Parade to be one of the highlights of Applefest
Northborough – Dick Perron, the 2010 Applefest parade coordinator, is especially proud of this year’s off erings. All the regulars will be there, along with some new attractions. The parade is set to step off at noon Saturday, Sept. 11.
Participants will assemble at Lincoln Street Elementary School at 11 a.m. Entries are lined up in a first-come, firstserved order, so arrive early if you want to be in one of the first groups.
The parade travels south from the school to West Main Street (Route 20) and travels east to the railroad tracks downtown. At the end of the parade, participants are dispersed via Hudson Street and others via School Street.
Onlookers will be entertained by an assortment of floats, decorated vehicles, wagons, bicycles, horses, antique cars, school groups, marching bands, politicians and civic organizations.
Some of the “regulars” include:
2010 Grand Marshal Liz Nolan
Algonquin Regional High Marching Band
Melican Middle School Band
Parent Teach Organizations from all the schools
Boy and Girl Scouts
Northborough Public Library
Northborough Fire Department
Northborough Police Department
Northborough School Committee
Regional School Committee
Northborough 4-H Rabbit & Guinea Pig Club
Worcester Men of Music and their trolley
Sutherland Pipe Band
People Who Play With Puppies
Central One Credit Union
Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center
Local politicians, including congressmen, state reps and
Some of the new participants include:
Holy Oak Caledonian Pipe Band (a bagpipe and drum
Blackstone-Millville Regional Chargers Marching Band
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