SEAPORT DISTRICT — More than 1,800 guests attended the New England Council’s 2022 annual celebration on the evening of Monday, November 7, at the Omni Boston Hotel in the Seaport District.  Among the guests were many of the most notable business, academic, non-profit, and government leaders from all six New England States, gathered to honor the Council’s New Englanders of the Year: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts CEO Andrew Dreyfus; Boston Globe Media CEO…

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SEAPORT DISTRICT — US Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh, former mayor of Boston, addressed the New England Council at a sold-out luncheon held at the Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center in Boston. Addressing the region’s top business leaders, Walsh said: “For a year, I’ve been trying to come back to the city of Boston to do something,” said Walsh on March 18, 2022. “Next week I’m going to Portland, Oregon, Tacoma, Washington, Seattle, Washington.…

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Bill’s brother James T. Brett, president and CEO of the New England Council, will receive two honorary degrees this year. Jim will be honored along with Bank of America’s Anne Finucane at the Regis College graduation ceremony for the Classes of 2020 and 2021, which will be held virtually on Saturday, May 8, 2021. For more on the graduation event, click on this link to read the Weston Town Crier story. And on Sunday, May…

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DORCHESTER — More than 300 guests attended the New England Council Christmas party, which was held recently at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate, located on Columbia Point in Dorchester. New England Council President and CEO Jim Brett welcomed the guests which included Lynne and Gary Smith, the New England Council’s Larry Zabar and his wife, Hope, Patrick Shaughnessy of Best Buddies, Craig Welton of Northeast Arc, and Carol McKean of Carol…

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By Carol Beggy SEAPORT – Nearly 1,600 guests attended The New England Council’s annual prestigious New Englander of the Year awards 2019 dinner, which was held on Monday, October 21, at the Seaport Hotel/World Trade Center in Boston. The New England Council is the nation’s oldest regional business organization and the highlight of the evening is the presentation of the New Englanders of the Year awards, which this year went to: • Margaret Brennan, senior…

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