July 1 2016

Happy 4th of July! Burlington's Parade and Fireworks

By: Rich Hosford

We at BCAT hope everyone has a happy and safe Independence Day! 




The 4th of July Parade will start at 11 a.m. and will run from the car was on Cambridge Street to Marshall Simonds Middle School on Winn Street. 


During the parade some roads will be closed: 


- Wilmington Road at Cambridge Street to Skilton Lane will be shut down North and South at 10 a.m. the morning of the parade.


- Winn Street and Cambridge Street to Skilton Lane will shut down at 11 a.m. North Traffic on Winn Street will be diverted to Center Street.


- When the parade reaches Sears Street, Winn Street will be shut down and diverted to Peach Orchard Road.




As reported on BNEWS, for the first time in a long time this year’s 4th of July celebration in Burlington will feature a fireworks display.


The 4th of July fireworks will begin at 9 p.m. and will be set off from the Human Services Building. The best viewing will be from the Town Common and Simonds Park. 


There will be music played by Fran Hart the Beatles cover band 4EverFab on the Town Common. 

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