Former Ambassador to Nigeria Walter Carrington receives the Thurgood Marshall Lifetime Achievement Award from NAACP Boston Branch 3rd Vice President Segun Idowu. Behind is President Tanisha Sullivan, to the right is 2nd Vice President Cheryl Crawford.
photo: Mayor’s Office photo by Isabel Leon
Two-year-old Omari Sanders and his mom Tatiana were among the thousands of residents and visitors who made their way to Boston Common for Halloween fun and activities on October 19 as Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, and the Skating Club of Boston hosted the annual Fall Pumpkin Float at the Frog Pond. The celebration was presented by key sponsors Highland Street Foundation, HP Hood LLC, Polar Beverages, and the Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center. Media sponsor was Magic 106.7 with additional support provided by Boston Cares.
photo: Jon Seamans