Towns to memorialize 9/11

The towns of New Milford and Washington will hold a 9/11 memorial ceremony Sept. 11

In New Milford, residents are invited to gather at 8 a.m. at the town’s memorial in Patriot’s Way.

The service will begin at 8:46 a.m. by the memorial near the railroad station.

The program will include the apparatus bell toll at 8:46 a.m., followed by the presentation of the flag by first responders EMTs, police and fire departments; the singing of the National Anthem; an invocation; comments by local and state officials; the singing of “God Bless America”; songs by St. Francis Xavier Church choir; and “Amazing Grace” by Patrick Maguire on bagpipes.

In Washington, the Washington Volunteer Fire Department will host a 9/11 memorial service Sept. 11 at 9:30 a.m. at the firehouse on Bee Brook Road.