The 18th Annual Haitian Independence Day Gala, organized by the Haitian-Americans United, Inc. (H.A.U.), was held on Jan. 7 at Lombardo’s in Randolph. U.S. Sen. Edward J. Markey (center) was honored at the gala for his committed leadership in helping people impacted by the cholera epidemic and Hurricane Matthew in Haiti. Markey received the award from H.A.U. Chairman Dr. Nesly Metayer and the Vice-Chair Pastor Dieufort Fleurissaint.
Mayor Martin Walsh presents members of New Edition a Proclamation declaring Sunday, January 8, 2017 as New Edition Day in the City of Boston.