MILITARY

Local vets hail PACT Act

8/19/22

GREENFIELD — Officials with the Upper Pioneer Valley Veterans’ Services District hope the recent passage of the bill known as the PACT Act will...

Local military veterans and their advocates breathed a sigh of relief Monday when news broke that Northampton’s Veterans Affairs medical center...

2 Orange vets receive Quilts of Valor

5/13/22

ORANGE — Joe Young thought he was only giving a talk about his hike on the Appalachian Trail. Edward Day had an inkling.Both military veterans...

ORANGE — Following hesitation about putting an obsolete piece of military equipment on display in Memorial Park, the Selectboard’s representative...

ORANGE — A resident has suggested the town apply to receive an obsolete piece of military equipment to put on display at Memorial Park.Paul Lyman,...

Editor’s Note: Below is a list of Veterans Day ceremonies being held across Franklin County and the North Quabbin region.Athol Ceremonies will be...

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General is investigating a potential local case of stolen valor.The case was picked up...

IED survivor to speak at Mahar twice

9/29/21

ORANGE – The U.S. Army veteran who has made a name for himself as a motivational speaker and stand-up comedian after being the sole survivor of a...

HOLYOKE — Gov. Charlie Baker signed a bill into law in May authorizing $400 million in bonding for the design and construction of a new Soldiers...

ORANGE — Eugene Litchfield moved into his East River Street home on June 15, 1955. Since that time, he raised his children, grew old with his wife...

Veterans organizations in the area intend to ratchet up their efforts to recruit younger participants to counteract a growing trend across the...

ORANGE — The North Orange Grange recently presented Quilts of Valor to two veterans to recognize their years of service to their country.U.S. Air...

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