Monday, November 26, 2012
Lt. Nick Francona, son of former Red Sox manager Terry Francona, spoke to Liberty students last week.
After months living in Afghanistan, many of them in a mud hut, Lt. Nick Francona and his fellow Marines were always glad to receive food and toiletries from friends and family in the United States. "It always made everyone smile when we got a package from back home," Francona told Liberty Elementary School students gathered in the gymnasium last week. Francona, who served as a Scout Sniper Platoon Commander, joined the students as part of their "Making a Difference" month the day before they left for Thanksgiving weekend. The event was put together by Hugs for Heroes, an all-volunteer organization based in Dover that supports the troops by sending care packages overseas. Liberty students prepared packages for soldiers this month as part of…
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Taking the T for the Thanksgiving holiday? Make sure you check the schedule below.
Information provided by the MBTA. Check the MBTA website for details on different schedules and lines. Wednesday, Nov. 21 Thanksgiving - Thursday, Nov. 22 Friday, Nov. 23 Wednesday, Nov. 21 Thanksgiving - Thursday, Nov. 22 Friday, Nov. 23 Wednesday, Nov. 21 Thanksgiving - Thursday, Nov. 22 Friday, Nov. 23 Wednesday, Nov. 21 Thanksgiving - Thursday, Nov. 22 Friday, Nov. 23 Wednesday, Nov. 21 Thanksgiving - Thursday, Nov. 22 Friday, Nov. 23 Check with each RIDE contractor for details on Thanksgiving service:
Friday, November 16, 2012
Students in grades two through five turned out on Thursday at Hollis School to celebrate Thanksgiving.
Hollis Elementary School students joined their teachers, staff, firefighters and town officials on Thursday for a Thanksgiving feast. Parents volunteered to serve a Thanksgiving lunch while the students, special guests and teachers ate. Afterward, three students – selected by the American Legion for their patriotic essays – read their work, and then second graders sang about why they are thankful. Hollis swept the fourth grade legion category about what the American flag means. Students Neil Murphy, Owen Letteney and Liam Joyce read their essays aloud, speaking of special days when the flags are flown to show support for troops, the countless places where American flags are shown every day – sports stadiums, fire and police stations, …