HINGHAM — A full house was on hand to help Ed and Ellen Brown celebrate the 20th anniversary of their Hingham bar and restaurant, The Snug, a regional favorite that has become a gathering place for those looking for an authentic Irish spot. Among those at the gathering at the Hingham Square eatery were state Senator Patrick O’Connor and the Steve Lindsey Band. All photos by Bill Brett

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QUINCY — A large and brave crowd joined 8-year-old “Mighty” Quinn Waters for the third annual Polar Plunge at Wollaston Beach on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023. Quinn, who lives in Weymouth, was easy to spot on the beach standing at the starting line with his mom, Quincy Police Officer Tara Waters. Among those who turned out to support the Waters family at the annual fundraiser were members of the South Boston L Street Brownies who…

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SOUTH BOSTON — Despite warmer temperatures, the crowd was small for the annual New Year’s Day plunge in South Boston. The ongoing construction at the L Street Bathhouse, the traditional location of the L Street Brownies annual polar plunge, has meant that those taking the plunge have no place to warm up or dry off. The Curley Community Center in South Boston, the formal name of what most people call the L Street Bathhouse, closed…

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SOUTH BOSTON — Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Beth Card andDepartment of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) Commissioner Doug Rice joined stateand local officials and key stakeholders for the groundbreaking of the Michael JoyceMemorial Playground located at Marine Park in the City of Boston’s South Bostonneighborhood. The $1.4 million playground renovation project will make the facility one ofthe largest in DCR’s diverse portfolio of 78 playgrounds across the state. Importantly, thenew playground will include a…

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