Westborough honors its veterans
World War II veteran Pete Fay.
Westborough – Veterans, local and state officials, and many residents gathered at several locations in town today to commemorate Veterans Day. Moving ceremonies, involving music, traditions and prayers were held at the various cemeteries and war monuments before concluding at the VFW Post 9013 for a collation.
William Carr and James Zographos, the two Grand Marshals, were each honored with a citation from the town’s state legislative delegation. Unfortunately due to an illness, Zographos was not able to attend the day’s events. (Photos/Bonnie Adams)
State Sen. Jamie Eldridge, D – Acton,(l) listens to state Rep. Matthew Beaton, R- Shrewsbury, ( r ) at the ceremony held in front of the war memorials at the Forbes Municipal Building.
1. (l to r) William Carr, one of the two Westborough Grand Marshals, selectman Denny Drewry, selectmen chair Leigh Emery, and state Sen. Jamie Eldridge, D-Acton listen as state Rep. Matthew Beaton, R-Shrewsbury (far right) reads a citation honoring Carr at a ceremony Nov. 12 held in front of the war monuments located in front of the Forbes Municipal Building. The other Grand Marshal, James Zographos, was unable to attend the ceremony due to an illness.
Westborough’s veterans contingent await the start of a ceremony in front of the war memorials at the Forbes Municipal Building Nov. 12.
State Rep. Matthew Beaton, R-Shrewsbury listens to Grand Marshal William Carr during the ceremony in front of the war memorials at the Forbes Municipal Building.
Leigh Emery, the chair of the Board of Selectmen and George A. Perry III, the town’s Veterans Agent and Director Veterans Services and the day’s Master of Ceremonies, stand at the podium in the ceremony held in front of the war memorials at the Forbes Municipal Building.
(l to r) Grand Marshall William Carr, and selectmen George Barrette and Denny Drewry stand in front of the war memorials in front of the Forbes Municipal Building.
The Westborough High School a cappello group, “Harmony in Heels,” sings the National Anthem.
Westborough High School senior Greg Waite (left) plays Taps in front of the Forbes Municipal Building.
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