February 14, 2016

Fourth of July festivities planned

Mark Taylor mtaylor@garednernews.com The Gardner and Edgerton communities will celebrate Fourth of July festivities next week. The city of Edgerton will host its Independence Day Community Picnic at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3. Served will be hamburgers, hotdogs and chips. Fireworks will follow at dusk. Gardner will host its community Independence Day celebration from Continue Reading

No fireworks injuries, property damage reported over weekend

Mark Taylor mtaylor@gardnernews.com Fireworks complaints kept area law enforcement officials busy over the Fourth of July weekend, but no injuries nor structural damage were reported. According to Ilena Spalding, public information officer for the Gardner Police Department, officers responded to 59 fireworks related complaints between June 29 and July 6. No citations were issued. Although Continue Reading

SH residents bring firework concerns to council

But “community-oriented” aren’t words Don Flanagan, Spring Hill, would use to describe the community celebration of Independence Day. Flanagan said he believed his house may have been targeted by revelers following the holiday.

Community celebrates Fourth of July

Soggy weather didn’t dampen a fireworks display in Gardner on the Fourth of July, although the threat of inclement weather did have the pyrotechnics bursting in air earlier than organizers anticipated.

Happy Independence Day

Happy Fourth of July from the Gardner News EDIT:  Note from Corbin @ The Gardner News: The fireworks show WILL go on tonight at Gardner Edgerton High School. There will be a musical performance at 7:30 p.m., with the National Anthem sung at 9:30 and fireworks starting shortly thereafter, according to Gardner Area Chamber of Continue Reading