There have been no flags flying over Presque Isle City Hall for a while now and City Manager Martin Puckett has plans to rectify that. On Monday, November 2, the city will hold a flag-raising ceremony at 4:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Please note, however, that the street in front of City Hall will be closed off for the event.

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The event will begin with Emily Smith, Chairperson of City Council, welcoming those in attendance followed by the City Manager making a statement about the flags. Presque Isle High School Band will perform a patriotic song, then the Loring Job Corps Honor Guard will present the new flags to be raised.

Local veterans from the VFW, American Legion and Disabled American Veterans have been invited to attend and assist in the flag-raising. Once the flags have been raised over city hall, the high school band will play the national anthem. The entire ceremony is expected to last about 30 minutes.

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