SOUTH BOSTON — A full house, that included former Senate President William Bulger and South Boston resident Mary Joyce, attended a talk by Brian Wallace, Glenn Frank and former Mayor Ray Flynn about the book, “From Broken Glass.” All three contributed to the book by Steve Ross with his son, Mike, a former Boston City Councilor. The memoir by Steve Ross, a Holocaust survivor, who worked for nearly 40 years as a psychologist in the…

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SOUTH BOSTON — The fallen heroes, troops who gave their lives in service of the country, were honored at a special service over the weekend at the South Boston Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The community also honored the life of the late Senator John McCain, a Vietnam veteran who was a prisoner of war for several years. For a complete overview of the ceremony, please see former Boston mayor Ray Flynn’s column in the Boston Herald.…

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SOUTH END — Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, former Mayor Ray Flynn, and numerous other city officials, South End residents, and students turned out recently at the McKinley School for a birthday celebration to recognize community leader/author/former politician Mel King. Called a “Son of the South End,” King is perhaps best remembered as a community leader who challenged Flynn in 1983 to be Boston’s mayor after then Mayor Kevin White announced he would not seek re-election.…

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