WEYMOUTH — The Veterans Day celebration in Weymouth kicked off with a wreath being placed at the Korean War memorial in Jackson Square before the parade started. Weymouth has had five men who were awarded the Medal of Honor. It was a big day as Weymouth also continued its celebration of the community’s 400th anniversary. The celebration included local groups and a parade of cars. All photos by Bill Brett

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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 — It was a packed house on October 28 at the Seaport Boston Hotel in South Boston’s Seaport District for the 2022 annual Boston Irish Magazine’s Boston Irish Honors luncheon. This year’s honorees were: Jon Cronin, president & CEO, Cronin Development, Mary Swanton, executive director, Irish Pastoral Centre, and Jerry York, the retired longtime head coach of Boston College’s hockey program. This unique event, celebrating the heritage of Boston’s Irish people and their…

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COPLEY SQUARE — Thousands of book lovers, authors and their fans, and those who just wanted to get back to the region’s best events, turned out on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022. The full day program of free events with outdoor booths in Copley Square covered “everything from the serious to the sublime, from true life to high fantasy, and every possible imaginative endeavor from architecture to music to arts and crafts for kids,” according to…

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