DORCHESTER – Jack Doherty and his team at College Hype has teamed up with famed radio host Greg Hill and his foundation to create shirts to support the recovery of AJ Quetta, a varsity hockey player for Bishop Feehan High School who was seriously injured during a game. On January 26, 2021, AJ crashed, head first, into the boards during his game against Pope Francis in Springfield. He was taken off the ice on a…

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REPOSTED ON JANUARY 1, 2021: SOUTH BOSTON — Hundreds of intrepid swimmers, many donning costumes, made the leap into Dorchester Bay outside the Curley Community Center on Columbia Road on January 1, 2020, as part of the L Street Brownies’ annual New Year’s Day Plunge. The water off of the L Street and M Street beaches was a balmy 42 degrees for the plunge, according to the National Weather Service. The air temperature was also…

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REPOSTING FOR 2020: THEATER DISTRICT — 800 guests attended the MatzoBall, the nation’s leading Jewish single’s event, kicks off its 33rd year with an unforgettable “Jewcy” adventure. The ball was held on December 24, 2019, at Royale in the Theater District. All photos by Bill Brett

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A holiday pitch to you: Bill’s team here and we humbly (maybe not so humbly) suggest that you consider giving a copy of Bill’s book, “Boston: Game Changers,” as a gift this holiday season. Click here for more information and to order your copies now. You can order the book and others, including “Boston: Irish,” through College Hype’s special Bill Brett Boston shop herehttps://customhype.com/bill_brett/shop/home. While you are there, check out the many great items.

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Editor’s Note: The following was written by Paul Doyle, a friend of Bill Brett’s and this page, who lives in Weymouth and currently recuperating from back surgery. We offer these words to mark Veterans Day, November 11, which was started as “Armistice Day,” in 1919, the first anniversary of World War I. In 1926, the US Congress passed a resolution for an annual observance, and Nov. 11 became a national holiday beginning in 1938. By…

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