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Memorial Day 2010
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    May 25, 2010

    Traditions abound in St. George

    The St. George Memorial Day observances are always well-fueled as the day begins with a pancake breakfast at the Tenants Harbor Town Office. The parade this year featured local veterans, Scouts and other community groups. One of the more colorful entrants was in remembrance of the nurses and soldiers of World War I. The parade took its traditional pause as the honor guard headed down to the town wharf. There, ...

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    May 25, 2010

    Rockland honors its soldiers on Memorial Day

    Rockland observed Memorial Day 2010 with a parade that started at Rockland Harbor Park and continued up to North Main Street. It was followed by a ceremony at the VFW on Limerock Street.

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    May 25, 2010

    Lincolnville observes Memorial Day with parade, remarks and prayer

    The afternoon sun was warm and spirits were high in Lincolnville Center on Memorial Day 2010, as the community came from all parts of town to honor its soldiers, and those who died while fighting for their country. At 1 p.m., participants in the annual parade gathered at the fire station, and then began to march behind the bagpipes, down the road toward the center, pausing at the honor roll memorial. There a ...

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    May 25, 2010

    Scouts turn out for Warren Memorial Day service, parade

    Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and Daisy Scouts were among those who joined in the Memorial Day parade in Warren on May 31. Scouts and many others also participated in a service that preceded the parade.

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    May 25, 2010

    Waldoboro pays tribute with Memorial Day parade

    Waldoboro's Memorial Day parade honored the soldiers that gave their lives so this country could be free, said Maj. Martin Fallon at a ceremony at a memorial near Pine Street. The parade included police officers and sheriff's deputies, firefighters, veterans, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, Little League players and coaches, classic cars, and church groups. "It must be Memorial Day because the rhododendrons and ...

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    May 25, 2010

    Camden observes Memorial Day with solemn remarks, lively parade

    Flags in Camden were at half-staff, as they were across the nation, in honor of the country's war dead May 31. That somber signal didn't dampen the festive atmosphere in the Midcoast town, as hundreds of veterans, families and others gathered along the parade route. Following a police cruiser, a lone bagpiper led the color guard. The Camden Hills Regional High School Band was followed by a banner thanking those ...

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    May 25, 2010

    Memorial Day in Rockport: ‘patriotism means more than a parade and bowed heads’

    A light cooling breeze ushered in Memorial Day 2010 in Rockport Village, with the citizens lining the streets to honor the men and women who died on land and at sea for their country. Beginning at 11 a.m. on May 31 at the Rockport Village Post Office, the parade wound down Union Street, stopping at the town's veterans memorial across the street from the Rockport Public Library for a prayer, led by the Rev. ...

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