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Wakefield Fourth of July celebration draws all ages

WAKEFIELD — Wakefield’s Sunday Lake Street was lined with lawn chairs Monday as residents came out to see the city’s Fourth of July parade celebrating the country’s independence.

The parades began shortly before 1 p.m. with the city’s annual kids parade, where a group of youngsters rode scooters, bicycles and wagons down the street. This was followed by a classic car cruise and then the larger parade.

The parade featured all the staples people have come to expect — including several of the county’s volunteer fire departments; marching routines by the Ironwood, Bessemer and Wakefield-Marenisco...

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