SOUTH BOSTON — When Bill Brett decided to put the long lens on the camera and catch some stories of how people were dealing with the impending Coronavirus shutdowns and beyond. As he drove through South Boston on Saturday, he spotted the lines outside of several bars and pubs. The area was packed with people, most young revelers, out to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. By Sunday, however, Mayor Marty Walsh announced new guidelines for all…

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Photo by Bernard Videl BOSTON — Mary Higgins Clark, the Queen of Suspense, has a new book out, will be honored by the Authors Guild Foundation on May 15, and continues to work for the Massachusetts-based FRAXA Foundation. She spoke with Carol Beggy about the many projects she has going and why she continues to work for charities that she cares about. You can read it by clicking here.

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SOUTH BOSTON — The 8th annual Boston Irish Honors recognized the Kennedy family of Dorchester (Bill, Annmarie and Nora), former Massachusetts Highway Commissioner Tom Tinlin of South Boston, and the Boston Globe’s Kevin Cullen before a packed house at the Seaport Hotel. The event, held annually by the Boston Irish Reporter, which is marking its 27th anniversary, was chaired by Aidan Browne of Sullivan & Worcester. Here’s a little bit of background from the newspaper…

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Dear Friends: With the re-launch of my website, we are bringing back a blog that you can find here. It will be edited by my longtime collaborator Carol Beggy. The Boston: Game Changers blog, which also is the name of my sixth book that we’re working on, will be updated regularly and feature a range of content including coverage of events that I and others photograph, interesting stories that I come across in my daily…

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