Monday, November 12, 2012
As the country observes Veterans Day today, let's share stories and thoughts about the veterans in our lives.
Veterans Day, which marks the anniversary of the end of World War I, honors all veterans, alive and dead. Maybe you have today off from work. Maybe you don't. Either way, we encourage you to take a few moments to help us honor local veterans. Dover-Sherborn Patch, as a meeting place for community information and conversation, has a blogging platform that we'd love to see filled today and this week with stories about or tributes to the veteran(s) in your lives. To share a story about a veteran in our local voices section, click here. Or, add a comment to the end of this article. I used our blogging platform last month to pay tribute to my 89-year-old grandfather, Armand Descoteau: a World War II veteran who recently received France's …
Here's what's open and closed for today's holiday.
Today we observe Veterans Day, a national holiday established in 1926 to honor men and women who have served in the military. Here's a quick round-up of what's open and closed in Dover-Sherborn today. If you know of more businesses that are open or closed, help out your fellow neighbors by leaving them in the comments.
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:
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Veterans Day is this Sunday, Nov. 11, and Dover-Sherborn Patch wants to mark the occasion by sharing photos of Dover-Sherborn's servicemen and women in uniform.
Veterans Day is this Sunday, Nov. 11. To honor local veterans, we invite you to share photos of Dover-Sherborn servicemen and women so the whole town 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 11, 2011
The Sherborn Board of Selectmen hosted a ceremony for Veterans Day today.
Dozens of people filled the meeting room at the Sherborn Town Hall Friday to commemorate and honor veterans on Veterans Day. Several veterans addressed the crowd and told them stories about their service. After the ceremony everyone gathered to chat and enjoy a lunch.
Be sure to check here daily for useful information about what is going on in Dover and Sherborn today.
Five Things You Need To Know About Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Check back later for more, and let us know what you think of the feature in the comments section. 1. Today is Veterans Day, a federal holiday honoring all our military veterans in the United States. 2. Sherborn will hold a Veterans Day memorial today at 11:00 a.m. at the Sherborn Town Hall. Click here for more information. 2. All public schools in the Dover-Sherborn School District will be closed today in observance of Veterans Day. 3. Below is a list of what else is closed on this holiday: 5. D-S Regional High School Raiders varsity events:
Thursday, November 10, 2011
The service will begin at 11:00 a.m.
The Sherborn Board of Selectmen will be hosting a Veterans Day ceremony on Friday at 11:00 a.m. at the Sherborn Town Hall. The event will begin with a presentation of colors followed by the Pledge of Allegiance and the singing of the National Anthem by the Dover-Sherborn High School Chorus. Guest speakers will include local veterans and Rep. David Linsky. The winner of the high school essay contest "What Veterans Day Means to Me" Greg Michalowski will read his essay aloud. Afterwards taps will be played and there will be a lunch served following the ceremony. For more information contact the Sherborn Selectmen's Office 508-651-7850.