Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Town turns out to honor local vets on Tewksbury Commons.
Tewksbury observed Veterans Day with a ceremony on the Town Common with the high school marching band. Airforce Major Paul McArtor of Whipple Road served as the guest speaker. Tewksbury Veterans Agent Jim Williams served as master of ceremonies for the event.
Monday, November 12, 2012
Veterans Day Ceremony 2012 was held at Tewksbury Memorial High School’s Gymnasium at 320 Pleasant Street.
Tewksbury High School held its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Friday, Nov. 9 in the new school's gymnasium. As always, the ceremony featured stirring musical performances, including four service songs performed by the TMHS faculty. Among the speakers were two TMHS seniors who will be heading into the military after graduation. They spoke of the reasons behind their decision. A powerful speech was delivered by School Committee member Dennis Francis, the text of which is attached to this story as a PDF document.
Bits of knowledge to help make you the smartest kid on the playground.
Here are five pieces of information designed to start your week on the right foot and to help make you the smartest person in the donut shop. 1. Your Local 3-Day Weather Forecast: According to the NWS, today will be sunny, with a high near 64. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. 2. It's Happening Today: Orange Leaf Dine Out for Dewing. Visit Orange Leaf Nov 12, 13 or 14, 2012 from 5-10pm and a portion of your purchase will go to the Dewing School! Mention that you are with the Dewing School. Please bring the attached flier or mention the Dewing. Cut and paste this link into your browser then print. http://www.tewksbury.k12.ma.us/files/848873/orange%20leaf%20dineout.pdf 3. Reader …
Sunday, November 11, 2012
A great way to show appreciate for the sacrifices made by the men and women of the military and their families.
Sunday, November 11, 2012
(Editor's note: The following informationw as submitted by Mahoney's Garden Center.) Members of the Military and their families make many sacrifices, especially during the holidays. Starting this Veteran’s Day, November 11, show your support and appreciation to an active member and their family, by donating a Christmas tree through the “Trees for Troops” program. Mahoney’s Garden Centers is again the host of the Trees for Troops program in Massachusetts. To participate in the program, visit any of Mahoney’s eight locations in eastern Massachusetts beginning November 11, and purchase a Trees for Troops tree for $24.50. Special tree cards are available to write a note of thanks or holiday wishes to the family. Or, new this year, call the …
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Local businesses say "Thank You" to the men and women of the armed services.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Bill Gilman
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Here's a guide to specials in and around Tewksbury, taken from themilitarywallet.com check with their site for the latest deals. All active military and veterans that present their military ID or Honorable Discharge card will receive a free Big Two Do Breakfast and coffee on Monday, Nov. 12, during business hours only. Only 1 offer valid per veteran or active military member, per visit. Offer valid on 11/12/12 only at participating locations during breakfast hours only. Dine in only. Breakfast served until 11am. Applebee’s – free meal, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012: Last year, Applebee’s served over one million free meals to military veterans and active servicemembers. Applebee’s is again offering a free meal to military veterans and active-duty …
Friday, November 9, 2012
Ceremony to take place at 11 a.m. on the Town Common.
Tewksbury will be observe Veterans Day on Sunday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. on the Town Common. Tewksbury Veterans Agent Jim Williams will serve as master of ceremonies for the event. All veterans and families and residents are invited to attend the annual ceremony. The ceremony is an opportunity to "salute those who have served to keep this country the great country it is, to honor those who have sacrificed so much and pay tribute to the spirit which moves them to do what they do for us," said Williams. The guest speaker this year will be Major Paul McArtor, USAF. In addition, anyone attending is asked to bring at least one non-perishable item to the ceremony. All items will be collected and donated to the Tewksbury Food Pantry.
Bits of knowledge to help make you the smartest person working for the weekend.
(Correction: In the original version of this story, it was incorrectly reported that the auction tonight at the Tewksbury Country Club would benefit the Tewksbury Schools. In fact, the auction tonight will benefit T.H.E. Farm. We regret the error and apologize for the confusion and inconvenience this caused.) Here are five pieces of information designed to get your weekend off to an early start and to help make you the smartest person pointing your car in the direction of Vermont and looking to get in some early season skiing on this 3-day Veterans Day Weekend. 1. Your Veterans Day Weekend Local Weather Forecast: According to the NWS, today will be sunny, with a high near 50. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. 2. …
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Ceremony to take place in the school gymnasium.
(Editor's Note: The following information was submitted by the administration of Tewksbury High.) Tewksbury Memorial High School will be honoring our Veterans at our annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony. Local Veterans will be recognized as well as several of our faculty who have served our country. There will be special musical tributes performed for our Veterans played by the Tewksbury Memorial High School Band under the direction of Mr. Andrew Walsh and patriotic songs sung by our TMHS Faculty Choir. Several of our auditioning students were also chosen to sing solos at the ceremony. Our own faculty member, Ms. Susan Barnett will be playing the bagpipes. Students who were selected in our essay contest will be reading their essays at the …
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Organizer thanks dozens of volunteers and businesses that played a part.
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
To the Editor: On behalf of the Friends of the Tewksbury Patriotic Activities Committee, I would like to thank all of those (listed below) who donated raffles to our Veterans Day Celebration, which was held on November 18, 2011 at the Tewksbury Country Club. In addition, I would like to thank the Tewksbury Fire Department Color Guard for presenting the colors during a tribute our WWII Veterans of Tewksbury. Finally, I would like to thank all of the hard working members of the Friends of the PAC and most especially Karen Hodgson, Diane Reppucci, Tania Sullivan and Ann Gerry who did a wonderful job in setting up and presenting all of the raffle items. Tewksbury Hardware Solar Fun 2010 Harrows Chicken Pies Bradford Lantern Sweet Pea Resale…
Sunday, November 20, 2011
Dunkin' Donuts Baskin Robbins donates $1,000
(Editor's note: The following information was submitted by the Dunkin' Donuts/Baskin Robbins Foundation.) A Tewksbury resident and Boston USO representative, Penny Stocki, recently accepted a $1,000 donation on behalf of the Boston USO center. The Dunkin’ Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation (DDBRCF) donated $1,000 to the Boston USO center in honor of Veterans Day to help support the center’s efforts in providing morale, welfare and recreation-type services to troops and their families. In total, DDBRCF donated $10,000 to USO centers across the U.S. "The USO is grateful to The Dunkin’ Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation. Their support enables us to facilitate programs that benefit service members and their families in …