The Middleborough Veterans' Council will host its annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 28 at 10am. The parade route is centralized within the downtown area and travels along Center St. and Main St.
Memorial Day ceremonies at Middleborough Veterans Memorial Park on Main Street (Town Hall Lawn front lawm) will immediately follow the parade.
In case of inclement weather, parade will be cancelled and ceremony will be held at 10am in Town Hall Ballroom on the second floor. To find out if parade is cancelled due to weather, call the non-emergency 508-947-1212 line at police department, or check Town of Middleborough Veterans’ Services Facebook page.
Also, in Lakeville, , the Lakeville Historical Commission will hold its annual Memorial Day Observances on Monday, May 28 staring at 10am. People will begin gathering at 10 a.m. at the Fire Station and Town Office Building. The program will begin at 10:30 a.m. with remarks in front of the Veterans’ Memorial Stone and a wreath will be placed there.
The group will then walk up the sidewalk to World War I Memorial Dickran Diran Square where remarks, the Pledge of Allegiance, and a second wreath laying will take place.
The final three wreathes will be placed across the street at the Honor Roll and World War II Staple Shore Flag Pole. The 1856 Town House/Town Hall will be open for a Veterans’ display and refreshments.
Earlier, a sixth wreath will have been placed at the William Hitchcock Memorial at the driveway entrance to Assawompset School.
In case of inclement weather, the program will take place at the 1856 Historic Town House at the corner of Rt. 18 and Precinct Street.
Veterans, service men and women, Boy and Girl Scouts and the general public are invited to attend.