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May 25, 2013

Memorial Day programs in Greater Newburyport


State Rep. Lenny Mirra will be the keynote speaker at a ceremony held in front of the GAR Memorial Library at the parade’s conclusion. He plans to focus his talk on the origins and significance of Memorial Day. Following the ceremony, the fire department will offer free fire truck rides back to the station for the young and the young at heart.

Former Selectman and military veteran Dick Cushing is organizing the patriotic festivities this year.

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