DORCHESTER — The Irish Pastoral Center in Dorchester hosted a candlelight vigil to honor the life of Ashling Murphy, a 23-year-old woman who was murdered in Tullamore, Co. Offaly, Ireland. The vigil was held in the parking area behind Greenhills Bakery in Adams Corner on Sunday, January 16, 2022, because Ashling’s sister Amy worked at the bakery and the sisters are well known in the neighborhood. Thousands gathered in the US and Ireland to remember…

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DORCHESTER — Special Olympics Massachusetts President and CEO Mary Beth McMahon hosted a holiday party at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum to thank the Marlborough-based nonprofit’s sponsors and volunteers. Some 175 guests attended and the event raised money for the Massachusetts Knights of Columbus. All photos by Bill Brett

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DORCHESTER — Victoria Reggie Kennedy was sworn in as the US Ambassador to Austria by Stephen G. Breyer, associate justice of the US Supreme Court, at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the US Senate in Dorchester’s Columbia Point. Also on hand for the ceremony were Ambassador Kennedy’s son, Curran Raclin, her mother, Doris Ann Boustany Reggie, her brother Denis Reggie, and the late Senator Kennedy’s sons, Edward Jr. and Patrick. All photos by Bill…

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DORCHESTER — More than 500 guests attended the IBEW Local 103’s 4th annual Fall fundraiser, Brotherhood of the Fallen, to remember those who lost their lives in service to the our country. The event was held at the union’s hall in Dorchester and featured former Boston Police commissioner Bill Bratton as guest speaker and Fox 25’s Kerry Kavanaugh as the emcee. Cambridge Police Deputy Superintendent Pauline Wells sang the national anthem. All photos by Bill…

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