Tuesday, September 11, 2012
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Today we remember those who died in the Sept. 11 attacks and their families. In the past 11 years much has changed, but are we any safer? The attacks served as the starting point for the War on Terror, which sent millions of men and women into battle, drastic changes in security, economic affects, cultural and foreign policy changes. The day also marked the start of a manhunt, the arrests of several al-Quaeda members, and eventual capture of Osama bin Laden. Today, we reflect on what happened on that horrific morning and all that has happened since. So Foxborough, we want to know ... Today's question: Is America a safer place today?
Former Foxborough resident Cindy McGinty and Foxboro Never Forgets founder Chris Mitchell encourage everyone to a good deed today in honor of those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001.
During Saturday’s McGinty Family Fun Day on Foxboro Common, Cindy McGinty and Foxboro Never Forgets founder Chris Mitchell asked the crowd in attendance to remember those who died during the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 by doing a good deed for somebody in the name of a victim. “I think it is really important to do something in [a victim’s name] and if you don’t [know a name], do it in Mike’s name and help keep that day alive … help keep what happened in the immediate minutes after those terrible things on 9/11 that America really did come together,” said McGinty, a former Foxborough resident. Cindy McGinty’s husband, Mike, was killed during the attacks on the World Trade Center on 9/11. He was a Foxborough resident at the time and just 42 …
Here's five things you need to know today in Foxborough: Today is Sept. 11 and Foxborough Never Forgets those who lost their lives during the terrorist attacks that occurred 11 years ago on this day.
Editor's note: Five Things You Need To Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. If you know of something happening in town that did not make our list, please add it in the comment section! 1. A Sunny Tuesday Expected in Foxborough Today’s weather in Foxborough, according to the National Weather Service based in Taunton, calls for sunny, with a high near 69. Northwest wind around 7 mph. Tuesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 48. Light west wind. 2. Today is Sept. 11 and Foxboro Never Forgets Today is the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks and we take this moment to solemnly remember those who lost their lives on this tragic date in our nation's history. The tragedy…