NEWTON. Spectators and participants celebrate the parade’s return after a three-year hiatus.

20 Mar 2023 | 04:27

“The parade is back and the sun is out,” Mark Hontz, MC of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, announced March 18 in Newton.

After a three-year hiatus because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Newton Fire Department again sponsored the parade, which meandered up Spring Street.

“This and the holiday parade are...