Framingham Cancels Memorial Day Ceremony

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FRAMINGHAM – The City of Framingham has cancelled its Memorial Day event in Nevins Hall, but will hang American Flags along Union Avenue, Concord Street, and in McGrath Square to honor veterans, first responders, and healthcare workers, said the City in a press release.

Each year, Framingham honors its Gold Star families by presenting different ones with the Massachusetts Medal of Liberty at a Memorial Day Program in Nevins Hall, said the City of Framingham.

This year, out of an abundance of caution, the City said in a press release it will cancel the event due to the pandemic.

The City will honor its veterans by hanging American Flags along Union Avenue, Concord Street, and in McGrath Square, starting on Tuesday, May 19, it said in a press release issued today, May 15.

The flags will also be a tribute to the City’s first responders and healthcare workers who are keeping everyone safe during the COVID-19
pandemic.

Memorial Day is Monday, May 25.

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