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Memorial Day

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Holiday Traffic Statistics

State police say they investigated 281 motor vehicle accidents on Connecticut highways during the Memorial Day driving period, 59 of those involving injuries.

05/28/2013

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Sub Base to Fire Off Gun Salute for Memorial Day

GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ The U.S. Navy base in Groton is planning to fire off a 21-gun salute on Memorial Day to honor the men and women who have died while serving in the armed […]

05/27/2013

FILE PHOTO Connecticut State Police cruisers.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Troopers Report More Than A Hundred Crashes So Far, This Holiday Weekend

So far, troopers report 133 accidents. People were hurt in 26 of those crashes.

05/25/2013

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Memorial Day Events, 2013

Cities and towns around Connecticut have scheduled events to mark the holiday. Here is a listing of some of them.

05/20/2013

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Interviews With Veterans: What Memorial Day Means From A Hero’s Perspective

How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.

05/13/2013

A color guard at West Hartford's 2012 Memorial Day parade. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Memorial Day Celebrations In Connecticut

From parades to parties, races to food events and from the simple to the sublime, there’s a lot to do on this most memorable day in Connecticut.

05/13/2013

Washington Monument

Where To Experience National Monuments This Memorial Day

Visiting monuments this Memorial Day is a refreshing way of fostering a child’s education outside of the classroom, paying tribute to those who died in war and remembering America’s leaders.

05/13/2013

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RI Statehouse Memorial To Soldiers Vandalized

Rhode Island Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts says an area at the Statehouse set aside to honor soldiers has been vandalized.

05/28/2012

Plainville's Memorial Day Parade.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Memorial Day Parade Listing

‘Dozens of Connecticut communities have parades and ceremonies scheduled to observe Memorial Day, many on Monday, but some in the days before or after. Check here for the time and route of your town’s parade.

05/24/2012

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The History Of Memorial Day

Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer. See what the holiday really means and why it falls on the last Monday in May.

05/13/2012

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