SOUTH BOSTON — Hundreds of intrepid swimmers, many donning costumes, made the leap into Dorchester Bay outside the Curley Community Center on Columbia Road on January 1, 2020, as part of the L Street Brownies’ annual New Year’s Day Plunge. The water off of the L Street and M Street beaches was a balmy 42 degrees for the plunge, according to the National Weather Service. The air temperature was also 42 degrees, but with the…

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DUXBURY — More than 500 guest celebrated under a large tent on Duxbury Beach on the evening of Saturday, September 7, 2019, to support the Duxbury Beach Reservation, Inc., and mark the centennial of a dozen or so Duxbury residents coming together to buy the beach so that it would be preserved for future generations. The event raised $450,000. Longtime Duxbury resident Jim Fagan, the evening’s emcee, thanked the Duxbury residents for their continued support.…

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PHOTO BY BILL BRETT M Street Beach in Boston. SOUTH BOSTON — You might not think that you are in South Boston when you hit M Street Beach. With crowds packing the shoreline, the area has more of vibe of say Miami, Florida’s South Beach, says Caught in Southie on its guide to area beaches. Even if the crowds packing the beaches have changed from the days when families would flock to M Street, L…

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