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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

File photo of vandalized public property. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

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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State Police: Four Traffic Deaths Over Holiday Weekend

Connecticut State Police report four traffic fatalities on the roads they patrol over the long Memorial Day Weekend.

05/31/2011

Husband and wife Tony and Catherine Badolato attend Plainville's Memorial Day Parade.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Pics: Rainy Memorial Day

Rainy weather cancelled some of Connecticut’s Memorial Day parades, but other parades and gatherings went on.

05/30/2011

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A Deadly Start To Holiday Weekend On Connecticut Highways

State Police are investigating two deadly traffic accidents as the Memorial Day weekend began early Saturday. Crashes on Interstate 95 in Groton and Route 85 in Bolton claimed lives.

05/28/2011

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Alternative View Of Memorial Day Weekend: ‘You’re Welcome,’ Says Comedian Al Dukes

Humorist Al Dukes offer a few tips for the Memorial Day weekend.

05/27/2011

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Ways to Observe Memorial Day

Honor and remember the men and women who have died in military service with these simple ways to commemorate Memorial Day.

05/09/2011

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