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Westborough celebrates Memorial Day

Veterans get a ride in the parade courtesy of E.L Harvey and Sons.

Veterans get a ride in the parade courtesy of E.L Harvey and Sons.

Westborough – Hundreds of Westborough residents either participated or came to view today's Memorial Day parade in the downtown area. Crowds lined the streets from the Pine Grove Cemetery to the Forbes Municipal Building to cheer on the town's war veterans. Joining them in the parade were members of the Police and Fire Departments, Girl and Boy Scouts, Gibbons School Middle Band and Westborough High School Band and town officials.

Photos/Bonnie Adams

Selectman Denny Drewry (middle) poses for a photo with his son, Scott, granddaughter Madison, 4 and George Perry.

Selectman Denny Drewry (middle) poses for a photo with his son, Scott, granddaughter Madison, 4 and George Perry.

CMSgt Michael F. Thorpe Command Chief, 439th Airlift Wing, Westover Air Reserve Base, reads "Logan's Orders."

CMSgt Michael F. Thorpe
Command Chief, 439th Airlift Wing, Westover Air Reserve Base, reads “General John A. Logan's Memorial Day Order.”

A local veteran awaits the start of the ceremony at Forbes Municipal Building.

A local veteran awaits the start of the ceremony at Forbes Municipal Building.

George A. Perry, III, the town's veterans agent and director of veterans services

George A. Perry, III, the town's veterans agent and director of veterans services

Kenneth Ferrera, the town's assistant veterans agent, greets the audience at the ceremony in front of the Forbes Municipal Building.

Kenneth Ferrera, the town's assistant veterans agent, greets the audience at the ceremony in front of the Forbes Municipal Building.

The Westborough High School a cappella group, Harmony in Heels, performs the  national anthem.

The Westborough High School a cappella group, Harmony in Heels, performs the national anthem.

E.L. Harvey and Sons pays tribute to the town's veterans.

E.L. Harvey and Sons pays tribute to the town's veterans.

The Westborough High School Band

The Westborough High School Band

Members of the Westborough Police Department

Members of the Westborough Police Department

Luis Torres

Luis Torres

The Gibbons Middle School Band

The Gibbons Middle School Band

Daisy Scouts

Daisy Scouts

Colonel Brent French, who served as the parade's Grand Marshal

Colonel Brent French, who served as the parade's Grand Marshal

Members of the Westborough Fire Department

Members of the Westborough Fire Department

Howard "Pete" Fay

Howard “Pete” Fay

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