Acton Patch Coverage Leading Up to the 9/11 Ceremony
Here are all the Acton Patch stories (articles, photos and videos) pertaining to the building of the Acton 9/11 Memorial. Also, information about the Acton 9/11 Memorial ceremony is provided.
Today is the 10th anniversary of 9/11. Several Acton volunteers came together to plan and construct a new Sept. 11 Memorial that will be unveiled outside the Acton Public Safety Facility (PSF) today at 3 p.m. Parking for the handicap and elderly is available at the Public Safety Facility and all other parking is available at the Acton-Boxborough Regional High School. Public transportation will shuttle people from the high school to the PSF.
When: Sunday, September 11, 2011 - 3 p.m.
Where: The Acton Public Safety Building (371 Main Street)
What will be taking place:
- The Westford Fire Department will play bagpipes leading a small group of people into the ceremony.
- Town Manager, Steven Ledoux
- Board of Selectmen Chair, Mike Gowing
- Lauren Rosenzweig-Morton, Acton resident who lost her husband on 9/11/01
- Nashville Recording Artist, Mychael David, will perform the National Anthem
In an easily searchable format, in chronological order, here is Acton Patch's coverage of the 9/11 Memorial:
- Members from the Acton 9/11 Memorial Committee arranged to pick up steel from Ground Zero to be used in their new memorial - due to launch 9/11/11.
- With the new outdoor 9-11 Memorial due to be completed soon, the committee reached out to a local collision auto body repair shop to help assist in the preservation of the original rusty steel.
- Family members of the local victims from the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001, reflect on the death of Osama bin Laden.
- Lauren Rosenzweig-Morton (Acton) and Acton 9/11 Memorial Fund Committee members talking about the memorial on Fox25 news.
- Here is a video of the Ground Zero steel being sprayed with a rust-preserving coating.
- The foundation has been laid for the Acton 9-11 Memorial (July 11).
- Fenton Landscape Contractors were outside the 9/11 Memorial site yesterday placing an irrigation system outside the Public Safety Facility.
- Kennedy & Company Landscaping was at the Acton 9/11 memorial site yesterday to undergo their role in the construction of the memorial.
- One of the many people volunteering their time and expertise to the Acton 9/11 Memorial project, Chris McDonough, from Cam Electric in Acton, talks to Patch about his role at the site.
- Here are a few local people and businesses who have volunteered to help construct the Acton 9/11 Memorial.
- In this week's Viewfinder, Acton Patch highlights the trip the Acton 9/11 Memorial Fund Committee members took to retrieve the granite for their memorial's foundation.
- Michael Sweeney lost his wife to the terrorist attacks on 9/11/01. Acton Patch interviewed Sweeney about the intervening 10 years.
- Lauren Rosenzweig-Morton lost her husband 10 years ago to the terrorist attacks of 9/11/01. Acton Patch interviewed Lauren to ask her about her husband, what the 10th anniversary means to her and more.