Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Local officials joined with the family and friends of former Salem State University student Sean Collier to celebrate his life Monday afternoon.
A crowd of more than 100 area residents gathered at Salem State University Monday afternoon to take part in a Celebration of Life for former MIT police officer Sean Collier, who graduated from Salem State in 2009 and was killed in the line of duty earlier this year. Speakers at the ceremony included Congressman John F. Tierney, Salem State University President Patrician Maguire Meservey, Collier's former professors and three of his college friends.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
The university is pausing to remember Collier, a 2009 graduate, who authorities believe was killed by the Marathon bombing suspects.
Salem State University will hold a memorial service on Monday for Sean Collier, the 2009 graduate who was killed, authorities believe, by the Marathon bombers. The event is set for 4:30 p.m. on Monday on the lawn next to the campus police station, according to a university release. A large memorial for Collier, a Wilmington resident, was held two weeks ago at the Massachusetts Institute for Technology, where he was a campus police officer. Among the thousands of attendees at that memorial were dignitaries including Vice President Joe Biden. Collier is buried at Puritan Lawn Cemetery in Peabody. A fund has been set up at Salem State to honor Collier's memory. To donate, the university asks persons to contact the alumni office at 978-542-…
Saturday, November 13, 2010
Coach Claude Julien called off Friday’s practice following 3-1 loss to Montreal; Savard, Sturm, Boychuk, Thomas, and Rask the only Bruins who took the ice.
- Jay Oza
Saturday, November 13, 2010
Boston Bruins host the Ottawa Senators, another division rival, tonight at TD Garden. Head coach Claude Julien called off Friday's practice at Ristuccia Arena for most of his players following a 3-1 loss to their division rival the Montreal Canadiens. "I just felt that last night, in the third period, we really kind of looked tired," said Julien whose team was outscored 2-0 in the game-deciding final-period. "We've kind of eliminated the fatigue excuse by giving them the day off today." The Bruins have been following a jam-packed schedule of 11 games in 19 days. "Didn't think there's much we would have done today that would benefit us in tomorrow's game," added Julien, whose squad did participate in off-ice workouts. Despite the whittled…
Thursday, November 11, 2010
This year's crowd was around 100-people strong.
This year's Veterans Day ceremony drew a record crowd of people to the town common–around 100 residents, veterans, town officials, community leaders and families. "The public is coming out more," said Louis Cimaglia, Veteran's Agent for the town and Board of Selectmen chairman, who sported a POW/MIA tie. "These passed few years it's been getting bigger and bigger." The Wilmington Police led the ceremonial walk around the town common veteran memorial as members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Board of Selectmen, town leaders, state officials and the Boy Scouts followed. The Wilmington High School band played the National Anthem as the flag was raised into the sunny sky. Cimaglia, himself a veteran, led the ceremony from …
Wilmington's Veterans Day Ceremony at the town common drew a record crowd
Around 100 residents, veterans, town officials, community leaders and local families showed up to support the troops this morning at the town common.