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Wakefield Fourth thrills in return


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WAKEFIELD - Joy abounded in Wakefield as the community returned to a full slate of Fourth of July events after canceling most of them due to COVID-19 last year.

Wakefield's regular July 4 parade, as well as its children's parade, also had been cancelled in 2018 due to thunderstorms.

A Saturday Community Picnic in Eddy Park drew a crowd of people who filled the main pavilion and then spread throughout the park lawn and over to the beach area.

John and Anna Grasso of Wakefield were among dozens of people enjoying a picnic lunch that was cooked and served b...