Work continues on memorial monument at Woburn Police.
A large crane was in front of the Woburn Police station yesterday afternoon. But why? The Woburn Police Department is expanding it's monument out front to officers who have fallen in the line-of-duty. Spurred on by the killing of Woburn Police Officer Jack Maguire on Dec. 26, 2010, the department is adding an addition to the memorial already out front. "We are putting in a memorial to all officers that have died on duty since the inception of the department," said Chief Robert Ferullo. WOBURN PATCH: Facebook | Twitter | E-mail Updates | Pinterest | Instagram
Downtown Woburn was flooded with people who came to honor the men and women of our armed services; thousands pay their respects and dedicate a new memorial.
The smell of American culinary staples hotdogs and hamburgers on the grill wafted through the air on a beautiful fall day in downtown Woburn as thousands of area residents came to pay their respects to our country's veterans. While our troops continue to battle enemy occupants in Afghanistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom (our longest war to date); Woburn paid tribute to our men and women in uniform with a host of rousing speeches climaxing with the unveiling of a one-of-a-kind memorial, the only of its ilk to include a list of all the veterans from one community who served in all wars throughout our nation's history including the 294 who paid the ultimate sacrifice. Representatives from the Air Force, Navy, Army and Marines each …