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Longtime July 4th celebration continues in Shrewsbury

Teaghan Jaquith, 22 months old, takes a break from eating her hot dog to pose in her red white and blue outfit and matching accessories. (Photo/Molly McCarthy)

Teaghan Jaquith, 22 months old, takes a break from eating her hot dog to pose in her red white and blue outfit and matching accessories. (Photo/Molly McCarthy)

Shrewsbury – Families and friends gathered for the Shrewsbury Parks and Recreation’s 43rd annual July 4th Celebration at Dean Park. The afternoon’s highlight was the decorated bicycle and doll carriage parade. Other activities included inflatable amusements, trackless train rides and face painting. Hamburger and hotdog meals were available from Boy Scout Troops 114 and 227.

Owen Roberts, 4, rides his decorated bike in the parade.
(Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

Both kids and adults enjoy riding on the train.
(Photo/Molly McCarthy)

Alex Bates, 7, plays on the “Wrecking Ball,” one of several inflatable amusements.(Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

Alex Bates, 7, plays on the “Wrecking Ball,” one of several inflatable amusements.(Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

Owen Roberts, 4, rides his decorate bike in the parade. (Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

Patrick Babola, 4, completes his ride in the parade.

Brian Olsen, 5, of Shrewsbury shows off his patriotic pedaling after the decorated bike parade. (Photo/Molly McCarthy)

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