Charlestown Memorial Day Parade returns after 2 year absence

CHARLESTOWN, R.I. (WLNE) — The Charlestown Memorial Day Parade returned for its 20th year, honoring those who lost their lives serving in the military.

“After being forced to not hold this annual tradition and remembrance, due to COVID restrictions over the past two years, we are pleased to be able bring our community back together to show our great appreciation and respect to remember those who have served and made the ultimate sacrifice for our country,” said Heather Paliotta, vice chair and parade chair.

The parade kicked off at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 29. The route started at Compass Hardware and ended at Charlestown Liquors on Post Road.

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