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Northborough students honor veterans

By Nance Ebert, Contributing Writer

Fourth-grader Connor Veitch introduces the veterans in attendance, including his father Don (center), who is sitting with his twin brother Dylan.

Fourth-grader Connor Veitch introduces the veterans in attendance, including his father Don (center), who is sitting with his twin brother Dylan.

Northborough – Lincoln Street Elementary School held its annual Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 8 in the school cafeteria. Students in grades Kindergarten through fifth grade honored veterans with patriotic songs and a presentation on the history of Veterans Day. Parents and grandparents of students in the military were introduced and thanked for their service. In addition to the assembly, students have donated their Halloween candy to Operation Gratitude, an organization that sends care packages to the troops.

Members of the Vincent F. Picard American Legion Post 234 provide the Color Guard for the annual Veterans Day ceremony at Lincoln Street Elementary School.

Members of the Vincent F. Picard American Legion Post 234 provide the Color Guard for the annual Veterans Day ceremony at Lincoln Street Elementary School.

Fifth-graders Meredith Rafferty and Zach Marchese lead the national anthem.

Fifth-graders Meredith Rafferty and Zach Marchese lead the national anthem.

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