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Weather Prompts Fireworks Rescheduling In Some Towns

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(CBS Connecticut) – This week’s weather is creating a storm of activity in communities around the state,  as organizers decide whether to go ahead with their scheduled fireworks displays.  The Hartford Symphony announced Thursday morning that the Thursday cooncert and fireworks have been postponed.  Tickets for the Thursday event will be honored at the Friday, July 4 rain date performance at 7:30 p.m.  www.hartfordsymphony.org <http://www.hartfordsymphony.org.

UPDATE:  Middletown announced Thursday morning that the fireworks over the Connecticut River will be Saturday night instead.  Mayor Daniel Drew said with meteorologists predicting thunderstorms and rain at the time of the show,   officials did not want to compromise safety, or to go ahead with a show that few people might.  see. He promised “a wonderful show on July 5,”

Several other towns where fireworks displays had been scheduled Thursday already have decided to postponed the events.  Killingly has put its off until July 11,   Norwalk until July 5, Naugatuck until July 6, Stratford until July 5, and Westport until July 7.

To see a list of fireworks displays,  click here.

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