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Memorial Day Observances Brings Communities Together Again

Memorial Day is usually filled with parades featuring local veterans, addresses by various officials, student essays and high school marching bands. Those observances were canceled last year but the abbreviated versions held Monday were a sign that the community is getting back to normal after 14 months under a public health emergency.

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North Berkshire American Legion Members Return to Mount Greylock

Every year on the Sunday before Memorial Day, the past commanders gather early at the Adams American Legion before making their annual pilgrimage. All veterans are invited to join in on their convoy.

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Holiday Hours: Memorial Day

Holiday closures and events for Memorial Day

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Cheshire to Hold Memorial Day Parade

Like so many events of the past year, Memorial Day was silent in 2020. But with Gov. Charlie Baker's lifting of capacity limits and mask wearing outdoors as of May 29, town officials are hoping for a parade this year on May 31.

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Pittsfield Ceremony Brief But the Fallen Still Remembered

Instead, a truncated Memorial Day ceremony was recorded Monday morning for play Pittsfield Community Television.

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CBS News Inviting Nationwide Participation of Taps

iBerkshires was alerted to the event by Clarksburg resident James Stakenas, the big band conductor for the Eagles Community Band.

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No Public Display, But Williamstown Legion to Honor the Fallen

The silence will be total, because the usual Memorial Day ceremony and the parade that precedes it were canceled nearly a month ago by the post in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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