Memorial Day 2021 promises to be a big day in Dartmouth.

After more than a year of COVID-19 restrictions and cancellations, the Dartmouth Veterans Advisory Board is putting its best foot forward, and is sponsoring a Memorial Day parade on Monday, May 31, 2021.

The parade will start at 9 a.m. from The Landing at the Padanaram Bridge, continue along Elm Street with stops at cemeteries along the route, then continue to the former police station for a larger ceremony honoring those from Dartmouth who have died in defense of this nation.

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Advisory Board Chairman Chris Pereira spoke this week with Townsquare Sunday about this year's parade and other activities with which the Veterans Advisory Board is involved. Pereira's interview can be heard here:

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