Veterans Day Observed 

Most retailers, supermarkets, and restaurants however, are open for the day.

There are more than 150,000 veterans in Maine, and several towns and cities will mark the day with parades and observance ceremonies.

In Bangor, Maj. Gen. John Libby of the Maine National Guard will present Maine silver star honorable service medals to 10 prisoners of war and purple heart recipients from across the state in a ceremony at the Cole Transportation Museum.