|Veterans Service Office |
Newton City Hall, Room 100
Newton, MA 02459
(617) 796-1094 Fax
|Monday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. |
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
|John MacGillivray |
Our Mission is to provide quality services and benefits to veterans and their dependents in need of emergency financial and medical assistance under Chapter 115 M.G.L. and to provide assistance in filling out applications and/or answering questions regarding VA Compensation, pensions, burials, etc.
Veterans Service Center at Newton Post 440, 295 California Street
Newton Memorial Veterans Parade Sunday, May 19, 2013 (The Sunday BEFORE Memorial Day)
Mayor Setti Warren and WWII Veteran and Grand Marshall Frank Dippo invite you to the Newton Memorial Veterans Parade. See the Clydesdales, the Shriners, Newton Youth League, Newton and Watertown Police Departments and more! See Details here.
Memorial Day Related Activities
1) Decoration of Veterans Graves:
*Beginning on Monday, May 13, 2013 flags to decorate the graves of veterans will be available at the Department of Veterans Services on the first floor of City Hall.
*Volunteers are needed to help decorate the approximately 3000 graves of veterans in the city of Newton.
*For more information call the Veterans Service Officer, John MacGillivray, at
617-796-1090 or 617-796-1092.
2) Memorial Day Parade on Sunday, May 19, 2013:
The Memorial Day parade will be held on Sunday, May 19, 2013.
The parade will form at 1 PM at Our Lady’s Help of Christians
Church at the corner of Adams Street and Washington Street.
The parade will step off promptly at 2 PM and follow the
Traditional parade route:
· Washington Street to Walnut Street
· Walnut Street to Watertown Street
· Watertown Street to Bridge Street
3) Memorial Observances on Sunday, May 26,2013:
A wreath will be placed at the following locations:
* 9:00 AM Pvt. Richard Forte Memorial at Allison Park
* 9:15 AM M/Sgt Domenic Marrocco Memorial at Am Legion, Post #440
* 9:30 AM Coletti/Magni Memorial Park, Watertown Street
*10:00 AM John F. Kennedy Memorial at JFK Circle
*10:15 AM Pfc. W.Wallace Richards Bridge at Church Street
*10:30 AM Sgt. Enrico Pagnano Bridge at Lewis Street
*11:00 AM Newton Veterans Memorial Park on Washington Street
The City of Newton will conduct its Memorial Day observance at
Newton Cemetery at 12:30 PM. City officials and veterans’
organizations will lay wreathes at the veterans lots.
For more info: contact John MacGillivray at 617-796-1092