SHELTON MEMORIAL DAY PHOTOS

A bugler from the Shelton High School band plays Taps as veterans in the background salute during a solemn Memorial Day parade ceremony on the Derby/Shelton Bridge.

A bugler from the Shelton High School band plays Taps as veterans in the background salute during a solemn Memorial Day parade ceremony on the Derby/Shelton Bridge.

Good weather and hometown pride brought out lots of spectators for this year’s Derby/Shelton Memorial Day parade. (Photos by Brad Durrell)

The Monday morning parade began in downtown Shelton and ended in downtown Derby about two hours later.

Joanna Ciambriello of Shelton, joined by her sons Michael, 14, left, and Anthony, 7, had a good view of the parade from the bridge.

Joanna Ciambriello of Shelton, joined by her sons Michael, 14, left, and Anthony, 7, had a good view of the parade from the bridge.

Members of St. Lawrence School’s Girl Scout Troop 514 march on Howe Avenue in Shelton.

Members of St. Lawrence School’s Girl Scout Troop 514 march on Howe Avenue in Shelton.

John Boswell of Shelton, sporting a patriotic umbrella hat as well as a flag, dances as the parade passes by him on Howe Avenue, near Bridge Street.

John Boswell of Shelton, sporting a patriotic umbrella hat as well as a flag, dances as the parade passes by him on Howe Avenue, near Bridge Street.

Jim Welch of Shelton works the grill for the Lower Naugatuck Valley Boys & Girls Club’s annual pancake breakfast along the parade route, in the Walgreens parking lot at Center Street and Coram Avenue.

Jim Welch of Shelton works the grill for the Lower Naugatuck Valley Boys & Girls Club’s annual pancake breakfast along the parade route, in the Walgreens parking lot at Center Street and Coram Avenue.

Spectators line Bridge Street to watch the Derby/Shelton Memorial Day parade.

Spectators line Bridge Street to watch the Derby/Shelton Memorial Day parade.

A marcher holds a sign honoring a local World War II veteran who died in 2013.

A marcher holds a sign honoring a local World War II veteran who died in 2013.

What a view: These homeowners get a great view of the Memorial parade from their sloped lawn off Coram Avenue.

What a view: These homeowners get a great view of the Memorial parade from their sloped lawn off Coram Avenue.

Members of the Shelton Intermediate School band in the parade.

Members of the Shelton Intermediate School band in the parade.

 

 

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