182nd Engineer Company Send-off / 9-11 Ten Year Anniversary

  9/11 Ten Year Anniversary Field Ceremony Arranged a special pre-game field ceremony in part of the 9/11 remembrance ceremony at Fenway Park. The special pre-game ceremony honored and recognized a local Massachusetts Army National Guard Unit set to deploy that Thanksgiving. The service members stood at the base of the left field wall an … More 182nd Engineer Company Send-off / 9-11 Ten Year Anniversary

Honor Our Veterans: Help Place Grave Flags for Memorial Day

Every year for Memorial Day flags are placed throughout country at the graves of our veterans.  In Newbury these flags are placed at First Parish Burying Ground, Thomas Parker Cemetery, First Settler’s Burying Ground, Evergreen Cemetery, Old Town Cemetery, Newbury Neck Cemetery, Old Byfield Burying Ground, and the Byfield Cemetery. Between all of these cemeteries … More Honor Our Veterans: Help Place Grave Flags for Memorial Day

Veteran Grave Officer Enlisting Help from Senior Citizens

As the Veteran Grave Officer, a position I have been appointed to by the Selectman of Newbury. My duties include placing of flags as well as care, repair and maintaining the veteran graves within the town, at all the cemeteries and burying grounds in Newbury. This year, and years going forward, a couple Senior Citizens … More Veteran Grave Officer Enlisting Help from Senior Citizens

Loving what I do!

People ask me, ‘Out of everything you do, what do you enjoy the most?’. My favorite thing and something I truly enjoy is being the Veteran Grave Officer for the Town of Newbury. The role, as outlined by M.G.L Chapter 115; Section 9, is more then just placing flags for Memorial Day.