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Memorial Day Parade events planned in Cape

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Memorial Day Parade events planned in Cape

CAPE ELIZABETH — Memorial Day events on Monday, May 31, begin with a parade at 9 a.m.

Parade participants will gather on Fowler Road at 8:15 a.m. The parade begins at the intersection of Fowler Road and Old Ocean House Road, continues north on Route 77, taking a left onto Scott Dyer Road, ending at the War Veteran’s Memorial. There, a brief ceremony and laying of a wreath will be held, followed by an open house at the Town Center Fire Station.

The parade will include members of the Cape Elizabeth police, fire and rescue departments, the WETeam, Lions’ Club, middle school marching band, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. This year's parade marshall is resident Gerard LaBerge, a U.S. Air Force veteran.

War veterans and active-duty personnel are invited to march, too. Anyone with a family member serving in the armed services can notify Jim Huebener at 767-1754, 831-3625 or jhuebene@maine.rr.com. to be recognized.