Sunday, June 28, 2015

In the News: "subject to a number of challenges such as cost, space and need for volunteers"

Milford Daily News has an article on the challenges that the local 4th of July holiday celebrations are facing. In part Franklin is mentioned:
Franklin, like Natick, has seen location concerns lead to at least a temporary halt of its fireworks display. 
Warren Revell, an organizer of the Franklin celebration, said the construction of the town's new high school had taken up the space once used to shoot off the fireworks. 
Revell, though, did not rule out the display's return, should a suitable location be found. “We'll see what happens,” he said. “This is our third year without fireworks... it's a year-to-year thing.” 
This year's celebration is facing another limitation; road construction has led to the cancellation of the traditional parade. The town will instead hold a battle of the bands, a children's parade and a laser light show this Independence Day weekend.
Continue reading the full article on line here

2015 Franklin 4th of July Celebration
2015 Franklin 4th of July Celebration

Note: This is one of the many great events happening in Franklin that is put together by an private/volunteer organization and not the Town. You can contribute to the cause here

You can volunteer for the cause here

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