State Rep. Elizabeth “Betty” Boukus, representing Plainville, New Britain and Bristol, hosted a press conference in the Legislative Office Building capping off the collection for the Ninth annual Secret Santa Collection for the State of Connecticut Veterans Home and Hospital in Rocky Hill. Gov. Dannel P.
Plainville Memorial Day events will start at 6:30 a.m. with a ceremony at the Veterans of Foreign Wars on Northwest Drive followed by solemn wreath-laying ceremonies at St. Joseph’s Cemetery on Farmington Avenue, West Cemetery on Unionville Avenue, and East Cemetery on East Street.
The Memorial Day activities on Monday, May 31 will begin with ceremonies in remembrance of those who died in service to the country. Residents can meet at the Plainville Veterans of Foreign Wars on Northwest Drive at 6:30 a.m. The procession will leave the VFW for ceremonial observances at St.
Three area clubs affiliated with the Greater Federation of Women’s Clubs have been collaborating at developing the Tunxis Veterans’ Oasis.
Three area clubs affiliated with the Connecticut Chapter of Greater Federation of Women's Clubs have been collaborating to develop the Tunxis Veterans' Oasis. The "oasis" is the new on-campus space for veterans and service members studying at Tunxis Community College in Farmington.
On May 1, U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy announced that veterans eligible for education benefits under the new Post-9/11 GI Bill are able to apply for benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs online beginning May 1. Members of the Armed Forces who have served on active duty since Sept.
On Nov. 3, Gov. M. Jodi Rell released the following proclamation:
The citizens of our country are justly proud of the men and women who have fought to defend the principles of liberty and freedom on which our nation was founded.