Episode 823

FM #823 - Franklin 4th of July Celebration - 06/23/22

Published on: 29th June, 2022

This session of the radio show shares my conversation with Franklin 4th of July Coalition organizers Paul Kortick and Joe Carmingiani. We had our conversation via Zoom on Thursday, June 23, 2022.

We talk about 4th of July 5 days schedule

  • Food booths provided by non-profits, with food trucks on Saturday
  • Carnival hours, wrist band/ card discount hours
  • The music lineup each day with the Blues Festival on Saturday
  • Fireworks return on Saturday night at 10 (at Franklin High School)

This is a community event so donations are appreciated, info is on their webpage to donate online, via Venmo, or via post office mail (see below).

The recording runs about 25 minutes, so let’s listen to my conversation with Paul & Joe as we talk about the upcoming 4th of July on the Franklin Town Common


4th of July Coalition home page   https://www.franklin4th.com/

Franklin July 4th Coalition

c/o Dean Bank

P.O. Box 307

Franklin, MA 02038


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The music for the intro and exit was provided by Michael Clark and the group "East of Shirley". The piece is titled "Ernesto, manana"  c. Michael Clark & Tintype Tunes, 2008 and used with their permission.

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Stephen Sherlock

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