Memorial Day Weekend 2018

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Darien’s Memorial Day Parade 2018: What to Know

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Darien’s 2018 Memorial Day parade steps off at 10 a.m. sharp on Monday, May 28 from Goodwives Shopping Center, turns right and travels on Old Kings Highway South to Brookside Road and then turns left onto the Post Road until it reaches the veterans cemetery at Spring Grove Cemetery. Here’s more of what you should know about the parade, the marchers and the route, the family-friendly party at the end at Tilley Pond Park, the Memorial Day speaker and the grand marshal. At the end, we’ve got instructions for marchers. (more…) Continue Reading →

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State Police Increase Highway Patrols for Memorial Day Weekend: Here’s Where They’ll Be

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Connecticut State Troopers are preparing for increased traffic during this Memorial Day weekend, and summer 2018 celebrations and vacations. They’ve got extra patrols on the lookout for drivers under the influence and violations of seat belt laws, in particular. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Expect More Travelers This Memorial Day Weekend, AAA Says; Weekend Train Schedules Adjusted

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Beginning Thursday, look for busy roadways in New England when 91 percent of the region’s estimated two million travelers drive 50 miles or more this Memorial Day, says AAA Northeast. Meanwhile, Metro-North has changed its Friday schedule to make it easier for riders to leave the city between 1 and 4 p.m.
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