SEAPORT DISTRICT — More than 1,800 guests attended the New England Council’s 2022 annual celebration on the evening of Monday, November 7, at the Omni Boston Hotel in the Seaport District.  Among the guests were many of the most notable business, academic, non-profit, and government leaders from all six New England States, gathered to honor the Council’s New Englanders of the Year: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts CEO Andrew Dreyfus; Boston Globe Media CEO…

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MALDEN — Family and friends and a number of representatives from veterans groups and military organizations gathered on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022 to honor to Corporal Joseph J. Puopolo, a Korean War veteran from East Boston, who went missing and later was reported to have died in a prisoner of war camp. Corporal Puopolo, a 19-year-old Army soldier, was a member of C Battery, 38th Field Artillery Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division Artillery, 8th U.S. Army,…

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COLUMBIA POINT — More than 400 guests attende the annual RFK Alliance’s “Embracing Legacy” gala that was held at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum in Dorchester’s Columbia Point. Honored guests included Ed Loughran, Ed Kelly, Marylou Sudders, Boston Police Superintendent Nora Baston, and Jay Calnan. For more on the RFK Alliance, click here. All photos by Bill Brett

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SOUTH END — More than 450 guests attended the 11th annual “Medicine That Matters” Gala in support of Boston Health Care for the Homeless at the SoWa Power Station in the South End. The gala, which raised $2 million, honored Jack Connors and the RIZE Massachusetts Foundation, the only public-private partnership solely dedicated to funding solutions to end the opioid overdose crisis. The events emcees were WCVB-TV’s (Channel 5) Erika Tarantal and Shayna Seymour. All…

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DEDHAM — 300 guests attended the dedication of the Norfolk Superior Court building in Dedham in honor of former US Congressman William D. Delahunt. Guests at the event included former US Senator John Kerry, members of the Massachusetts Congressional delegation including Stephen Lynch, Bill Keating, and Jim McGovern, former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis, former Attorney General Frank Bellotti, House Speaker Ron Mariano, Quincy Mayor Tom Koch, Rev. Jack Ahern, District Attorney Michael Morrissey, Sheriff Pat…

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