The Rockport Pilot will publish its annual tribute to active and reserve service men and women, as well as retired and disabled veterans in its Saturday, May 16 edition.

One needs to submit a photo of the person he or she wishes to honor, as well at the person’s name, rank, and branch, and whether they are active or not, hometown, and the name of parents, grandparents and spouse (if applicable).

One can also include a six-word or less special note to his or her armed forces member, which will be printed under the information provided.

Pictures and information must include a name and phone number in case there are any questions.

Email your picture and information to (Subject line TRIBUTE), or deliver to: The Rockport Pilot, Attn: Sarah, 1002 Wharf St., in downtown Rockport.

There is no charge for these tributes, however one can sponsor the tributes via advertising, which will be placed on the pages where the tributes are placed.

Call the Pilot at 729-9900 to place an advertisement. Ask for either Sarah Upton, Kim Gove, or Marie Simon.

The deadline for individual tributes and/or advertising is 5 p.m. Monday, May 11.

Special graduation offer presented to

graduates’ parents, guardians, and friends.

Due to COVID-19 The Rockport Pilot is offering two ways for parents, guardians, and friends of graduating seniors to congratulate their graduate for his or her great accomplishment.

The announcements will be published in the Wednesday, May 20 edition.

For only $15 on can have his or her special graduate featured with a one-column photo and “short” message, or one can run an advertisement at the lowest Pilot advertising rate ($4.25 per column inch). This rate does not include color.

Some popular sizes are four column inches ($17), six column inches ($25.50), 10 column inches ($42.50), and 20 column inches ($85).

The deadline to turn in pictures and messages, or advertising copy, is Friday, May 15.

Call 729-9900 for more information, or email

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