December 12, 2017
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July 4th fireworks


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BANGOR — As in years past, the public is being asked to support the annual Fourth of July fireworks display along the banks of the Penobscot River.

The Bangor Fourth of July Corp. is a nonprofit arm of Bangor area Kiwanis Clubs, which works to put on the city’s celebration. Tony Bernatche, corporation president, said the city of Bangor has contributed some $5,000 toward the 2011 display, to be provided by Central Maine Pyrotechnics of Hallowell. The goal is a show with 40 percent more fireworks than last year, he said.

To accomplish that, the corporation is soliciting local business owners and individuals to raise $25,000. Checks may be sent to Bangor Fourth of July Corp., P.O. Box 2712, Bangor, ME 04402-2712.

The Bangor Daily News will publish an update on Wednesdays in June showing the total donated and the amount left to be raised.


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