May 15, 2021

Griswold Says Old Lyme’s Memorial Day Parade is “a Go” — No Parking on Street; Cemetery Ceremony Now Confirmed

Traditionally, the Lyme-Old Lyme High School leads Old Lyme’s Memorial Day Parade. File photo.

OLD LYME — UPDATED 4/21: At Monday’s Old Lyme Board of Selectmen’s meeting, First Selectman Timothy Griswold confirmed enthusiastically that the town’s annual Memorial Day parade would be held this year.

He had titled the agenda item regarding the parade, “It is a Go!”

Griswold said no parking would be permitted on Lyme St. or McCurdy Rd. to allow the bands and marchers to spread out more, but apart from that, planning would for the parade would now continue in the normal manner.

Griswold anticipated that individuals watching the parade would take the necessary action to maintain social distancing protocols.

We are still trying to confirm whether the traditional ceremony will be

4/21 UPDATE: First Selectman Griswold has now confirmed to us that the traditional ceremony held at the conclusion of the parade in Duck River Cemetery will take place this year. He also noted that, as usual, the May 31 parade will start at 11 a.m. 

 

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