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Ahead Of St. Patrick’s Day Parade Mayor, Chief Paint The Lines Green On King Street

City of Wilmington
City of Wilmington

Wilmington – Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki, along with Police Chief Robert Tracy joined city workers and members of The Irish Culture Club of Delaware in painting the stripes green along King Street.

Painting the lines green kicks of  Saturday’s, March 10th, 2018, 43rd annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Hooley.

The parade will start at 12 Noon, @ 4th & King Street, proceeding along King Street past the Grandstand at Rodney Square and ends near 14th Street where the Hooley (Irish Party) will be held.

The ceremony, usually held on the Friday before the parade, was rescheduled to this afternoon out of respect for the recent passing of Wilmington Police Captain Stephen Misetic.

Misetic’s midday service will be held on Friday.

City of Wilmington
City of Wilmington

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