Weare hometown hero honored

  • Ray Eaton (right) receives the Hometown Hero award from Susan King, president of Granite State Telephone, and Capt. David Hewey, the previous award recipient. Courtesy of Robert Venzia

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Ray Eaton of Weare was honored as the Granite State Telephone Company Hometown Hero in September. He has been a longtime volunteer in Weare, when at age 12 he became a junior firefighter. He served in World War II for four years in the Air Force, then returned to the Weare Fire Department for the next 62 years.