On May 24, 2017

A time to remember

Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States designated for remembering the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces.  It is observed annually on the last Monday of May, this year on May 29.

Memorial Day is not to be confused with Veterans Day.  Veterans Day celebrates the service of all U.S. military veterans.

Local Memorial Day activities include:

Sunday, May 28

Middletown Springs, 3 p.m. Commemoration on the Town Green

Monday, May 29

Stockbridge, 8 a.m. Parade and commemoration on the commons

Pittsfield, 9 a.m. Parade and commemoration at the cemetery

Brandon, 10 a.m. Parade around Central Park

West Rutland, 10 a.m. Parade starting at Westway Mall

Woodstock, 10:30 a.m. Parade starts from the Village Green

Rutland City, 11 a.m. Service at West St. Cemetery

Rochester, 11 a.m. Parade around park, to monument on the park

Chittenden, 11:45 a.m. Tribute at the Honor Roll

Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, 12 p.m. Memorial tribute

Pittsford, 12:30 p.m. Parade starts on the village green

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