BOSTON — Comcast NBCUniversal announced on June 19, 2018 that it has awarded $112,000 in scholarships for the 2018-19 school year to 103 Massachusetts students as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program. The program, funded by the Comcast Foundation, is a one-time, $1,000 scholarship awarded to the best and brightest high school seniors for their community service, academic performance and leadership skills. Since 2001, more than $28 million has been awarded to…

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CAMBRIDGE — The Massachusetts Biotechnology Council hosted its annual two-day annual meeting at which the organization marked the 70th anniversary of the Jimmy Fund at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The two-day event also brought the elevation of a new board as well as the latest industry’s trends. MassBio CEO and President Robert Coughlin emceed the morning’s events including thanking outgoing board chair Abbie Celniker of Third Rock Ventures and the welcoming incoming chair David L.…

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DORCHESTER — On January 28, 2018, Project 351 celebrated the Class of 2018 with an event at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum. The nonprofit organization brings together eighth-grade students from each city and town in the state together as a way to build communication and create a dialog. Among those who supported Project 351 at the event were: Gov. Charlie Baker and his wife, Lauren; the Kennedy Library and Gourmet Catering; Sam Carson…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Bill Brett was in Washington at the Capitol to take this photograph of the Massachusetts delegation to the House of Representatives, the first that was made up entirely of Democrats. With all the discussion about Congress and the Congressional districts in the news, it prompted some of us to ask Bill about photographing so many of the state’s legendary politicians. As you can imagine, he has some wonderful stories so “stay tuned”…

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More than 1,700 guests gathered for The New England Council’s annual “New Englander of the Year” awards. ALL PHOTOS ARE BY BILL BRETT By Carol Beggy SOUTH BOSTON – The 2017 New England Council dinner—the largest annual gathering of the region’s leaders of business, colleges and universities, hospitals, financial institutions, civic, philanthropic, and government agencies—was held recently to recognize four outstanding individuals as “New Englanders of the Year.” More than 1,700 guests filled the World…

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