New Milford recognized the 18th anniversary of 9/11 with a morning ceremony at the town’s 9/11 memorial in Patriots Way. The event, coordinated by the town’s 9/11 Committee, included a prayer, the tolling of Water Witch Hose Co. No. 2’s apparatus bell at 8:46 a.m., the presentation of the flag by first responders, remarks by Mayor Pete Bass, state Rep. Bill Buckbee, R-67, and Richard Smith, R-108, and state Sen. Craig Miner, R-30, and music by St. Francis Xavier Church Choir and Patrick Maguire on bagpipes. In addition to police, fire and ambulance members, the New Milford Police Guard and members of the Community Emergency Response Team were present. At the conclusion of the ceremony, first responders placed flowers at the base of the memorial. For more photographers, visit www.newmilfordspectrum.com.