Memorial Day Exercises
GILLIAN JONES — THE BERKSHIRE EAGLE
Led by Kevin Hamel, veterans with America Legion Post 152 from Williamstown process into Memorial Day Exercises at Brayton School in North Adams on Friday morning. The event was emceed by fourth grade students who spend weeks rehearsing. Guest speakers included State Representative John Barrett III, State Representative William "Smitty" Pignatelli, and Retired Sergeant First Class Michael McCarron. In addition to a Color Guard Presenting the Colors, students performed musical numbers, and a performance of taps. School and city officials, as well as retired veterans, were in attendance.