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Watersmeet celebrates July 4 with full roster of fun for kids and adults


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WATERSMEET TOWNSHIP — The fireworks began early in Watersmeet, scheduled on June 29, well in advance of the July 4 holiday.

And the full-scale celebration did not occur until July 5, but it did not disappoint, starting with a vibrant bike and pet parade along the main street.

As a children’s parade, it included kids of all ages, from one through teen-age years.

Lucy Sypor, 6, of Watersmeet, was raring to go while she sat in her little, purple car with her mom, Amanda, providing encouragement.

Asked how she felt about being in the parade, Lucy replied wit...

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