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Fireworks, festival, parade scheduled for Freetown

Fourth of July festivities are set for the town of Freetown.



Fourth of July festivities are set for the town of Freetown.

According to the Freetown Parade & Fireworks Committee, the fireworks are scheduled to take place on July 3rd and are planned to start around 9:45 p.m. at Hathaway Park on Water Street in Assonet (near the Assonet Inn).

The festival starts at 6 p.m. on July 3rd at the same location.  The festival will include booths with food and some games for kids.

The parade will take place on July 4th. Lineup begins at 9 a.m. at the KRR baseball fields on Narrows Road, opposite Independence Harbor. Vehicles, floats, etc., should enter the lineup via the Narrows Road Bypass off South Main Street near Stop & Shop. The parade begins at 10 a.m. at Copicut Road and proceeding north along South Main Street, left onto Water Street, and concluding at Hathaway Park.




At 6:30 p.m. on July 3rd the following traffic pattern will be implemented:

Elm St.: One way east from Mill St. to Walnut St.
Mill St (Rt. 79): One way south from Walnut St. to Elm St.
North Main St.: One way north from Assonet Center to Pleasant St.
Pleasant St.: Closed to all traffic @ 6:00 p.m.
Walnut St.: One-way north from Elm St. to Richmond Rd.
Water St. Closed to all traffic @ 6:00 p.m.


The following roads will be temporarily closed during the parade:

South Main St.
Copicut Rd.
Elm St. @ South Main St.
High St. @ South Main St.
Narrows @ South Main St.
North Main St. @ South Main St.
Ridge Hill d. @ South Main St.
Rt. 24 ramps @ South Main St.
Water St.
The Lane @ South Main St.
Simpson Lane @ South Main St.


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