Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Bits of knowledge to help make you the smartest person at the ATM.
Here are five pieces of information designed to start your Wednesday with a smile and to make you the smartest person in the cafeteria. 1. Today's Local Weather Forecast: According to the NWS, today will see rain, mainly after 11am. Patchy fog after 3pm. High near 62. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Wednesday Night: Rain, mainly before 4am. Patchy fog before 11pm. Low around 43. North wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. 2. Calling All Bargains: Later today, Tewksbury Patch will be running an article on Thanksgiving bargains in town. If you know of any…
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Flanagan shares personal struggle against depression, difficulty adjusting to civilian life.
Major Stephen Flanagan was visibly nervous as he began his Veterans Day speech before friends and neighbors in his hometown. But when began talking about the difficulties faced by veterans returning from Afghanistan and Iraq, as they sought to make the adjustment back to civilian life, any jitters disappeared and the decorated war hero spoke with the conviction and passion of a leader committed to doing everything in his power to make sure that a few years of honorable service don't turn into a lifetime of suffering. "33,000 servicemen have returned from Iraq and Afghanistan physically wounded," said Flanagan. "Countless more have returned home with psychological issues. Across the nation, the rates of depression, suicide and homelessness …
Monday, November 14, 2011
Tewksbury celebrates its heroes, past and present.
Several hundred residents turned out Friday as Tewksbury celebrated its heroes with the annual Veterans Day Services. Veterans Agent Jim Williams served as emcee for the event, which featured speeches by several community leaders. The keynote address was offered by Army Major Stephen Flanagan, a Tewksbury native. Flanagan is a highly decorated veteran, having earned, among other honors, two Bronze Stars during three combat tours in Iraq and another in Afghanistan. Another notable speech was made by student Barrett Hodgson, who presented an essay on "What The Pledge of Allegiance Means To Me." Also participating in the event were color guards from the Police and Fire Departments, students from the North Street School, the Swinging Seniors, …
Sunday, November 13, 2011
Here are the stories you, the readers, were talking about this past week.
Here are the Top 5 stories for the week of Nov. 6-12. 5. Tewksbury High Students Earn Free College Tuition 4. Free Meals For Veterans At Applebees 3. Police Nab Suspect In House Break 2. Teen Accused Of Going After His Father Witn A Knife 1. Significant Movement On Filling Rite Aid Plaza Space
Friday, November 11, 2011
Veterans Day Tradition at Tewksbury restaurant.
- HOLIDAY GUIDE
Friday, November 11, 2011
(Editor's note: The following information was provided by Applebee's.) Tewksbury Applebee’s is providing a free meal to all veterans and active duty military throughout the U.S. on Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. Applebee’s message is simple and clear: “THANK YOU!” to our nation’s veterans and troops. Applebee’s is offering a Veterans Day menu featuring some of its signature and favorite items, including the 7 oz. House Sirloin, Bacon Cheeseburger, Three Cheese Chicken Penne, Chicken Tenders Platter, Oriental Chicken Salad, Fiesta Lime Chicken and Double Crunch Shrimp. “When we give Thank You meals on Veterans Day, it’s about more than free food. It’s about creating connections among the neighborhood’s real heroes in a tangible way. …
Bits of knowledge to help make you the smartest person acknowledging the contributions of our country's veterans.
Here are five pieces of information designed to help make you the smartest person on the Town Common this morning. Remember to be at the common by 10:45 a.m. Veterans Agent Jim Williams has said the ceremony will begin at exactly 11 a.m. The keynote speaker is Tewksbury hometown hero Major Stephen Flanagan. 1. Veterans Day NWS Weather Forecast: A chance of showers, mainly before 9am. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 51. Northwest wind between 8 and 18 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 31. West wind between 8 and 15 mph. 2. Disabled Vets: 5.5 million veterans had a …
Thursday, November 10, 2011
Bits of knowledge to help make you the smartest person on the bus,
Here are 5 pieces of information to help start your Thursday right and to help make you the smartest person stuck in gridlock traffic. 1. Today's Local Weather Forecast: According to the NWS, today will see showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog. High near 62. East wind between 3 and 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible. Tonight: Showers, mainly before 2am. Patchy fog before 4am. Low around 43. North wind between 5 and 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. 2. By The Numbers: 11-11-11. Tomorrow's date tag is one that hasn’t been seen …
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Elks Club to host Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, Nov. 10
The Elks Thanksgiving Dinner for Tewksbury Senior Citizens will be held this Thursday, Nov. 10th from 6-11 PM with dinner served at 7:00 PM. Those people utilizing bus transportation for this Elks Thanksgiving Dinner should note that pick-up will start at 4:30 PM. The Friends of the Tewksbury Patriotic Committee (PAC) will hold its Veteran’s Day Celebration event at the Tewksbury Country Club this Friday, Nov. 11, from 7-11 PM. If interested in attending, it is suggested that you call a PAC member for tickets. On this special day 11-11-11 and every day we thank our Veterans and our service men and women for their efforts in safe guarding our nation and the cause of freedom. You all are forever in our hearts...thank you and God Bless. …