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Hudson remembers fallen heroes

Ed Silveira, a Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War, salutes as the American flag is risen.

Ed Silveira, a Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War, salutes as the American flag is risen.

Hudson – Memorial Day was observed in Hudson with a parade downtown May 27. Marchers included representatives from Hudson veterans’ organizations, Scout troops and teams from Hudson Youth Baseball and Softball. Music was provided by the marching bands of Hudson High School and JFK Middle School. A ceremony followed at Liberty Park with speakers including state Rep. Kate Hogan, D-Stow, Board of Selectmen Chair Joseph Durant and Specialist Ryan Morgan of the Massachusetts Army National Guard. The Hudson Elementary Schools Choir sang at the ceremony.

Photos/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Mary Hazeldine of the Hudson American Legion Auxiliary Post 100 and Commander Bill Rivers of Hudson AMVETS Post 208 lay a wreath at the monument in Liberty Park.

Mary Hazeldine of the Hudson American Legion Auxiliary Post 100 and Commander Bill Rivers of Hudson AMVETS Post 208 lay a wreath at the monument in Liberty Park.

Leading the Pledge of Allegiance are Natalie Mollic of Girl Scout Troop 72741 and Johnny Petrovick of Boy Scout Troop 2.

Leading the Pledge of Allegiance are Natalie Mollic of Girl Scout Troop 72741 and Johnny Petrovick of Boy Scout Troop 2.

Members of Daisy Troop 68047 march hand in hand.

Members of Daisy Troop 68047 march hand in hand.

Board of Selectmen Chair Joseph Durant speaks at the ceremony following the parade.

Board of Selectmen Chair Joseph Durant speaks at the ceremony following the parade.

Members of AMVETS Post 208 and the 26th Signal Company of the Massachusetts National Guard fire a gun salute.

Members of AMVETS Post 208 and the 26th Signal Company of the Massachusetts National Guard fire a gun salute.

 

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