QUINCY — A large and brave crowd joined 8-year-old “Mighty” Quinn Waters for the third annual Polar Plunge at Wollaston Beach on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023. Quinn, who lives in Weymouth, was easy to spot on the beach standing at the starting line with his mom, Quincy Police Officer Tara Waters. Among those who turned out to support the Waters family at the annual fundraiser were members of the South Boston L Street Brownies who…

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DORCHESTER — More than 200 guests attended the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate’s annual dinner that honors the legacy of the late Senator, who died in 2009. Dr. Anthony Fauci, in one his last public appearances as a member of the Biden Administration, and the late Boston Celtics great Bill Russell, who died in July, were given the Edward M. Kennedy Award for Inspired Leadership, which is presented to “individuals who demonstrate…

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SOUTH END — 2,000 students in Boston schools were given an early Christmas thanks to New England Patriots captain Matthew Slater and the Corey C. Griffin Foundation’s Kids iniative. The event, held recently at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross. The young students received laptops and STEM magnetic puzzles, and heard an inspirational talk from Slater. “And that’s the beauty of Christmas, it’s the gift of Christ that we receive, that we celebrate,” said Slater,…

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BOSTON — Corporate leaders, politicians and friends of Ireland gathered for the 41st Boston Gala of The Ireland Funds, in support of charitable, cultural and educational causes in Ireland and to assist local organizations in Massachusetts. This year’s Boston Gala, held at the Westin Copley Place, honored Massachusetts Governor Charles D. Baker, Jr. and Putnam Investments President and Chief Executive Officer Robert L. “Bob” Reynolds with The Ireland Funds Distinguished Leadership Award. While the focus of The Ireland Funds of course is on Ireland, it increasingly has…

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COLUMBIA POINT — More than 400 guests attende the annual RFK Alliance’s “Embracing Legacy” gala that was held at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum in Dorchester’s Columbia Point. Honored guests included Ed Loughran, Ed Kelly, Marylou Sudders, Boston Police Superintendent Nora Baston, and Jay Calnan. For more on the RFK Alliance, click here. All photos by Bill Brett

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