DORCHESTER — Hundreds turned out as a new granite memorial to honor the lives of two Dorchester police officers was dedicated on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at Pope John Paul II Park in Neponset. The memorial to the late Trooper Mark S. Charbonnier and Suffolk County Deputy Sheriff Sgt. Richard “Ricky” Dever sits near the drawbridge not far from Granite Avenue. The ceremony marked the end of three years of work to raise the money…

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HINGHAM — Jon “Leddy” Ledwick, who grew up in Hingham a block over from my family, was diagnosed in September 2017 with Stage 4 colon cancer. I wasn’t able to get to the local fundraiser to help Leddy out, so I asked his family and friends to send a few photos from their recent event. You can see them here in the gallery below. Here is some more information about Leddy and the community’s efforts…

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DORCHESTER — On January 28, 2018, Project 351 celebrated the Class of 2018 with an event at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum. The nonprofit organization brings together eighth-grade students from each city and town in the state together as a way to build communication and create a dialog. Among those who supported Project 351 at the event were: Gov. Charlie Baker and his wife, Lauren; the Kennedy Library and Gourmet Catering; Sam Carson…

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DORCHESTER — The Northeast Arc and the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation hosted the inaugural “The Arc Tank” at which $200,000 was awarded to support projects and ideas that help those with disabilities. The event, a local take on the successful TV show “Shark Tank,” was organized to “support innovation in action, hearing ideas that will help positively disrupt disability services to improve the lives of people with intellectual disabilities and/or autism and their families,”…

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