1. Nearly 3,000 people were killed on Sept. 11, 2001 when terrorists hijacked four passenger jets out of Boston, Washington and Newark. Two crashed into the Twin Towers in New York City, another was piloted into the Pentagon and the fourth was downed in a field in Pennsylvania when the passengers tried to take control of the plane.
2. Braintree's September 11 remembrances begin Wednesday morning with a ceremony at theFire Department HQ at 8:30 a.m.
In attendance will be Mayor Joseph Sullivan, Town Councilors, State and Town Officials and Members of Braintree Veterans Organizations. Everyone is welcome.
3. Following that ceremony, across the street on the Town Hall Mall, a stone will be dedicated to the Braintree's 9/11 10th anniversary remembrance committee, which planted 3,000 flags on the mall two years ago to remember the victims of the attacks.
4. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hollis Elementary School will host its annual September 11th Firefighter/Police Officer Luncheon.
5. The Board of Assessors meets at 5 p.m. in the upstairs Johnson Chambers at Town Hall.