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Photos of Portsmouth Vietnam veterans sought

Photos of Portsmouth Vietnam veterans sought

PORTSMOUTH — A “welcome home”-themed Veterans Day ceremony is being planned at Portsmouth High School on Tuesday, Nov. 11, with a special focus on Vietnam-era vets. The Portsmouth Atlantic Compact (PAC) website will be posting a special page of Vietnam-era photographs as a part of this celebration. Those who served in Vietnam or their families

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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