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HdG fireworks canceled, back on for Independence Day celebration
HdG fireworks canceled, back on for Independence Day celebration

The Havre de Grace Independence Day parade went off without a hitch Sunday. The same could not be said for the fireworks later that night. Despite "overzealous" people claiming the fireworks were canceled because a severe storm was supposed to move through the area, that was not the case, Havre de Grace Mayor Wayne Dougherty said Tuesday. Strong storms with extremely high winds and a lot of lightning were in the Churchville area, Dougherty said, and public safety was becoming an issue. Teresa Walter, the Havre de Grace police chief, according to the mayor, had been talking with officials at the 911 Center and, out of concern for public safety, wanted to clear Tydings Park and...

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