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September 11, 2012

Western Massachusetts observes the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks

Residents throughout Massachusetts and the nation will be marking the tragic anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Several events honoring the victims and recalling the horror of that day will be held in several communities throughout Western Massachusetts.

AGAWAM
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Where: Agawam Fire Dept., 800 Main Street.
Event: Memorial and prayer service, featuring speakers and music

AMHERST
Time: 9:45-10:45 a.m.
Where: North Pleasant Street Fire Station

BELCHERTOWN
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Where: Town Common
Event: Candlelight Vigil

CHICOPEE
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Where: Saint Anthony of Padua Church, 56 Saint Anthony Street
Event: Memorial Mass, celebrated by consortium of eight churches in Ludlow and Chicopee

EAST LONGMEADOW
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Where: East Longmeadow Fire Dept., 150 Somers Road
Event: Candlelight vigil

ENFIELD
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Where: Enfield Fire Station No. 2, 199 Weymouth Avenue
Event: Parade, followed by a ceremony at the 9/11 memorial garden

LUDLOW
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Where: Ludlow Fire Department, corner of Chapin and Center Streets

PALMER
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Where: War Memorial, Converse Middle School, 24 Converse Street
Event: Candlelight vigil featuring speakers and song

SOUTHWICK
Time: 9:45 a.m.
Where: Southwick Fire Department, Depot Street

SPRINGFIELD
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Where: Public Safety Complex, 1212 Carew Street
Event: Memorial service, featuring city leaders and song

WESTFIELD
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Where: Sons of Erin Club, 22 William Street

WEST SPRINGFIELD
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Where: Melissa Harrington Hughes Memorial, Town Green