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Veterans Services


Mission Statement: Nearly 5,000 veterans reside in Methuen, 500 of whom are disabled. Retired military, widow compensation and disabled veterans bring in $4 million per year to the City of Methuen. According to Massachusetts General Law, every city and town in Massachusetts that has a population of 12,000 or more must have a Veterans Officer.

Thomas H. Hargreaves, Director of Veterans Services
Veterans Services Department - Searles Building, Room 108
41 Pleasant St.
Methuen, MA 01844

Phone: 978-983-8585
Fax: 978-983-8977
Office hours:
Monday - Thursday 8:00am to 4:30pm
Friday 8:00am - Noon
In order to preserve the Veterans Squares in the vicinity of the Methuen Rotary Project, the stones will be temporarily moved and displayed in the Elmwood Cemetery Veterans Lot on North Lowell Street. They will be relocated to a permanent home upon project completion.
Veterans Events and Happenings - Updated 2/19/15
Families who would like to participate in Methuen's Wall of Honor Program should complete the following application and return it to the Veterans Office, Room 108 at the Searles Building. Info: 978-983-8585. Veterans Wall of Honor Application 
There is a Veterans Employment Preference list in the Methuen Human Resources Office regarding City of Methuen job opportunities. Interested veterans may sign their name to the list and receive preference for jobs available. The list has been established per the City Council Resolution on Veterans Employment Preference
The Methuen VFW Post 8349 function hall is a handicapped-accessible facility that seats up to 175 people, including a private bar, dance floor and separate entrance, great for any party or gathering. For more info, contact Elli Shimko, 978-687-9465 or stop by 26 River St., Methuen, MA 01844
 En Espanol: Nuestra sala de actos tiene capacidad para hasta 75 personas y es accessible para minusvalidos. La sala cuenta con un bar privado, pista de baile, y una entrada independiente. Para obtener mas informacion sobre la reserve de la sala para su evento, por favor pongase en contacto con nuestro Gerente de Bar, Elli Shimko, al 978-687-9465.

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