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Acton Veterans' Newsletter

The purpose of this newsletter is to inform Acton Veterans of various benefits, as well as upcoming gatherings and other functions, which Veterans may benefit from.  I believe many of you will find this to be a helpful resource for keeping up to date on Veteran’s related issues.  Please Sign-up to be notified of updates.

Oct 11

5K at NARA Park for Paralyzed Veterans of America

Posted on October 11, 2018 at 2:45 PM by James MacRae

Stop and Shop in Acton is sponsoring the Second annual Fundraiser 5K for Paralyzed Veterans of America at NARA Park on Saturday, October 20th.  The event starts at 10 a.m. and there will be a BBQ lunch at the picnic pavilion at 11 a.m..  We hope you can join us for this wonderful event to help Veterans in need.  To register visit
May 18

Memorial Day Parade and Ceremonies

Posted on May 18, 2018 at 1:17 PM by James MacRae

The Town of Acton's Department of Veterans' Services and the Celebrations Committee invite you to join us in our Memorial Day parade and ceremonies on Monday, May 28th.  The parade will leave Gates School in West Acton at 10 am and proceed down the following route: Spruce Street to Mass Ave to Windsor Ave into Mt. Hope Cemetery for the main ceremony which will begin at 11 am.  We will then proceed up Central Street to the West Acton Common for an abbreviated ceremony.  For Veterans who wish to participate in Color Guard or youth groups who wish to participate in the parade please contact Acton Veterans' Service Officer, James MacRae, at 978-929-6614 or

Nov 01

Veterans Day in Acton and Fall 2017 Acton Veteran Mailing

Posted on November 1, 2017 at 2:05 PM by James MacRae

Veterans Day will be observed on Saturday, November 11th at 11:00am on the Town Common. All are encouraged to attend. Please park behind Town Hall or behind the Fire Station.
The Ceremony will take place outdoors (weather permitting) by the Isaac Davis Monument on the Common.
In the event of inclement weather we will move the ceremony inside Town Hall.
Contact James MacRae, Acton’s Veterans’ Service Officer, at 978-929-6614 or with questions.

To view the Fall 2017 Acton Veterans' Mailing please click here.  This mailing includes information about Various State and Federal Veterans Benefits, 4th Annual Veterans Breakfast information and more!