May 25, 2023
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Memorial Day is next week and Veteran Services is preparing for the annual town ceremony at Chestnut Hill Cemetery Monday morning. This year’s ceremony will commemorate fifty years since US Troops were pulled from Vietnam. As part of preparations for the ceremony, the department along volunteers traverse Pine Haven and Chestnut Hill Cemeteries, replacing the flags the mark the graves of fallen veterans. Veteran Service Director Chris Hanafin on the annual tradition and the upcoming holiday weekend.
Chris Flaherty is a production coordinator at BCAT and an advisor for the BHS TV high school club. Chris attended Quinnipiac University, where he graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in "Film, Video, & Interactive Media" with a Minor in English Writing in 2013. He is a BHS class of 2009 alumni, and was an active member at BCAT as Voyager and BCAT’s High School growing up. Chris enjoys giving back to the community where he grew up, and can be spotted covering many events about town. He enjoys the holiday season, going to the movies, and has always loved using video as a way of storytelling. He leads all of our entertainment reporting and coverage and produces our features and specials for BNEWS Entertainment Buzz.