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Donnie Wahlberg sets a Guinness record — for selfies

The record for the most selfies taken in three minutes belongs not to a Kardashian, but to Dorchester’s own Donnie Wahlberg.

Quote of the day: Taylor Swift

The singer-songwriter wrote on Instagram: “10 years ago today, my first album came out. I couldn’t be more grateful today, thinking back on how much fun we’ve had and how you’ve encouraged me to change and grow.”

Doug Flutie, pictured in 2014.


Doug Flutie returns to his old stomping grounds

A roundup of celebrity sightings and other news of note.

From left: Patrick and Kristina Lyons, Tonya Mezrich, and Coryn and Babak Bina at the BINA Farm Center gala.


Horsing around at the Ritz

BINA Farm Center hosted its 6th annual “Horsing Around at the Ritz” gala on Saturday.

Matt Light (left) at his one of his Celebrity Shoot-Out fund-raisers.


Confessions of a hunter’s wife

Former New England Patriot Matt Light loves to hunt, but his wife has mixed feelings about it.

Jim Rice and Jack Connors at the Regis College fund-raiser.


Jim Rice donates Ortiz jersey at Regis College gala

The event raised nearly $1 million in scholarship money for Regis students.

Jeff Lawrence in his office in 2000.


Jeff Lawrence to step down as editor and publisher of DigBoston

Who will take his place?


Golden moment for student rowers

Newton native Gevvie Stone and two of her Olympic gold-medal teammates worked with youngsters in the Let’s Row Boston program before the Head of the Charles Regatta.


Curt Schilling is linked to Breitbart News

New York Magazine reports that the former Red Sox pitcher will soon host a daily online radio show for the alt-right outlet.

Yo-Yo Ma and Charles Dutoit


BSO marks Charles Dutoit’s 80th birthday

The Swiss conductor was honored with a Thursday program that featured Yo-Yo Ma.

From left: Bill and Giuliana Rancic, Jessica and Sam Slater.


Giuliana and Bill Rancic star at UnMask Cancer fund-raiser

The event Saturday at the Mandarin Oriental benefited the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute as well as the Jimmy Fund.

Bob Dylan (pictured in 2011)


Quote of the day

A member of the Swedish Academy discusses Bob Dylan’s lack of acknowledgment of his Nobel Prize in literature.

Noah Schnapp at TD Garden


Young ‘Stranger Things’ costar shows good manners at Bruins game

Noah Schnapp, 12, met lots of fans at TD Garden Saturday, and thanked every person who asked him to pose for a selfie.


Sandy Edgerley earns ADL Women of Valor Award

The Anti-Defamation League New England honored the philanthropist for her commitment to helping the children of Boston.

Guitarist J. Geils and Peter Wolf performing in 2011.


Will the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame welcome the J. Geils Band?

The band born in Mission Hill in the late ’60s is among more than a dozen disparate acts nominated last week for induction.

Katy Perry, wearing a dress that resembles a ballot, performed at a campaign rally for Obama in 2012.

Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry among the pop stars aiding Clinton

Several big-name musicians have been enlisted to play concerts between now and Election Day to get the vote out.

Edmund Barry Gaither (center) and Carol and Peter Segal with Sam Gilliam’s painting “Fold XII.”


The renaissance of Sam Gilliam

Tufts University has added one of his paintings to its permanent collection.

Quote of the day: Ellen DeGeneres

In an interview with People magazine, Ellen opened up about her relationship with Portia de Rossi.

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Zuckerberg with baby Max in an undated photo.


Mark Zuckerberg’s daughter says her first word

And it wasn’t “mama” or “dada.”

James Taylor, pictured in 2015.


Elizabeth Warren teaming up with James Taylor

They’ll be at The Majestic Theater on Oct. 27. But you’d better be flush with cash if you want to attend.

Chris Gardner (center) at the Horizons for Homeless Children’s 18th Annual Women’s Breakfast.€


Special visitor to Horizon for Homeless event

A roundup of celebrity sightings and other news of note.

Hilary Swank, pictured in September.


Equal pay for equal work? Not in Hollywood

Hilary Swank was once offered a role in a film, but there was one catch: she’d be making 20 times less than her male counterpart.

Rasheed Wallace, pictured playing for the Boston Celtics in 2010.


Rasheed Wallace on Flint water crisis: ‘That water’s not fixed’

“Don’t believe the hype that you hear about the water being fixed,” he said. “That water’s not fixed.”

Lawrence Lessig, pictured in 2015.


Lawrence Lessig responds to WikiLeaks e-mail

Lessig was the subject of some nasty name-calling in an email exchange released by WikiLeaks.

Quote of the day: Kristin Cavallari

Just bearly

Uzo Aduba and Ewan McGregor in New York.


Uzo Aduba at ‘American Pastoral’ premiere

The actress joins director Ewan McGregor on the red carpet


Robert Kraft lends a helping hand

Kraft joined the Patriots Women’s Association and helped prepare and serve meals at the Women’s Lunch Place in Boston.

Chris Wallace moderating the third presidential debate Wednesday.


Chris Wallace used to be a Globie

Former Globe editor Matt Storin once played a prank on him in the newsroom.

From left: Chad Gifford, James Costa, Azzedine Downes, and Janet Wu at the fund-raiser.


