Photo by Bill Brett for his book “Boston: A Year in the Life” taken on the second day of the World Series in 2004. It was October 25 and that is a hunter’s moon up over the Back Bay as the Prudential Center beams with pride. The heavens were in perfect alignment for the Red Sox, and the city, just before game 2 of the 2007 World Series. This photo (and all of Bill’s work…

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QUINCY — More than 600 gathered at the Granite Links Golf Club to celebrate the life of Eileen Federico, a nurse who formerly service as the director of the Medical Department at the Boston Globe. Ms. Federico, of Braintree, was 61 years old when she died on Oct. 17, 2018. She was a third generation Globe employee. Trained as a nurse at Massachusetts General Hospital, she was known for looking out for the then hundreds…

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Bill Brett took this portrait of Kip Tiernan about 15 years ago and it was part of his fifth book, “Boston: Irish.” BACK BAY — The three arches on Dartmouth Street near Boylston Street mark the extraordinary life of Kip Tiernan, founder of Rosie’s Place and champion of those who others often overlooked, who died of cancer on July 2, 2011 at the age of 85. Dozens of people turned out on Saturday, Oct. 6,…

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Friday, October 3, 8:30 AM, Boston, MA – The Consulate General of Ireland in Boston hosted the Gaelic Players Association (GPA) as they announced that the 3rd annual GPA Super 11’s at Fenway Park would take place this November. The breakfast event was also an opportunity for the new CEO of the GPA, Paul Flynn, to meet with members of the Irish diaspora and supporters of the Gaelic Games in Boston. Speaking at the event…

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