The Winter Classic is in town and the NHL announced it will contribute $300,000 to the Martin Richard Foundation and the Boys and Girls Club of Dorchester to help build a new field house.
According to CBS Boston, the donation was announced during the NHL Winter Classic Plaza on Saturday.
The 75,000-square-foot field house will reside at 317 Mount Vernon Street and includes playing fields and courts, a walking track, and fitness and training rooms, in addition to classroom space, a public cafe, a teaching kitchen an outdoor garden and more.
Construction will begin next summer and is expected to wrap up in the fall of 2024.
Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Co-host of Caught Up, storyteller, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.
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