Cemetery flagpole to be dedicated

A new flagpole will soon be dedicated at Center Cemetery in New Milford.

A ceremony is planned Friday, July 4 at 10 a.m. at the cemetery along Route 202 across from New Milford Hospital.

The New Milford Veterans Committee, with the help of numerous people and the town of New Milford, has replaced and installed a new flagpole to honor veterans.

Expected to attend are Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (D-Conn.), state Sen. Clark Chapin (R-30th), state Rep. Cecilia Buck-Taylor (R-67th), Mayor Pat Murphy and numerous veterans.