Monday, November 12, 2012
Some businesses are closed today in honor of Veterans day.
Today is when some establishments honor Veterans Day, which means some businesses are open, but some are closed. Take a look below for a reminder of what's open or closed and what services are operating. Retail stores: Open at owner's discretion. Liquor stores: State law allows them to be open. Supermarkets: Open. Convenience stores: Open. Municipal, state, federal offices: Closed. Libraries: Closed. Mail: Post offices closed. No mail delivery. MBTA Schedule Services
Sunday, November 11, 2012
The following is a letter to the editor from State Rep. Thomas Stanley.
Sunday, November 11, 2012
The following is a letter to the editor from State Rep. Thomas Stanley. Veterans Day is a celebration to honor and thank America's veterans for their patriotism, love of country and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good. On Veterans Day, we are reminded of the worth of our freedom, as we pause to honor and remember the fallen and show our appreciation for those still among us. We recognize the millions of veterans we think of not just as veterans, but as neighbors, relatives, friends and colleagues. Our veterans and their families are all around us in our community, and they make great efforts to avoid recognition, and very rarely ask for help. In Masssachusetts alone, there are more than 350,000 veterans, including …
We invite readers to share their favorite photos of the veterans in their lives.
As we observe Veterans Day today, we thought it would be nice to create a gallery of our veterans. If there is a local veteran you would like to honor today, we invite you to share a photo so the whole city can honor those who serve our nation. 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.
Friday, November 9, 2012
Veterans Day is Nov. 12.
Waltham will mark Veterans Day on Sunday, Nov. 11 with a ceremony on the City Common, according to the city webdite. At 11 a.m., the Allied Veterans' Council and the Waltham Veterans' Services Department will host a a ceremony to honor Waltham veterans followed by a seperate Circle of Rememberance brick dedication during which new bricks will be dedicated for Waltham veterans.
Friday, November 11, 2011
Thank a veteran today.
Waltham marked Veterans Day this morning with a short ceremony on the City Common. Check out the video and photos in the photo box.
Local vets shares war stories with Waltham students.
Students at Waltham's McDevitt Middle School marked Veterans Day on Wednesday, Nov. 9 by hearing from veterans of the wars in Afghanistan and Vietnam. Retired U.S. Marine Corporal Patrick Hart, of Waltham shared his experiences in Vietnam as did U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Joel Bashear, from Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan where he is deployed at the moment. Check out the video for clips of Hart's stories.
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
City set to mark Veterans Day on with ceremony on Friday.
The City of Waltham will hold a ceremony at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, Veterans Day at the Circle of Rememberance on the City Common.