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Recalling Russell Libby

When trying to come up with a few words to commemorate Russell Libby, the former executive director of Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, who died in December at the age of 56, my first thought was: What could I possibly offer which is not

By CAITLIN SHETTERLY  |  February 15, 2013

Celebrating Roman Totenberg

When not reporting on the Supreme Court for NPR, Nina Totenberg has spent the last few months working with her two sisters to plan a memorial for her father, Roman.

By S.I. ROSENBAUM  |  October 12, 2012

A decade of turmoil

9/11 has become such a given — such a fixed star in American culture and politics — that as the tenth anniversary approached, it was easy to imagine we had somehow come to terms with the attacks.
Rhode Island’s brightest minds on where we are now
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  September 09, 2011

Ashes to ashes

The clock struck midnight at Billy Ruane's Memorial Birthday Bash last Wednesday night in Central Square, and suddenly, as if on cue, things kicked into high gear.
A wild night for Billy Ruane
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  November 26, 2010
Eyedea Memorial Concert, Plus Memories & Public Wake Info

Eyedea Memorial Concert, Plus Memories & Public Wake Info

One thing about hip-hop tragedies is that heads do one hell of a job in the memorial department. In the event of Eyedea's demise, I...
By Chris Faraone  |  October 25, 2010

Photos: 12th Annual Lantern Festival

The Forest Hills Cemetery hosted their 12th Annual Lantern Festival -- a ceremony of remembrance inspired by Buddhist rituals -- on July 15, 2010.
Scenes from the 12th Annual Lantern Festival at Forest Hills Cemetery
By REYNOLDS AVLON  |  July 23, 2010


LIVE STREAMING: Michael Jackson memorial

Thousands attend Michael Jackson's memorial inside the Staples Center in LA
Watch live streaming video of Michael Jackson's memorial in LA
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  July 10, 2009

POLL: How do you feel about MJ's death?

We all know he died, but who is sad, who is indifferent and who wants the media to stop talking about it?
By Lisa Spinelli  |  July 09, 2009