He was chosen as the Grand Marshall of the Medway Memorial Day Parade this year, born in Medway in 1925 and a veteran of the U.S Army during World War II. He and his wife, Ruth, raised seven children in this town, and they now have eleven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. And since 1946, Larry Landry has volunteered, at some point or another, for every position there was at the Medway V.F.W.—but none so long as he held the position of Quartermaster, or Chief Financial Officer.
The first Saturday of the month, they get their assignment. The team of 14 high school kids, power-tool wielding and tinkering with parts such as gears, motors and pulleys, not to mention the cool plastic pieces they generate in the 3D printer they won as a prize, will get their assignment for the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC), a national competition held locally at Northeastern University. Then, the 4H A.L.A.R.M. (A Lot of Amazing Robot Makers) 2079 Robotics team will go back to its rented space at the old Thomson Press Building on Dean Ave.