Monday, May 27, Miller Cemetery, Burketville, 10 a.m.; Pine Grove Cemetery, meet at Gushee's Corner at 10:45 a.m., service begins at 11 a.m. Sports teams are encouraged to participate in activities. Contact Donald Burke at 785-3936 for more information.


8 a.m. — Color Guard forms at the American Legion Hall on Pearl Street

9 a.m. — Camden Public Landing, wreath ceremony at the harbor. Honor Guard rifle salute, Camden Hills Regional High School band plays taps and Navy hymn.

9:30 a.m. — Parade starts (participants line up at Seventh Day Adventist Church on Camden Street. The parade will travel north on Route 1 with stops for taps at the Conway Monument, Village Green, and Harbor Park, and then continue to Mt. View Cemetery for a brief ceremony.

All veterans are welcome to walk during the parade. Anyone unable to walk the route, and wishing to participate, may contact the Post Commander at 236-3310 to arrange for a ride in the parade.

Down East Singers’ annual Memorial Day concert will be held at 5 p.m. at the Camden Opera House on Elm Street/Route 1.


Parade begins at 10:30 a.m. from Boston Financial parking lot. Units participating in the parade will assemble at Boston Financial at 9:30 a.m. The parade will travel along Main Street stopping at Chapman Park for the Memorial Day Ceremony.

Units participating in the ceremony and the parade include: Master of Ceremonies Walker Hutchins, State of Maine Sen. Ed Mazurek, D-Rockland, Rev. Linda Campbell–Marshall, units from the Maine State Police Color Guard, Knox County Sheriff's Office Color Guard, U.S. Coast Guard Color Guard, U.S. Marine Corp, American Legion, and Veterans of the Armed Services, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and the Bay Winds North Wind Ensemble. A fly over by the Owls Head Transportation Museum will occur during the parade. The Parade Committee invites all veterans, children on decorated bicycles, and musicians to join the parade line-up.

The parade will travel down Main Street and end at the Intersection of Route 1 and Route 17.


The annual Rockport Memorial Day Parade will start from the post office in the village at 11 a.m. Please come out and support this colorful event. For more information please call David Barry at 975-0305.


The annual Memorial Day Parade will be begin Monday, May 27, at 1 p.m. beginning at Lincolnville Center and proceeding to Lincolnville Central School for the memorial speech and ceremony. All veterans are invited and encouraged to attend the service. All interested persons wishing to participate in the parade should gather in the old Dean and Eugley/School House Museum parking lot by 12:30 p.m. to be included in the line-up. Following the service at the Lincolnville school, an additional memorial service to honor veterans lost at sea and Lincolnville Beach area veterans is planned to commence at 3 p.m. at Frohock Bridge in Lincolnville Beach. This will be a brief service, and will include color guards and prayer from the minister, followed by local Lincolnville Central School student Anna Christie playing taps on trumpet. The ceremony will conclude with a wreath being tossed into the sea. For additional information please contact Karen Secotte at 763-3555 or Rosey Gerry at 975-5432.


On Sunday, May 26, the Federated Church in Thomaston will include a special recognition of military veterans and Homeland safety personnel, including police officers, firefighters, and first responders, during its service of worship, beginning at 9:30 a.m. The service will include a Memorial Day weekend observance conducted by Lt. Col. Jerry Bearce, U.S. Army Ret., as well as a "Litany of Thanksgiving for Armed Forces and Public Safety Personnel." The public is welcome, and especially invited are the brave men and women who are serving or have served in the armed forces and public safety professions. The church is located at 8 Hyler St.

On May 27, American Legion Post 37 will conduct a ceremony at 10 a.m. at the Main Street Mall. Following that, an additional ceremony will be held at Village Cemetery.

St. George

Parade begins at 9:30 a.m. at Tenants Harbor Baptist Church. For those wishing to participate in the parade, meet at 8:30 a.m. The parade will travel through town, stopping for a wreath tossing ceremony at the harbor and a ceremony in front of the American Legion.


Service at 10:30 a.m. at the monument triangle on Main Street by the post office. Rev. Andrew Stinson will lead a prayer. Sixth-grade Girl Scouts will be reciting the Gettysburg Address and the Medomak Valley High School band and Warren Community School students will entertain, led by Sybil Wentworth. The group will proceed to the bridge on Main Street and Scouts will toss flowers into the water.

West Rockport

8 a.m. — Rockville Cemetery

8:30 a.m. — West Rockport Cemetery, Speaker Dr. David English and music by Camden Hills Regional High School band.

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