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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By Marion A. McBride Early on October 26, as the morning light lifted over the iconic Union Oyster House sign, film crews scurried on Union and Marshall streets preparing to film scenes for the pilot of the Lionsgate/HBO Max TV production of “Julia,” about culinary icon Julia Child. Child, who died in 2004, lived in Cambridge for many years and filmed her now classic TV show the “French Chef” for WGBH-TV, when the PBS station…

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MARSHFIELD — 500 guests attended a (modified) Corey Fest, which raised more than $800,000 for the Corey C. Griffin Foundation to support youth and service charities. To keep within state Covid-19 guidelines and to ensure safety of guests, Corey Fest was held at the Marshfield Drive-In with event goers staying in their cars. Nashville sensation Chris Young performed for the guests. All photos by Bill Brett

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