NORWELL — Our intrepid photographer, Bill Brett, took on a really tough assignment over this holiday weekend: Flower picking at the old Jacobs Farm in Norwell. And, as you can see from his images, it was a beautiful day and scene that can only seem to be created by an autumn day in New England. ALL PHOTOS BY BILL BRETT

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HINGHAM — Author John G. Gallagher, a retired Boston Police superintendent, has just released his fourth book, “Passion, Poison, and Pretense: The Murder of Hingham’s Postmaster,” a true-crime story of a murder that led to a woman spending the rest of her life behind bars. ” ‘Poison, and Pretense: The Murder of Hingham’s Postmaster’ is the type of local history story I have been craving for some time -a concise, engaging, true story of one…

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By Carol Beggy DORCHESTER – Despite the restrictions on gatherings, the funeral for former Boston Police Deputy Superintendent Ed Walsh drew a number of people who felt compelled to pay their respects to a man who touched a lot of lives throughout the city. Edward J. Walsh died at his daughter Kathleen’s home in New Haven, Conn., on September 27, 2020. He was 98 years old. The restrictions because of Covid-19 meant that only Mr.…

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A large crowd turned out on Sunday for a dedication of the Scituate Easter Rising monument, the only such monument in the United States. On hand for the dedication were Irish Consul General Laoise Moore; monument committee chair, attorney John Sullivan; singer Máirín Uí Chéide Keady; Scituate Select Board chair Karen B. Canfield; and state Senator Patrick O’Connor. A larger celebration is planned for April, 2021. ALL PHOTOS BY BILL BRETT Photos by Bill Brett

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More than 260 guests experienced a lot of firsts the other night at Marina Bay in Quincy when fashion designer Denise Hajjar hosted a fashion show with the boardwalk serving as the catwalk for the models. The sold-out event was a fundraiser to fund charities that fund and support first responders and those working in healthcare during the Covid-19 pandemic. Among those on hand were Quincy police and firefighters (who arrived in a fire truck),…

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