The Suffolk Journal

Derenoncourt confident to win first position in office

October 12, 2017

Jean Bradley Derenoncourt graduated this past May with a degree in government and around 400 signatures to get his name on the ballot for City Councilor-at-Large for Brockton, Massachusetts. Recently, he has been spending his time going to events for the campaign brought on by the city, knocking on doo...

Student entrepreneurs pen success from crowd-funding projects

October 4, 2017

The Sawyer Business School offered its first-ever crowd-funding class last fall. Two of the student entrepreneurs have come a long ways since then. Senior Sara Maloney’s crowd-funding enterprise is called Buddha Bus Yoga. Her mission is to take yoga out of the studio and make it more accessible fo...

Tewksbury woman falls victim to Las Vegas shooting

October 4, 2017

Rhonda LeRocque, a 42-year-old Tewksbury mother was one of the 59 people killed in the Las Vegas mass shooting on Sunday night, according to the Boston Globe. She attended the concert with her husband Jason, six year old daughter, and father-in-law. Her father-in-law and daughter had just left the conc...

Body of Missing Man Found in Charles River

Body of Missing Man Found in Charles River

Nick Viveiros

April 19, 2017

The parents of Michael Kelleher, a 23-year-old resident of Southborough, Mass. who went missing from a Boston Celtics game last month, confirmed that a body recovered by state police Sunday morning was that of their son. “Sadly, Michael was claimed by the Charles River the night of his disappearance,...

Moulton challenges Trump, addresses Russia’s ties to election

Moulton challenges Trump, addresses Russia’s ties to election

Alexa Gagosz and Chris DeGusto

April 5, 2017

United States Congressman Seth Moulton sat down with Boston Globe reporter Joshua Miller on Thursday for a “Live Political Happy Hour” on Boylston Street, where the Marine veteran discussed his critiques within his own party, the current administration’s ties to Russia and tensions between the b...

Activists catch the liberty bug at local convention with Ron Paul

Activists catch the liberty bug at local convention with Ron Paul

Kyle Crozier

March 31, 2017

In the modern history of American government, political choices have been in the context of either Republican or Democratic policies. This binary choice has been the hallmark of political decision making for generations, with the first major change coming in the past three election cycles. In 2008 Dr....

Tattoo convention exposes skin and the art of ink

Katherine Yearwood

March 31, 2017

More than 5,000 people from all over the world flocked to Boston for the 17th annual Boston Tattoo Convention this past weekend at the Hynes Convention Center. The convention hosted an array of artistic talent and personalities as people showcased their dedication to their craft throughout the three-day ...

Breaking down barriers with books

Patrick Holmes

March 1, 2017

In the withering basement of the United First Parish Church in Quincy, MA, built in 1828, volunteers from the surrounding area joined together to package and send books to prisoners across the country to help them survive jail. Every Thursday night from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., people of all ages read l...

Stabbing in Boston Common, injuries non-fatal

Stabbing in Boston Common, injuries non-fatal

March 1, 2017

One man was stabbed in the Boston Common on Monday night, police said. The man, who remained unnamed as of Tuesday night, was stabbed around 6:40 p.m. on Monday close to 139 Tremont St., according to Boston Police. A witness told a reporter on Tuesday that the physical altercation between the two peo...

Healey talks upcoming elections, direction of country

Healey talks upcoming elections, direction of country

Chris DeGusto

February 22, 2017

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has made it clear that she rejects particular actions and ideals that have emanated from the first few weeks of President Donald Trump’s administration. In an interview last week with Boston Globe reporter Joshua Miller, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura...

Local activists lead National Day of Jewish Action for Refugees

Local activists lead National Day of Jewish Action for Refugees

Nick Viveiros

February 15, 2017

Hundreds of Americans in cities across the country braved the weather on Sunday to take a stand for refugees in light of President Donald Trump’s actions centering around immigration. A Boston rally was held at the base of the New England Holocaust Memorial near Boston’s Faneuil Hall Marketplace. The r...

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