2017 BPPA Pictures of the Year

02 General News

1. Chris Christo / The Boston Herald

(Boston, Ma 081917) Police arrest demonstrators on Boylston Street after freedom of speech speakers were transported from the common by police wagon. August 19, 2017
(Boston, Ma 081917) Police arrest demonstrators on Boylston Street after freedom of speech speakers were transported from the common by police wagon. August 19, 2017

2. Elizabeth Frantz / The Concord Monitor

Penacook Elementary School fourth-grader Holden Turner, 9, of Penacook visits Chris Foley with his parents, Jeremy and Heather Turner, outside Concord Regional VNA's hospice house in Concord, N.H., on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017. The Turners, and many others, had come to place their candles and say hello Ð and goodbye Ð to Foley, an adored former principal of Penacook Elementary School. Foley was close to finishing his fourth year at the school when a seven-inch sarcoma tumor was discovered in his stomach in March. He died at age 39 surrounded by his family, including a newborn son, in late September.
Penacook Elementary School fourth-grader Holden Turner, 9, of Penacook visits Chris Foley with his parents, Jeremy and Heather Turner, outside Concord Regional VNA’s hospice house in Concord, N.H., on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017. The Turners, and many others, had come to place their candles and say hello Ð and goodbye Ð to Foley, an adored former principal of Penacook Elementary School. Foley was close to finishing his fourth year at the school when a seven-inch sarcoma tumor was discovered in his stomach in March. He died at age 39 surrounded by his family, including a newborn son, in late September.

3. John Tlumacki / The Boston Globe

South Boston-05/12/2017- A funeral mass was held at the Gate of Heaven Church for Dr. Richard Field and Dr. Lina Bolanos, who were murdered in their condo in South Boston.  Mourners weep at the end of the service outside the church.
South Boston-05/12/2017- A funeral mass was held at the Gate of Heaven Church for Dr. Richard Field and Dr. Lina Bolanos, who were murdered in their condo in South Boston. Mourners weep at the end of the service outside the church.

HM 1. Faith Ninivaggi / The Boston Herald

(Boston, MA 12/11/17) Talia Hayett, 27 friend of Dawnn Jaffier gets emotional on the witness stand as she recalls the day Dawn was shot and how she tried to help her. The trial of Keith Williams and Wesson Colas, both charged with first-degree murder in connection with the Aug 23, 2014, homicide of Dawnn Jaffier 26 on Blue Hill Ave. ADA Mark Lee and defense Attorneys, John Galvin and Peter Marano give their opening statements and witness's take the stand.  December 11, 2017.
(Boston, MA 12/11/17) Talia Hayett, 27 friend of Dawnn Jaffier gets emotional on the witness stand as she recalls the day Dawn was shot and how she tried to help her. The trial of Keith Williams and Wesson Colas, both charged with first-degree murder in connection with the Aug 23, 2014, homicide of Dawnn Jaffier 26 on Blue Hill Ave. ADA Mark Lee and defense Attorneys, John Galvin and Peter Marano give their opening statements and witness’s take the stand. December 11, 2017.

HM 2. Nicolaus Czarnecki / The Boston Herald

(Boston, MA 8/19/17) Boston riot police arrest a protester blocking the exit to the right-wing "Free Speech Rally" on Friday, August 19, 2017.
(Boston, MA 8/19/17) Boston riot police arrest a protester blocking the exit to the right-wing “Free Speech Rally” on Friday, August 19, 2017.