HINGHAM — More than 100 people turned out in front of Hingham Town Hall on July 28, 2020 to show their support for the “thin blue line” flag that has been flying on the Higham fire truck since 2018. Police Chief Glenn Olsson and Fire Chief Steve Murphy wrote to their departments’ personnel that officials recently received a citizen complaint, prompting the two executives to make the decision to remove the flags, which they say…

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PLYMOUTH — Hundreds turned out to protest racism recently at Brewster Gardens in Plymouth. The Plymouth Old Colony has a full story. You can read it here. These photos were taken by South Shore native Drew Lederman. His photography covers everything from weddings and families to marketing and commercial work to fine art nature photography. When not out on a shoot he can usually be found in the woods or on a mountain with his…

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WEYMOUTH — Students of Weymouth High School were joined by town leaders on Saturday, June 13, 2020 in a show of support of Black lives and against racial injustice. A few hundred people gathered at Weymouth’s Legion Field for the vigil. Olivia Pietruszewski, a 2018 Weymouth High School graduate and organizer of the event, said the event was a way to come together as a community and raise awareness of the issue of police brutality…

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QUINCY — Our friend Cody Huntington hit the streets in Quincy to photograph the peaceful protest following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, MN, and the subsequent demonstrations against police brutality and injustice against people of color. Here is Cody’s report: “The past week has been incredibly difficult for many, but today I found a small glimpse of hope for our future. Today, a candlelight vigil was held in my city of Quincy, MA,…

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