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Marenisco gears up for modified Fourth of July fete


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MARENISCO — In the wake of continuing concerns about the spread of COVID-19, the Marenisco Township Board of Trustees voted on Wednesday evening to allow the Fourth of July Committee to use township property for a scaled-down celebration of this year’s holiday.

“We figure this is the United States of America, and people have the right to gather,” said Supervisor Richard Bouvette.

He added that the celebration could include a parade as long as units wish to participate and are willing to meet the requirements of social distancing.

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