★ Conan O’Brien gives the commencement address at Dartmouth (above).
★ Now-retired basketballer Shaquille O’Neal sets his sights on a reality TV show with his girlfriend, possibly to be located in New England. Maybe it will feature more of some of our favorite Shaq moments in Beantown.
★ Two famous Jessicas tour Yale University in Connecticut.
★ Boston-born Lenny Clarke honored by local Boy Scout troop.
★ Jessica Simpson gets engaged to Needham, MA born, Yale University educated NFL star Eric Johnson.
★ TLC’s “Cake Boss” comes to Connecticut.
★ On a recent interview for E News regarding her successes on “Dancing With the Stars”, Bristol Palin confirms the story that first broke early last year; that she was named in part for the town in Connecticut ESPN is based in.
★ New Englander Tom Bergeron appears on “Chelsea Lately.”
★ A first look at the promotional poster for the Kennedy biopic, starring Katie Holmes and Greg Kinnear.
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