BOSTON — More than 5,000 participants came together on Boston Common on Thursday night for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s “Light the Night” Walk, which raised nearly $1 million to fund treatments that are saving the lives of patients. LLS is makes cures happen by providing patient support services, advocating for lifesaving treatments and pioneering the most promising cancer research anywhere. “And it’s all happening now. Not someday, but today. Each year friends, families and…

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CHINATOWN — Lauren Baker, the state’s first lady and a longtime champion of education and programs for young people, was at the Josiah Quincy Elementary School in Chinatown the other day to help the Highland Street Foundation celebrate two of its programs for the young people and families of Boston and Massachusetts. The two Highland Street Foundation initiatives that Baker was celebrating were the TADpole 10, which encourages non-profit groups to utilize the Boston Common…

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BOSTON — Our own Bill Brett went to Boston Common the other day with his family and has camera to pay respects to the 37,000 men and women who have lost their lives in service to our country. This gallery includes some of the images he captured, which include grieving families, passersby, and a wedding rehearsal. We hope everyone has a safe and happy Memorial Day. All photos by Bill Brett

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FENWAY — The 25th annual Banned in Boston political parody and comedy show brought together the usual political figures, business and civic leaders, members of the media and actors to raise money for Urban Improv, Rehearsal for Life. The evening’s shenanigans, which were held at the House of Blues, raised $700,000 to support young people to learn how to make better life decisions. The night included performances by Attorney General Maura Healey, Boston City Council…

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