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Families kick off July 4th festivities in Westborough

Westborough Little League players Will Schiffman and Chris Martin, both 12, tell Westborough TV viewers that they love their hometown.

Westborough Little League players Will Schiffman and Chris Martin, both 12, tell Westborough TV viewers that they love their hometown.

Westborough – Although breezy conditions grounded the tethered hot-air balloon rides, the skies stayed clear June 28 for the annual July 4th Family Block Party on West Main Street and the Bay State Green. The event was once again organized by the Westborough July 4th Planning Committee.

Photos/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Taking a Roaming Railroad ride around the Bay State Green is the Veiby family: (l to r) Petter, dad; Zachary, 8; Cameron, mom; and Cameron, 5.

Taking a Roaming Railroad ride around the Bay State Green is the Veiby family: (l to r) Petter, dad; Zachary, 8; Gail, mom; and Cameron, 5.

Abigail Clarke and Eleanor Sperber, both 3, rush toward the bandstand at the Bay State Green to hear the Milk Street Station Band.

Abigail Clarke and Eleanor Sperber, both 3, rush toward the bandstand at the Bay State Green to hear the Milk Street Station Band.

Lidia Hribar and Dalia Izvolsky dance along with the golden oldies performed by the Reminisants.

Lidia Hribar and Dalia Izvolsky dance along with the golden oldies performed by the Reminisants.

Back by popular band, Marlborough resident Mike Joyal sings lead vocals with the Reminisants.

Back by popular band, Marlborough resident Mike Joyal sings lead vocals with the Reminisants.

Corissa Soares and her daughter, Cecilia, 1, wait in line for ice cream.

Corissa Soares and her daughter, Cecilia, 1, wait in line for ice cream.

Alex King, 5, shops for souvenirs.

Alex King, 5, shops for souvenirs.

Rachel Lanczycki, 4, and Ava Lusek, 6, create sand art.

Rachel Lanczycki, 4, and Ava Lusek, 6, create sand art.

Members of the Westborough Community Band play patriotic music.

Members of the Westborough Community Band play patriotic music.

Hailey Ancello, 8, is happy to receive a sculpted balloon from children's entertainer Fran Flynn.

Hailey Ancello, 8, is happy to receive a sculpted balloon from children's entertainer Fran Flynn.

Cameron Glennon, 4, rides a pony.

Cameron Glennon, 4, rides a pony.

Elijah Mecenas, 10, sells cold bottled water on behalf of Cub Scout Pack 33.

Elijah Mecenas, 10, sells cold bottled water on behalf of Cub Scout Pack 33.

Madison Bromm, 11, and Cecilia Goetz, 10, sport headdresses they purchased at last year's block party.

Madison Bromm, 11, and Cecilia Goetz, 10, sport headdresses they purchased at last year's block party.

Guests take a horse-drawn hayride around the neighborhood.

Guests take a horse-drawn hayride around the neighborhood.

Singing

Singing “The Star-Spangled Banner” are (l to r) Sarah Connors, Mary Whamond and Pattie Romer, choir members of St. Luke the Evangelist Parish Church.

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