Freeport, Falmouth remember 9/11

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Hundreds were on hand for the dedication Sunday in Freeport of a monument formed by pieces of World Trade Center steel.After the dedication, many visitors felt the need to touch the steel from the Twin Towers.Valmore Vigue, chaplain for the Maine National Guard, walks among the pictures of fallen soldiers at Soldiers Park in Freeport last Friday evening, part of the three-day remembrance of the 10th anniversary of 9/11. The candlelight vigil Friday night in Freeport.Volunteers display the Heart of America quilt at Freeport High School on Saturday afternoon.Freeport Flag Ladies Elaine Greene, left, and Carman Footer along with U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, and U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud, D-Maine, during a prayer by the Rev. Sandy Williams during the Sunday memorial.Part of the laser light show that accompanied one of several concerts in Freeport over the weekend.Freeport Police Lt. Susan Nourse leads a parade of police and firefighters from around the state on Main Street in Freeport Sunday afternoon.
About 70 people including police, firefighters and veterans gathered Sunday at Falmouth American Legion Post No. 164 on Depot Road to honor the victims of 9/11 and war heroes.