HINGHAM — More than 700 guests attended the 25th annual FoodFest benefit for Father Bill’s and MainSpring at the Hingham Shipyard. The event, held on July 30, 2019, featured dishes from South Shore restaurants and raised more than $350,000 to help fight homelessness in the area — including the construction of 10 houses in Randolph for homeless veterans. Photos by Bill Brett

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CEDAR GROVE — Several hundred people were in attendance on Monday morning for the Memorial Day service at Cedar Grove Cemetery. The featured speaker was Brigadier General John J. Driscoll, commander of the Massachusetts Army National Guard, whose remarks followed the procession of veterans and musical units from the John P. McKeon Post on Hilltop Street. Leading the way was the Boston Fire Department Honor Guard and the Greater Boston Firefighters Pipe & Drums. Boston…

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SOUTH BOSTON — The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) 5K race was held recently at Castle Island in South Boston to honor and support our veterans. Pictured in the photograph above are: Lou Pasquale, a WWII veteran who served in Okinawa, seen here kissing the hand of fellow veteran Mumtaz Qureshi as a sign of respect for his service and as a fellow comrade who survived the war. Boston Police Commissioner William Gross. The commissioner had…

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BOSTON — 300 guests gathered at the UMass Club recently to celebrate Tom Lyons, who is retiring as the vice president of external affairs for MassHousing. A Vietnam War veteran, Tom has dedicated his life to ensuring that Boston’s veterans have safe housing, access to health care and other important services, and gameful employment. All photos by Bill Brett.

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SEAPORT — 600 guests attended the New England Center and Home for Veterans’ 16th annual “Leave No One Behind” gala, which was held on Oct. 10 at the World Trade Center in Boston. The NECHV event marked the 100th anniversary of The Armistice when the guns fell silent on the Western Front, ending World War I, which was called the “Great War.” That Armistice Day became Veterans Day; a national holiday to honor all of…

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