Shrewsbury Memorial Day Parade plans announced
Shrewsbury-The Shrewsbury Memorial Day Parade will be Monday, May 27, at 9:30 a.m., departing from the Richard D. Carney Municipal Office Building (Town Hall), 100 Maple Ave. Along the route, there will be stops at the Soldiers’ Statue in front of the police station, 106 Maple Ave., the War Memorial at the town center on the corner of Route 140 and Main Street, and the veterans’ lots at Mountain View Cemetery on Route 140.
The memorial address at the town center will be given by Shrewsbury resident Seamus Shanley, a United States Marine Corps veteran and a Worcester firefighter.
The Memorial Day Parade Committee welcomes all local veterans and active military personnel, as well any family members of deployed military personnel to march in the parade. Formation begins at 9:00 a.m. from the Town Hall. Parking is available near the Senior Center side of Town Hall.
Volunteers from Shrewsbury Girl Scout troops will be placing flags on veterans’ graves at Mountain View Cemetery, Sunday, May 26, at 8 a.m. The week prior to Memorial Day, members of Cub Scout Pack 62 will be placing flags on all the town’s veterans’ memorials.
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