NEWTON, Mass. (April 9, 2020) – The Highland Street Foundation (HSF) today announced it will award $750,000 to 100 partner institutions – museums, theaters and cultural sites – to be used at their discretion to help recover from the Covid-19 crisis. The grant program will take the place of the foundation’s Free Fun Fridays initiative, which for the past 12 years has awarded more than $7 million to provide children, families and community groups –…

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Few in town attend more events than Bill Brett and so Bill and his team have been getting queries about what events have been canceled (short answer, everything) and if we have any information on what events have already been rescheduled. To keep as up-to-date as possible — and figure out where we’ll be this fall, we hope — we are compiling this list, which we will update as we are given information,…

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SOUTH BOSTON — Brian Wallace, the lifelong resident of South Boston and one of the city neighborhood’s greatest champions, has helped raise thousands of dollars and offered his support of South Boston people and causes over the years. And on April 18, there was supposed to be a gathering to support Brian at a “time” for him. Because of health and safety concerns regarding Covid-19, “A Night for Brian Wallace” has been cancelled. Those organizing…

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DORCHESTER — College Hype’s Jack Doherty has been cranking out a new line of shirts with the theme of “Resilience 2020” to raise money for Boston Medical Center and South Shore Health as those hospitals deal with strained resources and staffs during the Coronavirus pandemic. You can order the shirts by clicking here. Jack and his team have always supported local causes. You can see more about the company in this WCVB “Made in Mass”…

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