STAMFORD - It's Veterans Day weekend and students at two local schools had some special visitors yesterday to teach them about the significance of the holiday.

At Davenport Ridge Elementary School in Stamford, a retired Marine and a WWII veteran visited students and spoke to them about what it was like to serve the country.

Meanwhile, in Darien, a special ceremony was held at Hindley Elementary School. Servicemen and women spoke to students and staff at the ceremony about their time in uniform.