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Bristol vet takes Flight of honor

Bristol vet takes Flight of honor

While it’s been 70 years since he served in the Battle of the Bulge, where he earned a Silver and Bronze Star and two Purple Hearts, it wasn’t until recently that Army veteran Arthur Medeiros could turn the page on the horrors of war. On Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, what began as Mr. Medeiros’ military

George Wardwell (left) and Antonio Cercena, Vietnam veterans and members of American Legion Post 18, review photos they were taking during the ceremony. Photo by Jim McGaw.

Portsmouth salutes its war veterans

PORTSMOUTH — Men and women who served in Vietnam are the most misunderstood veterans of any war, the keynote speaker at a Veterans Day ceremony told a capacity crowd inside the high school auditorium Tuesday. Mackubin Thomas Owens, a Marine infantry veteran of Vietnam, said too many people assume that most of the military personnel who

Albert Brown of Portsmouth, a veteran of World War II, receives his "Greatest Generation" medal from Thomas Barandiaran, 17, of the Boy Scouts.

Portsmouth salutes ‘Greatest Generation’ veterans

PORTSMOUTH — Arthur C. Lenaghan, an Army chaplain from the Fall River Diocese who served in World War II, didn’t die in vain. Father Lenaghan was killed in action on Jan. 7, 1944 — 11 days before his 37th birthday —  as he carried wounded American soldiers to safety on the battlefields of Italy’s Liri Valley.

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East Providence Public Works notes trash collection changes for Veterans Day week

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Public Works Department, Recycling/Refuse Division announces that all household rubbish and yard waste collections this week will be delayed one day for the reminder of the week. Regularly Monday collections will be Tuesday, Nov. 12. Collections then will be as follows: Tuesday will be Wednesday, Wednesday will be Thursday,

Veterans lay a wreath on the Town Common Honor Roll during Veterans Day ceremonies Sunday morning.

Warren marks veterans’ sacrifices

A small gathering of Boy Scouts, veterans, town officials and residents gathered at the Warren Town Common Sunday morning to mark the town’s observance of Veterans’ Day. Keynote speaker Chris Stanley, the president of the Warren Town Council, gave this speech: ” Today the First World War can often appear distant to us with so

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