Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Sudbury native Vic Beck told those assembled for the Town of Framingham's Veterans Day Ceremony at Cushing Chapel to teach the youth about Veterans and for Veterans to tell their stories to their neighbors.
The Town of Framingham held its annual Veterans Day ceremony at Cushing Chapel Sunday morning. The keynote speaker was U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Vic Beck, a Sudbury resident. Beck told those assembled to teach the youth about veterans and for veterans to tell their stories to their neighbors. Other speakers included Framingham Town Manager Bob Halpin, Rep. Chris Walsh, Rep. Tom Sannicandro and Selectman Ginger Esty.
Monday, November 12, 2012
The holiday is Sunday but will be observed on Monday.
Monday, November 12, 2012
Restaurants, bars: Open Convenience stores: Open Supermarkets: Open Retail stores: Are allowed to open if the owners choose Liquor stores: Open City, Town, State, and Federal offices and facilities are closed: This includes– schools, libraries and the Postal Service (express mail will be delivered). Only emergency services are available. Financial Services: Check with your bank. Stock market: Open, as are international markets.
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1. FORECAST: Monday: Wow! Nice with more sun than clouds. Mid to upper 60s. Tuesday: Mild with showers rolling in by afternoon/evening. Near 60. Wednesday: Cooler. Mostly sunny. Low 50s. 2. TODAY IS VETERANS DAY: Nov. 11 (the legal public holiday for Veterans Day), falls on a Sunday. For most Federal employees, Nov. 12 will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes. (See section 3(a) of Executive order 11582, February 11, 1971.) 3. HELP HURRICANE SANDY VICTIMS: The FieldHouse in Sudbury is collecting donations for Hurricane Sandy victims. Items sought: There will be drop-off boxes at The FieldHouse all week. 4. VETERANS AID AND ATTENDANCE BENEFIT: Are you a Veteran or the spouse of a Veteran? Wartime Veterans or their surviving …
Friday, November 9, 2012
Veterans Day is Sunday and Sudbury Patch wants to mark the occasion by sharing photos of the town's servicemen and women in uniform.
Veterans Day is Sunday and to mark the occassion, Sudbury Patch invites you to share photos of Sudbury servicemen and women so the whole town can honor those who serve our nation. Add photos to this gallery of your loved ones, friends and family members who served and currently serve in the Armed Forces. Just click the green "Submit Your Photos" button above the photos or at the bottom of this article to add yours, along with a caption. Also, leave shoutouts to veterans you know in the comments below.
Local businesses salute our service men and women with special deals year-round as well as on Veterans Day.
(EDITOR'S NOTE: An earlier version of this story said Subway was giving out free six-inch subs. A Subway representative tells us this is inaccurate; Subway restaurants have replaced the local promotion of past years with a national-level partnership with Wounded Warrior Project, and they area donating $111,112 to help veterans in lieu of offering free sandwiches locally.) A number of local businesses are saluting veterans, military servicemen and women, and their families this Veterans Day by offering local discounts, specials and promotions. Here's a guide to specials in the area, mostly taken from themilitarywallet.com. Two important notes: Free food: Store discounts: Free activities:
Friday, November 11, 2011
The Veterans Day ceremony was held at the American Legion hall on Boston Post Road.
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Friday, November 11, 2011
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Army Ranger from Sudbury was posthumously inducted to the UNH ROTC Hall of Fame on Friday.
Dear Scott, I've never tried writing a letter like this, but I feel I must try. You do not know me. And to be honest I don't know you. But I've had the pleasure to learn who you are this past year. And from what I've learned, you are the type of person who easily befriends those you meet. It's hard to believe the first time I heard your name was almost one year ago. Since that time, I either hear your name, read your name, or think of you a few times a week. That's the impression you've not only left on me, but also on your hometown of Sudbury. And deservedly so. You made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. You defined what a true hero is. You are an inspiration. Last week, your family reached out to mine and asked us to stand by them …
Monday, November 7, 2011
Lt. Col. Christopher Hamilton explains life in the armed services.
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the third of three video articles honoring Sudbury veterans.
Sunday, November 6, 2011
Patty Houpt recognizes Major Dennis Ford for his service.
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second of three video articles honoring Sudbury veterans.
Saturday, November 5, 2011
Rear Admiral Victor Beck discusses his experiences in the U.S. Navy.
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the first of three video articles on local veterans Sudbury Patch will publish leading up to Veterans Day on Tuesday.