Monday, June 18, 2018

"Fireworks cost about $20,000 and is paid for purely with donations from local businesses and residents"

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
"A classic 4th of July tradition will return to the first town in the United States to be named after the founding father Ben Franklin. 
A fireworks display will be shot off from the field in the back of Franklin High School on July 3 at 9:30 p.m., and joins the annual carnival that be held at the town common starting June 29. Though there is no parade again, the Fourth of July Commission has its hopes up that the event will return next year. 
The town common will be packed with carnival rides, live entertainment, food booths, and town vendors for the holiday stretch. 
Commission Chairman Joe Carmignani said that this was an important event to keep alive. 
“We wanted this tradition to keep going,” Carmignani said. “It’s great for families and kids that aren’t able to go away for the 4th of July holiday.”

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will the spinning apple ride return this year? We'll see!
will the spinning apple ride return this year? We'll see!

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