QUINCY — The weather may have pushed the sold-out fashion show hosted by Denise Hajjar to June 23rd, but when the 400 people gathered at Marina Bay in Quincy it was a beautiful night that benefited St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children in Dorchester. Among the many area businesses that joined Hajjar for “Eat. Drink. Model.” included: Marina Bay Living, Siros restaurant, Victory Point restaurant, Marina Bay Market, Port 305 restaurant, Montilio’s Bakery, Reel…

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About 100 guests attended the pre-event reception for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester’s 28th annual New England Women’s Leadership Awards. US Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh, the former Mayor of Boston and longtime supporter of the Dorchester clubs, attended as did former state Senator Linda Dorcena Forry, a longtime Dorchester resident, attended. Among those honored at the online gala were: Tufts Medical Center’s Sherry Dong, longtime BGC supporter Dora Ullian, local business owner,…

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By Carol Beggy DORCHESTER – Despite the restrictions on gatherings, the funeral for former Boston Police Deputy Superintendent Ed Walsh drew a number of people who felt compelled to pay their respects to a man who touched a lot of lives throughout the city. Edward J. Walsh died at his daughter Kathleen’s home in New Haven, Conn., on September 27, 2020. He was 98 years old. The restrictions because of Covid-19 meant that only Mr.…

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SOUTH BOSTON — The crew at Doughboy Donuts is not fooling around when it comes to public health. The photo above is a sign on the front door. Wear a mask or go someplace else for your coffee. (On a side note, we’d do whatever they told us just to get one of those cinnamon raisin crullers. They are THAT good.) Photos by Bill Brett

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(Photo of Lt. Colonel Richard Ball at the Dever Memorial in 2018. Photo by Steve Allen.) DORCHESTER — Bill Dever, who had been an ardent advocate for Dorchester, a decorated Vietnam War veteran, and the father of fallen Suffolk County Deputy Sheriff Sgt. Richard T. Dever, died on April 30, 2020. He was 76. Because of the bans on gatherings of larger than 10 people due to Covid-19, the service for Mr. Dever will be…

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