A timeline of 9/11 events in Southborough

Above: The memorial and plaque at Southborough’s 9/11 Memorial Field

On Sunday Southborough will remember the 9/11 attacks through public ceremonies, bell ringing, and public service. Here’s a timeline of events.

8:46 am – Church bells across Southborough will ring at the moment the first plane struck the North Tower ten years ago. The bells will ring for two minutes. (more here)

10:28 am – Church bells will ring once again to mark the moment the North Tower fell.

1:00 pm – Eagle Scout candidate Rick Scott invites Southborough residents to join him at Pilgrim Church Fellowship Hall to drop off donations and write letters to soldiers as he and fellow scouts assemble care packages for troops overseas. (more here)

4:00 pm – Southborough will hold a public remembrance at the 9/11 Memorial Field on Acre Bridge Road. The ceremony will include patriotic music, prayer and reflection, words of remembrance, and reflections on the dedication of the 9/11 Memorial Field. (more here)

For a list of 9/11 events taking place around the region, click here.

In addition to the public observances, most of us will be doing our own private reflection on 9/11 and its aftermath. In what ways will you commemorate the day? Will you attend religious ceremonies, get out in nature, spend time with your family? Share your plans the comments.

And if you haven’t yet, read the moving 9/11 stories of other Southborough residents and add your own.

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