Melrose: Ceremony at noon at Memorial Hall; Parade at 1:30 p.m. along Main Street. Closing ceremonies at Wyoming Cemetery. www.cityofmelrose.org/MemorialDayParade.cfm
Somerville: Parade at 1 p.m. from City Hall; Proceeds to the Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery on Broadway. www.somervillema.gov/departments/veterans-services/memorial-day
Westford: Parade begins at noon from Roudenbush Community Center; Walk to Common, stopping at memorials on the way. westfordma.gov/pages/government/towndepartments/WestfordMA_veteran/documents/2013%20Memorial%20Day%20Event%20Guide.pdf
Amesbury: Ceremonial wreath throwing 7:30 a.m. at Alliance Park; Ceremonies at VFW Cemetery and Polish War Memorial 8:30 a.m. Parade at 10 a.m. in front of the fire station, followed by gathering at stadium.
Andover: Parade at 10 a.m. starts at intersection at Elm and Florence streets. andoverma.gov/news/
Beverly: Program at 1:30 p.m. at Odell Park with bands, politicians, and National Guard.
Boxford: 7:30 a.m. service at Harmony Cemetery; 8 a.m. service at Roundtop (Curtis Guild Camp); 8 a.m. ceremony at the Ancient Cemetery. Parade 9:30 a.m. with march to Village Cemetery and James L. Melvin Green.
Billerica: Parade at 10 a.m. starts at Marshall Middle School, followed by ceremony at WWI/WWII Monument on the town common. www.davmembersportal.org/chapters/ma/47/Lists/Announcements/Attachments/128/2013%20Memorial%20Day%20Activities.pdf
Burlington: 8 a.m. on town common to honor women and nurses in the military; 10 a.m. at Chestnut Hill Cemetery will honor medics. Refreshments at the Human Services Building. www.burlington.org/community_development/docs/Website_invite_MD_2013_2.pdf
Chelsea: Parade 8 a.m. starts at 718 Broadway followed by 9 a.m. ceremony at City Hall.
Chelmsford: Parade 10 a.m. from American Legion Post 313, ends on common at Vinal Square. www.townofchelmsford.us/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=83
Danvers: Parade starts 9 a.m. at Town Hall; Walk includes a stop at Plains Park before ceremony back at Town Hall with guest speaker John Archer, Coast Guard veteran.
Dracut: Parade starts 11 a.m. at the Greenmont School; Walk to the high school for ceremony.
Essex: Parade starts 9 a.m. at Town Hall; Walk to Town Cemetery and then to Causeway Bridge. www.visitessexma.com/essex_ma_pg/essex_events.html?=essex_events_list.html
Everett: 9:30 a.m. gathering at new Veterans Plaza; 10 a.m. ceremony with plaque dedications for Korean and Vietnam veterans.
Georgetown: Gathering 9:30 a.m. at high school; Parade starts 10 a.m. with stops at the firemen’s memorial, Civil War monument, Harry Murch Park, and back to the high school.
Gloucester:Parade starts 9 a.m. from high school; walk to Korean War Memorial for wreath ceremony before 11 a.m. Vietnam Memorial ceremony back at the high school. www.gloucestertimes.com/local/x701048166/Remembering-the-Korean-War
Hamilton: Parade starts 9 a.m. at Town Hall with stops at the firemen’s memorial and veterans cemetery with ceremonies at Town Hall and Parton Park.
Haverhill: Police memorial recognition at the Citizens Center 9 a.m.; Parade starts 10 a.m. at Lorraine VFW Post 29 and ends at Linwood Cemetery.
Georgetown: Meet at Park & Ride 8:15 a.m. for ceremonies at the three graveyards and the VFW. Meet 9:30 a.m. at high school to assemble for Commemorative March, which begins 10 a.m. at Public Safety Building, Civil War Memorial, and Harry Murch Veterans Park. Refreshments at VFW Post 7608 on Andover Street follow march. www.georgetownma.gov/Public_Documents/GeorgetownMA_BBoard/03FB5E78-000F8513
Ipswich: Parade starts 9:45 a.m. at Town Hall. Ends at VFW Post 1093 for ceremony.
Lawrence: Ceremony begins 9:30 a.m. at the Bellevue Cemetery; Walking tour at about 10:45 a.m. www.cityoflawrence.com/SharedFiles/Download.aspx?pageid=295&mid=648&fileid=2240
Lowell: Mass at St. Anthony’s Church 11 a.m.; Memorial service 1 p.m at Charles and Central Streets.
Lynn: 9 a.m. service at Sacred Heart Church and 10 a.m. service in Breed Square; Parade starts 1:30 p.m. at the North Shore Community College parking lot, Washington Street entrance, and ends at Pine Grove Cemetery. www.ci.lynn.ma.us/citydepartments_veterans.shtml#gpm1_2
Lynnfield: Muster 8:15 a.m. at Our Lady of Assumption Church; March to South Burying Ground, Willow Cemetery, and South Lynnfield Fire Station for recess before reassembling at 10 a.m. and continuing to the common around 11 a.m. events.lowellsun.com/lynnfield_ma/events/show/327793983-lynnfield-memorial-day-parade Continued...