Food Festival; remembrance of September 11; Fire

BROCKTON — Preparations were underway for the annual meeting Greek Food Festival at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation in Brockton. The festival ends on Sunday and includes authentic Greek food and pastries, Greek dancing performers and live music.

Kids and families enjoyed 31st Annual Park Day Celebration at War Memorial Park in West Bridgewater, with music, rides, children’s shows, food and lots of vendors.

Smoke rose during the Burnin’ 4 A cure for ALS event at the Whitman VFW Post 697.

Five people escaped a early morning fire on West Street in Whitman who killed two pet cats.

Brockton held a 9/11 memorial ceremony outside City Hall on the 21st anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. There was a moment of silence, speeches, a performance by the Brockton Firefighters Pipes & Drums and a wreath laying.

In case you missed it, here are five stories from the past week in the Brockton area that resonated with our readers.

Delicious in Brockton cooks Haitian recipes passed down from generation to generation

In Haitian culture, food brings people together. Showing your kids the unique recipes passed down from generation to generation is a form of bonding. Roody Musac, the owner of Delicious restaurant, learned from his mother and turned these recipes into a thriving business. The Delicious Restaurant, located at 1753 Main St. in Brockton, opened in 2017 to share its simple traditions with Brockton, Musac said.

The Brockton restaurant cooks Haitian recipes:Delicious in Brockton cooks Haitian recipes passed down from generation to generation

Take a look at the menu:Classic island cuisine served at the delicious Haitian restaurant in Brockton

76 points in one game? Stonehill College football team get off to a memorable start

Fans who packed into WB Mason Stadium shortly after 1 p.m. missed a show. Not the whole show — the Skyhawks again provided plenty of highlights against Post University on Sept. 10 — just the part where Stonehill’s first home game as a Division 1 football program was a competitive swing. In a 76-0 win, it only lasted five games.

Stonehill rides to win:76 points in one game? Stonehill College football team get off to a memorable start

Stonehill's Jarel Washington scores a touchdown past Post University defenseman Jermaine Tillery during a game on Saturday, September 10, 2022.

Five people safe, two pets dead in early morning fire that engulfed Whitman’s home

Five people, including three young children, escaped an early morning fire on West Street that killed two pet cats on Thursday. Whitman Deputy Fire Chief Al Cunningham said a person taking his dog for a morning walk saw the fire and alerted the owners before someone called 911. The five people at the inside were able to get out of the house before the firefighters arrived.

Fire tears Whitman’s house apart:Five people safe, two pets dead in early morning fire that engulfed Whitman’s home

Fire photographs:Two-alarm fire damages home on West Street in Whitman

Whitman firefighters and other fire departments battle a two-alarm house fire at 137 West St. on Thursday, September 15, 2022.

This High Tech Defense Contractor Could Have Quit Brockton – Here’s Why He Didn’t.

There’s a little piece of Brockton in many Air Force drones, Navy ships, and Army tanks. That’s thanks to a little-known company that was founded here 50 years ago, and still lives in Brockton. Atrenne designs and manufactures electrical components for military and civilian applications. The Brockton area has approximately 5,400 manufacturing jobs. About 110 of them are in the deceptive Atrenne facility on Mupac Drive. “We are a defense company, protecting the warfighter,” said Jim Tierney, vice president of aerospace and defense systems.

High-tech company in Brockton:This High Tech Defense Contractor Could Have Quit Brockton – Here’s Why He Didn’t.

Photos inside Atrenne:A look inside the high-tech Brockton defense contractor

Mark Couto of Middleboro, a manufacturing engineer with Atrenne in Brockton, inspects new printed circuit boards fabricated at the company's factory Wednesday, September 7, 2022.

Spellman’s Jack Duffy is one of the most underrated high school football players

The Cardinal Spellman High football team roster lists senior captain Jack Duffy’s position as quarterback. Lists, especially at the high school level, are notorious for taking some liberties with the truth. “Strategist. I’ve also played running back, linebacker, kicker, punt returner, punt returner,” Duffy said after Saturday’s 12-0 win over Nantucket. “Jack can do it all,” said Spellman’s trainer, Kahn Chace.

‘Jack can do anything’:Spellman’s Jack Duffy is one of the most underrated high school football players

Cardinal Spellman players enter the field before their game against Nantucket on Saturday, September 10, 2022.

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