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Flags Marking Veteran Graves Replaced in Preparation for Memorial Day

Memorial Day is next week and Veteran Services is preparing for the annual town ceremony at Chestnut Hill Cemetery Monday morning. This year’s ceremony will commemorate fifty years since US Troops were pulled from Vietnam. As part of preparations for the ceremony, the department along volunteers traverse Pine Haven and Chestnut Hill Cemeteries, replacing the flags the mark the graves of fallen veterans. Veteran Service Director Chris Hanafin on the annual tradition and the upcoming holiday weekend.