Bill’s brother James T. Brett, president and CEO of the New England Council, will receive two honorary degrees this year. Jim will be honored along with Bank of America’s Anne Finucane at the Regis College graduation ceremony for the Classes of 2020 and 2021, which will be held virtually on Saturday, May 8, 2021. For more on the graduation event, click on this link to read the Weston Town Crier story. And on Sunday, May…

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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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QUINCY — Our friend Cody Huntington hit the streets in Quincy to photograph the peaceful protest following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, MN, and the subsequent demonstrations against police brutality and injustice against people of color. Here is Cody’s report: “The past week has been incredibly difficult for many, but today I found a small glimpse of hope for our future. Today, a candlelight vigil was held in my city of Quincy, MA,…

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HINGHAM — More than 1,500 guests attended the 5th annual Mad Love Music Festival, which was held on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at the South Shore Conservatory. The 2019 Mad Love line up of incredible performers, included Toast, Quadrafunk, Dionysia, Dalton & the Sheriffs, Six Fox Whiskey, and The Aldous Collins Band. Featuring local musicians, food, craft beer and activities for the whole family, Mad Love Music Festival has turned into an ongoing, special tradition…

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ARLINGTON — A standing room only crowd packed the Regent Theatre in Arlington for a panel on substance abuse and the premiere screening of the short documentary “Shattered” about the life of former professional hockey player Kevin Stevens. The panelists included Stevens, two-time Stanley Cup champion and recovering addict, state Senator Cindy Friedman of Arlington, Dr. Michael Hamrock, addiction specialist from St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, and Becky Savage, a self-professed hockey mom and educator, who lost…

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