BRIGHTON — When Eric T. Donovan was sworn in on Aug. 17 as clerk magistrate of Brighton Division of Boston Municipal Court, he had a few familiar faces there to cheer him on — his classmates from Westfield State College. Joining Donovan were Jack Doherty, Boston Police Department Superintendent in Chief Greg Long, Matt Savage, Ray Salmon, and Dave Gera. For more on Donovan’s appointment, see the official state release here. Photo courtesy of Jack…

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SOUTH BOSTON — Great news from the chairman is that on Sept. 9, veterans from the region will gather at Medal of Honor Park in South Boston when the annual ceremony at the South Boston Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial will be dedicated to Senator John McCain, who died on Aug. 25. South Boston native and longtime veterans advocate Tom Lyons, chairman of the veterans memorial, spoke to the Boston Globe about McCain’s importance to veterans everywhere.…

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WEYMOUTH — My friend Paul Doyle set up a birthday celebration for a young man he knows, Brendan Tevenan, who works at Justice Hardware in Jackson Square in East Weymouth. Brendan, whose actual birthday is Aug. 15, is at the store on Mondays through his participation in the South Shore Support Services program. He was joined at the celebration by his brother Pat, seen in the photographs with the cake, Doyle and bagpiper Tom Sexton…

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PHOTO BY BILL BRETT SOUTH BOSTON — For those of you who are complaining that it is too hot, too humid, too muggy… We just want to point out that Bill Brett took this photograph off the shore near L Street Beach on New Year’s Day. The air temperature was so cold that the heat (yes, relatively, that is) from the water was causing the “smoke” to rise from the water.

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NEEDHAM — A segment on the award-winning television magazine show “Chronicle” about our own Bill Brett and his fifth book, “Boston: Irish” was re-aired on the show recently. The segment also gives an exclusive sneak peek of the cover of “Boston: Game Changers,” Bill’s latest book, which is expected to be released this fall. (Just in time for Christmas!) You can view it here.

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