Gregory Trent, 38, hurt in July 31 attack.
Sunday, August 12, 2012
Friday, January 27, 2012
Patrolman David Schepis brought a U.S. flag home with him after serving his second tour of duty in Afghanistan.
Friday, June 17, 2011
Congressman in favor of reducing military spending and bringing troops, money home.
Congressman Barney Frank told selectmen Thursday it's time the United States stopped being the world's police force, and suggested thousands of troops could be brought back from overseas posts to take their places working to protect the country at home. "There is a major decision facing the U.S. government," Frank said. "The extent to which the world has come to depend on us for military support has to be scaled back." Frank said military spending, some of which has been unnecessary, contributes to the huge pressure felt by local communities, where municipal governments and public safety departments are strapped and struggling. "I voted for the war in Afghanistan, but we are overextended," he said. "We need for others to step up." He said …