Hugh Holmes Jr., originally of Bridgewater and now of Fall River, listens to the speakers from Bridgewater-Raynham Regional High School during the Juneteenth flag raising ceremony in downtown Bridgewater on Monday, June 17, 2024.

Hugh Holmes Jr., originally of Bridgewater and now of Fall River, listens to the speakers from Bridgewater-Raynham Regional High School during the Juneteenth flag raising ceremony in downtown Bridgewater on Monday, June 17, 2024.

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Speakers from Bridgewater-Raynham High School were invited to come to the Juneteenth Flag raising in downtown Bridgewater on Monday, June 17, 2024. Sharing their thoughts are Kendall Raymond, Aisha Alexis and Genisis Jilla.

Speakers from Bridgewater-Raynham High School were invited to come to the Juneteenth Flag raising in downtown Bridgewater on Monday, June 17, 2024. Sharing their thoughts are Kendall Raymond, Aisha Alexis and Genisis Jilla.

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Jenise Campbell-Means, originally from Bridgewater and now of Franklin, co-chair of the Juneteenth Planning Committee, makes the welcoming and keynote remarks at the Juneteenth flag raising ceremony in downtown Bridgewater on Monday, June 17, 2024.

Jenise Campbell-Means, originally from Bridgewater and now of Franklin, co-chair of the Juneteenth Planning Committee, makes the welcoming and keynote remarks at the Juneteenth flag raising ceremony in downtown Bridgewater on Monday, June 17, 2024.

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Bridgewater Town Council Vice President Paul Murphy gives the official resolution narration declaring the Juneteenth holiday in Bridgewater on Monday, June 17, 2024.

Bridgewater Town Council Vice President Paul Murphy gives the official resolution narration declaring the Juneteenth holiday in Bridgewater on Monday, June 17, 2024.

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Debbie Baumgarten and Janet Dye, both of Bridgewater, take in the Juneteenth flag raising ceremony in downtown Bridgewater on Monday, June 17, 2024.

Debbie Baumgarten and Janet Dye, both of Bridgewater, take in the Juneteenth flag raising ceremony in downtown Bridgewater on Monday, June 17, 2024.

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Beryl Domingo of Bridgewater waves her Juneteenth flag during comments made by Jenise Campbell-Means just prior to the raising of the Juneteenth flag in downtown Bridgewater on Monday, June 17, 2024.

Beryl Domingo of Bridgewater waves her Juneteenth flag during comments made by Jenise Campbell-Means just prior to the raising of the Juneteenth flag in downtown Bridgewater on Monday, June 17, 2024.

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Chris Hartman, facilities manager for the town of Bridgewater, raises the Juneteenth flag at town hall in downtown Bridgewater on Monday, June 17, 2024. The flag will fly until the end of June.

Chris Hartman, facilities manager for the town of Bridgewater, raises the Juneteenth flag at town hall in downtown Bridgewater on Monday, June 17, 2024. The flag will fly until the end of June.

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The Juneteenth flag flies with the American flag at the Juneteenth flag raising ceremony in downtown Bridgewater on Monday, June 17, 2024.

The Juneteenth flag flies with the American flag at the Juneteenth flag raising ceremony in downtown Bridgewater on Monday, June 17, 2024.

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