BRAINTREE, (June 20, 2020) — More than 1,000 people gathered outside Braintree town hall tonight for a vigil held to honor the life of Laurie Melchionda, who was fatally shot outside her Braintree home last week. Police say that she was shot by a former neighbor who dressed up as a package deliveryman. Ms. Melchionda, 59, worked as a school nurse in Weston and had more than 30 years’ experience in the field. Among those…

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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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