SOUTH BOSTON — Brian Wallace, the lifelong resident of South Boston and one of the city neighborhood’s greatest champions, has helped raise thousands of dollars and offered his support of South Boston people and causes over the years. And on April 18, there was supposed to be a gathering to support Brian at a “time” for him. Because of health and safety concerns regarding Covid-19, “A Night for Brian Wallace” has been cancelled. Those organizing…

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DORCHESTER — College Hype’s Jack Doherty has been cranking out a new line of shirts with the theme of “Resilience 2020” to raise money for Boston Medical Center and South Shore Health as those hospitals deal with strained resources and staffs during the Coronavirus pandemic. You can order the shirts by clicking here. Jack and his team have always supported local causes. You can see more about the company in this WCVB “Made in Mass”…

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The Highland Street Foundation has joined the growing ranks of Boston’s philanthropic community in proudly supporting Off Their Plate, a grassroots organization that provides nutritious meals for frontline healthcare workers. The meals are prepared by chefs from local restaurants who have lost their jobs due to outbreak of the Coronavirus. The effort helps to provide sustenance to two groups of workers that play a critically important role in the City during this unprecedented time. For…

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Few in town attend more events than Bill Brett and so Bill and his team have been getting queries about what events have been canceled (short answer, everything) and if we have any information on what events have already been rescheduled. To keep as up-to-date as possible — and figure out where we’ll be this fall, we hope — we are compiling this list, which we will update as we are given information,…

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SOUTH SHORE — Our man Bill Brett has been practicing his social distancing, but as life has taken him outside he usually takes along his camera or uses his phone. This lead photograph of the Divas With a Twist group singing was taken by Bill on March 7, 2020, at the River Club in Scituate, one of the last public concerts on the South Shore. Other images are from Hingham, Braintree and Marshfield. All photos…

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