Monday, November 12, 2012
Veterans display at McCarthy Elementary, public skating at Loring Arena and the kickoff to World Kindness Week featured in today's column.
Our daily column, 5 Things You Need to Know Today, will help you to get your day started and offer you some fodder for water cooler conversation. 1. Yesterday, the Town of Framingham held a Veterans Day ceremony at both Cushing Memorial Park and Cushing Chapel. As Veterans Day fell on a Sunday, schools, libraries, government offices and the post office are all observing the federal holiday today. Click here to see what is open and what is closed. 2. Annually, students and staff from McCarthy Elementary School may post photos of families members who served or who are serving in the military on a bulletin board in the entrance way to the school. Check out the photo of teh school's Principal Matt Hanlon on the board, too…
Schools and libraries are closed; no mail delivery and no trash pickup today.
Veterans Day is a federal holiday and it fell on a Sunday this year, so many schools, state and town offices are observing the holiday on Monday, Nov. 12. Retail stores: Open at owner’s discretion. Liquor stores: Open. Supermarkets: Open. Convenience stores: Open. Taverns, bars: Open. Banks: Closed. Stock market: Open. Municipal, state, federal offices: Closed. Mail: Post offices closed; express delivery only. Framingham Library: Closed
Sunday, November 11, 2012
The Town of Framingham held a Veterans Day ceremony at Cushing Memorial Park and Cushing Chapel Sunday morning.
The Town of Framingham held a Veterans Day ceremony at Cushing Memorial Park and Cushing Chapel Sunday morning. Framingham Patch will have more photos and video from the ceremony on Monday.
Rear Admiral Vic Beck, a Sudbury resident and vice chief of information for the U. S. Navy, will be the guest speaker at the Town of Framingham's Veterans Day ceremony Sunday at 11 a.m.
The Town of Framingham will hold Veterans Day Services Sunday, Nov. 11. There will be a short ceremony at Cushing General Hospital Memorial at 10:45 a.m. It will begin with a salute to the flag by the Framingham Police Honor Guard. Prayers will be placed by Chaplain Robert Anspach. There will be a placing of the wreath and the playing of Taps. After the completion of this ceremony, there will be a procession to Cushing Chapel for an 11 a.m. ceremony. The Framingham Girl Scouts will lead those assembled in a patriotic song. Then Anspach will give the invocation. There will be some brief remarks by the Tonw Manager, Selectmen and elected leaders. The main speaker will be Rear Admiral Vic Beck, vice chair of information for the U.S. Navy. He …
Friday, November 9, 2012
Local businesses salute our service men and women with special deals year-round, as well as on Veterans Day. Know of a deal missing? Add it in the comments.
A number of local businesses are saluting veterans, military service men and women, and their families this Veterans Day by offering local discounts, specials and promotions. Veterans Day is this Sunday, Nov. 11, though it is observed as a federal holiday on Monday, Nov. 12. Here's a guide to specials in the area. Two important notes: Free food: Store discounts: Free activities:
Monday, November 7, 2011
Framingham Veterans Council has planned two services on Friday, Nov. 11 for Veterans Day, in which the public is invited to attend.
Monday, November 7, 2011
FRAMINGHAM VETERANS COUNCIL VETERANS DAY SERVICES Program Chair: Larry Herson, President of the Framingham Veterans Council and Commander Of Jewish War Veterans Post 157 Friday, Nov. 11: 10:30 a.m.: Assemble at Cushing Chapel parking lot. Procession to the Veterans Memorial Service in Cushing Memorial Park. Salute to the flag by the Framingham Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts. Prayers by Chaplain Robert Anspach. Placing of the Wreath by officer of the day Abby Anderson. Police Honor Guard Rifle Salute and concluding with Taps played. 11 a.m.: Service at Cushing Memorial Chapel. Presentation of Colors. Girl Scouts lead everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance/National Anthem. Followed by innvocation by chaplain Anspach. Greetings from the Veterans …