Helping rangers, saving elephants

Chad Gifford and his family hosted a special fundraiser at the Mandarin Oriental Boston hotel on Wednesday.

From left: Tom Yewcic, Pete Brock, Andre Tippett, Willie McGinest, Matt Chatham, Patrick Pass, and Gridiron Club of Greater Boston president Jim Kearney at the Marriott Hotel in Burlington.


Willie McGinest honored by Gridiron Club of Greater Boston

McGinest was joined by many other former Patriots at the 21st Annual NFL Legends Night charity dinner.

Aren Williams (center) with (from left) James Morton, president and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Boston, Aren’s mother Daphne Lopes, his sister Mercedes Burnett, and Boston Police Commissioner William Evans.


Gala raises nearly $700K for YMCA programs

Boston Police Commissioner William Evans was the featured speaker at the YMCA of Greater Boston’s annual gala at the Four Seasons Hotel.

Actress Rebecca Hall at the Toronto International Film Festival in September.

Actress Rebecca Hall, back in Boston, talks about ‘Christine’

The British actress, familiar from her role in “The Town,” tackles a tough role in “Christine”

Celebrity yearbook photos: Before they were famous

In honor of Throwback Thursday, we take a look at the yearbook photos of stars in their younger days.

Miley Cyrus performing last month.

Knock knock, Virginia voters. Who’s there? Miley Cyrus.

Cyrus, who hasn’t been shy about her disdain for GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump, will be going door-to-door for Hillary Clinton.

Quote of the Day: JoJo

After years of battling with her former record label, JoJo is back with a new album.

Former NBC White House correspondent David Gregory (center), who’s teaching at Tufts this semester, at a recent Tufts event with panelists Patrick Healy of The New York Times; Asma Khalid, political reporter at NPR; Alan Solomont, Dean of Tisch College at Tufts; and Jake Horowitz, founder of media company Mic.


First-time teacher David Gregory finds Tufts students no fans of the media

Former “Meet the Press” host tries his hand at teaching


Julian Edelman’s mom is adorable

The Patriots wide receiver got a surprise in the mail from his mother.

Amy Schumer, pictured in 2015.


Amy Schumer responds to fans who left her Tampa show

The comedian promised not to call Donald Trump “an orange, sexually assaulting, fake-college-starting monster” ever again.

Keegan-Michael Key shows support for striking workers at Harvard.


Keegan-Michael Key shows support for striking Harvard workers

The Key & Peele comedian is in town shooting a Netflix series

From left: Mass. Health Council Executive Director David Martin, Michael Botticelli, and Ana Sortun at the Mass. Health Council's 96th Gala Tuesday evening.


Massachusetts Health Council hosts awards gala

US Senator Edward Markey, US drug czar Michael Botticelli, and chef Ana Sortun were among the guests who attended the soiree and had the opportunity to try — and vote on — hospital food.

Author Dennis Lehane reads from his new novel, “Since We Fell,” at an event in Watertown.


Dennis Lehane gives Boston audience peek at his new novel

“Since We Fell” is set in modern-day Western Mass., because Lehane has had enough of speakeasies and Model Ts.

Padma Lakshmi (right), host of “Top Chef,” chats with Tiger Mama chef/owner Tiffani Faison (center) and Faison’s wife and business partner Kelly Walsh.


A ‘Top Chef’ reunion at Clinton fund-raiser

Padma Lakshmi was in town this week for a Hillary Clinton fund-raiser at chef/owner Tiffani Faison’s Tiger Mama.

Patriots tight end Martellus Bennet at the Forbes Under 30 Summit on Tuesday.


Crowds turn out for Forbes Under 30 Summit

Nearly 6,000 people registered to attend the four-day conference, which kicked off Oct. 16.

New Edition’s Michael Bivins has a court date Thursday and Mayor Marty Walsh will be there

Before boy band success, basketball was his life

Quote of the day: Barack Obama

President Obama sat down with Stephen Colbert to discuss his future career prospects after he leaves the White House. Hilarity ensued.

The J. Geils Band (from left): Seth Justman, Magic Dick, Peter Wolf, J. Geils, Stephen Jo Bladd, and Danny Klein.


J. Geils Band and the Cars are Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees

The J. Geils Band are back on the ballot for the first time since 2010

Maria Sharapova speaking with moderator Raymond Braun during the Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit at Faneuil Hall.


Maria Sharapova is challenging herself outside of tennis

Tennis player-turned-entrepreneur Maria Sharapova was a featured speaker at the Forbes Under 30 Summit on Tuesday.

Ben Berinsky will appear on the Food Network’s “Chopped Junior.”


Ben Berinsky, 11, can cook — and now he’s going on TV

The Cambridge youngster will get to show off his cooking skills on the Food Network’s “Chopped Junior” next month.

Model-turned-author Chrissy Teigen speaking at the Forbes Under 30 Summit at Blackman Auditoriumat Northeastern University. The moderator is Raymond Braun.


‘Be authentic and passionate,’ Chrissy Teigen says at Forbes Summit

The swimsuit model-turned-author was one of the featured speakers at the Forbes Under 30 Summit on Tuesday.

The Forbes Under 30 Summit brought a lot of celebs to Boston

Here are some highlights from the four-day conference.