbostononline.com   (137 words)

 Boston Realtors South Boston Real Estate Agents MA Massachusetts
Rooney Real Estate was established in 1995 by Jackie Rooney, a lifelong resident of South Boston and a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy, N.Y. During 10 highly successful years at Jack Conway’s South Boston location, Mr.
Because of his extensive experience selling in the South Boston and Dorchester markets, Jackie realized that home sellers and home buyers began to view him as a real estate consultant due to his work ethic, his knowledge of the Boston real estate market, and his unique ability to anticipate during the sales process.
Nobody has sold more property in South Boston over the past twenty years, and nobody will work harder to ensure that your real estate experience is a good one.
www.rooney-re.com /about/index.html   (315 words)

 South Boston Virginia VA Hotels, Motels, and Inns
The South Boston area is a great place to stay, conduct business, vacation or play.
This South Boston hotel is close to Halifax Regional Health System, Danville Community College, Averett University and Virginia International Raceway.
Super 8 South Boston is located approximately two miles from South Boston Speedway and 70 miles north of Raleigh Durham International Airport.
www.sanpedro.com /hotels/us-va-south-boston.html   (292 words)

 South Boston Realty - Real Estate Services, South Boston MA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
South Boston Realty Group is a full service residential and commercial real estate firm servicing South Boston, the Seaport District, Dorchester and surrounding areas.
South Boston Realty is your one stop South Boston real estate service agency for luxury waterfront homes, town homes, condos, and real estate listings for sale in the greater South Boston Massachusetts area.
By showcasing their Boston homes for sale we can offer homebuyers the very best new homes and resale properties throughout Boston.
www.southbostonrealtors.com /real_estate_services_south_boston.html   (180 words)

 South Boston Mortgage Quotes And Real Estate Information: Get mortgage quotes from lenders licensed to serve South ...
This form gives you rate quotes from multiple lenders who are licensed to serve the South Boston area:.
In South Boston there are 3,450 places to live.
In South Boston, 59% of housing units (exluding rentals) have a mortgage.
www.citytowninfo.com /places/virginia/south-boston/mortgage   (255 words)

 BPL - South Boston Branch Library
The South Boston Branch first opened in April 1872 in the Masonic building at 372 West Broadway.
In response to high demand for library service the branch was reopened in June 1950 in a storefront at 385-8 West Broadway were it remained until destroyed by fire in May 1957.
Construction of the present building was underway which consolidated the City Point Branch with the South Boston Branch.
www.bpl.org /branches/southboston.htm   (171 words)

 Globe South - The Boston Globe
Boston Globe South regional edition, including news, message boards, map, editors, reporters, and towns.
Boston College has finally discovered what Lou Silva said he has known for years: The gridirons south of Boston produce some of the state's best players.
Globe South, is published on Thursday and Sunday in two editions, each distributed to a different part of the Globe South readership area.
www.boston.com /news/globe/city_region/globesouth   (1335 words)

 Boston Real Estate Boston Condos Homes Massachusetts Realtors Homes for Sale
With breathtaking views of the Boston Harbor Islands from every level (including the basement!), and private garage parking for each unit, these large 2 bedroom condos are the definition of fine urban living.
While single family home sales in Boston, Massachusetts declined last quarter, Boston condos saw rampant growth in sales which means it is a good time to sell in Massachusetts.
This may be due to speculation by property investors or due to the high demand for Boston homes in the mid-level price range.
www.rooney-re.com   (463 words)

 South Boston Limo and Car Services | US LUXURY LIMOUSINES
We proudly offer door-to-door South Boston limo transportation from your home, hotel, office and school or wherever you may be.
Our South Boston fleet features a wide variety of late-model luxury vehicles to meet your travel needs, including luxury sedans, luxury SUVs, mini-buses, stretch limousines and executive transporter vans.
US Luxury Limousines is a clean, convenient and economical South Boston, Virginia limousine services.
www.usluxurylimo.com /Virginia/South-Boston-Limo.htm   (157 words)

 South Boston Action Center | Action for Boston Community Development   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
In the evening the center is a safe, nurturing and constructive site for teenagers to hang out with their friends, do homework, watch movies or to start the college application process.
In addition to serving as instructors, the teen employees were responsible for the total care of the garden.
South Boston Can Reduce Underage Drinking is a five-year federally funded program administered through the Massachusetts Department of Public Health that attempts to reduce underage access to alcohol through an environmental approach.
www.bostonabcd.org /people/sbac.htm   (403 words)

 Downtown South Boston
In Downtown South Boston, you can stroll tree-lined streets and walk through the corridors of South Boston’s past.
South Boston’s history can be traced in the wonderful collection of Victorian architecture and the charm of a small town atmosphere.
Downtown South Boston is filled with business professionals who call the heart of their town home.
www.downtownsouthboston.com   (148 words)

 OBITS - South Boston Tribune
Daniel J. McLean, 79, of Quincy, formerly of South Boston and Dorchester, died Tuesday, October 10, 2006 at the Laurel Ridge Rehab-ilitation and Nursing Center in Boston, after a long illness.
He was born in Charlestown, raised and educated in South Boston schools and has lived in Quincy since 1983.
She was the daughter of the late Francis and Margaret (Curtin) Nasiatka; wife of Robert P. Richard-son; mother of Cheryl Connors of Pembroke, Patricia Richardson of South Boston and the late Sean O’Toole of Mansfield; sister of the late Francis Nasiatka, William Nasiatka and Patricia Joyce; aunt of Francis Symonds.
www.southbostoninfo.com /sbobits.html   (691 words)

 City of Boston
Once a predominantly Irish Catholic community, in recent years South Boston has become increasingly desirable among young professionals and families who are attracted to the neighborhood’s strong sense of community and quick access to downtown and public transportation.
Already home to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, planned development for the Waterfront includes residential, office, retail, and hotel use.
The Institute for Contemporary Art, slated to open in September, stands as an iconic symbol of the South Boston Waterfront’s unlimited potential.
www.cityofboston.gov /neighborhoods/neighborhoods.asp?ID=9   (158 words)

 South Boston Tribune
Boston Public Schools (BPS) will hold its annual Showcase of Schools event on Saturday, October 21 from 10:00 a.m.
The Showcase offers families an opportunity to meet representatives from all 145 Boston Public Schools under one roof and kicks off the 2007-2008 school choice season.
An op-ed piece in the Boston Globe (10/11/2006) by Michael Patrick MacDonald, is not only insulting, but also factually inaccurate regarding the people of South Boston.
www.southbostoninfo.com   (324 words)

 South Boston Real Estate Agents, South Boston Homes For Sale, REALTORS and South Boston
Find South Boston school district information, including elementary, middle and high school test scores, student faculty ratios and other k-12 statistics.
HomeGain provides South Boston, Virginia real estate information and resources to guide homeowners and homebuyers through the process of selling and buying a house, condo or other South Boston realty property.
HomeGain has services to help you find a top South Boston real estate broker or agent, get the value of your South Boston home and a comparative market analysis (CMA), view South Boston real estate and MLS listings, prepare your home for sale, and more.
www.homegain.com /local_real_estate/VA/south_boston.html   (541 words)

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