SOUTH SHORE — Bill Brett spotted a youth soccer team getting some rest as they waited for the snow to clear from the field they were slated to play on. The team, in from Montreal, was slated to play in a tournament and had stopped by a Dunkin Donuts on the South Shore. Photo by Bill Brett

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WEST ROXBURY — Even though he is recuperating from triple bypass surgery, West Roxbury “Lord Mayor” Richie Gormley is preparing for the annual Co. Roscommon banquet, which is scheduled for Saturday, March 14, 2020 at the Irish Social Club of Boston. Music will be provided by Erin’s Melody. The event will run from 5 to 10 p.m. This photo of Richie is from Bill Brett’s fifth book, “Boston: Irish,” which was released in 2014.

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DORCHESTER — More than 450 guests attended the reception and panel discussion at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate to mark the release of Bill Brett‘s sixth book, “Boston: Game Changers.” The evening was emceed by veteran radio host Jordan Rich, who is in “Game Changers” for his work, particularly that of supporting many Boston area charities over his long career. The evening was kicked off by a welcome from the Institute’s…

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ROXBURY — It was a packed house at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston’s Yawkey Club, 115 Warren Street, Roxbury, when James Orrigo mesmerized the young people gathered to hear him speak. The talk, held on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, was sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation as part of the nonprofit’s efforts to support young people in the city of Boston. Orrigo is a social entrepreneur and motivational entertainer who uses original music…

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UPDATED — Kerry Brett was featured on WCVB’s “Chronicle” in a segment that aired on Friday, February 14, 2020 as part of the TV show’s annual Valentine’s Day show. Kerry talks about her new podcast “Shot @ Love.” You can view the “Chronicle” segment here. Kerry, a renowned portrait photographer, has been working for month’s on her podcast “Shot @ Love,” which you can hear via this link. Also on the show is a piece…

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