9/11 Remembrance Ceremonies to be Held Across the State

Over a dozen remembrance ceremonies are being held across the state on Wednesday to mark the 18th anniversary of September 11, 2001.

  • Branford: Moment of remembrance at Branford Fire Headquarters at 8:30 a.m.
  • Bridgeport: Ceremony at Fire Department Headquarters on Congress Street at 8:30 a.m. (Moment of Silence is at 8:46 a.m.)
  • Derby: Remembrance service at Derby Green at 7 p.m.
  • Groton: Naval Submarine Base New London commemoration, flag retirement ceremony at the Historic Ship Nautilus & Submarine Force Museum at 8:30 a.m.
  • Hartford: Moment of silence at Hartford Safety Complex at 9 a.m.
  • Middlefield: Remembrance ceremony at Middlefield Volunteer Fire Company at 6 p.m.
  • Middletown: Memorial service at Middletown South Fire District on Randolph Road at 6 p.m.
  • Middletown: Ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park on Walnut Grove Road at 8:30 a.m.
  • Norwalk: Remembrance event at Norwalk City Hall at 8:30 a.m.
  • New Canaan: Annual 9/11 memorial ceremony in front of Town Hall on Main Street at 9:30 a.m.
  • New Haven: Knights of Columbus memorial roll call at Knights of Columbus Museum at 12:15 p.m.
  • New London: Churches, institutions of faith bell ringing at 8:46 a.m.
  • Rocky Hill: 9/11 wreath ceremony at the fire station on Old Main Street at 6:30 p.m.
  • West Haven: Flag-raising ceremony at Bradley Point Park flagpole at 6:30 p.m., followed by a candlelight vigil at the city's 9/11 memorial

The ceremonies are to remember the nearly 3,000 people who were killed when planes that were hijacked crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. and a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania on September 11, 2001.

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