DORCHESTER — En route to a radio show interview at Country 102.5 FM on Morrissey Boulevard, singer Charlie Marie stopped by the Greenhills Bakery in Adams Village. The singer, who was traveling up from a concert in Providence, R.I., performed with guitarist Brian McKinnon. Marie and McKinnon call Nashville home, but are currently out on tour. For more, check out Marie’s website here. Photos by Bill Brett

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DORCHESTER — More than 300 guests attended Boston Police Department’s Area C-11’s moving ceremony on Saturday to remember and honor those from the station who have died. Those remembered today are Officer Walter E. Harris, Sgt. Diana Green, Officer Thomas Pokaski, Sgt. Joseph Griffin, Officer Bernard Kelly, School Traffic Supervisor Marie Conley, and Auto Room Clerk Mary Brett McCarthy. Among those on hand for the ceremony were Mayor Marty Walsh, Police Commissioner Willie Gross, Father…

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SOMERVILLE — It was a packed house at the Somerville Theatre for the screening of the film “Sweeney Killing Sweeney,” starring…Steve Sweeney. On hand to celebrated Sweeney were a slew of comics including Lenny Clarke, Steven Wright, Frank Santorelli, Jonathan Katz, and Tony V. Others from the city including former politician turned comedy club impresario John Tobin, former city councilor John Nucci, and film producer Kris Meyer. For more on the film, see Sweeney’s website…

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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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