FRANKLIN â€” As part of the townâ€™s Fourth of July observance, the annual Childrenâ€™s Day celebration will be held today.
The Fourth of July festival, which kicked off on Wednesday, July 3 and will run through Sunday, July 7, features food stalls and amusements opening at 11 a.m. today with events throughout the day and evening.
The Childrenâ€™s Parade will step off at noon. Vic and Sticks (family entertainment) runs from 1-2 p.m., followed by a performance by Flippo the Clown.
NORTH SMITHFIELD â€“ A Fourth of July party turned into a scene of chaos and panic when a pit bull went on a biting rampage that didnâ€™t end until the animal was shot dead by police.
Five people were taken to Landmark Medical Center with bite wounds, some serious, after the pit bull was killed about 5:30 p.m. Thursday, said police Capt. Glenn G. Lamoureux.